Camcorder gift guide for Mother’s Day

We've rounded up camcorders for every type of mum: from technophobes to soccer moms

The soccer mom: Sony HDR-XR200 (RRP: $1599)

The Sony HDR-XR200 has more deluxe bells-and-whistles than a kitted-out SUV — which makes it the perfect camcorder for up-and-at-'em soccer moms. This Full HD handycam comes with all the latest trends in camcorder technology, including 5.1-channel surround sound, an Optical SteadyShot (Active) mode, face detection, smile shutter functionality and super-slow steady shot — perfect for capturing that winning goal.

Crucially, it also comes with an inbuilt GPS and geo-tagging, which means she’ll never get lost on her way to a school carnival or sporting event. With 120GB of inbuilt storage, she’ll also be able to capture each and every minute of her child’s star performance.

Check out our in-depth review of the Sony HDR-XR200.

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