Summary: I bought this model almost 8 years ago. I have already a new one and it simply doesn't match my old DCRHC40 model. The Carl Zeiss lens gives great zoom definition at 10x and enhances the 120x digital zoom capabilities.
Summary: if you think SONY is a quality brand....YOU ARE CORRECT too bad i dont know how to use all the features....and you will use a camcorder less than you think....so dont spend too much....and buy a good still camera...the stills on this is low resolution
Summary: This is one of the very good Camcorders I have used. I initially had a Canon camcorder and a JVC before that. After using them I got this one. There was a vast difference between Sony, especially in the Video Quality and usability. It is sleek, Compact and very ergonomically designed.
Summary: After shopping around comparing several models, I purchased this camcorder as an upgrade/replacement for a Sony TR-101 Hi8 Camcorder. My TR-101 was working great after 10 years, which helped sway me towards another Sony, but I wanted to go digital.
Summary: Small compact camera, easily fits into your hand. I got it two weeks ago. Whos it for: Family, fun, party filming. Quality is great for a small camera. Pros: -Sharp Image - Steady shot. -Night Vision - great for Paris Hilton style home movies ;) -Easy use - record, rewind, watch.
Summary: This is truly an awesome little camera. It is a computer, camcorder and low resolution still camera all in one. However, it is made for (1) people with small hands; (2) people who have a month, full time, to learn how to use it; (3) people who can memorize a hundred page manual and work with...