Sanyo Xacti VPC-SH1

The Sanyo VPC-SH1 is not a great camcorder, but its blend of respectable video and still image quality, compact size, functional features, and reasonable price make it a sensible purchase.

Sanyo Xacti VPC-CG102

If you can live with its compromises and like the small size, the Sanyo Xacti VPC-CG102 may work for you.

Canon Vixia HF M32

The Canon Vixia HF M32 is very good camcorder that’s a pleasure to use, but choosing it depends on whether you need a lot of on-board memory.

Sanyo Xacti VPC-CS1

While extremely portable and crammed with attractive features, Sanyo's Xacti VPC-CS1 can be difficult to use and produces mediocre video.

Panasonic HDC-TM300

Panasonic's HDC-TM300 HD camcorder captures good video and still images, allows deep manual control, and provides useful automated settings.

Sanyo VPC-WH1

There are only two reasons to buy Sanyo’s Xacti VPC-WH1 HD camcorder, but they’re good reasons: It’s inexpensive, and it’s waterproof.

Canon Vixia HF S10

The overall image quality, deep manual controls, and decent ease of use make Canon’s Vixia HF S10 an excellent choice for both advanced and casual videographers.