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Hi. I'm buying my FIRST camcorder ever. I'm moving in under a month to a new house and would like to film the get-together event. I'm ordering it online and shipping can take long, so I need to decide FAST! (Either today or tomorrow or SOON).

Anyways, I want good video with a small amount of space (720p PREFERRED).

I'm filming a 30min - 60min video. Maybe more. Maybe less. Budget - Trying to keep it under $270 shipped/taxes/etc.... might go up to $300 but not more. I've done a lot of research in the past couple of days. I'll be buying a 16GB Transcend Class 6 card off Amazon also (which I suppose will be enough).

These are the 4 cameras I've narrowed my results down to:

Sanyo Xacti VPC-ZH1R (720P) – $245 + ship/taxes (amazon)– $265 SHIPPED OFF EBAY
SANYO XACTI VPC-TH1 (720P) – $200 + ship/taxes (amazon)– $230 SHIPPED OFF EBAY
JVC Everio GZ-HM300 (1080P) - $195 + ship/taxes (amazon)
Samsung H200 (1080P) - $250 + ship/taxes (amazon)

Have I made a good list? I'm leaning the most towards The Xacti VPC-TH1 since I can get it all for around $230 or lower SHIPPED..

Oh and also, what's the difference between the ZH1 and TH1?

Any suggestions, corrections, input, recommendations, pros and cons of each camcorder are WELCOMED..

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