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The DXG-579VS underwater camcorder. Photo provided by DXG USA. PRESS RELEASE: DXG Submerges High Definition Video With the New DXG-579VS Underwater Camcorder

DXG Unveils New Website With Online Store Featuring Complete Product Line; Customers Receive 10% off All DXG Products Purchased in the New Store Now Through July 5th

CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA--(Marketwire - June 26, 2009) - DXG, one of the fastest growing camcorder manufacturers in the U.S., today announced the first underwater video camera priced under $150 with the new DXG-579VS Underwater Value Pack. Perfect for summer vacations, beach outings and swim parties, the DXG-579VS snaps securely into the underwater housing for swimming, snorkeling or diving. The DXG-579VS underwater camcorder offers full video features and functionality, letting consumers illuminate objects underwater, zoom in and out, take still photos, and capture video in color, black and white, or sepia tones.

Known for affordable high definition video cameras, DXG also introduces a new Web site and online store featuring its complete product line. Customers can access detailed product specifications, download photos, read reviews, and purchase cameras and accessories directly from the DXG store. The company celebrates its new Web site and online store opening with a 10% discount on all products purchased at www.dxgusa.com through July 5 (use code DXG10).

"DXG designs products around the lifestyles of everyday consumers -- with high quality HD video at affordable prices, underwater and action-oriented devices, and stylish designs for the fashion conscious," said Paul Goldberg, DXG senior vice president of sales and marketing. "Our customers are having fun with our products and capturing everyday life wherever they go. Our cameras fit in their pockets, look great, work easily, and are in the $100 price range -- all important factors for consumers today."

High Definition Video at 15 Feet Under
The DXG-579VS Underwater Value Pack lets consumers record HD video in and out of the water. Using the underwater casing, consumers can snorkel, swim and dive 15 feet below water for up to 30 minutes. Rubberized controls provide options for record, stop, play, zoom, still image or video mode, and illumination to light up underwater objects.

DXG-579VS Underwater Value Pack Features

  • SRP: $149.99

  • Colors: Silver camera, clear and yellow casing

  • Video Resolution: High Definition, 1280 x 720, 30 frames per second

  • Records: Up to 4 hours using external 8GB SD card

  • Memory: Up to 8GB using SD card (sold separately), built-in 32MB flash memory

  • Screen: 2.4 inch TFT

  • Batteries: 4-AAA batteries

  • Zoom: 4 x Digital

  • Included in Box: DXG-579VS, underwater casing, 4-AAA batteries, USB/AV cable, camera pouch, wrist strap, photo editing software CD, user's manual, quick-start guide

  • Options: Casing can be sold separately (SRP: $49.99) and used with any DXG-579V camera, available in silver, black, blue, red and pink
The DXG-579VS underwater camcorder. Photo provided by DXG USA. Click for a bigger picture!

The DXG-579VS underwater camcorder.
Photo provided by DXG USA.

DXG USA, The Digital Camera Company, is one of the fastest growing digital camera manufacturers in the U.S., providing intuitively designed digital cameras and camcorders for the youth and mainstream markets. Compact, fashionable and affordably priced, DXG digital cameras are setting trends for quality and utility. DXG USA is a fully owned subsidiary of DXG Technology Corp., one of the world's leading manufacturers and designers (OEM/ODM) of digital cameras and camcorders. DXG Technology has won numerous design and innovation awards and employs more than 4,000 people worldwide. Complete information on DXG USA can be found at www.dxgusa.com.

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(First posted on Monday, June 29, 2009 at 12:57 EDT)

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