', unfortunately, the camera uses Sony's tiny, proprietary MicroMV videotapes, which are incompatible with nearly all video-editing programs--a big drawback.'
'The ultra-compact design of the DCR-IP55 includes a new swing-down handgrip that makes it even easier and more comfortable to take video and high quality 1.0 megapixel still images.'
'Sony's innovative new DCR-IP55 camcorder is amazingly small, and its swing-down handle, reminiscent of old-school 8mm movie cameras, is way retro-cool—you can easily imagine James Bond using it to film Dr.'
'The Sony DCR-IP5 is the smallest and lightest camcorder we've seen'
'Incompatible with most video-editing software'
'It doesn't leave an awful lot of room for the controls, so many of them are extremely small and awkward to use; testers with large hands found the DCR-IP5 a bit difficult to work with, as the controls aren't where the fingers naturally fall.'
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