Panasonic’s HDC-HS700 is a great little HDD/SD hybrid AVCHD camcorder that will serve well for most anyone wanting to produce rock solid HD video and the integrated 5.1 channel built in mic can make for fun, surround sound home movies.
Read the full review at Tech Tilt: Panasonic HDC-HS700 Full HD Camcorder Review
The Sony A580 has been announced by Sony UK, but no word from Sony US on the camera yet. The A580 features a 16.2MP Exmor CMOS sensor, 7fps image capture, AVCHD 1080i video capture and an articulating 3″ LCD. Like the A560, the A580 also offers Sweep Panorama, 3D Sweep Panorama and Sony’s Quick AF Live View system.
The A580 should be available in October in Europe, and is unknown whether it will be available in the US.
More details in the Sony UK press release below. [click to continue…]