4K was definitely a prominent buzzword at CES this year; however, it is so common now that is not quite as buzz-worthy on consumer products as it has been in the past couple of years. Still, both Panasonic and Sony delivered new and affordable consumer 4K camcorders at CES this year. We’ve already covered the Panasonic announcement here. And Sony announced its new FDR-AX33 Handycam. [Read more…]
Sony launched a couple of new Handycam camcorders this week. A significant feature of the two new models is the internal flash memory recording media. The new HDR-CX520V features 64GB of internal flash memory, and the HDR-CX500V rings in at 32GB internal storage.
In addition to 1080p HD video capture, the new camcorders can also capture 12-megapixel still images. The HDR-CX500V and HDR-CX520V, will be available in September for about $1,100 and $1,300 respectively.
More details on these new Handycams is available in Sony’s press release below. [Read more…]
The Sony HDR-CX12 Handycam is the first video camera to feature Smile Shutter and face detection technology. Along with its HD video capabilities, the new Handycam also features a 10 megapixel still camera.
SAN DIEGO, June 18, 2008 – Sony is taking the lead in the camcorder industry by introducing the first high-definition camcorder with both Smile ShutterTM and face detection technologies.
The HDR-CX12 Memory Stick® Handycam® camcorder can record full 1920 x 1080 HD video and 10-megapixel photos on Sony Memory Stick PRO DuoTM media and any Memory Stick PRO Duo (Mark2) media cards. Roughly the size of a soda can (2.8-inches wide by 5.3-inches tall by 2.8-inches deep), this ultra-compact model will allow for easy transfer of video and stills from media cards to a compatible PC to share via email, uploading to the Internet or burning to disc. [Read more…]