Xacti VPC-CA102YL- Water Proof Camcorder

6 08 2010

Sanyo Xacti VPC-CA102YL camcorder is a perfect companion for those who spend time in more adventurous activities. This new Dual Camera is capable of recording your favorite reminiscences in full HD resolutions. It stores more than 480 minutes of digital memories of 1080 Full HD video on a single 64GB SDXC memory card as capturing 14-megapixel still photos. Interesting fact is that it is capable of capturing pictures from the depth of 10 feet under water. Amazed? Yes it is absolutely right as you read that this Xacti VPC-CA102YL is water proof up to 10 feet under water.

It is small enough that it can fit perfectly in palm of your hand and easy to fit in your pocket, rucksack or purse. From the utilization aspect, it is very appropriate due to its video format MPEG-4 and AVC/H.264. It provides the facility to share videos with friends online. All media created can also be edited and exported to portable media services in a moment. Another feature to attract you is that it can be hooked up to your HDTV via its Mini HDMI port to view media in full HD glory. Its High-Speed Sequential Shooting mode can capture up to 22 photos at 7 frames per second.

There is only one color available currently to choose from that is bright yellow. This model is predictable to hit the market in this month for $249.99. Its prominent features are:

  • Full-HD videos, 1080 60i (1920 x 1080 pixels)
  • 14MP photos
  • Waterproof
  • Compact, vertical form factor
  • CMOS sensor (14.4MP)
  • 38 mm wide-angle lens
  • 5x optical zoom, 12 x double-ranges zoom
  • Well-matched with SD, SDHC, or SDXC memory cards
  • Wireless data transfer via Eye-Fi SD cards
  • 2.7-inch TFT LCD display (can be turned 285 degrees)
  • “Face Chaser” and “Target a Color” functions
  • Mini-HDMI port
  • Rechargeable lithium-ion battery
  • Rechargeable via USB port

    Samsung SL630 Announced

    20 02 2010

    Samsun is going to add a new compact digital camera to the digital market of photography. Samsung has recently announced SL630 compact digital camera. In Europe market it is also known as Samsung PL80. This is an ultra slim, portable digital camera with 12.2 megapixels sensor. Samsung SL630 is powerful and capable of 5x optical zoom with 2.7 inches LCD screen. SL630 holds very easy and simple features that even a newbie can learn and use conveniently.

    Samsung SL630 can take shots in several creative effects that you can also customize. Users can select mode that suites or interests them at a certain situation. It is capable of optical and digital image stabilizer, smart auto mode for screen recognition and many more that enables the users to take best quality images. Moreover, it can fix the red-eye, saturation and dark points by detecting it automatically and making it balanced for view. It can automatically detect blink and face. It provides a crispy and sharp image with a real look.

    Users can also record HD videos on SL630. It can record video at a resolution of 640 x 480 pixels at 30fps frame rate. It is going to be available in market from March 2010 for users. Though price is not yet known but it is expected to be $200.

    Kodek PlaySport Zx3 Pocket Camcorder

    11 01 2010

    Kodek has recently introduced its rugged, waterproof pocket camcorder in CES 2010 which has been one of the favorite gadgets on CES list. This gadgets is called Kodek PlaySport Zx3. It was exhibited in CES where it earned great appreciation and popularity.

    PlaySport Zx3 enables you to capture HD video 720p or 1080p. Its camera can zoom up to 5 megapixels for still photography which means great results. Using PlaySport Zx3 tools, you can easily upload your images and videos on YouTube, Vimeo and Facebook that is quite interesting. It is capable to work even underwater up to 10 feet depth. It is also capable of electronic image stabilization and incredible in low-light performance. It can record up to 10 hours of HD video.

    Kodek PlaySport Zx3 device is responsive with the D-pad over their old device Kodek Zi8. Though it is an underwater working device, that’s why it does not support USB and external mic when in water. It is not coming with virtual memory, so you have to put an additional SD card with it of your own.

    This gadget is available in US and the online Kodek stores from April 2010 with price for $149.95 (US). This is the first device of photography that holds underwater performance features which will attract more users in the future. Its look is really loveable which girls will like more. Available colors will be black, blue and purple. I am seeing a good market share of this camera in future.