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hard-disk camcorders

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Sony Handycam DCR-SR85 - camcorder - hard disk drive

If you don't want to, need to, or simply can't shell out a couple hundred dollars more for an HD camcorder, the Sony Handycam DCR-SR85 delivers decent SD video and copious recording time.

September 28, 2008

3 stars Editors' rating September 28, 2008

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Canon releases its first hard-disk camcorder

Canon finally hops on the hard-disk camcorder train with the announcement of additions to its range of high-def consumer camcorders.

By August 9, 2007

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Still no hard-disk Canon camcorders

Canon prepares its latest conscripts for the camcorder wars but there's still no sign of any hard-disk or hybrid warriors.

By February 19, 2007

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Sony gives hard-disk HD camcorders a boost

Higher resolutions, bigger hard disks and true HD support differentiate this year's generation of AVCHD models.

By January 6, 2008

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Panasonic HDC x900

Panasonic's trio of prosumer camcorders, the hard-disk-based HDC-HS900 and flash-based TM900 and SD800, deliver generally excellent video quality and provide the full set of manual controls and features advanced users want. But you have to be willing to baby the white balance a bit. The TM900 is my top pick of the three for its EVF, but if you're on a tight budget the SD800 should suit just fine.

November 9, 2011

4 stars Editors' rating November 9, 2011
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Panasonic HDC 40

Panasonic's HDC-TM40, TM41 and SD40 are some of the cheapest camcorders you can buy with a zoom lens and manual controls. If you care about video quality, spend a little more money on another model; if you don't, buy the cheapest one of these you can find, adjusting for the cost of memory for the SD40.

October 16, 2011

3 stars Editors' rating October 16, 2011
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Panasonic TM80

A functional trio of camcorders, the Panasonic HDC-SD80, TM80, and HS80 are notable for their manual exposure controls (unusual for their price class) and well-designed touch-screen interface, but otherwise you can find better options. Of the three, the SD80 is the best choice simply on price.

May 19, 2011

3 stars Editors' rating May 19, 2011
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Panasonic SD80

A functional trio of camcorders, the Panasonic HDC-SD80, TM80, and HS80 are notable for their manual exposure controls, unusual for their price class, and well designed touch-screen interface but otherwise you can find better options. Of the three, the SD80 is the best choice simply on price.

May 19, 2011

3 stars Editors' rating May 19, 2011
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Sony Handycam HDR-CX130-160

Typical for their price class, the no-frills Sony Handycam HDR-CX130, CX160, and XR160 produce generally subpar HD video, but if you're not picky you'll probably be fine. The CX130 is the best buy of the three, as long as you go cheap on the memory card.

May 8, 2011

3 stars Editors' rating May 8, 2011
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Canon Vixia HF G10 (Black)

While it's got a great shooter feature set and good video quality, the Canon Vixia HF G10 still feels a bit expensive for what it offers.

April 27, 2011

4 stars Editors' rating April 27, 2011

MSRP: $1,499.99