Camcorders archive

  • Kodak Zi8 camcorder
    Cameras

    Kodak Zi8 camcorder

    By 29 July 2009

    Kodak's newly announced Zi8 has just visited New York and guess who was there to have a fondle. The new model will sport 1080p video capture capabilities, 5-megapixel still capabilities and upload to Facebook and YouTube features. New to the mix is the...

  • Kodak announces compact Zi8 camcorder
    Cameras

    Kodak announces compact Zi8 camcorder

    By 29 July 2009

    Kodak has announced the follow up to its Zi6 pocket camcorder with the UK launch of the Flip-rivalling Kodak Zi8 digital video camera. While the Zi6 only managed 720p capture, this new model records in full 1080p high definition and there's also built-in...

  • Panasonic launches Lumix FP8
    Cameras

    Panasonic launches Lumix FP8

    By 28 July 2009

    Panasonic has announced the new Lumix DMC-FP8 digital camera as part of its new FP-Series and offers the company's Venus Engine V processing tech. The FP8 is a 12.1-megapixel compact featuring a 28mm wide-angle, 4.6x optical zoom Leica DC lens with folding...

  • Chinavision offers zoomy iPhone-esque spy camera
    Audio

    Chinavision offers zoomy iPhone-esque spy camera

    By 24 July 2009

    Chinavision is offering an interesting product for Apple-loving spy wannabes. The Digital Binocular Sports and Spy Camera offers an iPhone-esque interface, complete with media playing abilities. "While waiting for your prime suspect to appear, why not...

  • Gordon Gekko: The ultimate geek?
    Phones

    Gordon Gekko: The ultimate geek?

    By 17 July 2009

    Is Gordon Gekko from Wall Street the ultimate geek? I mean he might not have Iron Man calibre credentials complete with gadget suit, but he isn't a superhero either, it seems he is just a man who likes his toys. Lets look at the facts. Set in 1985, we...

  • Daily Tech Deal: Pixmania offers discounts on camcorders
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    Daily Tech Deal: Pixmania offers discounts on camcorders

    By 17 July 2009

    Pocket-lint has been covering a whole host of camcorder releases this week, so we thought it a good idea to point you the direction of some cut-price efforts available from Pixmania. All the offers appear to be ending soon, with handy timers counting...

  • Sony Handycam CX505VE camcorder
    Cameras

    Sony Handycam CX505VE camcorder

    By 15 July 2009

    We got our hands on the new Sony CX505VE Handycam today at a showcase in London. The CX505VE offers 32GB internal memory plus extra storage via Memory Stick, 5.1 channel surround sound, a high res Exmor R CMOS sensor and Sony's BIONZ image processor....

  • Samsung announces SMX-K40 and SMX-K44
    Cameras

    Samsung announces SMX-K40 and SMX-K44

    By 14 July 2009

    Samsung has launched two new camcorders into its K-Series with the launch of the SMX-K40 and SMX-K44. The SMX-K40 and SMX-K44 record video in 720 x 480 standard definition and then up-scale the footage to "near full HD" when viewing through an HDMI output....

  • Flip Ultra HD camcorder review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Flip Ultra HD camcorder review

    By 14 July 2009

    Flip pretty much kick-started the pocket camcorder trend but seemed to quickly fall behind the competition in terms of their offering. We've seen the Mino HD previously and here we have the Ultra edition updated to HD. In terms of design it is pretty...

  • Samsung ultra-compact HMX-U10 camcorder announced
    Cameras

    Samsung ultra-compact HMX-U10 camcorder announced

    By 14 July 2009

    Samsung has announced the launch of the "ultra-compact" HMX-U10 camcorder, capable of full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution recording and 10-megapixel stills. With a 1/2.3-inch CMOS sensor, the HMX-U10 has a 2-inch LCD screen and measures in at 56 x 103 x 15.5mm,...

  • Liquid Image launches camcorder-equipped snorkel mask
    Cameras

    Liquid Image launches camcorder-equipped snorkel mask

    By 9 July 2009

    US company Liquid Image has invented a product that combines a snorkel mask and a 5-megapixel camera and camcorder, so that you can capture your diving trips for posterity. It comes with 16MB of flash memory, which won't last you very long, but luckily...

  • Sony announces Handycam CX520VE and CX505VE
    Cameras

    Sony announces Handycam CX520VE and CX505VE

    By 8 July 2009

    Sony has launched new flagship models into its HD camcorder line-up, the Handycam HDR-CX520VE and 505VE. The CX505VE offers 32GB internal memory while the CX520VE gets 64GB plus extra storage via Memory Stick, 5.1 channel surround sound, a high res Exmor...

  • Flip Ultra and UltraHD hit the UK
    Cameras

    Flip Ultra and UltraHD hit the UK

    By 26 June 2009

    The second generation of Pure Digital's Flip Ultra line has been announced for the UK with the new Flip Ultra and Flip UltraHD going on sale from 29 June. Featuring 2 hours of recording time, a high-res 2-inch screen, and battery recharging through the...

  • Flip camcorders get new FlipShare service
    Cameras

    Flip camcorders get new FlipShare service

    By 16 June 2009

    Flip, the maker of the pocket camcorders, has announced a new initiative that will allow users to easily share videos amongst each other. Called FlipShare, the new software designed for the company's range of digital camcorders will now give users the...

  • Toshiba Camileo H20 camcorder review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Toshiba Camileo H20 camcorder review

    By 10 June 2009

    Costing just £180, could this Full HD shooter from Toshiba prove the perfect bridge between throwaway handhelds that sell on specs (and little else) and professional HD camcorders? Almost. With so many pocket-sized shooters available that claim to offer...

  • Muvi launches Micro DV camera
    Cameras

    Muvi launches Micro DV camera

    By 9 June 2009

    Gadget gift site I Want One Of Those has announced that it's going to be selling Muvi's "Micro DV" camera, claimed to be the smallest camcorder in the world. The tiny device measures 5.5 x 2 x 1.6cm, but can capture video at 640 x 480 resolution at 30fps...

  • Toshiba Camileo S10 camcorder review
    Cameras 3 out of 5

    Toshiba Camileo S10 camcorder review

    By 2 June 2009

    Forget that the all-conquering iPhone can’t do video; aside from Samsung’s i8910 HD phone (which offers 720p HD recording), does any mobile phone offer movie making options above novelty quality? Step forward this pocket-sized HD shooter from Toshiba,...

  • Sanyo Xacti VPC-TH1 camcorder review
    Cameras 2.5 out of 5

    Sanyo Xacti VPC-TH1 camcorder review

    By 21 May 2009

    The TH1 is aimed at those on a budget who still want to benefit from HD recording. It’s 720p rather than Full HD, but that’s still more than adequate for most applications. The 3in widescreen LCD screen is impressive as is the 30x optical zoom. The...

  • Panasonic HDC-SD10 and HDC-TM10 camcorders announced
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    Panasonic HDC-SD10 and HDC-TM10 camcorders announced

    By 19 May 2009

    Panasonic has announced the release of two new camcorders, the HDC-SD10 and the HDC-TM10 that, at 227 grams, Panasonic claims are the world’s lightest full high definition camcorders. Capable of recording 1920 x 1080 HD images and offering 16x optical...

  • Sanyo Xacti VPC-FH1 camcorder review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Sanyo Xacti VPC-FH1 camcorder review

    By 14 May 2009

    Sanyo has been steadily building a reputation for excellent quality video cameras recently and the new Xacti FH1 looks like continuing that trend. The headline feature of the Sanyo is Full HD recording. You can capture 1920 x 1080p at 60 frames per seconds...

  • Sony launches world's smallest HD video camera
    Cameras

    Sony launches world's smallest HD video camera

    By 12 May 2009

    Sony has announced the development of a "coin-sized" high definition camera module. Designed for use in security and industry, the 8.3-megapixel effort is smaller than a £1coin measuring in at 9.5 x 7.1mm. The "MCB1172" from Sony Europe's Image Sensing...

  • Kodak Zx1 pocket camcorder review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Kodak Zx1 pocket camcorder review

    By 11 May 2009

    Kodak took a slightly different step with their Zi6 and return to the pocket camcorder fray with the Zx1. Competing against the likes of the skinny Creative Vado HD and the Flip Mino HD, can the Kodak perform, or does this fat lad get left behind the...

  • Sanyo Xacti VPC-CG10 camcorder review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Sanyo Xacti VPC-CG10 camcorder review

    By 6 May 2009

    The CG10 from Sanyo is a 10-megapixel camera and HD capable camcorder rolled into one. Its 1280 x 720 resolution should be more than good enough for the enthusiastic amateur. The zoom lens is limited to a 5x optic, however the 3-inch LCD screen is really...

  • Samsung launches SMX-C14 and SMX-C10 camcorders
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    Samsung launches SMX-C14 and SMX-C10 camcorders

    By 30 April 2009

    Samsung Electronics has announced the SMX-C14 and SMX-C10 in the US, describing them as two new ergonomically designed, compact digital camcorders. Due to launch in July, the camcorders offer a 10x optical zoom along "Hyper Image Stabilization", a swiveling...

  • Flip Ultra and UltraHD announced
    Cameras

    Flip Ultra and UltraHD announced

    By 30 April 2009

    The second generation of Pure Digital's Flip Ultra line has been announced in the States, with the launch of the new Flip Ultra and Flip UltraHD. Featuring 2 hours of recording time, a high-res 2-inch screen, and battery recharging through the built-in...