That smartphone in your pocket already shoots HD video, so do you really need anything more? All signs point to no--but there are times when the real deal is better.
For 2009, Canon consolidates its MiniDV camcorder line into a single model, the ZR960.
Set in gritty Shanghai, Kane and Lynch 2 tells the story of an ordinary deal gone terribly wrong. The game boasts a unique handheld-camera visual style, but does the gameplay live up to the styling?
eCost has a refurbished JVC GR-DA30 on sale for $119.99 plus shipping. It's an entry-level model, but with some impressive features.
The Canon-recertified ZR830 is a well-equipped entry-level model with an impressive optical zoom (35x). It's perfect for weekend videographers.
JVC's Mini-DV lineup for 2008 includes two camcorder models.
Canon announced three new budget-priced miniDV camcorders, the ZR900, ZR930, and ZR950.
Sony just announced two new standard-definition miniDV camcorders, the Handycam DCR-HC52 and HC62.
Panasonic announced several new standard-definition camcorders in a variety of media formats.
There are many types of camcorders on the market, and all take different types of storage. We look into what's available, so you can decide what's best for you.