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Sony DCR-HC96 Review

  • Solid; easy-to-use camcorder that takes decent…
  • Tape-based; LCD should be improved
Our Score 8
User Score 7

JVC GZ-MG70U Review

  • Ultra-small; hard disk camcorder with massive…
  • So-so video performance; OK 2MP stills
Our Score 7
User Score 7

Canon Optura 600 Review

  • Good MiniDV quality; terrific 4MP stills
  • Expensive; awkward shape
Our Score 9
User Score 9

Sony DCR-DVD203 Review

  • Compact camcorder that records multiple DVD…
  • Expensive; poor still quality
Our Score 8.5
User Score 6

Hitachi DZ-GX20A Review

  • Relatively light-weight; good LCD screen; 2MP…
  • Poor video quality; lousy 2MP stills; decidedly…
Our Score 6
User Score 9

Sharp VL-Z7U Review

  • Good digital video quality
  • Digital Still Camera picture quality is poor
Our Score 7
User Score 6

These camera glasses will test your patience…

  • Comfortable to wear
  • Simplistic operation
  • Decent image quality
  • Video quality could be sharper
  • Issues with color
  • Difficult to know what you are recording
Our Score 0
User Score 0

Editor Camcorder Reviews

Hi, I’m David Elrich and I do many of the camcorder reviews at DigitalTrends.com. As a long-time CE journalist, I’ve seen camcorders morph from shoulder-mounted monstrosities to tiny models that capture full HD 3D video. Although digital cameras and smartphones can grab acceptable video clips, nothing beats a full-featured camcorder for videos you’ll want to preserve for years and show off to friends and family on a big-screen HDTV. Use the checkboxes below to help narrow your search.

Whether you’re looking for standard definition, full HD or an affordable pocket camcorder, our camcorder buying guide and picks for the best camcorders will help simplify your decision. 

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