Don't-Miss Camcorder Stories
Catching bad guys (or bad dogs) in random acts of mischief has never been easier.
In both features and price, Sony’s Handycam HDR-PJ760V falls squarely between the consumer and higher end prosumer worlds.
Panasonic didn’t get everything right with this model, but I found this camcorder generally easy to use. It shoots exceptional video, and comes with a lot of well-implemented extras.
With the Everio GZ-V500, JVC tried to pack some big camcorder prowess into a pocket-sized case—but only partly succeeded.
This camcorder seemed almost too good to be true, and indeed our testing revealed some serious flaws.
Toshiba’s new little pocket camcorder looked like a great catch, but nagging problems prevent us from recommending it.
Remarkable little full HD camcorder lets you quickly swap it between hands with barely a pause in shooting.
If all you need is basic documentation—and the convenience of not having to hassle with multiple SD cards and large files—this camcorder might interest you.
While the Sanyo Xacti VPC-PD2BK is not the most stylishly designed camcorder, it does what it's supposed to: make good videos.
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.
If you can live with its compromises and like the small size, the Sanyo Xacti VPC-CG102 may work for you.
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.
While extremely portable and crammed with attractive features, Sanyo's Xacti VPC-CS1 can be difficult to use and produces mediocre video.
Many interchangeable lens cameras can also shoot quality videos, and the newest rigs have high-end features that make full-sized camcorders jealous. These are the best DSLRs for shooting HD video.
The HD Hero is sports enthusiasts whose hobby includes not just the activity itself, but sitting afterward at a computer messing with the images and footage gathered during a session.