Kodak Perfect for catching the action whenever it happens, the Zx1 is robust and weatherproofed so will take excellent videos come rain or shine. It's night mode is also worth testing out.
Sleek camera that has added bonus of a touch screen interface, which does away with those pesky tiny buttons of yore. Captures high quality videos and photographs.
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The Mino HD has a built-in USB that allows uploads as soon as it is shot, which means it's the must-have gadget for social networking fiends.
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The Xacti VPC-HD1A is light and compact, a great camera for on the go, packing plenty of memory for a small camera. And it's nonprotruding minolta 10x optical lens is excellent.
One of the more expensive models, but expertly crafted, the EOS 5D Mark II has full HD capabilities, including video capture.
The Vado HD compacts the newest technology into the smallest package, so perfect to stick in your pocket and head out. It's also got a pretty nifty price tag as well. One down side to its price and size is its limiting 2x digital zoom however. Still great for party portability though.
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The upright grip on the Camileo P30 means it's easy to shoot the action around you. And with its 2.5 inch colour LCD screen all you movies will be easy to view.
www.toshiba.co.uk 0844 847 8944
A titanium body makes the TG7 ultra light and strong. And as you'd expect from Sony, super stylish to boot.
www.sony.co.uk; 08705 111 999
The DZ-BD70E model records to Blu-ray disk, meaning it's easy to shoot and then watch the action straight back again.
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Get superior picture quality with the GZ-HD5, which has a Fujinon HD lens with a 10x optical zoom. It also boasts a massive 60GB internal hard drive for 12 hours of high definition recording.
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Capture the moment with one of these wonderful cameras.
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