The Zoom Q3 camcorder has been around since October of 2009 when it first launched. The camcorder's most important feature is the high-quality audio that it is capable of recording. Read The Full Story
A live shot and initial specifications of what's said to be Sony's EX3 3D camcorder prototype has emerged, together with the promise that a commercial version is on its way. According to Engadget's sources, the Sony EX3 has six CMOS chips - three for each lens - taken from a pair of PMW-EX3 studio cameras, each capable of recording 35Mbps 1080p 4:2:0 MPEG-2 video. Read The Full Story
If you frequent YouTube or other video sites online there is a plethora of videos out there that are from action sports fans that video themselves doing stunts and tricks. I like the ones where some cocky person tries a trick only to wipe out and catch it on video. Read The Full Story
RED knows how to make really, really expensive cameras. But, they can get away with it because those really, really expensive cameras do more than what's probably necessary (even for that price tag). And, even if we know we'd never have a reason to own one of the RED cameras, we can't help but stare at them. Especially pieces of tech like the RED EPIC. Read The Full Story
JVC have outed their latest flagship digital camcorder, the JVC Everio GZ-HM1. Capable of recording Full HD video together with outputting 1080/60p through its HDMI connector, the HM1 uses a 1/2.3-inch 10.62 megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor that also supports up to 10-megapixel stills, and is paired with optical image stabilization and a Konica Minolta HD lens. Video demo after the cut Read The Full Story
It's not all still cameras in Samsung's PMA 2010 range; the company have also brought along a pair of new ultra-compact HD camcorders, the HMX-U20 and HMX-U15. Both support 1920 x 1080 Full HD video recording, and have integrated HDMI and USB connectivity; the U15 can also shoot 8- and 10-megapixel stills and has auto-focus, while the U20 can grab 14-megapixel stills and has a 3x optical zoom. Read The Full Story
The two high-end HD camcorders that shoot full 1080p with a 3MOS sensor system too much even for you? Panasonic gives us the pricing scheme for its (expected to be much more affordable) compact HD and full-featured SD camcorder models. Read The Full Story
Panasonic has uncovered the HDC-HS700 and HDC-TM700 HD camcorders that can shoot full 1080p resolution video at 60fps, recording via a 3MOS sensor system that offers true-to-life color and excels in low-light environments. Read The Full Story
Sanyo’s two newest XACTI Full HD camcorders only saw their official reveal a short while ago, but we persuaded some executives from the company to demonstrate the VPC-SH1 and VPC-CS1 to us ahead of schedule. The most impressive aspect of the pair is the amount of bulk which Sanyo have been able to shave off: the CS1 (the upright model) is particularly narrow at just 1.06-inches wide, despite being able to capture HD footage.
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If you’re considering a new camera or camcorder, you’re probably not narrowing down your options by whether you can mount them on your head or not; still, if you’re a diver, swimmer or snowboarder then Liquid Image could have a few models for you. We caught up with the company’s goggle-integrated “videomasks” – which range in price from $79 to $350 – at CES 2010; more details and live images after the cut.