Best phones for video recording

We round up the best mobile phones for video recording

Today's mobile phones are a great example of the benefits of a converged device, offering features like the ability to browse the Internet, edit documents and watch multimedia content. Many current smartphones are also capable of recording high quality video, sometimes even high-definition video. Some of these devices are so advanced that they make inexpensive, compact video cameras like the Cisco Flip MinoHD seem almost obsolete.

We've round up the best mobile phones for video recording.

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Research In Motion BlackBerry Torch 9800

The BlackBerry Torch 9800 might be the best BlackBerry ever, but we think at its core it is generally the same as most other BlackBerrys. It possesses an excellent keyboard and great e-mail capabilities, but boasts nothing really new or innovative. The Torch offers little incentive to switch from the iPhone or an Android smartphone, but BlackBerry users will probably find it a compelling upgrade.

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  • 21st Oct., 2010
  • Ross Catanzariti
  • Research In Motion
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  • Pros:
  • Good keyboard, excellent e-mail, responsive touchscreen, decent build quality, revamped OS, universal search, improved Web browser
  • Cons:
  • Physical design could use an overhaul, large and top-heavy, lack of customisation of app "drawers", UI lacks consistency, lower resolution display than competitors
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