Was in my local branch yesterday when I saw this for £249.97. Went back to buy it today and itscanned at £199.97. Seems like a good deal for a hi-def camcorder with 40gb HDD.
Gets good reviews too.
Ultra-compact Full HD 1080 camcorder recording to HDD (AVCHD format)
Canon Full HD CMOS sensor with RGB Primary Colour Filter
Canon HD Video Lens with 10x optical zoom and Super Range OIS
Instant AF for super-fast auto focusing
Store up to 15 hrs of HD video straight to HDD
Shoot 3.1MP stills to MiniSD card
HD-optimised DIGIC DV II processor
Navigation control dial for easy scene selection, plus HDD information display
Ready to shoot in 1 sec with Quick Start
Record for longer with extended battery life
Headphone and microphone jacks
Advanced Accessory Shoe
Corel Application Disc for editing and managing AVCHD footage on a PC