Best video cameras for Father's Day

The best camcorders for videophile dads

4. Sony HDR-XR520 (RRP: $2199)



If price isn’t an issue this Father’s Day (or you have a large family to chip in), go for the Sony HDR-XR520. This flagship Full HD camcorder from Sony comes with everything a gadget-loving dad needs, including a 12-megapixel stills mode, a 240GB hard drive, a digital SLR–derived CMOS sensor and a GPS receiver. The inbuilt mapping system will let your dad view his geographical location on the camera LCD. It will also organise your video clips based on the locations where they were shot.

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