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I think having a record of each first day of school through the years is one of the most valuable things you can pass on to your child. To truly capture the moment (and later make a “School Years” movie), use the Sanyo Xacti VPC-E2 Digital Camcorder. Besides recording HD video, it also takes 14-megapixel digital photos with 5X optical zoom. Its compact design fits easily into a pocket, while the super-fast start-up means... more
Flip Video Camcorders have been featured before here on mySimon, but we had to mention them again because the convenient USB cameras make the perfect wedding present. The Flip Video UltraHD U1120 (8 GB) High Definition Camcorder is now in its third generation and lets you shoot up to two hours of HD video on the easy-to-use, slim device. It's the perfect gift for the newlyweds to take on their honeymoon.
Sometimes the best way to a loved one's heart is through fun gadgets. Pocket HD Video Cameras have become popular lately since the Flip made its debut, which means that you have plenty to choose from now. This Valentine's Day, I'm buying my special lady one of these Kodak PlaySport Zx3 HD Waterproof Pocket Video Cameras. Perfect for taking on outdoor excursions, the waterproof camera captures full, 1080p HD video and offers electronic image... more
Your college days are ones that you're not going to want to forget. This Sony Handycam HDR-CX110 Digital Camcorder has everything you need to capture all of your college days in both 1920 x 1080 Full HD video and 3.0 megapixel images. The ultra-compact camcorder features an "Exmor R" CMOS sensor for superior low-light performance and a Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar T 25x optical zoom lens to focus on the action.
Back in the day, we remember when a camcorder was a huge box that Dad lugged around on his shoulder to record our boring piano recitals. Nowadays, a camcorder can fit in your pocket and record quality, HD video. This Samsung U20 High Def Flash Memory Camcorder offers 3x optical zoom, 1920 x 1080 resolution that delivers high-resolution video with excellent color and precision detail in H.264 SD file format. The built-in USB makes... more
We remember the days when a camcorder was a gigantic box that you lugged on your shoulder and fed VHS tapes. Not to mention, they were incredibly expensive despite their limited capabilities. The Sanyo VPC-CG10P 40MB Flash Drive HD Camcorder records high definition video and up to 10 megapixel digital photos with 5X optical zoom. It easily fits into your pocket and can quickly transfer digital video for easy sharing.
Any aspiring filmmaker will love to find this Sony HVR-HD1000U Mini DV Camcorder under the tree. The shoulder-mounted camera comes with a ClearVid CMOS sensor that is capable of recording 1080i high definition footage on a standard MiniDV tape. We especially like the Super SteadyShot image stabilization for our shaky hands. The picture quality rivals that of much more expensive camcorders, making it the perfect camcorder for both home movies and amateur filmmaking.
Technology is always changing and as soon as you buy a new piece of equipment, it seems like it instantly becomes outdated. We were looking for an inexpensive, but reliable video camera and stumbled upon the Flip Ultra HD Pocket Digital Camcorder. This budget-friendly camcorder is a cinch to operate. Simply press the red button and instantly take quality HD video that can be uploaded to your computer using the pop-out flash drive.
Pocket-sized camcorders have become quite popular this year, and thanks to the Kodak Zi6, they're now recording in HD. The new Flip MinoHD, a 3.3-ounce camcorder, lets you shoot up to an hour of 720p HD video on its 4GB of internal memory. Connect it to your computer using the built-in USB connection, and use its PC- and Mac-friendly software to you edit your masterpieces with your own music (and add titles and... more
Look, another pocket video camera! Except this one records in HD. The Kodak Zi6 can record 720p at 60 frames per second, a step above the 640x480-pixel VGA resolution you get with other pocket camcorders. Available in black (pink is coming soon), the Zi6 has a 2.4" LCD and an expandable SD/SDHC card slot that holds cards up to 32 GB (you'll need a memory card because the camcorder doesn't come with much built-in... more
In high school we made home movies with a camcorder that was the size of a microwave oven, and probably cost our parents a fortune. It's nice to see that (unlike gas) some things are getting more affordable. The $100 RCA point-and-shoot Small Wonder camcorder is competing with both the Flip and the Creative Vado in the pocket-sized camcorder market. The Small Wonder has a 1.5" flip-out LCD display (the Vado's display... more
If you like the looks of the tiny Flip camcorder, don't buy it until you check out the Creative Vado camcorder. The Vado is smaller and cheaper than the Flip, has a bigger screen, and records up to 2 hours of video - twice as long as what the Flip can do. The Vado also has a rechargeable battery, a USB plug that lets you connect it directly to your computer, and built-in... more
Introducing the world's smallest and lightest progressive HD camcorder, the Samsung SC-HMX10. Samll enough to fit in the palm of your hand, it records directly onto the built-in 8GB memory or the included SD/MMC card, so you can upload straight to your computer for emailing or posting on YouTube. Other features include 10x optical zoom, a 2.7" LCD display, HDMI output for watching movies on your big-screen TV, and image stabilization to compensate for... more
Making and distributing home movies just got a whole lot easier and a whole lot cheaper, thanks to the Flip Video Ultra. Record up to 60 minutes of video on the 5-ounce camera's internal flash drive. Then connect the camera to your PC or Mac (note the handy USB interface) and upload it to YouTube in just one step. Or use the camera's TV output to watch your videos on your TV. The Flip... more
You watch TV in high definition. Don't you think it's time you start filming in it too? The Canon HV20 camcorder lets you capture your surroundings in either 1080i high-definition or widescreen standard-definition video. It's got 10x optical zoom with 4 zoom speeds, a 2.7" widescreen LCD, optical image stabilization, and even a remote control, in case you want to film yourself at a distance. Plus it takes 3-megapixel digital still photos, so you... more
Capture high quality, high definition video with the Sony Handycam HDR-HC7, one of the first camcorders available that supports xvYCC, the latest "color space," which Sony calls "x.v.Color." This means that the camcorder can capture better colors, and display the full range of colors viewable by the human eye. The HC7 can take 2.3-megapixel video and 4.6-megapixel stills, has 10x optical zoom and a touch-screen interface, and records onto MiniDV. More Sony camcorders.
Should you buy a camcorder or a digital camera? Why not both? Sanyo's Xacti HD digital video camera combines a 5-megapixel still digital camera (with 10x optical zoom) with a camcorder that can record 21 minutes of 720-pixel HD video on a single 1GB SD card. But wait, there's more: A big fold-out 2.2" display, image stabilizer, and the whole thing weighs just 8 ounces (that's about 2 iPods). More camcorders.
Brand-new form Panasonic: The VDR-D100 camcorder, just announced at the Consumer Electronics Show. It records directly onto DVD-RAM or DVD-R discs, capturing detailed images of fast moving objects like race cars and kids running. Stand-out features include a whopping 30x optical zoom, 2.5" color LCD that rotates up to 270°, and USB interface to link directly to your computer. More camcorders.