Don't-Miss Camcorder Stories
The Sanyo Xacti VPC-PD2 is the first pocket camcorder we've seen with an optical zoom lens, offering 1080p video capture, 10-megapixel still shooting, and stereo audio.
The Microsoft LifeCam HD-6000 shoots 720p HD widescreen video and includes in-depth features in its software.
The FaceVsion TouchCam N1 HD Webcam is a bit hefty, but it packs a lot of power into its 720p HD video capture.
Which new blockbuster smartphone shoots the best photos and videos? We put Apple's iPhone 4, Motorola's Droid X, HTC's EVO 4G, and Samsung's Galaxy to the test, and there's a clear-cut winner.
The Logitech HD Pro Webcam C910 provides crystal-clear 1080p video quality wrapped up in a sleek design.
For sheer bang for the buck, look no further than the fun-filled, 1080p-shooting Toshiba Camileo S20. It's unsurpassed in features, but we've seen better usability and build quality.
The Flip SlideHD is the most playback-friendly pocket camcorder available, but its touchscreen drops the ball when shooting video.
The 1080p-shooting Sony Bloggie MHS-CM5 has a pistol-grip design and a 5X optical zoom lens, but it doesn't match the performance of similarly priced pocket camcorders.
The third-generation Vado HD has the widest-angle lens of any HD pocket camcorder, exposure controls, great low-light video quality, and a sub-$200 price.