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DXG's logo. Click here to visit the DXG website! PRESS RELEASE: DXG Camcorders Now Available in Canada

Lifestyle Camcorder Manufacturer Brings Stylish, Affordable, High-Definition Pocket Camcorders to Canadian Market and Will Open New Distribution Warehouse in Toronto

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- DXG, one of the fastest growing digital camcorder manufacturers in the U.S, today announced that select styles of its high definition, affordable pocket camcorders are now available to Canadian consumers. The company also announced that it will be opening a new distribution warehouse in Toronto, which will bring a number of jobs to the local communities. DXG’s popular, high-fashion Luxe Collection line of HD camcorders is the first DXG product being sold in Canada through The Shopping Channel, with additional camcorder models and Canadian retailers to be announced in the coming months.

“We are thrilled to introduce Canada to the DXG brand with our Luxe Collection line of stylish camcorders and look forward to rolling out additional models in the coming months.”

DXG Introduces Canada to Affordable, High-Definition, Internet-Video Ready Camcorders
DXG designs and manufactures an extensive line of affordable, high-definition and Internet video-ready camcorders and is now making its products available in the Canadian market. The Luxe Collection is the first product line available now with additional camcorder models, such as the sporty, all-weather DXG-125V, to be available in the coming months.

DXG is initially selling three designs and five color options from its Luxe line – the DXG-Riviera quilted series in white, black, deep red and baby blue; the DXG-Paisley design in purple; and the DXG-Kensington tartan design in blue. All Luxe products record video in high definition (720p), take up to 8-megapixel still photos, capture up to 8 hours of video on a 16GB card (sold separately), and feature a 3-inch LCD screen on a slim1½-inches-thick casing. The camcorders also ship with a matching clutch case, HDMI cable, AV/USB cable, and video editing software.

“DXG’s core focus in on making high-quality video technology accessible and affordable to mainstream consumers by creating intuitively designed, compact camcorders that meet individual tastes and lifestyles,” said Paul Goldberg, senior vice president of sales and marketing at DXG USA. “We are thrilled to introduce Canada to the DXG brand with our Luxe Collection line of stylish camcorders and look forward to rolling out additional models in the coming months.”

DXG’s new distribution warehouse will be located in the Toronto area and will handle all order fulfillments made within Canada. DXG will also be creating a separate, Canada-specific web site and online store in 2011.

DXG Luxe Collection Specifications

  • Availability: TheShoppingChannel.com

  • Price: $139.98

  • Models:

    • DXG-Riviera: Quilted pattern, white (DXG-535VW), black (DXG-535VK), red (DXG-535VR), and baby blue (DXG-535VB) with matching color crystals and hand strap, matching camera case

    • DXG-Kensington: Tartan blue (DXG-531VB), leather accents with folding clasp, matching camera case

    • DXG-Paisley: Paisley pattern (DXG-532VP) in purple, leather accents with folding clasp, matching camera case

  • Dimensions: 4.3” (W) x 1.6” (D) x 2.6” (H), 8 ounces

  • LCD: 3” TFT Display

  • Storage: Built in 32MB, SD slo t for expandable memory up to 16GB

  • Video Resolution: 1280 x 720/30fps

  • Still Photo: 8 megapixel

  • Power Supply: 4-AAA batteries

  • Zoom: 3X digital zoom (video and still)

  • Color Effects: Color, black and white, sepia

  • Connections: HDMI for connecting to HDTV, AV for connecting to the TV, USB for connecting to PC or Mac

  • Video Editing Software Included: Mr. Photo, VideoWorks, ArcSoft TotalMedia Extreme ($99 retail value)

  • Other Features: PC and Mac compatible, Self timer, LED flash, TV out (NTSC, PAL), USB 2.0

About DXG
DXG USA, The Digital Camera Company, one of the fastest growing camcorder manufacturers in the U.S., provides intuitively designed high-definition camcorders for the youth and mainstream markets. Compact, fashionable and affordably priced, DXG digital camcorders 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. More information can be found at www.dxgusa.com.

(First posted on Wednesday, August 4, 2010 at 10:19 EDT)

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