Panasonics new HDC-SD5 is more than just the worlds smallest and lightest 3CCD full-HD camcorder. The device, which weighs less than a pound, records AVCHD video at 1920×1080 pixel resolution and features Advanced OIS, which means your footage will be a steady as it is sharp. An 8GB SDHC Pro Card can hold 80 minutes of video of maximum quality. This comcorder is so smart, it captures the action before you press a button. The Pre-Rec function continuously records three seconds of video to an internal buffer memory.
Panasonic HDC-SD5; $999; www.panasonic.com