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  • Action Cam 2: For the budget concious extreme sports fan
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    Action Cam 2: For the budget concious extreme sports fan

    By 8 October 2010

    Pocket-lint loves a bit of extreme sports. It'll never turn down a game of tiddlywinks, even if the heating's turned up a bit too much. And has even been known to play FIFA 11 on the Xbox 360 with the lights off. However, there's a whole other type of...

  • GE DV1: The latest device for the mini-cam pile
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    GE DV1: The latest device for the mini-cam pile

    By 28 September 2010

    GE cameras has added its own effort to what must be the most rapidly expanding market in technology today - that of the mini HD camcorder. The GE DV1 shoots full HD video, with a maximum full HD record time per session of 29 minutes. Storage is via SD...

  • Samsung HMX-U20   review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Samsung HMX-U20 review

    By 27 September 2010

    Sticking with the slightly bent form factor of the HMX-U10, Samsung return with another stab at the pocket camcorder segment. The previous model suffered the way many of these cameras do: it was fixed focus and failed to deliver good results except in...

  • New Flip MinoHD video cameras announced
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    New Flip MinoHD video cameras announced

    By 20 September 2010

    The new range of affordable shoot and share video cameras from Flip have been updated to shoot image-stabilised video at 60 frames per second (fps), which is good news for those who always end up with shaky video footage. Just like previous models, the...

  • First Look: Sony Bloggie Touch MHS-TS20K review
    Cameras 0 out of 5

    First Look: Sony Bloggie Touch MHS-TS20K review

    By 7 September 2010

    Following the success of its Bloggie camcorder, Sony has introduced a new model featuring a touchscreen, along with several other nifty improvements. We were on hand at IFA 2010 to take a look at the new pocket camcorder and this is what we thought. Along...

  • Canon Legria HF M32  review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Canon Legria HF M32 review

    By 3 September 2010

    Canon’s latest addition to its Legria HF M series of camcorders is the compact, lightweight M32. A combination of extended storage, ease of use and Full HD shooting with improved creative options make the M32 look a tempting treat. But is it? Canon’s...

  • Canon 4k concept cam quadruples 1080p
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    Canon 4k concept cam quadruples 1080p

    By 3 September 2010

    Canon's 5-yearly expo is coming to a conclusion over in New York City, with one of the highlights of the show undoubtedly being the 4K concept camera. The multi-purpose, lightweight cam is capable is shooting video in the 4K resolution - that's approximately...

  • Toshiba Camileo S30 and P20 to take on pocket camcorder market
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    Toshiba Camileo S30 and P20 to take on pocket camcorder market

    By 2 September 2010

    Toshiba has sharpened its attack on the pocket camcorder market with the arrival of the next generation of Camileos at IFA2010. The Camileo S30 and P20 both shoot Full HD video at 30fps, but now feature a touchscreen 3-inch swivel display which used to...

  • Samsung unveils HMX-T10 full HD camcorder
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    Samsung unveils HMX-T10 full HD camcorder

    By 2 September 2010

    Samsung's new HMX-T10 full HD camcorder boasts an innovative 20-degree slanted lens that's been designed to make shooting videos more comfortable, so you can say goodbye to aching arms and wrists. Part of the manufacturer's new line-up of compact digital...

  • Sony gets zoomy with a couple of "value" Handycams
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    Sony gets zoomy with a couple of "value" Handycams

    By 1 September 2010

    Sony has read the collective Pocket-lint mind, as we were all just saying how the world could do with another couple of high power zoom camcorders; and what drops into the collective Pocket-lint inbox? Just that. The two new additions are the Handycam...

  • Sony Bloggie Touch: HD shooting and 360-degree panoramas
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    Sony Bloggie Touch: HD shooting and 360-degree panoramas

    By 1 September 2010

    With the absolute mass of HD pocket cams being announced in the last few weeks, we kind of guessed that Sony would be updating its own range. And now, it has done just that, announcing the Sony Bloggie Touch over at IFA. The Bloggie Touch is a compact...

  • JVC Picsio GC-FM2 and GC-WP10 add to growing pile of pocket cams
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    JVC Picsio GC-FM2 and GC-WP10 add to growing pile of pocket cams

    By 25 August 2010

    Wow. Either the public has got a huge appetite for mini-camcorders or the manufactures have all had a ganders at some market research with massively inaccurate information. Because JVC has just announced another couple of pocket-cams to add to the absolute...

  • Panasonic HM-TA1  review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Panasonic HM-TA1 review

    By 25 August 2010

    Manufacturers have picked up on the importance of the pocket camcorder market quite significantly in the last 2 years. Although there's never been a rush of them in the same way as there's been with netbooks. The steady stream of more and more companies...

  • Sanyo adds PD2BK to crowded pocket-cam market
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    Sanyo adds PD2BK to crowded pocket-cam market

    By 24 August 2010

    Pocket HD camcorders are everywhere nowadays - you can't move without tripping over one of the little blighters. Well, maybe it's not quite that bad - but there does seem to have been a huge wave of them incoming over the last few weeks. First up was...

  • ViewSonic eyes 3D vision on the go
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    ViewSonic eyes 3D vision on the go

    By 23 August 2010

    ViewSonic, as well as announcing that it will be showing off a couple of new tablets at IFA 2010, has also revealed its 3D-based product line-up for the mega-electronics show. The California based electronics company will be displaying a 3D handheld camcorder...

  • Kodak Playtouch adds to the mini-cam explosion
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    Kodak Playtouch adds to the mini-cam explosion

    By 23 August 2010

    Mini-camcorder fans have been spoiled as of late with a host of tiny HD video shooters hitting the market. We've seen efforts from Panasonic (the HM-TA1), Samsung (the HMX-E10) and even a 3D shooter from Aiptek. And now, Kodak has come to the party with...

  • Aiptek 3D: Budget HD 3D shooting
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    Aiptek 3D: Budget HD 3D shooting

    By 5 August 2010

    Aiptek has unveiled a mini, budget camera that it hopes will help it tap into the pocket camcorder market currently dominated by Flip. But with the Aiptek 3D you're getting an extra feature, can you guess what it is? Yep, that's right - the Aiptek 3D...

  • Samsung takes on Flip (and Panasonic) with the HMX-E10
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    Samsung takes on Flip (and Panasonic) with the HMX-E10

    By 28 July 2010

    Not content with releasing more compact cameras than you can shake a stick at, Samsung has also launched the HMX-E10 - its answer to the Flip HD. The pocket camcorder will also go head to head with the Panasonic HM-TA1, which has also recently been released...

  • Panasonic takes on Flip with the HM-TA1
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    Panasonic takes on Flip with the HM-TA1

    By 28 July 2010

    Panasonic has joined the mini-cam market with the launch of the HM-TA1 pocket camcorder model. The device records at Full HD resolution onto an SD card while you watch all the action unfold on a 2-inch LCD screen. Rather than take the one button Flip...

  • Panasonic launches the first 3D consumer camcorder
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    Panasonic launches the first 3D consumer camcorder

    By 28 July 2010

    Panasonic has announced what the company sees as the final piece in its 3D jigsaw puzzle - a 3D video camera that consumers are able to afford. The Panasonic HTC-SD750 is based on a single lens, 2D camcorder upgrade to the 700 series, but it comes with...

  • Sanyo Xacti VPC-CA100 lands with a splash
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    Sanyo Xacti VPC-CA100 lands with a splash

    By 26 July 2010

    Sanyo has announced the arrival of the Sanyo Xacti VPC-CA100, a waterproof dual camera, which Sanyo boasts is its "most powerful ever". With a video camera capable of shooting HD 1080i video and a stills camera with 14-megapixels on board, it is clear...

  • Panasonic preps consumer 3D camcorder?
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    Panasonic preps consumer 3D camcorder?

    By 26 July 2010

    First it was there, now it's gone. Panasonic's US camcorder homepage had, for a fleeting moment, a section for 3D camcorders. Fortunately, we managed to take a screengrab before it disappeared. It's certainly an interesting form factor and concept, as...

  • Panasonic to unleash 3D camcorder
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    Panasonic to unleash 3D camcorder

    By 22 July 2010

    Panasonic has been going camera launch crazy as of late. We were treated to our first looks at four new devices, the DMC-LX5, DMC-FZ100, DMC-FT10 and FZ100 recently. And the electronics giant also seems to be embracing the 3D revolution as well, we also...

  • Sony NEX-VG10E hands on
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    Sony NEX-VG10E hands on

    By 15 July 2010

    Sony's NEX-VG10E is a ferocious beast. We first saw a prototype back in May which certainly piqued our interest. Now it has landed and we've managed to get our hands on it. It's a hefty chap. Without the lens it is about the size of a regular camcorder...

  • Canon Legria HF M32 adds SDXC support
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    Canon Legria HF M32 adds SDXC support

    By 14 July 2010

    On what has been a busy day for the consumer camcorder market, the award for worst timing has to go to Canon, who chose the same day that Sony introduced its game-changing NEX-VG10E, to announce the rival of its latest camcorder - the Canon Legria HF...