1. Samsung HMX-QF30

    Samsung HMX-QF30

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

  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.

  3. Panasonic HC-W570

    Panasonic HC-W570

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

  4. JVC Everio GZ-R315DE

    JVC Everio GZ-R315DE

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

  5. Canon LEGRIA HF R406

    Canon LEGRIA HF R406

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

  6. Panasonic HC-V500

    Panasonic HC-V500

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

  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.

  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.

  9. Canon LEGRIA HF R26

    Canon LEGRIA HF R26

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

  10. Panasonic HDC-SD40

    Panasonic HDC-SD40

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

  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.

  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.

  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.

  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?

  15. Canon Legria HF R18

    Canon Legria HF R18

    Can Canon face off the competition for value again?