Hi jamaljan – for high

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Hi jamaljan – for high quality video, fast autofocus and good low light performance with a $1000 budget, I would get a Panasonic DMC-FZ1000 superzoom instead of a traditional camcorder.

 

This camera records video at 3840×2160 "4K" Ultra High Definition (UHD) resolution – 4 times the resolution of a 1920×1080 "High Definition" camcorder.

 

It also has a 1" sensor – 8 times the size of the sensor in a traditional 1/3" sensor camcorder.  The larger sensor gathers more light, which means better low light performance.

 

Here is a recording of children singing indoors at 4K (please watch at your monitor's highest resolution):

 

 

 

 

Here is the camera recording at 4K resolution in the hands of a professional videographer:

 

 

 

 

The camera can also record 1080p HD video at 120fps for slow motion:

 

 

 

 

And a Panasonic DMC-FZ1000 bundle with an SD card and camera case costs less than $900, so it's well below your $1000 budget limit.

 

Hope this is helpful and good luck!

 

Bill

Hybrid Camera Revolution

 

 

 

 

 

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