Summary: Mind you, I'm coming to this camcorder as a newbie. My previous camera was still 8mm, so I'm dazzled by the amazing video quality of the HD. I bought this camera to take with me on a ten-day trip to Hawaii. I bought extra batteries and SD cards for additional run time. I needn't have.
Summary: for an entry level hi def vid cam this is one incredible machine.light,portable and excellent features.constantly get comments from friends who watch my videos on how crisp and clear they are-just like they were there too.
Summary: $212, free shipping, no tax, for a Panasonic HD camcorder? What a deal. Panasonic's legendary reliability, quality and performance is here in spades. Video quality is amazing, the 'corder is so tiny it fits into a pocket, complete editing ability.
Summary: I had been looking for a decent quality HD video camera for a while, but the prices just weren't coming down. Finally I settled on this model and I am happy I did. I wanted the option to have built in memory AND a memory card. For some reason, I just don't trust memory on a camera.
Summary: Purchased this HD Camcorder to primarily record my sons athletic events. This camera is excellent when it comes to is compact size as well as its video recording quality. There is only one recommendation I would make to anyone purchasing for recording events longer than 1 hour.
Summary: Overall, I think that this camera is a good value. The camera records in HD and pictures look good on my HD tv, so it is a step up from an SD camcorder. The 16GB of memory in the camera allows you to record about 2 hours of HD video, you also have the option of recording to SDHC Cards, I have been...