Sony 4K Camcorder Unveiled at CES 2013

Sony XAVC 4K Camcorder

At it’s CES 2013 press conference on Monday, Sony unveiled a concept model of an upcoming 4K consumer camcorder. Sony had a mock-up of this 4K camcorder under glass in their booth at CES.

While Sony referred to this camera as a consumer model, it is clear from looking at it that the camera is at least a prosumer model in terms of available features – if not a low-end pro model. [Read more...]

Canon France Teases New Camera in “Creativity with a twist” Ad

Canon France Teaser Ad

Canon France posted what appears to be a new ad campaign teaser for what looks like it could be a new video camera. Along with the above ad, Canon France posted the following message:

Soon, we will share information that will change the way you look at the world…

With CES 2013 just around the corner, we should know soon enough. Based on the way the girl is holding her hand up in the teaser ad, it seems like this should be some sort of palm-sized video camera with an articulating (or twisting) display. [Read more...]

JVC GY-HMQ10 Hands-On: 4K Camera for Under $5K

JVC GY-HMQ10 4K Cam

The JVC GY-HMQ10 is a new 4K camcorder, which captures the full 3840 x 2160 resolution at 24p, 30p and 60p frame rates.  Yeah, 60p at 4K…

The HMQ10 features a 1/2.3″ CMOS sensor at a true 8.2MP for pixel-to-pixel rendering of the 4K image.  It is equipped with a fixed 10x zoom lens with an f/2.8 minimum aperture (f/4.5 at full tele).

Check out this quick overview video from the CES 2012 show floor. [Read more...]