We’re frequently asked the question “What is the best video camera I can get for under $1000″. Without knowing your intended use, it’s difficult to answer this question, but there are a couple of cameras in this price range that have proven to impress us time and time again.
The two cameras we really like are:
1. Canon HF100
2. Canon HF200
Both camera’s are flash based HD cameras with sharp images and great color accuracy. What we love most about the camera is that it gives excellent exposures with relatively few blown out highlights.
A few important specs:
Image Sensor: 1/3.2″ CMOS Sensor
Effective PIxels: Movies: Approx. 2.07 Megapixels (1920×1080)
Zoom Ratio: 12x Optical/200x Digital
Focal Length: f=4.8-57mm
Focusing: Instant AF, Through the Lens/Manual Focusing Possible
To see what this camera can do take a look at the short film created with the Canon HF100 below.