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Camcorder for under $300

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My buddy is getting a camcorder for his girlfriend. He doesn't want to go over $300 and wants to stay away from Sony.

Any recommendations?
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I'd choose this JVC camcorder; http://www.bestbuy.com/site/JVC+-+Everio+GZEX355BUS+16GB+HD+Flash+Memory+Camcorder+-+Black/7829239.p?id=1218861011776&skuId=7829239
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honestly sony is pretty much the leader in video from camcorders all the way up to hollywood cine cameras and holds the market on broadcast cameras with their xdcam line which is amazing

in all seriousness stay away from JVC lol

stick with companies that actually specialize in video or at least cameras for that matter.

anything from Panasonic, Canon, Sony are winners without a doubt. and yes, each brand does have a dud camera. just do research and test out each camera and read a few reviews to look for major flaws. there are plenty to chose from in that price range.
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