Digital cameras will let you capture a single precious moment but if you want more you should get yourself a Handycam. And when it comes to Handycam the one name that comes in the mind is SONY. With a Sony Handycam you can capture each and every detail and later on play it and watch the memorable moment coming back to life.
Here is a list of Sony Handycam’s with specification and the best buy price.
Sony Handycam DCR-SX20
DCR-SX20 Handycam from Sony comes with 50x optical zoom and can record in SD/SDHC memory card. This memory card is a good option and a cheaper one. The LCD display screen is 2.7 inch with clear photo features.
Other features are Scene selection, DVD compatible, steady shot, Face detection and Zoom mic. This Handycam can also record still pictures at 640 x 480 pixels (4:3), however a digital camera does the same work much better. Handycam’s are good for moving photography and later can easily be converted into movies viewable on PC, YouTube, DVD/CD players.
Sony Handycam DCR-SX20 Price: Rs. 12500 with free 4GB memory card.
Sony Handycam DCR-SX45
This Handycam comes with 60x optical zoom and 2000x digital zoom. The LCD screen is 3 inch and supports 230K pixels. DCR-SX45 supports flash memory.
Other features are stead shot, image stabilization with active mode and intelligent auto mode that can detect 36 different scenes.
The DCR-SX45 gets power from 500mAh Li-Ion NP-FV30 battery. The Handycam weighs 269g.
Sony Handycam DCR-SX45 Price: Rs. 15,500 with free 16GB memory card.
Sony Handycam DCR-SR20
This Handycam camcorder comes with 50x optical zoom lens and 80GB hard disk build-in. The DCR-SR20 can shoot in low light with build in LED video light and can give good quality even when shot from a distance.
Other features are 1/8 inch CCD with advanced HAD Technology, face detection, quick start, face index, film role index and stead shot feature. The 2.7 inch LCD screen provides clear photo with wide viewing angle.
Videos are recorded in MPEG-2 format.
Sony Handycam DCR-SR20 Price: Rs. 18,500
Sony HDR-CX110 Handycam
HDR-CX110 Handycam camcorder supports flash/memory stick. This has an ultra compact design and has the ability to capture in full HD video mode at 1920 x 1080 pixels. Even in low lighting conditions this Handycam does not fail to impress thanks to the Exmor R CMOS sensor.
Other features are 25x optical zoom (Carl Zeiss lens) and 300x digital zoom, steady shot, iAuto and quick auto focus, DVDirect express and direct copy for creating DVD’s with a single click.
This Handycam can record HD video in MPEG4-AVC/H.264 and SD video in MPEG2-PS format. It can also capture still images in 3.1 mega pixels resolution, pretty well.
It comes with face detection, smile shutter and 2.7 inch clear photo LCD screen with touch panel.
Sony HDR-CX110 Handycam Price: Rs. 24,500 with free 16GB memory card.
Sony HDR-XR150 Handycam
This Handycam camcorder comes with 120GB hard disk space and 3 way shake cancelling mode that makes sure you get a remarkably smooth video no matter how you handle it. Other feature are 25x Optical Zoom and 300x digital zoom, 3.1 MP still image resolution, face / smile / intelligent auto modes and quick autofocus.
The Touch Panel LCD screen is 2.7 inches that supports 230K dots. This Handycam can record movie on Memory Stick and SDHC / SD memory card. HD videos are recorded in MPEG4-AVC/H.264 mode and SD videos in MPEG2-PS mode.
Sony HDR-XR150 Handycam Price: Rs. 39,500
Sony HDR-XR550 Handycam
Sony HDR-XR550 features an amazing 250GB HDD (Hard Disk Drive) and supports HD recoding. It also features the 3 way shake cancelling mode for better and smoother video quality and does remarkably well even in low lighting conditions.
Other features are 10x optical zoom and 120x digital zoom, Auto in Dolby Digital 5.1ch format, Sill resolution at an amazing 12.0 Mega Pixels and 3.5 inch Xtra fine LCD screen with TruBlack and Touch panel.
It also houses other modes such as face detection, smile shutter and intelligent auto.
Sony HDR-XR550 Handycam Price: Rs. 59,900
By (Updated: April 13, 2012)
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