Excerpt: This is a very basic camcorder but it does the job we need it to. I really like the 45x zoom. You can see things from forever away in perfect quality. Its small and light weight. Its easy to take around and very easy to operate. My kids love when I pull it out because they like to act all crazy and then watch themselves back on the screen. My only complaints are that if you stop recording even for a second it makes it a new video.
Summary: Pros: Lots of neat features like image stabilization, auto record, 39X optical and 45X dynamic zoom, small compact size, 2 function wrist strap Cons: Lower quality video when shooting indoors (even on the ultra fine setting), video is highly compressed (lower quality), short battery life (only 50 minutes) If you're new to video recording this is a decent entry level camera.
Summary: I found this one for an excellent price, and I had to give it a shot. I have been looking for one that records to flash media, so I don't have to worry about DVD formats etc. THE GOOD This little camcorder has OUTSTANDING image stabilization. I used the 45x optical zoom to focus on something more than 200 yards away, and it was rock solid in the frame, simply hand held. There are limits to everything, however.
Summary: Shame a spare battery costs over £46, very convenient and nice standard-def (mpeg2) camcorder spoiled by stupidly priced accessories. Can only recommend for home, not much point taking it out and about unless you can plug it in to mains somewhere. Records to SD card, picture quality very good, 45x zoom and Image stabilizer.
Summary: Top: Zoom und filmen bei wenig Licht kann das gerät sehr gut. Weniger gut: Der Serienakku ist deutlich zu klein, bessser gleich einen mit grösserer Kapazität mitbestellen. Wird das Gerät längere Zeit nicht benutzt entädt sich der Akku solange er am Gerät dranhängt, das passiert nicht wenn er separat aufbewahrt wird, einfach lästig wenn der vor 2 Wochen voll geladene Akku beim spontanen Filmen plötzlich leer ist.