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Canon VIXIA HF G21 Full HD Camcorder Review

Life is all about the memories we create with the people that we love. Considering that most people have a video recording device at their fingertips at all times, we forget how stark the difference can be between an average video recording device and an amazing video recording device. Don’t misunderstand us; we still love our phones. They offer an acceptable recording option for candid …

First-Look Review of the Canon XF400 and X405 4K Professional Camcorder

While we generally focus on consumer electronics, today we’re taking a look at the Canon XF400 Professional camcorder. Canon has long been a leader in the video and photography market but recent changes in consumer buying patterns have forced all manufacturers to make some adaptation. The rise of highly capable smartphone cameras has caused digital SLR and consumer camcorder sales to plummet to multi-decade lows. …

PowerVision PowerRay Wizard 4K UHD Underwater Camcorder Review

Electronics manufacturers have a tendency to flock toward producing already popular products. While innovations certainly occur, it’s far more common to see countless versions of relatively similar products. You can’t really blame them. Developing, testing, manufacturing, and marketing a product adds up to some big expenses, and this risk becomes easier to justify if the product has an established demand. This generally results in very …

First-Look Review of the Sony FDR-AX700 4K HDR Camcorder

There has never been a better time to be a photo or video enthusiast. While the consumer market for camcorders and digital SLR cameras has largely disappeared due to improved smartphone video quality, tremendous innovations still occur regularly. The latest step forward in camcorders brings 4K quality trickling down to consumer products. While 4K video cameras have existed for a long time in professional grade …

First-Look Review of the Canon VIXIA GX10 4K Camcorder

The home camcorder, once a staple product for a massive number of families worldwide, faces an enormous existential crisis. In the United States alone, over 2 million units sold in 2007. As of 2016, that number fell to under 600,000 and projections show under 400,000 for 2017. Since there is no question people still enjoy capturing memories on video, the real cause behind the plunge …