There's a large, widescreen 2.7 inch touch panel LCD screen for easy scene selection and Super SteadyShot optical image stabilization to ensure clean, sharp results when youre shooting handheld. Theres also a Hard Disc Drive crash protection system with 3G sensor and buffer memory.
The compact SR55E features a professional quality Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens with 25x optical and up to 2000x digital-zoom, while a clever zoom microphone helps pick up the dialogue of your shooting subjects from afar. The SR55E also provides true 16:9 widescreen recording, resulting in a wider angle of view - ideal for playback on widescreen TVs and on the camera itself via the LCD screen. Finally, a Handycam docking station is also provided for easy charging.
You can opt for the 30 Gb for 199. Free 2 year warranty on these electricals.