Summary: update 3-22-07 I never intended to drop test it but it fell 50" on to a ceramic tile floor. (Due to a defective tripod) So far it still works great. It just has a small dent on the ring around the lens. This camcorder is easy to use and produces great results inside and out.
Summary: This camcorder is great but I have had similar experiences with Circuit City's customer service. I even paid for the extended warranty for my laptop which they denied to service it. Their pathetic customer service kept me on hold every third minute (Honestly! not a joke) for hours.
Summary: I like the camera very much... it serves my purpose.. It was hard to find a camera in my price range that had an external microphone connection... that was a priority... The light is amazing... picture quality good.... not too please with the stability option... when you move the camera around..
Summary: There have been several reviews on this model camcorder reporting poor quality video, particularly indoors. I have ben using the GS35 for about 3 months and have not found that to be the case.
Summary: The reason I am giving only 3 stars is...refer the neagtive factors I have listed below....if you don't want that feature...this is a 5 star product for you then. + Good quality + easy to use + reliable + handling - Converting the mini DV to CD (The process is very very slow and the converted DVD/Cd...
Summary: I've had this camcorder now for 6 months and it shoots great video. If you are looking for something for family type use it is perfect for that. The zoom is very nice and the image stabilization feature makes a huge difference.