If you're wondering about what gifts to give to your friends or family members this Christmas, then worry no more. What better than to give them a gift that would allow them to capture special moments of their lives? To record events and activities that they consider significant? This Christmas, give them the power to capture time. Give them a camcorder. And if you want to know what's best in the market right now, check out the list of the Top 10 camcorders – Christmas gifts for 2008 below.
1. Flip Video MinoHD Camcorder, 60 Minutes (Black) – this super sleek and streamlined camcorder allows your friends to record up to 60 minutes of High Definition quality video. It has a 4GB memory, and has a USB plug for easy file transfers. Not only that, it's convenient and can fit into their purses or pockets. Expect squeals of delight from those who get this amazing present from you.
2. Flip Video Mino Series Camcorder, 60 Minutes (Black) – this camcorder boasts of a 2GB internal or on-board memory that stores up to 60 minutes of videos, touch-sensitive buttons for easy manipulation, and a 1.5 Inch color LCD screen for viewing. It's also very pleased to the eye, with its sophisticated design. Great for those who think that size and style matter.
3. Flip Video Ultra Series Camcorder, 60-Minutes (Black) – this slightly larger model compared to the Mino and MinoHD series still describes the third spot in the list of the Top 10 camcorders – Christmas gifts for 2008. It has all of the features of the camcorders above, and the main difference is its bulkier size. It's a great gift for those who like solid, compact gadgets.
4. Canon VIXIA HF100 Flash Memory High Definition Camcorder with 12x Optical Image Stabilized Zoom – this feat of engineering is one that will definitely have the receiver that thank you for years to come. It's loaded with features (AVCHD Flash memory, 12x optical zoom, Image Stabilizer, simultaneous photo capture, and a lot more), and it 'light and compact. It's absolutely perfect for those friends of yours who wants to try moviemaking or just capture beautiful videos.
5. Flip Video Ultra Series Camcorder, 60 Minutes (Orange) – just like the other Ultra series camcorders, this one comes in an orange and white color, which makes the camcorder more visibly striking. All the other features that make the Flip camcorders the hottest in the market are still available. Great for that hip and stylish friend of yours who wants the best and the trendiest gadgets. This item definitely belongs to the top 5 of the Top 10 camcorders – Christmas gifts for 2008, do not you think?
6. Flip Video Ultra Series Camcorder, 60 Minutes (Pink) – this one's a looker. With the pink and white combination, people would certainly marvel at this little beauty. With a 2GB memory and an hour's worth of video, this small but useful gadget just goes to prove that looks can be deceiving.
7. Canon VIXIA HV30 MiniDV High Definition Camcorder with 10x Optical Image Stabilized Zoom – Canon once again proves itself as the leader in the image and optical industry with this sweet device. With a 2.96 CMOS sensor, 10x optical zoom and image stabilizer, built in video light and al lot more other features, this camcorder is perfect for your friend who has a discerning eye when it comes to making great videos.
8. Flip Video Camcorder: 60-Minutes (White) – simplicity is beauty, and that is proved once more with this camcorder. With its all-white design, it's pleasing to the eye. However, do not be fooled by the simple design. This baby comes loaded with a 1GB built in memory, and can hold up to an hour's worth of TV quality video. Great for those just starting to love making videos.
9. Sony DCR-DVD610 DVD Handycam Camcorder with 40x Optical Zoom – there are two items left in this list of the Top 10 camcorders – Christmas gifts for 2008. At number nine is Sony's offering, a camcorder with an awesome 40x optical zoom, 2000x digital zoom, image stabilization, and a lot more. This camcorder is a great gift for the serious moviemaker.
10. Canon VIXIA HF10 Flash Memory High Definition Camcorder with 16 GB Internal Flash Memory and 12x Optical Image Stabilized Zoom – this camcorder is provided with a 16GB internal memory. It has a 12x Optical Zoom, image stabilizer, simultaneous shooting capabilities, and a 3.3 MP CMOS sensor, and these are just a few of its outstanding features. What more can you ask for?