The 0.6 Pound Panasonic HDC-SD9 (CES 2008)

 - Jan 6, 2008   Updated: Apr 6 2011
Camcorder junkies will appreciate Panasonic's new HDTV camcorders, which lighten the load with their featherweight designs. One of the new lightweight camcorders is the flagship Panasonic HDC-SD9. The camera is the world's smallest and lightest SD Card HD camcorder. The HDTV camera weighs just 0.6 pounds.

Implications - As tech devices continue to shrink, savvy consumers are increasingly expecting high-powered gadgets in a small form factor. Tech companies are responding by releasing itty-bitty gadgets that perform just as well as their bulky predecessors. Many of these devices are small enough to fit in a pocket or small purse, which allows consumers to take photos and capture video footage on the go.