Wednesday, May 04, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Sony Releases New Home Audio Products
HDD Sales Fall, Capacities Rise
Sony's Future Camera Could Be in The Form Of A Contact Lens
HP Refreshes The Pavilion PC Line-up
Intel and Oculus Bring Virtual Reality to Best Buy Stores
NVIDIA And Samsung Agree to Settle IP Litigation
Samsung Develops 3rd Generation 14-Nano FinFET Low-power Process
IE Loses Top Web Browser Spot to Chrome
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Consumer Electronics > Sony Ro...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, April 03, 2008
Sony Rolls Out World's Smallest Full HD Camcorder


The new pocket-sized Sony HDR-TG1 Handycam camcorder's weighty high-definition capability will appeal to vacationers who prefer to "travel light."

The camcorder weighs in at only ten ounces. It has an ultra-portable body measuring just 1.3-inches wide by 4.7-inches tall by 2.5-inches deep.

It can record 1920 x 1080 HD video and 4-megapixel digital photos directly to Sony Memory Stick PRO Duo or PRO Duo Mark2 media cards. Its size and full recording capability makes it the world's smallest full HD camcorder. The camera offers four recording modes: The "FH" (16Mbps), "HQ" (1,440?1,080 about 9Mbps), the "SP" (about 7Mbps) and the "LP" (1,920?1,080 dots about 5Mbps).

Another bonus for any traveler is the camcorder's durable titanium body and premium hard coating that makes it resistant to scratches.

It ships with a supplied 4GB PRO Duo Mark2 media card so it's ready to go straight out of the box and you don't have to make space in your travel bag for extra discs or tapes.

In addition, the new model incorporates face detection technology for both video and still images, a technology also shared with select Sony Cyber-shot digital cameras. It can identify up to eight faces in the camcorder's 2.7-inch touch panel LCD screen, and automatically adjust focus, exposure, color control for natural-looking skin tones, and when photos are taken, flash control.

The model also allocates more encoding bits to a detected face during the encoding process for the best possible picture when people are the subjects.

The camcorder is also equipped with a Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar 10x optical zoom lens and 2-megapixel ClearVid CMOS sensor with Exmor-derived technology, engineered to minimize picture noise.

The camcorder is also equipped with a Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar 10x optical zoom lens and 2-megapixel ClearVid CMOS sensor with Exmor-derived technology, engineered to minimize picture noise.

The camera's BIONZ processing engine also features noise reduction capabilities in addition to fast processing speeds. This engine powers the model's dynamic range optimization feature, which automatically adjusts under- or over-exposed areas in a picture.

Audio is recorded in Dolby Digital 5.1-channel surround sound and features a built-in zoom microphone.

The HDR-TG1 camcorder will ship with supplied accessories in May for about $900. There is also an optional travel kit (Sony ACC-TCH5) that includes a battery, travel charger and pouch for about $100. Plus, there is a custom-fit case (Sony LCM-TGA) with brushed metal accents available as an accessory for about $50.


Previous
Next
Intel Unveils New Classmate PCs        All News        Microsoft Denies Xbox 360 Blu-ray Rumors Again
New Pioneer KURO Portfolio to Include LCD, Front projector And New Plasma     Consumer Electronics News      Mitsubishi Introduces WL6700U High-Definition WXGA Projector

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Sony Releases New Home Audio Products
Sony Reports Loss But PlayStation Keeps Performing Well
Sony Confirms Manufacturing Operations Disruptions Following Kumamoto Earthquakes
Sony's Second Generation Optical Disc Archive System Is Faster And Goes Up to 3.3 TB
Kyushu Quakes Trouble Japan's Economy
Sony Develops Ghost-catching Device
Sony Wants To Bring Playstation Games In Mobiles Through New Company
Sony’s New Life Space UX Line Comes To The U.S.
Sony Releases 2016 EXTRA BASS And h.ear And Series Lineup
Sony to Buy Michael Jackson's Stake in Music Unit
New Sony Everspan Library System Delivers Reliable Optical Disc Archiving For Data Centers
Sony Unveils "KOOV" Educational Kit for Robotics and Programming

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .