Among the products announced at Sony’s gaff-free (no movie directors here!) CES press event, a couple of new cameras caught our eye. First up was Sony’s latest 4K Camcorder, the AX100, which is now a far more ‘consumer friendly’ looking device compared to the company’s previous efforts. Producing a lighter and smaller camera is obviously … Continue reading Video: Sony’s AX100 4K Camcorder & AS100VR Action Cam
Like two titans inching themselves inexorably nearer to each other, the ever diminishing gulf between consumer handycams and 35mm DSLRs takes another giant leap closer with the release of the Sony Handycam NEX-VG900E. DSLRs have had the capability of recording high definition video for some time now, but conversely, the same cannot be said of … Continue reading Sony Handycam NEX-VG900E: First full frame flix
Sony has released its best-ever Handycam – the NEX-VG20E. The problem is, it’s so well-designed that all you’ll want to do is record a mirror. In Full HD. At 50p and 25p. With Tru-Black technology and 16MP stills. Cool. Aside from looking good on the outside, crack it open and you’ll find an Exmor APS … Continue reading Sony NEX-VG20E Handycam: Fun for video and audiophiles
The annual January Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is always a good litmus test for the industry. It’s a time when manufacturers showpiece their upcoming models and for me, there is every chance that 2011 is set to be another year when electronic imaging takes a further giant leap forward. Samsung has been quick … Continue reading Samsung gets to grips with the latest camcorder technology.
Well, while we’ve all been busy stuffing our faces with mince pies and drinking up the national beer lake, the folk at Canon have been busy with other things. That must be why they are greeting the new year not with a hangover but with a new lineup of five new cameras and 10 – … Continue reading New year, new lineup from Canon
LatestGadgets had the chance to test out the Panasonic HM-TA1. This will be Panasonic’s first pocket camcorder and goes toe to toe with the Flip Ultra HD. Let’s see how it compares. The HM-TA1 is very easy to use and I was up and running within minutes. All the software is preloaded on to the … Continue reading Hands on: Panasonic HM-TA1 pocket-size camcorder
Cisco has announced its third generation of the popular Flip camcorders, Flip UltraHD and Flip MinoHD. They improved from the second generation with enhanced HD video quality and image stabilisation. It is now easier to upload videos and share. The Flip UltraHD is 25% slimmer than its predecessor, which felt a little like a brick. … Continue reading Hands on with Flip UltraHD and MinoHD
If you’ve got a smartphone, you’re probably already addicted to touchscreen technology. So if I tell you that Kodak’s latest camcorder also has touch screen controls, you might get just a little bit excited. The Playtouch is the latest in the line of ‘Play’ cameras from Kodak, the last being the PlaySport, which was pretty well … Continue reading Quick look: Kodak Playtouch 1080p Camcorder