Argos have this HD camcorder at £499.99 which seems a good price looking around. I am tempted but cant justify a purchase.
Exposures: Program AE - portrait, beach and ski, landscape, spotlight, sunset and moon.
Memory Stick Pro/Duo compatible.
Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar T* lens.
Super steady shot.
Digital picture processing: luminance key, old movie, monotone, sepia and pastel.
Multiple fade/wipe combinations.
10 x optical zoom.
80 x digital zoom.
30Gb hard disk drive.
4.0 mega pixel digital still recording.
3.5in colour widescreen touch panel LCD.
AV out, S Video out, USb, Video out, component video output and HDMI.
Weight 640g (without battery).
Size (H)16.5, (W)8.4, (D)7.8cm.