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Model Name: Sanyo Xacti VPC-HD2  
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Successor:  
General
Model Number: VPC-HD2
Camera Format: Other
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $699.99
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2007-03-01
Tripod Mount: No
Weight: 8.3 oz (235 g)
includes batteries
Size: 3.1 x 4.7 x 1.4 in.
(79 x 119 x 36 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type:  
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 7.1
Sensor Format: 1/2.5 inch
Sensor size: 24.7104mm2 (5.76mm x 4.29mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.89 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 16:9, 4:3
Color Filter Type:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3054 x 2302 (7.0 MP, Other),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
1536 x 2048 (3.1 MP, Other),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
1280 x 960 (1.2 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.2)
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (30.00)
640x480 (0.00)
320x240
Movie File Format: MPEG-4
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out:
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: Konica Minolta
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 38 - 380 mm
Zoom Ratio: 10.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5
Normal Focus Range: 10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 100 cm
0.4 - 39.4 in
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 10x
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: 5-point
Auto Focus Assist Light? No
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution In Pixels:  
EVF Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.2
Rear Display Resolution: 210,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen:
Selfie Screen:
Max Playback Zoom: 58.0x
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 0
Minimum ISO (native): 0
ISO Settings: Auto (50 - 400), 50, 100, 200, 400, 1600* (lamp mode)
Auto ISO Mode: No
White Balance Settings: Auto, Sunny, Cloudy, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Sampling
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/2000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 1.8EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi, center-weighted, spot
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes: No
Creative Exposure Modes: Sports / Portrait / Landscape / Night View / Fireworks / Lamp
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Forced, Off, Red-Eye, Slow synchro* (Night View mode)
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: 30cm-2.8m [Wide], 30cm-1.9m [Tele]
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: MPEG-4
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): Camera dock w/ PC, video and DC connection
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format):  
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG):  
Cycle Time Min Res (secs)  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE:  
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag with Flash:  
Shutter Lag (prefocus):  
Shutter Lag (continuous auto):  
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time:  
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record Time:  
Record -> Play Max Res Time:  
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec):  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 0
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: SANYO Software Pack 7.4 CD-ROM
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features:

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