Camcorders

RED’s EPIC Gets Shown Off at NAB

RED’s EPIC Gets Shown Off at NAB

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.

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JVC Everio GZ-HM1 1080p camcorder on sale now

JVC Everio GZ-HM1 1080p camcorder on sale now

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

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Samsung HMX-U20 and U15 Full HD point-&-shoot camcorders

Samsung HMX-U20 and U15 Full HD point-&-shoot camcorders

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.

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Sanyo XACTI SH1 and CS1 hands-on

Sanyo XACTI SH1 and CS1 hands-on

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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