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Aiptek 3D HD pocket camcorder available in UK to sell 3D camcorder for £200
Aiptek 3D-HD pocket camcorder - front and rear - black

A 3D pocket camcorder from Aiptek is now available in the UK, following its unveiling at the Computex show in June.

The online retailer will sell the Aiptek 3D-HD from tomorrow for £200.

The Aiptek camcorder uses twin lenses and twin image sensors to record 3D footage in high definition. In standard two-dimensional recording mode the 3D-HD shoots video at 720p resolution, or can take still photos of 5Mp resolution.

Find the best 2D pocket camcorder in our pocket camcorder reviews

3D video playback

There’s a 2.4-inch screen on the rear of the camcorder, which displays 3D video using a ‘parallax barrier’ system which doesn’t require 3D glasses to see the 3D effect. 

To watch the 3D footage back on a larger screen, there’s an HDMI socket for connecting to a compatible active shutter 3D TV.

Bundled software converts recorded 3D video to the anaglyph format so you can watch on a 2D TV or computer screen using traditional red-cyan 3D glasses. The converted stereoscopic 3D videos can also be uploaded to YouTube 3D via the supplied one-click upload software.

Like most pocket camcorders the Aiptek 3D-HD has an integrated USB connector for plug-and-play connection to computers. 

There’s no built-in storage for recorded videos, but the Aiptek 3D-HD is compatible with SD cards up to 32GB.

Panasonic last week released what it claimed was the world’s first consumer 3D camcorder, the HDC-SDT750, although there’s not yet any information around pricing or a UK launch date.

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