Excellent motion and sharpness in 2D
Affordable price point for the featureset
Dual-frame Full HD 3D
You need to add in the cost of memory cards to your total package price.
Good overall video for the price.
Good color rendering
'Low-light movies are particularly poor, though, due to heavy noise.'
'overall size small'
'We were pleasantly surprised by the smooth and speediness of the zoom function and the clarity of the footage we got.'
One of the least expensive camcorders out there with OIS and this zoom range
Good amount of storage with 4GB of built-in memory
'streamlined user interface'
'The camera includes 32GB of built-in flash memory and supports SDHC cards, and it encodes the video as AVCHD files with data rates up to 24 mbps, the format's maximum capability. '
'The camcorder earned an audio score of Good, with noticeably better clarity and volume than rival camcorders offered. '
'impressively deep and professional manual controls'
Small and light, convenient to carry around
Frustrating user interface
Small and light, convenient to carry around.
Expensive and no optical image stabilization.
Premium price, but definitely worth the extra price.
Great outdoor capabilities
'There's also no HDMI output for an easy single-cable connection for audio and video to an HDTV. '
'slim, lightweight design'
'Digital zoom isn't available when shooting at 1920x1080 30p and, when available, should be avoided as it not only looks awful, but is jerky to boot too.'