Generally excellent video quality and a straightforward.
Excellent color and noise results with great motion and sharpness in 60p.
Great image quality in most conditions.
Has a 700x digital zoom, which is the highest of any of the HDV camcorders we looked at.
'Comprehensive enthusiast features.'
'Images were really smooth with very few jagged edges and no visible pixellation.'
'huge zoom and superb image stabilisation'
'Some edge artifacts in video .'
'relatively healthy 12x optical zoom'
'The TM700’s on screen menu is fairly easy to navigate although it does require a bit of scrolling to get at some functions.'
'Good range of manual features.'
Best at pure video
Resulting recording time of 83 minutes is disappointing
'The clever bit with the SDT750 is a bolt-on attachment for the lens.'
'The 35-420mm range is a good one and more than enough for all-around use. '
'bizarre and eye-catching appearance'
'This protruding front-end lends the HDC-SDT750 a bizarre and eye-catching appearance. '
Excellent video quality
Videos are sharp and vibrant
Intelligent Auto and menus are both user-friendly
'Smarter-than-average autofocus .'
'best video quality'
'Given the low, low prices, the small, low-resolution LCD screen is understandable. '
'The Panasonic HDC-HS60 is surprisingly small for a 120GB camcorder.'
'True, it doesn’t exude charisma in the looks and design department but it’s well put together and does what it says on the tin – and does it pretty darn well.'
'So, if you want a camcorder that is easy to control manually you should definitely look elsewhere. '
'sub-HD resolution sensor'
Menus are well laid out and easy to navigate
Large 3-inch touchscreen LCD
Generally decent performance
Compatible with both Sony Memory Sticks and SD Cards
Good audio quality and has a built-in projector.