Despite what Phil Ryan from Crave said, the the US-bound Hitachi Full HD 1080p Blu-ray cameras are very real. In fact, we played with them at Hitachi's booth here in IFA and they felt absolutely fantastisch! Both the Blu-ray (BZ-BD70E) and the hybrid hard drive/Blu-ray model (BZ-BD7HE) are solid and fit well in our hands. Even without the hard drive as a buffer, the Blu-ray-only model worked perfectly well, as you can see in the video above.
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