Sony's HDR-SR1 Camcorder: A Mini-Marvel

Don't let its small size fool you, this high-definition video camera boasts a bevy of sophisticated features

Editor's Rating:

The Good: Easy and intuitive navigation, high-definition recording

The Bad: Pricey; multiple features and settings may confuse novice users

The Bottom Line: Hard-disk drive and high-definition recording in a compact package

The first thing you notice when unboxing Sony's HDR-SR1 high-definition camcorder is how compact it is. For a device that includes a 30-GB hard drive, offers high-definition and standard recording, as well as the ability to snap digital photos, it's surprising how comfortably it fits in one hand.

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