<span id="INSERTION_MARKER">I'm looking for a new digicam and I'm going to use it mostly for videos. At least 1080p at 30 fps and high-speed at 240 fps. I've posted links to the specs and demonstration videos of most cameras (remember to switch to the highest resolution on Youtube).
I've only looked up digital cameras because I can't find any good sites for looking up camcorders. So if there are any camcorders in the same price range like those below, and that support at least the requirements I posted above, please reply.
These are the cameras I've found that seem interesting (in order of pricing):
Canon Powershot SX230 HS (2650) - 240 fps high-speed, 1080p at 24 fps.
Canon SX230 HS SpecsYouTube -
Canon PowerShot SX230 HS Optical and Digital Zoom Test 4
Panasonic DMC-TZ20 - 1080p at 30fps, 220 fps high-speed.
Panasonic DMC-TZ20 Specs
YouTube - Panasonic DMC-TZ20 test video 1920x1080
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9V - Much higher resolution (1440x1080 30 fps, and 1080p 60 fps) but no high-speed.
Sony DSC-HX9v SpecsYouTube -
SONY DSC-HX9V ????????????????????????????
The Sony Cybershot is about as expensive as I'm willing to go. I don't care much for the prices however, as long as I get as much quality as possible below the price range of the Cybershot. But I'd really like high-speed because I'm planning on doing music videos and stuff so slow-motion is a very useful feature for me. The Nikon S9100 is also an option, but I've heard it's supposed to be bad.
So, the reason why I'm asking this here is because I know the specs aren't everything. The amount of megapixels doesn't always mean that much in practice. So, which one of these really has the best quality lens etc? Which is the best brand in general? Any other cameras I should take into consideration?
Thanks a lot in advance!
Oh, and one bad experience Ive had with camcorders - the interlacing. It looks horrible so I'd prefer progressive.