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  • Panasonic VDR-D310 DV camcorder

    The more sophisticated sibling of Panasonic's VDR-D210 (both are DVD models), the Panasonic VDR-D310, produces better-quality video and still images.

    £450 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Sanyo Xacti VPC-CG65 SD Card camcorder

    Camcorders tend to be far too big to fit into a coat pocket. But not Sanyo's Xacti VPC-CG65.

    £224 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Canon DC210 DVD camcorder

    Blessed with a very low price, the Canon DC210 offers a fair number of features. The Canon DC210 captured good but not great, video in PC Advisor's lab tests.

    £339 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Sony DCR-HC96Sony DCR-HC96 MiniDV Handycam

    The £360 inc VAT Sony DCR-HC96 MiniDV Handycam, Sony's high-end MiniDV camcorder, offers step-up features such as a higher-capacity battery, a charging dock and the…

    £360 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Sony DCR-SR42 Handycam camcorder

    The Sony DCR-SR42 Handycam camcorder (available for around £300 online), reduces arcane recording features to a minimum and saves files to a hard drive so there's no…

    £300 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Sanyo Xacti VPC-HD2 HD video and still camera

    The Sanyo Xacti VPC-HD2 is the high-definition model in the company's line of "digital media cameras" all of which record video and photos to an SD (secure digital) card.

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Canon HV20 HD camcorder

    Compared to Panasonic's sleek HDC-SD1, the Canon HV20 HD camcorder looks a bit ungainly, mostly because it has a large MiniDV tape mechanism grafted onto one side.

    £999 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Canon PowerShot TX1 7.1Mp digital camera

    Although the Canon PowerShot TX1 resembles a miniature camcorder, it's best suited for still photography.

    £280 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Sanyo Xacti HD700 review

    The pistol-like Sanyo Xacti HD700's blurb boasts of High Definition images, yet in truth its 30-frames-per-second (fps), 720p video resolution is more HD-ready than…

    £349 inc VAT

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • Sony HDR-TG3 review

    The stylish, petite Sony HDR-TG3 is an HD camcorder that ships with a generous 4GB memory card, enough for about half an hour of footage recorded at full…

    £649 inc VAT

    Score - 10 out of 10

  • Panasonic HDC-SD9 review

    Acclaimed for its three-CCD sensor set-up, Panasonic's HDC-SD9 is half the size of competing camcorders – due in part to its favouring of SD storage.

    £699 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Canon HG10 review

    Canon's robust HG10 camcorder offers support for microSD and includes a 40GB hard drive that allows for up to 15 hours of full HD 1,080i video.

    £699 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Hitachi DZ-BD7HE review

    The Hitachi DZ-BD7HE is an HD camcorder with Blu-ray recording capabilities.

    £850 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • JVC GZ-HD3 review

    The JVC GZ-HD3 is a quality camcorder built around a hard disk and three charge-coupled devices (CCDs).

    £799 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Aiptek PocketDV Z300HD-V review

    At first glance, Aiptek's plasticky and flimsy Pocket DV Z300HD-V is a lightweight camcorder whose style reflects its inexpensive price tag.

    £199 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Sony HDR-SR8E review

    The Sony HDR-SR8E is a well built camcorder, with very high built-in storage capacity, that produces high-ish resolution stills - but it is pricey.

    £1,144 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Creative Vado review

    Creative's Vado Pocket Video Cam is a pocket video camera that's slim and relatively inexpensive, and holds plenty of footage.

    £79 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Flip Digital Video Camera review

    There's no doubt that the look of the Flip Digital Video Camera reflects its cheap as chips price tag of £99.

    £99 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Canon Vixia HV30 review

    The Canon Vixia HV30 is a fine choice for die-hard MiniDV users, offering superb video quality and a bunch of nifty features.

    £799 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Sony HDR-SR11 Handycam review

    Easy to use, craftily designed, and packed with features, the HDR-SR11 is a strong contender in the tapeless HD camcorder market.

    £690 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10



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