SONY HANDYCAM NEX-VG20E
Sony, $3299 sony.com.au ★★★★ The price alone would indicate that this Handycam is in a different league to your average digital video camera. If your budget stretches to this model, you won’t be disappointed in your investment. Although a weighty 645g before adding the battery and lens, it feels well balanced in your hand. It operates at 16.1 megapixels and the Exmor CMOS sensor gives high-definition video quality that produces amazing images. The 18mm to 200mm E-mount lens has an 11x optical zoom. Sony’s Optical Steadyshot is a feature that allows for autofocus on the go and if you want, it can produce 16-megapixel stills. The Handycam will sync with Bravia televisions, has Mini HDMI and USB ports plus a SD/SDHC memory card slot so you can expand its memory and hook it up to your TV and PC for family movie night.