Camcorders archive

  • Sony Handycam TG7VE
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    Sony Handycam TG7VE

    By 23 April 2009

    Earlier in April, Sony announced the launch of their GPS-packing, Full HD camcorder, the Handycam TG7VE. With a luscious titanium body and lightweight at 270g, the TG7VE is gunning in the small stakes, but with a £850 price tag, the Flips of this world...

  • Flip Mino HD camcorder review
    Cameras 3 out of 5

    Flip Mino HD camcorder review

    By 6 April 2009

    With pocket camcorders upping the ante at every step, we'd barely seen the launch of the Flip Mino in the UK when the Mino HD started circulating gadget sites. We've liked the simplicity of the Flip in the past, but can it cut it in the high-definition...

  • Sony announces Handycam TG7VE
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    Sony announces Handycam TG7VE

    By 2 April 2009

    Sony has announced the launch of the Handycam HDR-TG7VE, claiming that it is the world's smallest, lightest Full HD GPS-enabled camcorder with the option to record in AVCHD or MPEG2. Despite its small size (62 x 117 x 30mm) Sony has managed to cram in...

  • Samsung HMX-R10
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    Samsung HMX-R10

    By 25 March 2009

    Samsung is bringing the HMX-R10, debuted at CES, to the UK it confirmed on Tuesday at the company's European Forum in Vienna, and Pocket-lint was there to snap the new camcorder up close and personal. Samsung's new HMX-R10, which is a CMOS-based full-HD...

  • Firebox now offers Flip Mino HD
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    Firebox now offers Flip Mino HD

    By 23 March 2009

    The Flip Mino HD camera, the latest in Flip's range of pocketable camcorders, is now available from Firebox. Originally offered on pre-order with an estimated delivery date of April, the date has been brought forward so you'll be able to get your hands...

  • Toshiba Camileo S10
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    Toshiba Camileo S10

    By 13 March 2009

    1080p. 2.5-inch screen. 4x digital zoom. 5-megapixel sensor. Toshiba's new S10 is not a bad offering for its £130 price tag. Check out our quick hands-on gallery of pics of the new Flip rival.

  • Toshiba takes on Flip camcorder with Camileo S10
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    Toshiba takes on Flip camcorder with Camileo S10

    By 13 March 2009

    Toshiba has announced that it is entering into the pocket camcorder market with the launch of four new pocket camcorders ranging from £99 up to £179. The flagship model will be the S10, which promises to be the size of a mobile phone, however still...

  • JVC launches Everio X hybrid camcorder
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    JVC launches Everio X hybrid camcorder

    By 4 March 2009

    JVC has announced the Everio GZ-X900, also known as the Everio X, a new hybrid, dual-use camera that combines 9-megapixel photos with full HD video. Described as "about the size of a chunky smart phone", the Everio X is designed to be small and portable...

  • Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GH1 launches
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    Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GH1 launches

    By 3 March 2009

    Panasonic has introduced the LUMIX DMC-GH1, the latest member of its G Micro System of interchangeable lens cameras. A Micro Four Thirds offering, the GH1 is dubbed a "creative HD hybrid" as it records not only pics but also high def movies at the press...

  • AgfaPhoto launches DV-5580Z camcorder
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    AgfaPhoto launches DV-5580Z camcorder

    By 3 March 2009

    AgfaPhoto has launched the high definition DV-5580Z camcorder at PMA 2009. With a maximum of 1440 x 1080 pixels and 30 frames per second for video, you'll also be able to take still images at 8 megapixels. There's a 5x optical zoom, and optional 4x digital...

  • Daily Tech Deal: JVC GZ-MS90EK
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    Daily Tech Deal: JVC GZ-MS90EK

    By 19 February 2009

    Today's Daily Tech Deal sees us branch into the field of camcorders with the JVC GZ-MS90EK. This JVC home movie maker is down from £249.99 to £144.99 and is available from Comet's online shop and high street stores. Features include a 2.7-inch LCD screen,...

  • Firebox offers Flip Mino HD on pre-order
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    Firebox offers Flip Mino HD on pre-order

    By 18 February 2009

    Firebox is offering the Flip Mino HD on a pre-order basis with delivery planned for April. The tiny camcorder offers the ability to shoot in 720p widescreen and has 4GB of flash memory built-in that offers an hour of storage for HD video right out of...

  • Creative Vado HD camcorder review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Creative Vado HD camcorder review

    By 9 February 2009

    The pocket camcorder revolution is continuing apace, with Creative now putting forward this offering, the Vado HD. But is it worth jumping on the HD bandwagon with a device this small? The Vado HD follows the same design lines as the standard Vado that...

  • Sanyo Xacti VPC-HD2000 camcorder review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Sanyo Xacti VPC-HD2000 camcorder review

    By 28 January 2009

    Sanyo has updated its flagship pistol grip camcorder with the new HD2000, but has the update been worth it? We get recording to find out. Compact but chunky, the new HD2000 replaces the HD1010 and takes a similar form factor. The pistol grip design means...

  • Toshiba announces H20 and P30 pocket DV cameras
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    Toshiba announces H20 and P30 pocket DV cameras

    By 28 January 2009

    Toshiba has announced two new additions to it Camileo Pocket DV camera range. The Camileo H20 and P30 models both offer 1080p HD recording, 5x optical zoom and 4x digital zoom (2x at 1080p) in pocket-friendly bodies. They feature HDMI output to allow...

  • Panasonic announces TZ7 hybrid camera
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    Panasonic announces TZ7 hybrid camera

    By 27 January 2009

    Panasonic has launched its new DMC-TZ7 hybrid camera that brings together the functionality of a high-end compact and camcorder together in one body. The camera offers similar functions to other cameras in the TZ range including a 10-megapixel resolution,...

  • Panasonic announces tough DMC-FT1
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    Panasonic announces tough DMC-FT1

    By 27 January 2009

    Panasonic's new DMC-FT1 is described as the world's first waterproof, shockproof and dustproof camera capable of AVCHD Lite high definition video recording. Aimed at those looking for a durable camera that can "take action shots under pressure", Panasonic...

  • Kodak Zx1 camcorder - First Look review
    Cameras 0 out of 5

    Kodak Zx1 camcorder - First Look review

    By 22 January 2009

    2008 saw Kodak enter the pocket camcorder market with the launch of the Zi6. Just 4 months on and the company has already updated its first model with the Zx1. So should you get excited about the new improvements? We took a gander at the Consumer Electronics...

  • Sanyo Xacti DMX-HD2000 camcorder
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    Sanyo Xacti DMX-HD2000 camcorder

    By 21 January 2009

    Sanyo has launched a new flagship HD camcorder on Wednesday at an event in London and Pocket-lint was there to get a hands-on picture gallery. The new model, which will cost £549.99 and be available in February, will offer users 1080p video resolution...

  • Sanyo VPC-CA9 and VPC-WH1
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    Sanyo VPC-CA9 and VPC-WH1

    By 21 January 2009

    Sanyo has announced two waterproof pocket camcorders at an event in London on Wednesday night and Pocket-lint was there to capture them on "digital" film. The new models, which will be available later this year will cost around £329.99 and be waterproof...

  • Six new Sanyo Xacti camcorders debuted
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    Six new Sanyo Xacti camcorders debuted

    By 21 January 2009

    "The future is Flash media camcorders" according to Sanyo as the company announced six new digital Flash Media camcorders on Wednesday. The company hopes to hold on to the pocket camcorder market from cheaper challengers from Flip, Kodak and Creative...

  • Creative Vado HD camcorder comes to UK
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    Creative Vado HD camcorder comes to UK

    By 13 January 2009

    Creative has announced it is now shipping the new Vado HD pocket video cam in Europe. Creative says the thin, lightweight Vado HD is small enough to fit easily in a pocket, purse or the palm of a hand and it captures video in high definition (720p) at...

  • New camcorder market created by Web 2.0 sites
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    New camcorder market created by Web 2.0 sites

    By 12 January 2009

    The emergence of a new breed of low-cost, "back-to-basics pocket" is appealing to a fresh base of consumers, says Futuresource Consulting, a specialist research company. "With the death knell sounding for traditional tape-driven camcorders and DVD giving...

  • Sanyo teases for new Xacti launch
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    Sanyo teases for new Xacti launch

    By 12 January 2009

    Sanyo has issued a teaser invite for an event that will see the global launch of the new Sanyo Xacti Dual camera range. Pocket-lint will be attending the event, so be sure to tune back in around the 21st for all the news on the new products...

  • Sony Webbie camcorder
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    Sony Webbie camcorder

    By 12 January 2009

    Sony has gone after the Flip, Creative Vado and Kodak Zi6 with the CES launch of its own pocket camcorder called the Webbie HD. Available in two designs, one is more of a traditional camcorder shape while one follows the Flip form factor. The MHS-CM1...