Canon Elura 90 Video
Compact and full-featured, the relatively inexpensive Elura 80 is an excellent choice if you don't shoot often in low-light situations.
The compact, comfortable Elura 85 is a worthy alternative to the more expensive Elura 90 if you don't need that camera's more versatile lens and stronger night shooting mode.
If you're looking for a competent, compact MiniDV camcorder, this is it--but smart buyers will drop $50 more on the ZR400.
CNET's Brian Cooley and Janice Chen, editor in chief, CNET Reviews, look at affordable MiniDV camcorders from Sony and Canon. Both the Sony DCR-TRV22 and the Canon Elura 50 offer high-end features for a low price.
The Canon PowerShot SD1000 is a great choice for a compact camera because of its small size, excellent image quality, and solid, though not extensive, feature set.
If you want a compact megazoom with manual controls, GPS, and excellent photo quality, the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS is a good place to start.
The Canon EOS 60D is in many ways a great camera: fast, feature-packed, and with excellent photo and video quality. Some annoying aspects of its control layout dim its shine a little, however, so try before you buy.
Attractive and compact, the Sony Handycam DCR-PC1000 MiniDV camera offers excellent image quality for its class and brings CMOS technology to the world of camcorders. But its overly clever user interface doesn't do its feature set justice.
Our editors give you a sneak peek at the Canon Elura 90 from the floor at CES.
A good budget home-movie camcorder but think twice before forgoing the night light in the Elura 65.