That smartphone in your pocket already shoots HD video, so do you really need anything more? All signs point to no — but there are times when the real deal is better.
Join the team from CNET as we bring you the latest tech innovations live from the show floor at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2012.
Panasonic has announced six new high-definition camcorders at this year's CES, some featuring its 3MOS sensor set-up and a manual focus ring.
The rain held off for Panasonic's launch event at the Great Barrier Reef but there was a deluge of another kind: nine new camcorders from Panasonic.
In addition to its high-def and waterproof camcorders, Panasonic has unveiled five more models ranging from simple miniDV units to hybrid SD/hard drive ones.
Panasonic announce a bunch of size-focused products: teeny camcorders and the world's first 32GB SDHC memory card.
Today at CES, Panasonic revealed a new waterproof, shockproof, and dustproof compact camcorder.
After just eight months on the market, Panasonic has replaced its high-def camcorder line-up. In their stead are an even smaller SD-card model and a new hybrid DVD/SD-card model.
Nine new Panasonic camcorders are due in Australian shops this March, including two SD/hard-disk hybrids and two high-def camcorders.
Panasonic's high-def SD-card camcorder gains a DVD-burning sister.
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