Summary: I bought one about 2 years ago. My son used it to make a couple of videos for his website before his untimely death this year--age 47. The remote capability for this unit is unique in the price class and very convenient. I bought a second unit on eBay for use by a pastor who makes mission trips to South America. Again, the remote is an important factor. The units have performed well and it is relatively easy to make DVDs from the videos.
Summary: What a great product. Have been very happy with it. Only problem is that the battery life does not outlast the disk space so it is probably not worth getting an extra card unless you want to store your videos on the camera itself. Also, the joystick provided does not function as well. The screen should've been touch screen.
Summary: This is very simple to use and transfer to your computer. It is so easy if you have a Mac. I was worried that it may not be compatible, but it works perfectly. It is also great to have both HD and flash. You can separate to film different subjects. I am very happy with my new camcorder.
Summary: Took this camera to Disney World and carried in shorts pocket. Didn't read any documentation prior to use. Charged battery and took it with me. Worked great. Used Sonic software (not included, but already on PC) for playback onto PC. Not sure if it was the software or the camera, but the playback and DVD burn process was slow. But quality was great.
Pros: Comfortable to Operate, Great Picture Quality, Simple Controls