Camcorders archive

  • Sanyo Xacti VPC-CS1 lands in UK
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    Sanyo Xacti VPC-CS1 lands in UK

    By 1 March 2010

    Sanyo's recently announced Sanyo Xacti CS1 camcorder is hitting the UK this week according to the company. First debuted at CES in Las Vegas at the beginning of January, the new device that touts the "world's smallest, lightest and thinnest Full HD camera"...

  • Sony Bloggie MHS-PM1 camcorder  review
    Cameras 3 out of 5

    Sony Bloggie MHS-PM1 camcorder review

    By 26 February 2010

    For those spur of the moment video clips, most of us are now well used to simply hoisting and pointing our camera phones at the activities taking place. That point hasn't been lost on electronics manufacturers who have of late been taking an "if you can't...

  • Samsung WB2000/TL350 lets you take your stills and video at the same time
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    Samsung WB2000/TL350 lets you take your stills and video at the same time

    By 21 February 2010

    Samsung has launched a new digital camera as part of its bevy of announcements at PMA in California, that can take 10-megapixel stills while recording Full HD video at the same time. The new model, called the WB2000 in the UK and the TL350 in the...

  • Samsung HMX-U20 and HMX-U15 camcorders announced
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    Samsung HMX-U20 and HMX-U15 camcorders announced

    By 21 February 2010

    Samsung has updated its HMX-U10 camcorder with two new models: the HMX-U20 and HMX-U15. The new models, announced at PMA in California, will offer Full HD video, built-in USB and HDMI connectivity. Taking the high-road, the U20 will also come with a...

  • Panasonic HDC-TM700 Camcorder
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    Panasonic HDC-TM700 Camcorder

    By 18 February 2010

    At Panasonic's annual convention in Munich, we were able to get hands-on with the company's SDC-TM700 camcorder. It promises full HD recording, an ultra-wide 35mm lens, Panasonic's 3MOS system with an effective motion megapixel count of 9 million, and...

  • Toshiba Camileo S20 camcorder   review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Toshiba Camileo S20 camcorder review

    By 11 February 2010

    The Toshiba Camileo S20 is one of the more compact HD camcorders on the market, lying squarely with models like the Flip Ultra HD and Kodak Zi8, rather than larger "fully-fledged" camcorders. As such, it comes in with a price of £119. But what do you...

  • Panasonic launches HS700, TM700 and SD700 HD camcorders
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    Panasonic launches HS700, TM700 and SD700 HD camcorders

    By 10 February 2010

    Panasonic has introduced three new 7000 series models to its 3MOS high definition camcorder range for those looking for more than the current crop of PVCs offer. All models offer full HD recording, an ultra wide 35mm lens, Panasonic's 3MOS system with...

  • Sanyo unveils VPC-GH2, VPC-CG102, and VPC-CG20 camcorders
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    Sanyo unveils VPC-GH2, VPC-CG102, and VPC-CG20 camcorders

    By 5 February 2010

    Sanyo has dropped word of a trio of camcorders that it'll soon be bringing to market. There's the VPC-GH2, VPC-CG102, and VPC-CG20. All three come with full 1080p video and up to 14-megapixel photo capability. All three record onto SD, SDHC cards, and...

  • Genius launches G-Shot HD550T budget HD camcorder
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    Genius launches G-Shot HD550T budget HD camcorder

    By 14 January 2010

    Genius has launched the G-Shot HD550T high definition camcorder in the UK. Offering 720p quality (1280 x 720 at 30 frames per second) film footage and 5-megapixel stills, it's a little like a horizontal version of the popular Flip-style PVCs we're seeing...

  • Canon's LEGRIA HF S21 camcorder hands-on
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    Canon's LEGRIA HF S21 camcorder hands-on

    By 9 January 2010

    At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Canon has announced updates to its flagship HF S21, HF S20 and HF S200 camcorders. All have been granted great big 3.5-inch touchscreen LCDs - a shift from the previous joystick-based approach. We got hands...

  • Panasonic twin-lens Full HD 3D camcorder
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    Panasonic twin-lens Full HD 3D camcorder

    By 9 January 2010

    If you've a spare $21k then you'll soon be able to whip up 3D content in a jiffy thanks to a coming-soon professional camcorder from Panasonic. Panasonic is hoping the fact that it's got two cameras built-in capable of both recording 1080p should make...

  • Panasonic launches mixed bag of high and standard definition camcorders
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    Panasonic launches mixed bag of high and standard definition camcorders

    By 8 January 2010

    Panasonic has announced a range of standard and high definition camcorders at CES in Las Vegas. The three new standard definition camcorders include the top of the range SDR-H85, which can record to HDD and SDXC, SDHC or SD memory card and features an...

  • Kodak's new PlaySport caught on camera
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    Kodak's new PlaySport caught on camera

    By 7 January 2010

    Kodak has chosen CES as the venue to release a rugged version of its Zi8 pocket video camcorder and we can now bring you hands-on photos of the new gadget. The Kodak PlaySport offers 1080p video, Facebook and YouTube uploading tools and new underwater...

  • Sony launches two Handycams for each day of the week
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    Sony launches two Handycams for each day of the week

    By 7 January 2010

    Sony has littered the floor of CES 2010 with 15 Handycams for consumers to pick through. The enormous addition to the range consists of five HDD recording models and 10 which store footage onto internal flash memory and both SD and Sony Memory sticks...

  • Sanyo Xacti CS1 gets three world's "-ests"
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    Sanyo Xacti CS1 gets three world's "-ests"

    By 7 January 2010

    Sanyo has never been one to shy away from "world's -est" claims and we're happy to see the release of the new "Full HD Slim Type Dual Camera Xacti VPC-CS1" sees it true to form. The world's smallest, lightest and thinnest dual camera Xacti for 2010 is...

  • Samsung intros Wi-Fi to S-Series camcorders
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    Samsung intros Wi-Fi to S-Series camcorders

    By 7 January 2010

    Samsung has pulled off a bit of a coup by introducing the world's first camcorders to offer built-in Wi-Fi and DLNA connectivity. The Samsung HMX-S15 and HMX-S16 both allow users to send recorded footage either wirelessly to DLNA compatible HDTVs or to...

  • Sony Bloggie pocket camcorder for the blogger in you
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    Sony Bloggie pocket camcorder for the blogger in you

    By 7 January 2010

    Sony has followed up the launch of its pocket camcorder range first launched at CES 2009 with new models for CES 2010. Called the Sony Bloggie, the new camcorders are, as the name suggests, aimed at those that like to blog their life. While the name...

  • Kodak PlaySport takes Zi8 camcorder rugged
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    Kodak PlaySport takes Zi8 camcorder rugged

    By 6 January 2010

    Kodak has just announced an update to its Zi8 camcorder at CES in Las Vegas on Tuesday. The new offering will be called the Kodak PlaySport and offers a more rugged, durable casing than the Zi8.  Those worried that such a move will create a dumbed...

  • Canon blasts out four new Legria camcorders
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    Canon blasts out four new Legria camcorders

    By 5 January 2010

    Canon has launched a load of LEGRIA camcorders at gadget consumers this afternoon with the arrival of four series in the range and many models within them. The baby of the bunch is the Canon LEGRIA FS300 series which is for those who still feel that standard...

  • OmniVision launches 14.6-megapixel, 1080p CMOS sensor
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    OmniVision launches 14.6-megapixel, 1080p CMOS sensor

    By 4 January 2010

    You can soon expect to see 14.6-megapixel digi-cams that are capable of capturing 60fps, 1080p video footage, and boasting electronic image stabilisation, thanks to a new sensor from OmniVision. The new OV14810 for digital still/video cameras and OV14825...

  • Liquid Image Snow Camera Goggle unveiled
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    Liquid Image Snow Camera Goggle unveiled

    By 3 January 2010

    Liquid Image, the company behind the scuba diving masks that contain camcorders in them so you can record fish, has moved on to the next sport - snowboarding and skiing. The company has announced "the world's first snow goggle with an integrated digital...

  • 20-megapixel, 1080p-capable cameraphones due in 2011
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    20-megapixel, 1080p-capable cameraphones due in 2011

    By 16 December 2009

    Chip-maker Broadcom has announced the launch of a new processor that will see phones incorporating high-def camcorders that could snap up to 20-megapixel pictures. The new Broadcom BCM2763 VideoCore IV Processor enables Full HD 1080p camcorder capabilities...

  • Samsung HMX-U10 camcorder   review
    Cameras 3 out of 5

    Samsung HMX-U10 camcorder review

    By 30 November 2009

    The pocket camcorder segment has caught the eye of Samsung, offering up their HMX-U10. It brings with it high-definition recording capabilities and plenty of other options. The U10 is similar in size to Creative's Vado HD and the Flip Mino HD, measuring...

  • Creative unveils third gen Vado HD with new design
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    Creative unveils third gen Vado HD with new design

    By 24 November 2009

    Creative has announced the third generation Vado HD pocket video camcorder, claiming to combine a "sleek design with stunning HD video quality". The new model is said to see improved quality of video in low light or brightly lit conditions, gets external...

  • Firebox launches the Digital Video Memo
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    Firebox launches the Digital Video Memo

    By 23 November 2009

    The high-tech version of the sticky yellow Post-It note, the new Digital Video Memo from Firebox offers a 21st century way to leave a note to your significant other, offspring, housemates or colleagues. The tiny device (it measures just 5.6 x 5.5 x 1.1cm)...