Summary: The videos looks like they're from the 90's. Very pixelated, poor color, even in day light. Don't let me get started with interiors or at night. It does have a light which helps a little but a point and shoot camera does it better in the recording function. Big mistake to buy this camera.
Summary: After all the positive reviews and YouTube posts and doing a month of research I settled on buying this camcorder. I received it and tested it and returned it within 24 hours. Video was grainy and had noise when you zoomed in.
Summary: I purchased this product from Amazon and I got it home by Friday afternoon. By Saturday morning I knew I was going to send it back. Let me state that I was not looking for anything fancy - just a small camera for taking videos of the kids inside the home and out.
Summary: Even the new iMovie will not open the MOD. video file format. The documentation (PDF) is practically useless. Mac users should plan to spend an additional $35 for software to convert the video files if you want to do anything besides watch the raw clips (which you can only do on the computer with...
Summary: I went out on a walk in order to try my new camera. On the little display, everything looked very nice. When I got home and downloaded the video on my laptop, I was very disappointed. The quality was so bad, that even a cell phone camera would do a better job.
Summary: I bought this for use when the camera is mounted low on a tripod and using the viewfinder conventionally is difficult or even impossible if it's over water for example. Well, unless you get your swimsuit on. For that task, it's ok. Just ok.
A good choice in a competitive market but has faults.
1 November 2009
Excerpt: INTRODUCTION As a Standard Definition (SD) Camcorder the FS200 provides a strong choice in a competitive market but does not come without its faults. MAIN SPECIFICATIONS Optical sensor size: 1/6 " Optical sensor resolution: 800000 pixels Auto focus: Yes Manual focus: Yes Scene modes Sunset:...
Pros: Portable, Stylish with a good range of features
Summary: I expected more from this camera, having done the research I did. I'm far from a camcorder expert but I'll list the problems I had: 1. Overall picture quality was not much better than a sony camcorder I bought over 9 years ago.