1. Samsung HMX-QF30

    Samsung HMX-QF30

    Good luck finding a better camcorder for less than this £250 beauty.

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  2. JVC HD Everio GZ-EX515BEK

    JVC HD Everio GZ-EX515BEK

    The JVC Everio GZ-EX515BEK offers decent image quality and lots of features for a keen price.

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  3. Panasonic HC-W570

    Panasonic HC-W570

    The Panasonic HC-W570 provides camcorder double vision for a surprisingly affordable price.

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  4. JVC Everio GZ-R315DE

    JVC Everio GZ-R315DE

    Limited manual controls but still a keenly priced, very rugged camcorder

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  5. Canon LEGRIA HF R406

    Canon LEGRIA HF R406

    A great, low cost camcorder with a 32x optical zoom

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  6. Panasonic HC-V500

    Panasonic HC-V500

    Panasonic's HC-V500 brings proper optical image stabilisation to the budget camcorder.

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  7. JVC HD Everio GZ-E205

    JVC HD Everio GZ-E205

    JVC's HD Everio GZ-E205 packs decent image quality into a budget body.

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  8. JVC HD Everio GZ-EX215

    JVC HD Everio GZ-EX215

    The HD Everio GZ-EX215 is another maverick camcorder offering from JVC, with some genuinely useful wireless capabilities.

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  9. Canon LEGRIA HF R26

    Canon LEGRIA HF R26

    Canon's LEGRIA HF R26 offers decent features and image quality for the money.

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  10. Panasonic HDC-SD40

    Panasonic HDC-SD40

    Panasonic's HDC-SD40 packs a wealth of features into a tiny chassis, for a reasonable price.

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  11. Panasonic SDR-S50 flip-out display

    Panasonic SDR-S50

    If your budget can't stretch to HD, but you still want a well specified camcorder, this is definitely one to consider.

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  12. Sanyo Xacti VPC-WH1 Waterproof Camcorder

    Sanyo Xacti VPC-WH1 Waterproof Camcorder

    The Sanyo Xacti VPC-WH1 camcorder is not only waterproof - it can also shoot in high definition.

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  13. JVC Everio GZ-MS120

    JVC Everio GZ-MS120

    James checks out the dual memory JVC Everio GZ-MS120 - the company's latest 'YouTube ready' camcorder.

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  14. Casio Exilim TRYX EX-TR100

    Casio Exilim TRYX EX-TR100

    The Casio TRYX is a compact with a twist, but does it deliver the goods or is it a case of all style and no substance?

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  15. Canon Legria HF R18

    Canon Legria HF R18

    Can Canon face off the competition for value again?

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