Camcorders are a must have piece of technology, especially for families. Here are two of the most popular camcorders around for those who either like the traditional type or would prefer a camcorder that interacts with online social media like Facebook, Youtube and Flickr.
Most Popular Traditional Camcorder:
Panasonic HDC-TM90K 3D Compatible Camcorder with 16GB Internal Flash Memory
- 28mm wide-angle lens
- Intelligent 40x Zoom and Hybrid O.I.S.
- 2D & 3D video capture capability
- 16GB built-in memory
- SDXC/SDHC/SD Memory Card Recording
This camcorder is the highest ranking on Amazon amongst the traditional type (with 4.5 stars based upon 60 customer reviews). Of course there are a mix of good and bad points. Some of the main good points are that the camcorder can be used by newcomers to digital camcorders, is lightweight and the videos look professional. Some of the bad points mentioned include over-heating if the camcorder is used non-stop for 2 hours or more as well as a small percentage of the photos and videos having an aqua green tint. Yet at under $400 it’s worth having a closer look at the customer reviews to see if this camcorder is for you.
Most Popular Shoot & Share Camcorder:
Sony Bloggie Camera
- 1920x1080p MP4 HD video w/5MP still images
- Full-screen vertical/horizontal record/playback on 2.7′ LCD
- Up to 2 hours HD video with 4GB of internal memory
- Slim design with sleek finish and simplified operation
- Flip-out USB arm for upload/charge
With the rise of social media like Facebook and blogging having a camcorder that is portable and easy to use is becoming a must. This Sony camcorder does not have as many features as a traditional type instead it gains it’s great reviews from being an inexpensive and easy to use camcorder with photo and video capacity. It also travels well due to it’s lightweight and sleek design. Bloggie is designed to work easily with social media like Facebook, Flickr and YouTube.