Sunday, September 19, 2010
Posted by Andy Dixon in "Digital Home Hardware & Accessories" @ 08:00 AM
"Every company has at-least one answer to the Flip nowadays, so why shouldn't HP. Their new V5020u Digital Camcorder offers full 1080p HD recording with electronic image stabilization via a built-in gyroscopic sensor that prevents image blur caused by camcorder movements. It also features a 10x digital zoom, a 2″ LCD screen, a 5MP sensor, an SDHC slot, the ability to record H.264 videos, a motion detection feature, and the ability to hook the device up to your TV via HDMI. A wrist strap, cleaning cloth, HDMI cable, and carrying pouch are all included with the device. The HP V5020u camcorder will retail for $159 and will be available in October."
HP have announced the new V5020u camcorder which is another entry in to the competitive mobile video arena. There are a huge choice of devices out there now with just about every need covered for from normal usage, to the more rugged and waterproof needs. This is definitely in the more day to day usage category and at $159, it's not a bad price either. I've never tried one of these but I'd love to know if how they compare to some of the new HD mobile phone videos, and if it's really worth investing in one compared to just using my phone.