'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'
'Everything is awesome'
'For a “budget HD” camcorder, this is perhaps the best we've seen.'
'Without any sort of magnification and finer control than the touch screen allows, the manual focus is close to useless'
'With the 8GB flash drive, you'll have built-in memory that prepares you to capture the unexpected.'
'The viewfinder is unimpressive, and the LCD and the viewfinder quickly become cluttered with fonts when in menu mode.'
'This minimalist interface feels even more awkward than it sounds, reminding me of trying to change a television's settings without a remote control.'
'excellent picture clarity'
'Samsung SC-D372 records high-quality digital video'
'Supports manual focus, which helps savvy users to tape in hard-to-focus situations.'
'Unfortunately, like its competition, the PV-VM202 makes a lousy still camera.'
'Supports manual focus'
'severely dark picture and overwhelming noise'
'The SC-D365 fits comfortably into the palm of your hand'
'The SC-D365 ($399 MSRP) is a pretty standard MiniDV camcorder, free of gimmicks.'
'Samsung SC-D365 Video PerformanceThe Samsung SC-D365 has a 1/6” CCD with 680k gross pixels.'
'rather limited zoom range'
'lack of a photoflash'
'compact Panasonic PVGS65 digital camcorder'
'Video performance in bright light was decent, but hardly what you should expect from a 3 chip camcorder.'
'The PV-GS59 is not a strong hybrid camcorder.'
'fine manual control suite'
'Offers manual focus adjustment'
'At 60 lux, the GR-D395's image with the AGC on is not great.'
'The small CCD simply could not gather enough light for decent performance.'
'When we took the Streamcorder out of the box, the unit's plastic look and feel surprised us.'