Summary: We have had this camera for a while without any major issues. I wish the battery lasted longer (get extras) and it had a regular mini USB connector. I don't understand why Sanyo felt the need to make it without a standard USB hook up. I would still buy it again.
Summary: I have own a Sanyo Xacti VPC-CG9 9MP Flash Memory Camcorder with 5x Optical Zoom bought from Amazon in 2008. I love it except it has a short battery life. You only get about an hour of charge if you do any video and/or zooming. Very disappointing. I am getting ready to buy a few spare batteries.
Summary: Update 11-12-09 3 stars The indoors natural light pictures and video this takes is unacceptably poor so I returned it. If this is used outdoors only, or with flash indoors, it takes fairly good pictures and nice video. For this price you might look elsewhere like the Canon SX110 series.
Summary: The camera is exactly what I was expecting for - beautiful, little camcorder, small enough to carry around most of the time (which was the reason I bought it) with video quality ok for most of the situations.
Summary: I bought this camcorder as a backup to my Panasonic Mini DV. This is my first experience with flash card memory so I was not prepared for the differences between it and mini DV tape. I think this is a great camera. The clarity of the videos I have taken so far are impressive.
Summary: Very happy with the picture and movie quality, using it mostly for family. The size and shape of this camera are very nice. I bought a small padded camera case and keep it in my purse all the time. It also takes nice still pictures so it's the only camera I carry now.
Summary: I love this camera, the price is great for what you get and it's the perfect camera to carry around for those spontaneous "Kodak moments" in life. The reviewer who compared this to an HD camera I think was expecting a little too much bang for their buck. You get what you pay for.
Summary: There were some people who really didn't like this camera and some that did. So I was worried about buying it. After getting it, I think they were both right, but maybe not why you would think so.
Summary: I've been using this camera for about six months now. It makes shooting decent video so incredibly easy. The results are probably just good enough for both pictures and video that it makes it worth it for me. There is a trade off for quality here.