Camcorders archive

  • New Sony Bloggie cameras can stream video live
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    New Sony Bloggie cameras can stream video live

    By 10 January 2012

    Sony's Bloggie has made an appearance at CES in two forms, one of which boasts a clever live broadcasting feature which lets your stream video straight from the camera.  Clearly Sony thinks there is still a market for the Bloggie and with something like...

  • Canon brings Wi-Fi to premium Legria HF M-Series camcorders
    Cameras

    Canon brings Wi-Fi to premium Legria HF M-Series camcorders

    By 10 January 2012

    You could do the easy thing and buy yourself an entry-level camcorder but Canon would like you to at least have a think about going for their enthusiast models in the Canon Legria HF M-Series as announced at CES 2012. With an HD CMOS Pro sensor, this...

  • Canon brings Wi-Fi to Legria HF R-Series camcorders
    Cameras

    Canon brings Wi-Fi to Legria HF R-Series camcorders

    By 10 January 2012

    Canon has brought a little Wi-Fi joy to its entry-level range of HD camcorders with the creation of the Canon Legria HF R-Series. At the heart of the action is a 3.2-megapixel Full HD CMOS image sensor and the DIGIC DV III processor which can help add...

  • GoPro HD Hero2 review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    GoPro HD Hero2 review

    By 4 January 2012

    It's not an over-exaggeration to say that the GoPro has changed the world of both amateur and professional video making. GoPros are used from cyclists and bikers in London to record the crazy near-accidents drivers cause around them. Skiers love them...

  • More GoPro HD Hero extreme antics - this time pogoing madness (video)
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    More GoPro HD Hero extreme antics - this time pogoing madness (video)

    By 14 December 2011

    The GoPro HD Hero extreme sports-friendly camcorder has been some peculiar places. One was recently strapped to Garrett McNamara's surfboard as he successfully rode a 90-foot wave, breaking a record in the process. And another found itself in our editor...

  • Canon C300 pictures and hands-on
    Cameras

    Canon C300 pictures and hands-on

    By 7 December 2011

    Although it gets some stick, there are few people who could argue that RED changed cinematography more radically than almost any technological advance since colour film was invented. 35mm cameras used in movies are expensive, the stock is expensive and...

  • Go Pro HD Hero2 pictures and hands-on
    Cameras

    Go Pro HD Hero2 pictures and hands-on

    By 15 November 2011

    It feels like only yesterday that we reviewed the original GoPro HD Hero - in fact, it was three days ago - and we loved it. But not so very long ago, the company announced that it was upgrading the camera, with lots of flashy new features that would...

  • Garrett McNamara 90 foot wave surf world record filmed on GoPro camera (video)
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    Garrett McNamara 90 foot wave surf world record filmed on GoPro camera (video)

    By 14 November 2011

    Professional surfer Garratt McNamara broke a world record when he successfully rode a 90 foot wave in Praia do Norte, Nazaré, Portugal. And Pocket-lint has since learnt that the on-board camera footage of the feat was captured using a GoPro digital...

  • GoPro HD Hero review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    GoPro HD Hero review

    By 9 November 2011

    When it comes to making video where other cameras dare not tread, there is one leader. It's the GoPro HD Hero. Everything from gnarly extreme sports types right up to TV production companies make use of this tiny little camcorder. While it's not especially...

  • Sony Bloggie Wi-Fi camcorder revealed by FCC
    Cameras

    Sony Bloggie Wi-Fi camcorder revealed by FCC

    By 7 November 2011

    A new Sony Bloggie camcorder complete with Wi-Fi could be in the wings, as an FCC filing has been spotted with details referring to the device and a name: Sony calling it the "Mobile HD Snap" (MHS-TS55). The new Sony Snap camcorder will also receive the...

  • Canon EOS C300: Movies to get DSLR-like makeover
    Cameras

    Canon EOS C300: Movies to get DSLR-like makeover

    By 4 November 2011

    Canon has announced a new high-end interchangeable lens digital camera that will take on the Red Scarlet in an attempt to woo Hollywood. The new C300 camera, which at $20,000 is likely to be out of your budget, will promise to offer Hollywood’s cameramen...

  • 3M Camcorder Projector CP45 one for the mums
    Cameras

    3M Camcorder Projector CP45 one for the mums

    By 25 October 2011

    Taking its inspiration from the likes of the Flip, 3M has unleashed the Camcorder Projector CP45 - a pocket-sized HD camera with a twist. That twist being that the CP45 also doubles up as a pico projector, giving you the option to beam your footage on...

  • Red Epic pictures and hands-on
    Cameras

    Red Epic pictures and hands-on

    By 14 October 2011

    If you love movies and the art of cinematography, then you'll almost certainly have heard of, and be excited by, the Red Epic. Following on from the Red One, the Epic is a digital cinema camera that can shoot video that is arguably higher quality than...

  • Canon promises "historic" Hollywood 3 November product launch
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    Canon promises "historic" Hollywood 3 November product launch

    By 16 September 2011

    Canon is about to launch a new device on the 3 November in Hollywood, according to an invite going out to press in the States. Titled "The Story begins", the cryptic invite only adds that "Canon is making a historic global announcement". A series of lights...

  • Sony Bloggie 3D review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Sony Bloggie 3D review

    By 12 September 2011

    "The Flip is dead, long live the Sony Bloggie". Are the words probably uttered by the Sony pocket camcorder team when they heard the news earlier this year that Cisco had ditched the popular Flip camcorder. Trying to fill the space, Sony has slowly trotted...

  • Toshiba Camileo Clip wants to replace the Flip
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    Toshiba Camileo Clip wants to replace the Flip

    By 2 September 2011

    Toshiba has announced the Camileo Clip a pocket sized camcorder hoping to fill the gap in the market following the demise of the Flip. Supposedly “Great for thrill seekers” according to Toshiba, the new small Camileo Clip sports a ‘candybar’...

  • Kodak Playsport Zx5 adds Burton decals for snow business
    Cameras

    Kodak Playsport Zx5 adds Burton decals for snow business

    By 24 August 2011

    Let today, 24 August 2011, be forever known as Camera Day! Never have we seen so much new camera news as we have today - even during the specialist trade convention Photokina. Now, it's Kodak's turn to get involved. The company has added a Burton special...

  • Sony shoots in with NEX-VG20E "best ever" Handycam
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    Sony shoots in with NEX-VG20E "best ever" Handycam

    By 24 August 2011

    When faced with the word handycam, it's all too easy to drum up images of your dad producing well-intentioned but altogether amateur footage of birthdays, holidays and wedding etc. So with the launch of the Sony Handycam NEX-VG20E prejudice needs to be...

  • Best gadgets for kids
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    Best gadgets for kids

    By 9 August 2011

    While children growing up 50 years ago might have been happy with a set of Bayko, a spinning top or a hobby horse; the kids of today are almost as savvy as adults when it comes to gadgets which is only too evident the moment they get hold of an iPad or...

  • Polaroid X720E waterproof camcorder hands-on
    Cameras

    Polaroid X720E waterproof camcorder hands-on

    By 27 July 2011

    The Polaroid X720E is the brand's first waterproof camcorder and we managed to get up close and personal for some hands-on time with the new product.  The compact gadget is waterproof up to 3m so it should survive unscathed if you're planning to use...

  • Kodak Playfull review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Kodak Playfull review

    By 12 July 2011

    With Flip now out of business, Kodak has found itself in a rather rare situation as far as the company in the current age goes. For pocket camcorders, it's going to be market leader. So, is becoming top dog by default enough reason to start buying these...

  • Samsung HMX-Q10 review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Samsung HMX-Q10 review

    By 8 July 2011

    The Samsung HMX-Q10 made headlines when it was unveiled at CES back in January 2011, largely thanks to its flexible design that makes it easy for left-handed moviemakers to use. Samsung's SwitchGrip means that the camcorder is ambidextrous so it can either...

  • Muvi HD 1080p Action Cam review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Muvi HD 1080p Action Cam review

    By 4 July 2011

    We've reviewed plenty of pocket camcorders here on Pocket-lint, including the Toshiba Camilieo S30 and the Kodak Playtouch, and with one of the big hitters - Flip Video - recently pulling out of the market, there's plenty of room for other brands to make...

  • Panasonic 2012 Olympics cameras and camcorders hands-on
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    Panasonic 2012 Olympics cameras and camcorders hands-on

    By 1 July 2011

    Panasonic has unveiled a range of Olympics-branded products for the 2012 games in London and we were able to get our hands on some of them for a sneak preview. The new product lineup is set to include cameras, camcorders, headphones and SD cards and will...

  • Canon Legria HF M41 review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Canon Legria HF M41 review

    By 8 June 2011

    The Canon LEGRIA HF M41 makes up one third of the brand's M-Series camcorder lineup, along with the cheaper HF M46 and the HF M406. What the HF M41 has over its siblings is its larger 32GB memory, along with a viewfinder and an external microphone input....