Sony Style USA, is offering the steaming HDR-HC1 HDV 1080i Handycam® Camcorder for just $2,199.93. According to reports, the HDV format will help usher in high definition into the mainstream thanks to its affordable price. Even though the format still has some problems mainly time code issues, it is seen at the 'it' format of the future. That's the upside, on the downside, High definition has no mercy on the skin, every hole, every scar will be visible.
Features of the HDR-HC1 HDV 1080i Handycam® Camcorder
1/3" CMOS sensor with the Enhanced Imaging Processor
Carl Zeiss® Vario-Sonnar® T* lens with 10x optical and 120x digital zoom
2.7" wide (16:9) hybrid touch panel Swivelscreen™ LCD display1
Super Steadyshot® Stabilization