JVC's new hybrid cam continues to blur the already faint line between a digital still cameras and camcorders. Armed with a 10.3-megapixel CMOS sensor, the JVC Everio X Hybrid HD Camera ($1,000) is capable of simultaneously recording high-definition videos and capturing 9.0-megapixel still images, eliminating the need to carry individual devices. This cam features a swing-away flat LCD display, 5x optical zoom support, ultra-slow motion video, face detection technology, optical image stabilization and HDMI connectivity.