The subject here is the performance factor! The super compact DCR-TRV19 MiniDV Handycam camcorder offers a powerful combination of digital video, digital audio and USB Streaming at an amazing value. Features include 1/4" 680K pixel Advanced HAD CCD, Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar Lens and 10x Optical/120x Digital Zoom. Convenient on-screen Touch Panel helps you navigate through the menu system right on screen. With supplied PIXELA ImageMixer software, you can burn a Video CD on your PC from the recorded video and share it with your family and friends. Small, compact, lightweight with the latest in features and benefits. It doesn't get any better than this!