Zoom Q8 Handy Video Recorder can support five HD modes up to 2304 X 1296 pixels in addition to two WGVA modes. The product is also compatible with all Zoom microphone capsules which can be bought separately. In addition, it can accommodate up to four tracks of simultaneous audio recording. The product also comes with a detachable stereo X/Y microphone (XYQ-8) and a full-color rotating LCD touchscreen.
The 160-degree wide-angle capability of the device is perfect for capturing wide pictures. It also has an interchangeable microphone system that can be used by those who want to be a little more creative with audio of the videos they are capturing. The quality of the audio that is captured by the video recorder is very good and does not fall short when it comes to recording music and live performances. In addition, not only is the device small and handy, the quality of the pictures and scenes captured are of very high quality.
The product does not come with an SD card and AC adapter so the customers still need to buy these additional accessories. Some may also find the hood lens a bit loose. Though it quality of the videos captured is high, some customers think that the audio recorded by the product is better.