|SANYO Introduces Pocket-Size Dual Camera|
Capturing 10MP Photos and Full HD Videos with 3x Optical Zoom
August 19, 2010 -- Chatsworth, CA, August 19, 2010 – SANYO North America Corporation (SANYO), the company that introduced the first true line of Dual Cameras capable of taking high quality photos and videos from one single unit, today introduces a new Full HD (1920 x 1080 30p) Pocket-Size Dual Camera, model VPC-PD2BK, with embedded software for easy use and sharing on social networks. The camera is the only one of its kind that offers Full HD video recording, 10 MP photo shooting, and 3x optical zoom in a stylish form factor that is about the size of a deck of cards. The camera will be available for purchase in September with an MSRP of $169.99.
The new pocket-size dual camera makes it a snap to shoot, connect, view and share both photos and videos on social networks like YouTube, Facebook, and Picasa. Two microphones on the sides of the camera record stereo sound.
“The new PD2BK delivers amazing 10MP photos and 1080 archive quality video with 3x optical zoom,” says Tom Van Voy, Vice President and General Manager of the Digital Solutions Division for SANYO North America. “Now users have both a convenient, ultra easy form factor and archive quality photos and videos that they will be proud to display on their HDTVs or share with friends and family from their computer.”
The SANYO VPC-PD2BK has a High Speed Sequential Shooting Mode usually found on more expensive or larger cameras. Connect using USB with either a built-in USB connector or with the included USB connection cable.
Files can be saved to SD, SDHC or ultra-high capacity SDXC (up to 64GB) memory cards.
Main Features: VPC-PD2BK
Full HD videos, 1080 30p (1920 x 1080 pixels)
3X Optical Zoom
Stereo Sound Recording
Compact, candy-bar type form factor
37 mm wide-angle lens
Compatible with SD, SDHC, or SDXC (up to 64GB) memory cards
Rechargeable lithium-ion battery
Rechargeable via USB port
Size: 2.48(W) x 0.87(D) x 4.36(H) in
For more information about the SANYO VPC-PD2BK please visit http://us.sanyo.com/Dual-Cameras.
SANYO Electric Co., Ltd. is a global, leading provider of energy, environment, and lifestyle applications. Digital Solutions, a division of SANYO North America Corporation (SANYO North America is a subsidiary of SANYO Electric Co., Ltd.), is based in Chatsworth, California, and is a service and sales division with two main groups: Corporate Solutions and Consumer Solutions. The division markets digital projectors, Dual Cameras, digital still cameras, home appliances, security video equipment, audio systems, and portable electronics. For more information on SANYO, please visit http://us.SANYO.com.
Source: SANYO North America Corp.
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The European-market Xacti VPC-PD1 in red and black versions.
Photos provided by Sanyo Sales & Marketing Europe GmbH.