Excerpt: (1 items) Sony’s Handycam HDR-XR520V is a monster when it comes to storage capacity, with a 240GB hard drive. While this makes it great for extended trips away (since you won’t need to keep downloading your footage), it does have an impact on the camcorder’s weight and battery life (about an hour). Sony Handycam HDR-XR520V The HDR-XR520V is almost identical to the slimmer, lighter, more affordable HDR-CX520V ( ) in terms of specifications.
Pros: Massive storage capacity, good manual control placement, optical viewfinder
Cons: Tricky user interface, heavy, short battery life, unremarkable HD video performance