"the best camcorder. excellent camcorder"4.0 starson by bestbuyhdtv
Pros: I like this camcorder and i used this camcorder for 5 months.
Cons: low-light video quality is still not great but better than models of recent years, over-compensates for color correction when shooting in intelligent auto-mode indoors w/poor lighting, 2-channel stereo audio, no included mini-HDMI to HDMI cable
Summary: In my opinion you really have two options for the best consumer-grade HD camcorders and that's Panasonic or Sony. I've owned a previous Panasonic HD camcorder and the video & digital still image quality on this camera is far superior. Shooting outdoors makes an unbelievable video with no