Summary: I bought this camcorder for the external mic capabilities. Unfortunately I didn't do enough research on that particular feature. If you need a baseline entry level camcorder, with limited audio capabilities then this is for you. If you need an external mic, then buy something else.
Summary: In my experience, unless you are doing purely close-up video blogging (web cam style), this camera will be useless to you. The killer is the very poor autofocus. It will lose focus whenever you film someone in motion.
Summary: This purchase was more than expected. Thank you so much. I am extremely satisfied. Thank you for expidited shipping, for perfect packaging, and for all your attention to detail. Awesome!!! Will recommend and work with you in the future.
Summary: It died a few days after purchase. Lens cap removed, the touchscreen displayed no video feed. Zoom had no effect (the zoom bar did not move). I was recording a long testing session while the camera was plugged in (contrary to what others say, you can use it while plugged in - you just have to close...