Sanyo VPC-HD700 Digital Media Camera

Sanyo Updated: 2008-08-07 RSS
Sanyo VPC-HD700 Digital Media Camera

Shoot high-definition today with this elegant state-of-the-art true 720p high-definition camcorder that doubles as a 7 megapixel digital camera. Encased in a stunning enclosure, the HD700 features a 5x optical lens and a large 2.7 inch widescreen display making the HD700 as convenient as it is useful. And, a HDMI port on the docking station allows you to simply connect to the latest high-definition TVs and recorders to view and share your footage. Also, the HD700 records to the latest MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 global standard, delivering exceptional video clarity and detail while maintaining the smallest file size possible.

5x Optical Zoom Lens
The HD700 digital media camera features a 5x all-glass optical zoom with a bright maximum aperture of f/3.5. Consisting of nine groups and twelve total lenses (3 aspheric elements, 5 aspheric surfaces), the HD700's lens provides a fantastic field-of-view with a 38-190 mm range (35 mm equivalent). Combined with the 12x digital zoom, the HD700 provides up to 60x zooming capability.

Large 2.7 inch Widescreen Display
The Xacti HD700 features a large 2.7 inch widescreen Liquid Crystal Display (LCD). The display flips out from the camera and rotates up to 285 degrees on an axis that allows you to take great video or still images from otherwise-difficult-to-view positions, especially useful when shooting in large crowds or in small rooms.

Mac OS Compatible
Got a Mac? The new HD700 was designed to work with Apple’s full complement of video editing applications including the new iMovie 08. Easily edit your movies and add them to your website or YouTube for sharing or create versions for iPod, iPhone or the Apple TV. It’s Easy!

Adobe® Premiere® Elements 3.0 Included
For Windows® Customers, the SANYO Xacti HD700 includes the powerful award-winning Adobe Premiere Elements 3.0 video editing software. Adobe Premiere Elements 3.0 software makes creating and sharing impressive home videos a snap. Burn your footage to DVD in two simple steps, complete with a DVD menu and scene index, or easily assemble your movie by rearranging clips with drag-and-drop simplicity. And share your movies on DVD, the web, mobile phones, and virtually anywhere else.

Convenient SD/SDHC Memory Card
The SANYO Xacti HD700 records high-definition and photos directly to a standard SD or SDHC Memory Card. In fact, the HD700 is capable of recording up to 2 hour and 46 minutes of 720p high-definition video on a single 8GB card (sold separately).

Random Access
Each video is recorded as an individual MPEG-4 and each still as a JPEG so you can have true random access allowing you to review a specific image or video quickly and easily, without waiting for tape rewinding or fast forwarding.

Ergonomic Design
The Xacti series has become known for the small size and ergonomic design. The HD700 features a comfortable angle designed to easily fitin the palm of the hand. The HD700’s adapts the new 105 degree angle design that is research proven to be less tiring to hold and shoot than typical camcorders. Easy-to-hold and easy-to-shoot, the HD700 raises the bar in compact camcorder design.

Other Great Features

* HDMI High-Definition Output
* Digital Image Stabilization
* In-Camera Editing
* Innovative Docking Station Included
* Superfast Startup (Record in as little as 1.3 seconds)
* Playback directly onto a HD or standard TV screen.
* Easy connection to VCR or DVD recorder
* Remote Control Included

Stylish and Slim, the HD700 is a true work of art both on and off. Ergonomically designed to fit comfortably in the palm of your hand, most video and still functions can be easily accessed with the thumb of the hand used to hold the camera. Aside from making everything much simpler and easier to use, this 'one thumb' interface lets you enjoy-and be a part of each precious moment you record.