SANYO Canada has launched the SANYO Xacti HD1000, the world’s smallest and lightest full HD digital camcorder. — (For consumer use Full HD digital movie cameras, size is by volume (as of August 30, 2007))
The SANYO Xacti HD1000 records in Full HD (1920x1080i) MPEG-4 video with the new AVC/H.264 Video compression ( File size up to 25% smaller than typical MPEG-4 files) and takes 4 megapixel stills (with a CMOS sensor). It also sports a 10X optical and 10X digital zoom, has a 2.7-inch LCD, and includes digital stereo sound, built-in stabilizer, in-camera editing features and a webcam function.
The HD1000 is HDMI compatible with its docking station and introduces a new ‘Xacti Library’ function that allows for easy HD movie saving and playback between your cameracorder, HD television and external hard disc drive. It is SD/SDHC card compatible with optional conversion lenses available in tele, wide and semi-fisheye formats.
The SANYO Xacti HD1000 is available at Canadian retailers including Centre HiFi, L.L. Lozeau, 2001 Audio Video, Bay Bloor Radio, Henry’s, TeleCity Electronics, Audio Warehouse, Advance Electronics, A&B Sound, NCIX, Best buy Online and Dell.ca for an MSRP of $1,099.99.