Sony Bloggie PM5K Camcorder Review: A Swiss Army Knife That's Gone Dull

Sure, it has a ridiculous name, but on paper the Bloggie's got it all—1080p video capture, the ability to switch resolutions and frame rate, plus a lens attachment that lets you record 360-degree videos. Bells and whistles galore. » 3/05/10 2:00pm 3/05/10 2:00pm

Three New JVC Everio Camcorders, Still Remember What They Are, Flash…

I've always been fond of JVC Everio camcorders, but with the latest round of pocketcams grabbing attention for far too long, it's about time we reverted back to a model with a decent sensor. » 12/02/09 1:22pm 12/02/09 1:22pm

Creative's Third Gen Vado HD Pocket Camcorder Has Improved Features,…

The third generation of Creative's Vado HD pocket camcorder improves on the last generation's features with better low light video recording, manual exposure adjustment, and motion detection modes, but for some odd reason only a 4GB model will be available. » 11/23/09 3:05pm 11/23/09 3:05pm

Flip's Next Pocket Cam May Be a Wi-Fi Slider

Cisco, who makes the Battlemodo Champion Flip line of pocket camcorders, confirmed that next-gen Flips will have both Wi-Fi and a large sliding screen (though not touch), a significant departure in styling. I just hope they keep tactile buttons. [CrunchGear] » 11/18/09 11:40pm 11/18/09 11:40pm

Ultimate Pocket Camcorder Comparison

Pocket camcorders are a hot holiday gift, but due to their nearly identical feature sets, it can be tough to tell which is best—so I tested seven of these humble unitaskers to make your decision easier. You're welcome. » 11/17/09 1:00pm 11/17/09 1:00pm

Vivitar DVR 150: Infrared Night Vision Waterproof Pocket Camcorder

I don't know how the new Vivitar DVR 150's quality will stack up against the Flip, but being waterproof down to 16 feet and having infrared night vision is a promising start. At least, for amateur submarine night porn filmmakers. » 10/26/09 12:15pm 10/26/09 12:15pm

Flip Mino HD Review: If it Ain't Broke...

Flip's followup to the successful, caveman-easy Mino HD is fundamentally the same product, slightly better. The improvements are welcome, but there are still some issues I wish Flip would address. » 10/19/09 10:30pm 10/19/09 10:30pm

Sanyo Xacti DXM-CG11 Pocket Camcorder Does 720p Video, May Have…

Though it's a budget model, the latest Xacti still has a 10-megapixel CMOS sensor that records 720p video (H.264 encoded MPEG-4). But the best part: it looks to have built-in Eye-Fi for super-easy wireless video/photos transfers to your computer. » 8/24/09 1:10pm 8/24/09 1:10pm

Kodak Zi8 1080p Pocket Camcorder Review: Your Move, Flip

The gadget: A direct followup to the excellent Zi6 HD pocket cam, the Zi8 adds a 1080p 30fps mode, a lithium ion battery, image stabilization, HDMI-out and a mic jack. It's restyled too, and less pudgy. » 8/03/09 10:00am 8/03/09 10:00am

Zoom Q3: Finally A Flip-Type Pocket Cam With Decent Audio

Our Battlemodo showed that while cheap pocket camcorder video quality has come a long way, audio quality is usually abysmal. The Zoom Q3 aims to change that with TWO directional microphones that can be focused much like a lens zooms.
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Creative Vado HD Pocket Camcorder Now Available

The latest entrant into the compact, cheap camcorder running crew currently spearheaded by the Flip and all of its variants is now available—the Creative Vado shoots 720p, has HDMI-out and costs $200. » 12/09/08 12:15pm 12/09/08 12:15pm

Flip MinoHD Lightning Review (So Easy, a Caveman Can Do It)

The Gadget: » 11/12/08 12:30pm 11/12/08 12:30pm The , the most recognizable name in pocket camcorder's HD camera, it shoots 720p video on 4GB of built-in memory.

Flip Cam Gets a Hi-Def Upgrade With 720p Shooting MinoHD

Flip, the grandaddy of cheap camcorders, is the latest to join the hi-def video club with the release of the Flip MinoHD. The MinoHD joins the Zi6 » 11/11/08 11:01pm 11/11/08 11:01pm and in capturing 720p widescreen video, and it will save up to 60 minutes of footage on 4GB of built-in storage. Its the same size as the , and it has a 2-hour Li-ion…

RCA EZ300 Pocket Camcorder Shoots HD for Frugal Filmmakers

It looks like RCA is trying to best their own high marks » 9/18/08 8:15pm 9/18/08 8:15pm with the Small Wonder EZ300, an HD-capable pocket camcorder that's seriously cheap. In addition to shooting 720p HD video (and along with Kodak's Zi6 making HD the ), the EZ300's 2GB internal memory is expandable by 16GB via SD slot, which gets you nine hours of…

The Ultimate Cheap Camcorder Battlemodo

Ever since the world caught wind of the Pure Digital Flip cam's success, super-cheap digital pocket camcorders have sprouted up everywhere. With everyone and their mother trying to become the next Lil Show Stoppa or Soulja Girl, people need a cheap and easy way to capture those magic moments. I tested six of these… » 6/05/08 11:15am 6/05/08 11:15am