This Canon MV890 Mini DV Camcorder was £249, and is now just £124.99 delivered @ Boots.com !! Cheapest i can see elsewhere is £189.99.
An entry-level, true 16:9 high-resolution camcorder with powerful 22x optical zoom and DIGIC DV for vibrant colours. One-push shooting and a widescreen LCD make the MV890 a perfect video tool.
* True 16:9 recording with widescreen LCD & colour viewfinder
* High power 22x optical zoom * Vivid colours with DIGIC DV
* Easy shooting mode and just six control buttons * Mic input connection.
* Easy handling compact body * Built-in convenient sliding lens cover