The Sony DCR-SX41 8GB Handycam Camcorder (Silver) is a great option for the budget minded. Not only is the SX41 easy on your budget, but it records to flash memory, meaning that there's no need to buy extra recording media. There is, of course, the option to use Sony's own Memory Stick PRO Duo media, should you need extra recording space or simply want the easy transfer that Memory Stick media provides. The DCR-SX41 comes with a Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens that features an impressive 60x optical zoom that's perfect for clearly capturing your child on the soccer field. Other features, like the 2.7" wide touch panel LCD, SteadyShot image stabilization, and the Easy Handycam Button work together to make shooting a breeze.
This product comes with a 1 year limited USA warranty