Sporting a silver casing, this Sony DCR-DVD650 video camera features a Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens, 60x optical zoom, and a 2000x digital zoom for high-quality, close-to-the action still photos and videos. Boasting a 2.7-inch touch panel LCD display, this Sony Handycam camcorder delivers easy-to-see and easy-to-control playback. Additionally, this digital camcorder features One Touch Disc Burn to deliver content straight to DVD as well as Memory Stick Duo and Memory Stick PRO Duo support for immediate sharing and easy transfer of files. This Sony DCR-DVD650 video camera also comes with Picture Motion Browser software to facilitate on-the-spot resizing and uploading of videos to the Web and is Dual Layer-compatible, allowing for increased data storage. The Hybrid DVD-R and DVD+/-RW technology on this digital camcorder enables both flexibility and precision, while the SteadyShot feature on this Sony Handycam camcorder enables the creation of low-blur, high-quality videos without the use of a tripod. With all of this, plus a zoom microphone and a 6 lux illumination requirement that allows for shoots in a variety of light settings, this Sony Handycam camcorder delivers quality capabilities in a user-friendly and intuitive framework that should appeal to new and experienced camcorder users alike.