You can record both video and audio on a compact cassette, a digital versatile disc (DVD), or a memory card using a camcorder, which combines a television camera, a video recorder, and a synchronization pulse generator, and then move the data to a bigger DVD or another medium. Camcorders can also produce high-definition or ultra-high definition video with great quality. They outperform cameras with more advanced autofocus systems in terms of zoom and focusing because to their built-in, carefully calibrated zoom lenses. If you want features like optical zoom, manual focus and exposure adjustments, compatibility for external microphones, and potentially endless storage on flash media, you need a camcorder. In other words, the best option for anything more sophisticated is probably still a camcorder.