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CHOICE is Australia's largest source of expert reviews. Based on unbiased analysis and rigorous testing, we help consumers compare products and services and select what’s best for them.
Whether it’s that dream holiday or your kids growing up, a digital camcorder can help you preserve your favourite memories in high, never deteriorating quality.
Want to know more? See the full CHOICE test of camcorders.
Please note: this information was current as of June 2009 but is still a useful guide to today's market.
If you’re thinking of buying a digital camcorder, you can expect:
Consider the following before you buy:
For more information on systems, connections and features, as well as the results of our latest test, check out our HD & SD camcorder test.
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