Clear video even on the move.
Good hand grip with 78x enhanced optical zoom.
Good image quality
'very soft and noisy video'
'Easy to copy files onto an external source, just drag/drop. '
Clear Photo LCD Plus display (230K)
'In addition to looking cool, the Sony DCR-SX43 is also impressively compact: it measures just 50x55x112mm and weighs 190g.'
60x optical zoom
'Its shape and rounded corners make it easier to handle.'
Sleek and compact design
'No extended-life battery option..'
'Good video for specs and asking price, plenty of advanced features including external audio, compact size . '
'One of the benefits of flash memory, which Canon puts to good use in the FS200, is its rapid start-up time. '
'the Advanced Zoom was difficult to control at such a high range and the screen was heavily pixilated.'
'It produces crisp and clear images but doesn’t have the vividness that High Definition camcorders offer.'
Features are really good
'Overly deep depth of field makes highlighting subject difficult. '
'The only major problem was the image stabilisation system which is ineffective and made capturing watchable videos difficult especially towards the end of the tele'
'poor video quality'
'The rectangle design also makes this Sony DCR-SX44/R Camcorder compact and due to its shape it remains secure in your hands while filming. '
'Soft, noisy video. '
'No optical viewfinder'
'The 1/8-inch CCD sensor is substantially smaller and lower resolution than the 1/4-inch Exmor R CMOS found elsewhere in the Sony lineup.'
'The Sony SD 80GB Hard Drive Digital Camcorder, Model: DCR-SR68/L features a massive internal storage drive, Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens and a touch-screen interface for extreme user friendliness. '
'lovely large 2.7in display'
'Its main claim to fame is its 70x optical zoom lens, which is considerably more powerful than the average entry-level camcorder (most models offer an optical zoom of between 10x and 40x). '
'Files need converting to play on Mac.'