Samsung HMX-U10 Full HD camcorder with 1-button YouTube uploads out-Ultras the Flip

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Step aside Flip, Samsung’s aiming its massive consumer-electronics guns directly at your point-shoot-n-upload to YouTube base. Samsung’s new HMX-U10 fixed-focus, ultra-compact camcorder takes 10 megapixel stills or 1920 x 1080 Full HD H.264 video to SDHC cards courtesy of a 1/2.3-inch CMOS sensor. There’s also a 2-inch LCD so you can playback, edit, or upload your videos with help from Samsung’s built-in Intelli-studio software and USB cable, naturally. Unfortunately, Samsung makes no mention of image stabilization typically missing from these pocket camcorders. We do know, however, that it’ll ship in September for $200 with a footprint measuring 56 x 103 x 15.5-mm / 95g and that peculiarly angled lens first seen on Sammy’s HMX-R10 and SMX-C10 camcorders. So for the same price you get a bigger sensor with higher resolution from a better-looking camera that’s also smaller and lighter than the Flip UltraHD. Care to respond PureDigital Cisco?

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