Excerpt: There are two unshakeable truths in the CE biz: Technology never stands still, and prices always drop. Although you’ll occasionally kick yourself in the butt when you see the HDTV you bought drop by a third in a year’s time, this overall trend is a good thing, especially for procrastinators. The new Vixia HF200 is a good example. This new entry-level AVCHD camcorder records at 24 Mbps, compared to last year’s 17, which translates to better video on your TV screen.
Pros: Compact; light; full HD camcorder with 15x zoom; 3.89MP CMOS sensor
Cons: Still relatively expensive, but getting there