Camcorders archive

  • GE spreads its bets at CES with varied camera lineup
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    GE spreads its bets at CES with varied camera lineup

    By 7 January 2011

    Camera releases appear to be particularly prevalent at CES 2011, and keeping the trend alive is GE Digital Cameras with some new, and pretty varied digital devices. Included in the lineup is the company's first handheld 1080p HD digital video camera....

  • JVC GS-TD1 Full HD 3D camcorder claims world's first
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    JVC GS-TD1 Full HD 3D camcorder claims world's first

    By 7 January 2011

    As everyone now knows two dimensions is no longer good enough, we now all need 3D - the 3D camcorder companies tell us so. It's just as well then that JVC has chosen CES 2011 to launch its Full HD 3D consumer camcorder - apparently a world's first. The...

  • Sony HDR-PJ30VE hands on
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    Sony HDR-PJ30VE hands on

    By 6 January 2011

    If you’re one of those people that like to share you movies straight away, then what better way to do that say Sony than have a camcorder that comes with a built in projector. Doing what Nikon did for still images for the video fan, the new HDR-PJ30VE...

  • Sony unleashes Full HD 3D camcorder
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    Sony unleashes Full HD 3D camcorder

    By 6 January 2011

    While the Sony Bloggie 3D (MHS-FS3) is aimed at the pocket camcorder family man, Sony has also addressed those looking for something a bit more professional and we’ve dived in to get a feel for what you can expect. The HDR-TD10E claims to be the world’s...

  • Sony Bloggie MHS-FS3 Hands-on
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    Sony Bloggie MHS-FS3 Hands-on

    By 6 January 2011

    Sony has launched a 3D version of its pocket camcorder range the Sony Bloggie at this year’s CES in Las Vegas, and guess what? That’s right we’ve already got hands-on photos for you to enjoy. The new camcorder will come with a 2.4-inch 3D glasses...

  • Panasonic HDC-SD900 camcorder leads 3D video march
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    Panasonic HDC-SD900 camcorder leads 3D video march

    By 5 January 2011

    Panasonic has embraced 3D with the launch of five new 3D-ready camcorders at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas with the newly announced HDC-SD900 leading the pack out of a total of 11 models for 2011. The top of the range models all offer compatibility...

  • Samsung announces ten new camcorders
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    Samsung announces ten new camcorders

    By 5 January 2011

    How many camcorder releases at once is too many? Obviously ten, as Samsung has chosen to announce the arrival of nine new models at the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas. At the top end is the HMX-H300 range, which encompasses the H300 itself and the...

  • Canon adds pro XA10 and new camcorders to Legria range
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    Canon adds pro XA10 and new camcorders to Legria range

    By 5 January 2011

    The good folk at Canon have chosen CES week to bring word of not one, not two, but 10 brand-spanking new camcorders; one in the  pro range and nine in the Legria, although it is not a CES launch. So without further ado, let's crack on with the lineup....

  • Panasonic turns to the dark side and Darth Vader for CES product launch
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    Panasonic turns to the dark side and Darth Vader for CES product launch

    By 4 January 2011

    Panasonic has enlisted the help of Darth Vader for their latest product announcement at CES in Las Vegas according to Starwars.com. “The Empire is headed to Vegas, baby. Darth Vader, accompanied by a legion of his finest Imperial troops, will address...

  • Samsung HMX-Q10 offers Full HD recording in both hands
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    Samsung HMX-Q10 offers Full HD recording in both hands

    By 4 January 2011

    Samsung is getting into the CES spirit, with official product releases being sent out by the Korean giant at regular intervals. Last week we were treated to news of the release of both the WB700 compact camera and the i-Function NX11. And now it's the...

  • 2010: A year in review, March
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    2010: A year in review, March

    By 27 December 2010

    It'll soon be 2011, but before we start gearing up for another big year of tech, which kicks off in January with the Las Vegas-based tech show CES, lets take a look at the highlights from the last 12 months. Although news can be a little thin on the ground...

  • Sanyo Xacti VPC-CA100   review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Sanyo Xacti VPC-CA100 review

    By 24 December 2010

    The Sanyo Xacti VPC-CA100 is a waterproof “dual camera” as Sanyo puts it. Using the pistol grip form factor, it is called a dual camera because it claims to offer not only Full HD video capture traditionally associated with this sort of design, but...

  • Flip Video UltraHD review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Flip Video UltraHD review

    By 23 December 2010

    Flip more or less invented the pocket camcorder market so when we heard that it was launching an updated range, we were very keen to get our mitts on them. The third-generation Flip UltraHD is similar to the last model, with its 720p video capture, although...

  • Poco Pro: The credit card sized 1080p camcorder
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    Poco Pro: The credit card sized 1080p camcorder

    By 23 December 2010

    The digital camera is about to get a whole lot smaller if designer Iain Sinclair has his way, as details have been released of a new digital camera that will be able to fit in your wallet. The Poco Pro measures the same size as a credit card (85.6 x 54...

  • Sony Bloggie Touch review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Sony Bloggie Touch review

    By 13 December 2010

    The Sony Bloggie Touch, or MHS-TS20, or Mobile HD Snap Camera depending on where you look on the device and packaging, is a pocket camcorder that looks to take a step forward in video quality over some rivals. Sony have made several changes to fulfil...

  • 12 Days of Christmas: Flip Mino HD 3rd generation
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    12 Days of Christmas: Flip Mino HD 3rd generation

    By 6 December 2010

    The first week of December has passed and if the Christmas shopping panic hasn't already taken root deep in your brain stem then you're made of some pretty strong stuff. For the benefit of the rest of us simple folk, welcome back to the 12 Days of Christmas...

  • Panasonic HDC-SDT750   review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Panasonic HDC-SDT750 review

    By 18 November 2010

    The 3D revolution seems inevitable. Analysts predict a massive take up of 3D TVs, as much as 45 per cent of all models sold by 2014, and 3D theatrical releases continue to rake in healthy box-office revenues. Both studios and PPV operators are licking...

  • Kodak Playtouch   review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Kodak Playtouch review

    By 11 November 2010

    The Kodak Playtouch takes a twist on the popular trend for pocket camcorders, adding Full HD 1080p video capture and a 3-inch touchscreen into the mix. It’s a move we’ve seen from a number of manufacturers looking to expand the offering of such devices...

  • Sony Bloggie Touch on sale in the UK
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    Sony Bloggie Touch on sale in the UK

    By 11 November 2010

    First announced at IFA earlier in the year, Sony has confirmed to Pocket-lint that its touch screen-friendly pocket camcorder has gone on sale in the UK. Following the success of its Bloggie camcorder, Sony has introduced a new model featuring a touchscreen,...

  • Flip MinoHD and Flip UltraHD the next generation
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    Flip MinoHD and Flip UltraHD the next generation

    By 5 November 2010

    It's time for Flip fans to get their fingers twitching once more. Yes, the world's favourite pocket camcorder with that eponymous action USB is back and better than ever. Not only will both the Flip MinoHD and Flip UltraHD now shoot at 50fps, but with...

  • JVC Picsio GC-WP10 review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    JVC Picsio GC-WP10 review

    By 2 November 2010

    JVC recently introduced the waterproof Picsio GC-WP10 alongside the decidedly non-water-friendly GC-FM2. We've already taken an in-depth look at the latter, so we thought it was about time that we got the underwater model in for a test as well. While...

  • Movember: Flip Videos don moustaches for charity
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    Movember: Flip Videos don moustaches for charity

    By 2 November 2010

    Movember is upon us, and men everywhere are growing moustaches throughout the month to raise money and awareness for charities such as The Prostate Cancer Charity and Everyman in the UK. But they're not the only ones. To tie-in with the global event,...

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2010 - Cameras
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    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2010 - Cameras

    By 27 October 2010

    It's that time of year again. Not only are there just nine weeks of shopping time until Christmas, but it's also nearly the beginning of November which is when we announce the nominations for the annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards.   Just like last year,...

  • JVC Picsio GC-FM2   review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    JVC Picsio GC-FM2 review

    By 21 October 2010

    Nearly every electronics manufacturer currently seems to be in a rush to release a flash memory storage HD video camcorder at near pocket money prices. They look near identical too, held vertically in the palm and used for filming like you would your...

  • VIDEO: Canon concepts the "Future of Imaging"
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    VIDEO: Canon concepts the "Future of Imaging"

    By 14 October 2010

    Back at the beginning of September, when Canon was wrapping up its New York Expo, we brought you news of its fantastic 4K concept camera. And now, with the Expo onto its Paris leg, more details of the super-cam have emerged, along with some video footage...