'It allows you to capture extreme close-ups of distant objects without compromising the image quality - very handy for bird watching or trips to the zoo.'
'It allows you to capture extreme close-ups of distant objects without compromising the image quality — very handy for bird watching or trips to the zoo.'
'more expensive, less widely available and'
'crisp, high-resolution images'
'novice-friendly Easy button'
'The lighter-colored noise in the Sony is more apparent to the eye.'
'Good selection of outputs including USB2.0, Firewire, Component, HDMI.'
'nice little lens hood'
Great camcorder for electronic news gathering and independent filmmaking alike
'adjustable screen brightness'
'Still-photo enthusiasts who want to make 4x6 prints will want to steer clear of the DCR-SR40 or supplement it with a dedicated digital still camera.'
'No accessory shoe • Heavily dependent on touch-screen interface • Small LCD.'
'When printed at 4x6 inches, still images from the SR40 were rather blurry, with jaggy edges on curved lines and bland'
'high-quality stills and videos'
'Compared to other home-movie camcorders on the market, it is very inexpensive at around $220..'
'It looks cool, Sony, but you get an F in functionality.'
'built-in infrared system'
'Easy to use'
'The Super SteadyShot® picture stabilization system uses motion sensors to ensure a smooth and steady picture.'
'smooth and steady picture'
'an attractive little device'
'The 2.7" wide hybrid touch panel LCD displays your video in vivid detail while allowing you to easily control the camcorder's features.'
'built-in, manually operated lens cover'