'An advanced version of Sony's SteadyShot Image Stabilization system that controls an even higher range of shake and vibration frequencies'
'natural looking video, even when shooting in low light.'
'In addition to ?R/-RW/+RW disc compatibility, the new Sony DVD108 model is newly-compatible with three-inch, +R dual layer discs.'
'The 2.5" wide LCD screen is bizarre-it's a 4:3 aspect ratio!'
'built-in microphone records audio in 5.1 channel surround sound.'
'the built-in microphone records audio in 5.1 channel surround sound.'
'The enhanced CCD design allows more light to reach the
imager which reduces video noise to improve video clarity, especially when shooting in dark situations.'
'the most advanced and the first to record high definition video.'
'not an ideal camcorder for people looking to record high action footage, such as sports.'
'the HDR-UX1 does not sport Sony's ubiquitous Easy button for one-touch foolproof recording.'
'autoexposure blows out highlights even more than is typical, and there's serious purple fringing on many of those blown-out, high-contrast edges.'
'The DC564 is sleek and somewhat modernistic.'
'occasional compression artifacts still noticeable.'
'The picture is less bright overall'
'Poorly structured menus'
'the DVD405 makes due with an old-hat 3-megapixel Advanced HAD CCD and an undersize 2.7-inch display.'
'images clearly displayed on the 2.7" wide LCD/color viewfinder.'
'The automatic controls on the SC-DC164 were poor, either jarring in their adjustments, or as in the case of focus sometimes unable to make a proper adjustment at all.'
'Every other major manufacturer ??? Sony, Canon, and Panasonic ??? offer DVD camcorders that are significantly better in some, if not all, regards.'
'poor battery life'
'Very good sound.'
'In "Automatic," the white balance makes for slightly cool blue images.'
'Intense stair-stepping was visible, a problem that did not occur with such severity in similarly priced DVD camcorders.'
'Can't record stills to DVD.'
'Record high-quality images and video directly to DVD-R/-RW/+RW/+R Dual Layer media formats'
'vivid image brilliance'