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Sanyo launches fast full HD Xacti digital movie camera

Sanyo unveils a new, fast and light-weight Full HD digital movie camera. The model HD1010 is capable of Full HD (1920 x 1080) recording and its improved high-speed image processing engine is able to process large amounts of data for approximately 37 minutes of Full HD video on a 4GB SDHC Memory card. The camera offers photo functionality featuring high-speed sequential shot up to 7 fps, a "Face chaser" function for stills and videos and a Photo view button for smooth transition of monitor between videos and stills...

PRESS SUMMARY

All about the new DMX-HD1010The everyday, major event, anywhere, anytime camera – One unit does videos and stills!

SANYO Electric Co., Ltd. (SANYO) announces its next compact, light-weight Full HD Xacti digital movie camera, the DMX-HD1010, housing advanced and improved features*1 for even more beautiful video and still recording, simple playback and storage with the ‘Xacti Library' through intuitive menus and functions, and featuring a new ‘Slow-motion video' function, increasing the usage of digital movie cameras. The SANYO Xacti DMX-HD1010 is the camera of choice for anyone who enjoys taking high definition videos and high resolution stills with one unit, and will be on sale in Japan from June 20, 2008.

On the new product launch, Hideki Toyoda, General Manager of the SANYO's DI Company Products Planning Department, said, “With the HD1010, SANYO has brushed up many of the features from the previous model, making it easier to use while advancing the image quality. With a SANYO Xacti, you have instant access to both high quality photos and high definition movies with one simple, stylish unit.”

*Please note the contents of this press release, is specific to the model sold in Japan.
SANYO will launch this product in various regions around the world, though the name, model number, specifications, etc. may differ.

Main Features

Compact and light-weight Full HD (1920 x 1080 recording) Digital Movie Camera image quality further advanced
- Able to record to memory in Full HD (1920 x 1080)
- Brushed-up image processing technology*1, improved image quality*1, and additional functions including attention to simple operability have been improved*1
- Signal processing optimized for gamma correction and noise reduction, improving lens color-sensitivity and image quality when filming in darker conditions
- Codec algorithm adjusted (12 to 14 Mbps) to allow more data per second, improving images
- Improved high-speed image processing engine able to process large amounts of data allows approximately 37 minutes*2 of Full HD (1920 x 1080) video on a 4GB SDHC Memory card
- New 1920 x 1080 30 fps*3 mode added allowing further possibilities with Full HD and computers

*1 Compared to previous model
*2 When in Full-HD (60fields/s 14Mbps) mode
*3 When in Full-SHQ(30fps 12Mbps) mode

Additional information: All about the new DMX-HD1010
June 5, 2008
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