Sanyo Xacti DMX-HD1 digital camcorder

Sanyo Electric announced on January 11 that it will bring to market the Sanyo Xacti DMX-HD1 digital camcorder in late February. The Sanyo Xacti DMX-HD1 digital camcorder is the world’s smallest and lightest, measuring 80×119x36mm and weighing 235g (including a 23g battery and a 2g SD memory card).

Sanyo Xacti DMX-HD1 digital camcorder The Sanyo Xacti DMX-HD1 digital camcorder features the Platinum Engine, a high-speed image processing chip to enable photoshooting at 5.1 million pixels while taking high-definition (1280×720 pixels) video in MPEG-4 format at 30fps. The Sanyo Xacti DMX-HD1 digital camcorder also comes with a 10x optical zoom lens, a stereo microphone, and a 2.2-inch 210,000-pixel organic electroluminescent monitor that swivels 285 degrees.

The Sanyo Xacti DMX-HD1 digital camcorder’s battery lasts for 130 still photos, 60 minutes in recording, or 150 minutes in playing. Used with an optional 2GB SD memory card, the Sanyo Xacti DMX-HD1 digital camcorder can record 28 minutes and 45 seconds of video in HD-SHQ mode.

The Sanyo Xacti DMX-HD1 digital camcorder will sell for 120,000 yen (US$1,040). Sanyo plans initially to manufacture 5,000 units per month.

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