You somehow knew it was inevitable that someone would the relatively small pocket camcorder niche would soon replace those tiny screens and basic buttons with full touchscreens. Kodak did it a couple of days ago with the Playtouch, and now JVC drops a couple into the mix with the Picsio GC-FM2 and GC-WP10. While both
Kodak just unveiled a new pocket camcorder that changes the Flip’s basic video recording device standard by replacing the usual tiny screen with a full 3-inch touchscreen. It’s not the Playtouch’s highlight though; this compact cam also records videos in 1080p HD, shoots 5MP stills, and packs a set of in-cam tech that makes it
Now this is pretty special. Pocket camcorders are usually base-spec video cameras designed more for recording quick clips for internet uploads, but Sanyo’s new pocket-cam, the VPC-PD2BK, breaks the mold with a relatively high spec.
It’s that time of the year, when everybody starts rolling out new cameras and camcorders before the Photokina show drops in September. Samsung’s new stuff includes the HMX-E10, a new pocket camcorder that’s pretty unique with a lens that pivots around the body, letting you point it outward like every other cam, or point it
Panasonic just got all up in Flip’s business with the HM-TA1, Panny’s first pocket camcorder. It’s no child’s toy though; despite the user-friendly design and simple operation, the TA1 packs serious video tech, starting with a sensor that allows it to capture full 1080p HD videos at 30fps, 8-megapixel stills, and a built-in LED light