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An uninspiring entrant in Sony's HD camcorder lineup. The Sony Handycam HDR-SR5's video quality and performance simply don't deliver for the price.
Typical price: $1,899.00
More formal looks and more affordable diesel versions are complemented by the standard fitment of sat nav on the range-topping SR5 models.
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Sony's latest camcorders record HD video using the AVCHD format.
A tour of the body of the Sony Handycam HDR-SR5 and a couple of sample shots.
The SR10 offers a good balance between value and quality in the emerging consumer HD video space.
Typical price: $1,499.00
If you've got the prerequisite high-def hardware in your lounge room and are in the market for a camcorder, this is the one to get.
Typical price: $2,349.00
Sony breaks through the 100GB barrier with this range-topping high-def camcorder. Like its SR7 twin, it is highly recommended.
Typical price: $2,499.00
High-def recording for the masses at AU$1,799. You'll have to do without optical image stabilisation though.
Typical price: $1,799.00
This upgrade to the HDR-HC3 has been dressed in some shiny finery and given a price cut to boot.
Typical price: $1,999.00
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