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All of the figures below are from www.camcorderinfo.com & I'm just posting them really just for fun, but it has to make you wonder about some of these $1,000.00 camcorders

VIDEO PERFORMANCE:
Canon HV20 - 8.75
Sony HDR-HC7 - 8.5
Sony DCR-HC96 - 7.85
Canon Elura 100 - 7.6
JVC GZ-HD7 - 5.0
Panasonic HDC-SD1 - 4.73
Panasonic HDC-DX1 - 4.73

VIDEO RESOLUTION:
Canon HV20 - 18.75
Sony HDR-HC7 - 18.9
Panasonic HDC-SD1 - 18.0
Panasonic HDC-DX1 - 18.0
Sony HDR-H96 - 17.7
Canon Elura 100 - 15.5
JVC GZ-HD7 - 13.125

LOW LIGHT PERFORMANCE:
Canon HV20 - 16.6
Sony HDR-HC7 - 8.29
Sony HDR-HC96 - 6.75
Panasonic HDC-SD1 - 5.0
Panasonic HDC-DX1 - 5.0
Canon Elura 100 - 4.75
JVC GZ-HD7 - 2.48

IMAGE STABILIZATION:
Panasonic HDC-SD1 - OIS / 9.03
Panasonic HDC-DX1 - OIS / 8.88
JVC GZ-HD7 - OIS / 6.88
The Other Models Had No Figures Available & All Had OIS Except For The Canon Elura 100 which has EIS.

WIDE ANGLE:
Panasonic HDC-SD1 - 10.4
JVC GZ-HD7 - 10.4
Canon HV20 - 10.0
Panasonic HDC-DX1 - 10.0
Sony DCR-HC96 - 8.6
Canon Elura 100 - 8.4
Sony HDR-HC7 - 7.6

OVERALL SCORE:
Canon HV20 - 307.23
Sony HDR-HC7 - 279.21
Sony HDR-HC96 - 225.67
Canon Elura 100 - 218.30
Panasonic HDC-SD1 - 214.05
JVC GZ-HD7 - 202.29
Panasonic HDC-DX1 - 198.70

LIST PRICE / AVERAGE DISCOUNT PRICE
JVC GZ-HD7 - $1,700 / $1,500
Sony HDR-HC7 - $1,400 / $1,100
Panasonic HDC-SD1 - $1,300 / 1,100
Canon HV20 - $1,100 / $1,050
Panasonic HDC-DX1 - $1,000 / $900
Sony HDR-HC96 - $800 / $600 (This Model Was Carried Over From 2006)
Canon Elura 100 - $400 / $350 (Discontinued 2006 Model)
(Camcorder Info's 2006 "Camcorder Of The Year")