Top 5 budget HD camcorders

The best, affordable HD camcorders from Kogan, Sanyo and Millennius

If you're shopping on a budget, it's hard to look past these entry-level camcorders from Kogan, Sanyo and Millennius. Each camcorder on this list records high-definition video and costs under $600. Model-specific highlights include Full HD recording, a 20-megapixel stills image mode, 23x optical zoom lens and a touch-screen interface.

To read our full, in-depth review, click on the model name of each camcorder.

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Sanyo Xacti VPC-CS1

Despite a poor low-light performance, the Sanyo Xacti VPC-CS1 remains a decent little camcorder. It looks great, comes with some nice features and takes attractive video in optimum lighting.

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  • 12th Oct., 2010
  • Chris Jager
  • Sanyo
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  • Pros:
  • Stylish and ultra-compact design, good outdoors video performance, 10x optical zoom
  • Cons:
  • Picture quality suffers in dim lighting, controls are a bit fiddly for people with big hands

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