Sony Korea have announced a trio of new hard-drive based ultra-compact camcorders. The DCR-SR47, with a 60GB hard-drive, and the DCR-SR67 and DCR-SR87, both with 80GB hard-drives, each weigh around 300g, and are intended as entry-level models with an "Easy mode" suitable for beginner users.
Sanyo have taken the wraps off of their 2009 line-up of Xacti camcorders, including an update to the company's popular pistol-grip full-HD HDX range. The new Sanyo Xacti HDX-2000, shown here in gold and black, is capable of full HD 1080p recording at 60fps together with 8-megapixel stills (interpolated up to 12-megapixel) that can be taken simultaneously. Sanyo have also introduced a traditional camcorder form-factor version, the Xacti DMX-FH11, which has an integrated 8GB of flash memory. Both models have microSD slots.
Canon really outdid themselves today. In preparation for CES 2009, the camera maker revealed that there were going to completely revamp their VIXIA HD camcorder line. These new cameras start the year off with a bang, that's for sure!
As we mentioned earlier this morning, Kodak plans to unveil a couple new devices at CES. One of those is the Zx1 camcorder, the apparent follow-up to the Zi6. We have some more news on the device, available after the jump.
In an effort to reduce development process to fabricate a much competitive and high resolution surveillance camera in the increasingly popular security-segment of digital camera industry; Sanyo turned to its company’s 4MP production camcorder, whipped out a full HD resolution networked surveillance Camera based on the goodies and image processing engine from the “Xacti” camcorder.
Some people love to capture hours and hours of video on a single trip, without the need for uploading their content to make room for more. JVC just released two new Everio camcorders that both include a microSDHC card slot and internal hard disk for storage.
Too many over the edge digital spy gadgets we’ve seen; but this one is kickin’ it old school, an analog wristwatch with full-feature digital video camera that is capable of capturing both images and sounds.
RED's new Scarlet and Epic modular cameras might not even be on the market yet, but the company has already tweaked pricing, changed specifications and made what could be an even more tempting trade-in offer to owners of their original RED ONE. According to company president Jim Jannard, RED were "were a bit frustrated" with digital signal processing and REDCODE data rates inside the Scarlet and Epic "brains", so they've brought the development process even more in-house and changed the specs.
Creative Labs' as-yet unannounced Vado HD camcorder has been prematurely advertized by Amazon. The point-and-shoot camcorder, which is capable of recording 720p high-definition footage, has gone up for preorder on the site, priced at $199.99 (with a given list price of $229.99).
If you're looking for an affordable camcorder in time for the holidays, then you might be interested in the DXG-579V, which will soon be available in a holiday pack from Kohl's that's sure to fulfill all of your video-taking needs.
Sporting an upright form factor, the DXG-579V is a digital camcorder with a 720p video capture and the ability to take still photos with up to 8 megapixels. It features a 2.4-inch rotating screen, and records H.264 video and MOV format videos in up to 1280 x 720 with 30fps.
The holiday pack from Kohl's will include this new camcorder, a tripod, a 2GB SD card that can store up to two hours of HD-quality video, a protective pouch, rechargeable batteries, AV cables and ArcSoft TotalMedia Extreme software for editing your footage. The holiday pack will go on sale starting on Black Friday, November 28th and will run until New Year's Eve. No word on pricing just yet, but you will be able to pick from classic silver and midnight black color options.