Camcorders archive

  • JVC Everio GS-TD1   review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    JVC Everio GS-TD1 review

    By 18 May 2011

    Until now, Panasonic has been a lonely champion for homemade 3D, offering a range of camcorders compatible with its VW-CLT1 3D accessory lens. We looked at the brand’s HDC-SD900 recently and were suitably impressed, although like all the 3D capable...

  • Olympus LS-20 sound recorder adds HD movie capture
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    Olympus LS-20 sound recorder adds HD movie capture

    By 3 May 2011

    Olympus has announced the launch of the LS-20 PCM recorder, a high-def digital sound recorder which it claims offers "recording studio sound quality" along with HD movie recording to boot. Openly admitting that HD movie recording on cameras it not always...

  • Philips ESee camcorder range hands-on
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    Philips ESee camcorder range hands-on

    By 2 May 2011

    With Flip out of the way, there's plenty of space for the other pocket camcorders in the market to flourish, and even room enough for a few new-comers to get in on the act. One such well-known brand to take steps into the video imaging world in 2011 is...

  • Samsung Multi-Proof W200 Pocket Cam gets us wet
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    Samsung Multi-Proof W200 Pocket Cam gets us wet

    By 21 April 2011

    Having just announced its new ST93 compact camera, Samsung is to launch something a little bit tougher in the shape of the Samsung Multi-Proof W200 Pocket Cam. The rugged W200 is designed to be taken into the toughest conditions and features a 5-megapixel...

  • Flip Action Tripod hands-on
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    Flip Action Tripod hands-on

    By 19 April 2011

    Flip may be in its death throes after being axed by Cisco, but we managed to get our hands on their Action Tripod, something we’ve been wanting for a while. Flip have always pushed the action angle on their Flip camcorders and the Action Tripod provides...

  • Flip Video was killed on eve of FlipLive launch
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    Flip Video was killed on eve of FlipLive launch

    By 16 April 2011

    While many are still trying to get their heads around Cisco's decision to close the Flip Video arm of its business, others are digging a little deeper, and some have found a possible reason for the closure. Flip Video, you see, was shut down a day before...

  • Top alternatives to Flip Video
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    Top alternatives to Flip Video

    By 12 April 2011

    Cisco has shocked the tech world by announcing that it is to kill off its famous Flip Video brand, closing down the business and ceasing production of all models. It's a bit of a shocker, as Flip seemed to be one of the dominant brands when it comes to...

  • Cisco kills Flip Video
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    Cisco kills Flip Video

    By 12 April 2011

    Bet you didn’t see this one coming, Cisco has just confirmed with Pocket-lint that it is killing the Flip Video brand, closing down the business and ceasing production of all models. “Stopping the business rather than selling it was the best course...

  • Toshiba Camileo B10 hands-on
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    Toshiba Camileo B10 hands-on

    By 7 April 2011

    Toshiba has expanded its Camileo linup of pocket camcorders with a new 'candybar' design, in the form of the B10. This compact camcorder is clearly designed to go head-to-head with models such as the Flip Video UltraHD and we managed to get some hands-on...

  • Toshiba Camileo P100 hands-on
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    Toshiba Camileo P100 hands-on

    By 7 April 2011

    Toshiba has just announced the Camileo P100 as the replacement to its P30 pocket camcorder and we managed to track it down in a dark corner at the maker's recent product convention for some hands-on time. Like its predecessor, the P100 sports a pistol...

  • Panasonic HDC-SD90 review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Panasonic HDC-SD90 review

    By 17 March 2011

    We've seen a few 3D-capable camcorders making their debuts recently, including JVC's GS-TD1 and GZ-HM960 and Panasonic's HDC-SDT750. The HDC-SD90 is Panasonic's entry-level 3D-flavoured compact camcorder, although you'll need to kit yourself out with...

  • Panasonic HDC-SD900  review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Panasonic HDC-SD900 review

    By 25 February 2011

    Panasonic has slashed the entry price of DIY 3D by expanding its range of 3D compatible camcorders and making the conversion lens an optional £280 accessory. You can now step up to 3D via the £899 HDC-SD900, the most affordable new member of the brand’s...

  • JVC GS-TD1 hands-on
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    JVC GS-TD1 hands-on

    By 23 February 2011

    JVC launched what it calls the world's first consumer camcorder with full HD 3D at CES 2011, although Sony actually pipped it to the post and announced its HDR-TD10E first. However, JVC's 3D device is due to hit UK shops before Sony's so, in a way, ...

  • JVC GZ-HM960 hands-on
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    JVC GZ-HM960 hands-on

    By 23 February 2011

    Hot on the heels of its full HD GS-TD1 camcorder, announced at CES 2011, JVC also introduced the GZ-HM960 - a more affordable model that can convert 2D footage to 3D. We were lucky enough to get our hands on JVC's latest gadget at the company's UK HQ....

  • Toshiba Camileo S30 review
    Cameras 3 out of 5

    Toshiba Camileo S30 review

    By 22 February 2011

    The range of pocket camcorders available seems to be growing by the day and there are now plenty of options on offer. Toshiba recently expanded its range with the introduction of the Camileo S30 and P20 which both sport slimline, pocket-friendly designs....

  • Panasonic VW-CLT1 3D camcorder lens hands-on
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    Panasonic VW-CLT1 3D camcorder lens hands-on

    By 16 February 2011

    Panasonic debuted its VW-CLT1 3D camcorder lens in 2010, but it's now available to buy separately and can be used with a selection of models from the brand's new product lineup. We managed to get some hands-on time with the new lens at Panasonic's 2011...

  • Panasonic HX-WA10 hands-on
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    Panasonic HX-WA10 hands-on

    By 16 February 2011

    Panasonic has just announced its HX-WA10 "dual camera" and we managed to track it down at Panasonic's 2011 convention. As a late addition to the lineup, the WA10 model on show was only a prototype, so while we can tell you all about the look and feel...

  • The ultimate snowboarder's suitcase
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    The ultimate snowboarder's suitcase

    By 4 February 2011

    This is the ultimate snowboarder's suitcase. We're not talking about a bag to carry your snowboard in but the travel case full of the very best clothes and kit you could possibly choose. Naturally, the sky's the limit as far as budget goes here, so we've...

  • Best snow-proof camcorders and action cams
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    Best snow-proof camcorders and action cams

    By 2 February 2011

    As part of Snow Week, Pocket-lint is bringing you all the latest gadgets, apps, and tips for your next trip to the slopes. We've already given you a round-up of the best snow-proof cameras around, but if you're after some video footage then are a few...

  • Flip Mino HD to add Wi-Fi connectivity?
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    Flip Mino HD to add Wi-Fi connectivity?

    By 31 January 2011

    Back in November 2009, Pocket-lint brought you details of an interview with a Cisco spokesperson, who told us that a Wi-Fi enabled Flip camera would hit the shops in 2010. It never did though, but you know what they say: "Better late than never"; and...

  • 2011 Gadget Calendar - when can you buy that new gadget from CES
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    2011 Gadget Calendar - when can you buy that new gadget from CES

    By 12 January 2011

    CES has packed up for another year, so now you know all about the new gadgets that are on the way. But when will you actually be able to get your mitts on them? We've put together a list of all the launch dates that we know about to save you scrabbling...

  • Kodak Playsport and Playfull hands-on
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    Kodak Playsport and Playfull hands-on

    By 11 January 2011

    Kodak has updated its Playsport video camcorder, now the Zx5 model, and introduced the new compact Playfull model at CES 2011 in Las Vegas and we were on hand to snap the new pocket camcorders. The Playsport is now shockproof as well as waterproof and...

  • CES 2011 in 3D
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    CES 2011 in 3D

    By 10 January 2011

    If there were two things we knew we’d be seeing at CES 2011, it was tablets and 3D. We’ve not been disappointed. We’ve been bringing you all the tablets as they come in on our CES tablet-counter but now it’s time to talk of the other; so what...

  • Samsung HMX-Q10 camcorder hands-on
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    Samsung HMX-Q10 camcorder hands-on

    By 10 January 2011

    Sparing a thought for all the left-handed gadget aficionados out there, Samsung has introduced the world's first camcorder that offers full operation in either hand. Thanks to a handy accelorometer, the HMX-Q10 can be held in the right hand or turned...

  • JVC GS-TD1 3D camcorder eyes-on
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    JVC GS-TD1 3D camcorder eyes-on

    By 7 January 2011

    When JVC launched their GS-TD1 3D camcorder claiming it as a world first, they obviously forgot to check what Sony were up to. We hunted the new model to have a look and found it lurking in a dark corner on their booth at CES 2011. Like the Sony HDR-TD10E...