After spending several hours browsing the web so I can make up my mind to either get the (discounted) Canon HF10 (about 620) or the Canon HF200 (new model, same price), I'm really at a loss.
As far as I can read from the reviews, the HF200 is definitely a better camera when it comes to layout, menu, features etc, but the smaller sensor has a very annoying side effect, which is supposedly "bad low light performance".
Now, when I spend this much money, I rather go for the 'best' option (read: newest model), but I want this to be an informed decision. So my main struggle is: what is "bad low light performance"? Does this mean I'm unable to get decent video when I film inside our house with the lights on? Or does this mean the video is pretty bad when filming in almost dark situations (like on street in the dark, or inside house with only candelight).
I'm very new to HD filming, so I really can't compare. I do like the HF200 design though and almost all reviews say it's definitely a better camera compared to the HF10/HF100, except for the bad low light performance.
So I need your advice. Thx in advance!