HP V5020u Camcorder Review: Release date & Price revealed


HP hits the pocket camcorder market with its new V5020u pocket camcorder

One of the easiest ways of capturing memories is clicking Photos and an even easier technique is making videos, camcorders (A camcorder (video camera recorder) is an electronic device that combines a video camera and a video recorder into one unit. In order to differentiate a camcorder from other devices that are capable of recording video, like cell phones and compact digital cameras, a camcorder is generally identified as a portable device having video capture and recording as its primary function. Camcorders contain 3 major components: lens, imager, and recorder. The lens gathers and focuses light on the imager. The camcorder converts incident light into an electrical signal. Finally, the recorder converts the electric signal into video and encodes it into a storable form. More commonly, the optics and imager are referred to as the camera section) are fastly gaining popularity as the most favourite device to gather memories.

HP V5020u Camcorder Review: Release date & Price revealed

HP (Hewlett-Packard Company commonly referred to as HP, is an American multinational information technology corporation headquartered in Palo Alto, California, USA. HP is one of the world’s largest information technology companies and operates in nearly every country. HP specializes in developing and manufacturing computing, data storage, and networking hardware, designing software and delivering services. Major product lines include personal computing devices, enterprise servers, related storage devices, as well as a diverse range of printers and other imaging products.) is jumping into the camcorder making industry with its new line of camcorders called the V5020u which are priced at a nominal $159 and carries a host of features.


The camcorders are used to having large size and form factors but this one is going to change the ways as this new camcorder can be easily fir into your pockets and can do more wonders than you could have thought of.

The main features of the device include:

  • · Features 10X zoom
  • · 2″LCD screen
  • · A 5MP sensor
  • · SDHC memory card slot (expandable up to 32GB)
  • · Records video in H.264 video format also
  • · Included HDMI port
  • · shoots a maximum quality level of full HD 1080p video at 30fps

The best part about this camcorder is its utterly small size the portability that it would bring for its users. Apart from these the HP V5020u digital camcorder will come with a carrying pouch upon purchase. It will retail for about $159 and should be out in the market by October.  This seems to be a promising digital camcorder that could be a great alternative to the Flip (The Flip Video is a camcorder for digital video created by Pure Digital Technologies, a company bought by Cisco Systems in March 2009. Variants include the Ultra and Ultra HD, the Mino HD, and the Slide HD).

So there you have it another camcorder we believe that he tests for a camcorder is the user itself no one but the user knows the best about the camcorder that he is using hence we are looking to here from you. Please do not forget to let us know of your views in the comments section below

  • Nadir

    it looks awesome….i tell my bf to gift me dis one for dis christmas. i think it’s a pretty attractive device, especially for d price……

  • pocket camcorder

    I truly needed a pocket camcorder so I did doing plenty of reading and finally decided on purchasing the the Ultra HD for the following reasons 2HRs, Removable batt, simple to use, popularity, and other reasons. When I got inside I set the battery unit in, and just as all the reviews said, it was in actual fact awesome, took shots of my child, downloaded to my laptop, created a movie, shipped to daughter to Russia, in no more than 29 mins from busting open the packet.