Camcorders archive

  • Canon offers £160 cashback on select products this Christmas
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    Canon offers £160 cashback on select products this Christmas

    By 18 October 2012

    Canon has revealed its plan to entice shoppers this Christmas by announcing a host of cashback offers up to a total of £160. The offer applies to Canon’s range of compact cameras, DSLRs, camcorders, printers and lenses. For example, buy the Canon EOS...

  • GoPro releases CineForm Studio and Hero2 firmware update for 24p video
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    GoPro releases CineForm Studio and Hero2 firmware update for 24p video

    By 12 October 2012

    GoPro is the, erm, go-to camera for extreme sports enthusiasts, people who like blowing things up and car reviewers. Its flexibility, and toughness, is well documented now, but perhaps most impressive is the constant stream of improvements GoPro makes...

  • Sony NEX-VG900E full-frame Handycam announced
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    Sony NEX-VG900E full-frame Handycam announced

    By 12 September 2012

    Sony has completed its trio of full-frame cameras with a full-frame Handycam camcorder: the NEX-VG900E. In addition to the Alpha A99 and Cyber-shot RX1, this latest Handycam also touts the same 24.3-megapixel full-frame sensor and is described by Sony...

  • Sony Action Cam takes on GoPro in adventure video stakes
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    Sony Action Cam takes on GoPro in adventure video stakes

    By 29 August 2012

    Sony has confirmed that it is trying to better the GoPro with a new action camera aimed at sporty types looking to capture their adventures as they happen. Simply called the Action Cam, the new camera from Sony will offer Full HD recording and image stabilisation...

  • Are you using the right SD card?
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    Are you using the right SD card?

    By 17 August 2012

    SD, SDHC, SDXC and all their micro equivalents - whether you buy them branded by Jessops, SanDisk, Kingston, Trascend, Fujifilm, Lexar, Samsung; they’re all basically the same, right? Wrong, but you knew that. What you might not have been so clear about...

  • Sony Handycam HDR-GW55VE pictures and hands-on
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    Sony Handycam HDR-GW55VE pictures and hands-on

    By 13 July 2012

    If you're looking for a waterproof camcorder then the Sony Handycam HDR-GW55VE might be just the ticket. It was announced quietly back in March, and today we got our hands on the tough camcorder for a quick play. The Handycam GW55VE takes the traditional...

  • Sony HDR-GW77V waterproof Handycam
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    Sony HDR-GW77V waterproof Handycam

    By 6 June 2012

    Despite the decline of the camcorder market, Sony's latest HDR-GW77V Handycam looks to make a splash in the Handycam range. Not only is the 10x optical zoom HDR-GW77V tough enough to survive a drop from 5 feet, it's also waterproof down to 16 feet. The...

  • GoPro Dive Housing will maximise your HD Hero performance underwater (Video)
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    GoPro Dive Housing will maximise your HD Hero performance underwater (Video)

    By 15 May 2012

    GoPro has announced a Dive Housing for its HD Hero line of action cameras. The new accessory will enable you to get the best possible results at depths down to 60m. If that depth sounds familiar, that's because it's the existing rating of the GoPro waterproof...

  • Canon Super 8 concept for those retro cinema filming moments
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    Canon Super 8 concept for those retro cinema filming moments

    By 18 April 2012

    With the world enjoying the "Instagram effect" at the moment, it's no surprise the companies and designers are looking at other ways of bringing back the retro nostalgia feeling for photographers. This concept, dubbed the Retro Cinema EOS100, comes from...

  • Sony NEX-FS700E pro 4K camcorder incoming
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    Sony NEX-FS700E pro 4K camcorder incoming

    By 2 April 2012

    Details of the Sony NEX-FS700E handheld camcorder have emerged, suggesting consumers will be able to enjoy a recording experience previously found only in specialist top-end devices. At least they will via a future upgrade. Initially we’re looking at...

  • Steadicam Smoothee review
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    Steadicam Smoothee review

    By 23 January 2012

    Some might not agree, but we think that the Steadicam is the greatest thing ever to happen to cinematography. Some might argue it's digital cinema, some could claim it's the dolly or the technocrane, but the Steadicam is where we're at. And it's not without...

  • CES 2012 record breakers
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    CES 2012 record breakers

    By 19 January 2012

    CES wouldn't be CES if there weren’t companies out there breaking records. If corporations weren't lauching the biggest, fastest, thinnest or simply the first, then they wouldn't be happy. As it goes, neither would we. With all the claims and counter...

  • Sony Bloggie Sport pictures and hands-on
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    Sony Bloggie Sport pictures and hands-on

    By 17 January 2012

    Let us guess, you like your Sony Bloggie or Flip pocket camcorder but you are worried that you'll break it as soon as you get it out of your pocket. Those things are good, but they aren't very tough. In steps the Sony Bloggie Sport, announced at CES in...

  • 2012 Gadget Calendar: When you can get that new device from CES?
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    2012 Gadget Calendar: When you can get that new device from CES?

    By 16 January 2012

    With so much announced at CES 2012, making sense of exactly when all of that gadgetry will arrive for the good people of the world to enjoy is a bit of a mess. So, we've created a master calendar for you - a bit like a Cliff Richard one we were given...

  • Sony Bloggie Live pictures and hands-on
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    Sony Bloggie Live pictures and hands-on

    By 16 January 2012

    About 3 years ago Flip toyed with the idea of making a pocket camcorder that featured a built in Wi-Fi connection so you could stream video straight to the web. That camcorder sadly never made it to market before Cisco, Flip's parent company, shut the...

  • Kodak Playfull Dual camera pictures and hands-on
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    Kodak Playfull Dual camera pictures and hands-on

    By 16 January 2012

    We at Pocket-lint have a theory that, at electronic trade shows, you could decipher just how badly a company wants to impress the attendees by the thickness of its booth's carpet. At CES 2012, Kodak's booth was covered in a pile so substantial that we...

  • Toshiba Camileo Z100 3D camcorder pictures and hands-on
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    Toshiba Camileo Z100 3D camcorder pictures and hands-on

    By 16 January 2012

    Over in Vegas at CES 2012, Toshiba announced its first full HD 3D camcorder, the Camileo Z100 and Pocket-lint was on hand to give it a spin. The dual-lens system on board allows the camcorder to capture 3D at Full HD via two, 5-megapixel backside illuminated...

  • Panasonic headcam prototype gives you third eye
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    Panasonic headcam prototype gives you third eye

    By 12 January 2012

    There have been a few surprises at the Panasonic booth this year which has forced us into a little bit of head scratching. Lacking the usual white card with tech specs, these mystery pieces of hardware made us put our thinking caps on. Panasonic's headcam/third...

  • Canon Legria HFM52 camcorder pictures and hands-on
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    Canon Legria HFM52 camcorder pictures and hands-on

    By 12 January 2012

    When we read about the high-end camcorder range from Canon that is the Canon Legria HF M-Series, we rather thought that they'd have to be quite big when stuffed with Wi-Fi technology, 32GB of onboard storage and an enhanced Canon Intelligent IS system....

  • Kodak Playfull Dual Wi-Fi camera combines 12MP stills and HD video
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    Kodak Playfull Dual Wi-Fi camera combines 12MP stills and HD video

    By 12 January 2012

    Kodak has had its fair share of troubles of late, but that hasn't stopped it announcing a few gems at CES 2012 in las Vegas. One of which is the Kodak Playfull Dual camera, which can not only shoot Full HD video but also snap 12-megapixel stills. However,...

  • JVC announces GY-HMQ10 the World's first 4K camcorder (pictures)
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    JVC announces GY-HMQ10 the World's first 4K camcorder (pictures)

    By 11 January 2012

    JVC has been working on a low-cost 4K resolution camera since 2007, and it seems to have finally managed to make it a reality with the announcement that it will launch the GY-HMQ10 straight away. The camera, which is expected to cost around £3,300 boasts...

  • GoPro HD Hero2 Wi-Fi BacPac pictures and hands-on
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    GoPro HD Hero2 Wi-Fi BacPac pictures and hands-on

    By 11 January 2012

    Want to hear about more accessories to make the GoPro HD Hero2 even more awesome than it already is? Of course you do. Over in the city of Sin at International CES 2012, the Woodman Labs owned company was keen to show off the latest trick up its extreme...

  • Wi-Fi comes to JVC Everio camcorders
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    Wi-Fi comes to JVC Everio camcorders

    By 11 January 2012

    JVC has outlined its Everio camcorder models for 2012, with seven models on offer. All offer full HD capture in AVCHD and an HDMI for output, but we're drawn to the new Wi-Fi feature that four of the models offer. The range breaks down into three main...

  • Toshiba Camileo Z100 full HD 3D camcorder announced
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    Toshiba Camileo Z100 full HD 3D camcorder announced

    By 10 January 2012

    Toshiba has announced its first full HD 3D camcorder, the Camileo Z100. The dual-lens system allows the camcorder to capture 3D at 1080p via two, 5-megapixel backside illuminated CMOS sensors. The camcorder also features a glasses-free 3D monitor, to...

  • Sony's new Handycam range features Full HD 3D and built-in projectors
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    Sony's new Handycam range features Full HD 3D and built-in projectors

    By 10 January 2012

    Sony has announced its new handycam lineup for 2012 and there's some pretty nifty technology on some of the high-end models, including the CX730E which offers Balanced Optical SteadyShot for even more stable images while walking/zooming; Two new models...