The world’s first pro quality, fully-integrated full HD 3D camcorder from Panasonic is now available for pre-order. Known as the Panasonic AG-3DA1, this HD 3D camera comes equipped with dual lenses and two full 1920 x 1080 2.07-megapixel 3-MOS sensors for recording 1080/60i, 50i, 30p, 25p and 24p (native) and 720/60p and 50p in AVCHD. The camera can record for up to 180 minutes on dual 32GB SD cards in AVCHD PH mode. What’s more, the AG-3DA1 also sports dual HD-SDI out, HDMI version 1.4, two XLR connectors, a built-in stereo microphone and twin-lens camera remotes. You can pre-order the Panasonic AG-3DA1 for a hefty $21,000. [Press Release]
Canon today unveiled the latest Canon SD3500 IS or also known as the Digital IXUS 210 in Europe. Available in black, gold, silver and pink, the Canon SD3500 IS features a sculpted metal exterior, a 14.1-megapixel image sensor and a 24mm genuine Canon lens. The camera also supports a 3.5-inch PureColor II Touch TFT LCD, a 5x optical zoom, Face Detection, Smart Shutter, an HDMI out, a Touch AF, a tap control, and Smart Flash Exposure. Its card reader reads SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC, MMCplus and HC MMCplus. [dpreview]
Canon has officially announced the Rebel T2i as a successor to the Rebel T1i/500D. This entry-level all-in-one dSLR camera supports a 18MP still mode and records up to 1080p 30fps videos. The Canon EOS Rebel T2i is scheduled to be delivered to U.S. dealers in early March 2010, and will be sold in a body-only configuration at an estimated retail price of $799.99. It will also be offered in a kit version with Canon’s EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS zoom lens at an estimated retail price of $899.99. [Canon USA]
Sanyo today introduced a new member from its Xacti camcorders series. Dubbed as the Xacti DMX-SH11, this video recorder is powered by a 3.5-megapixel CMOS 1/3.6-inch sensor with a 35-mm wide-angle lens, and a high-power 30X “Advanced Zoom” function. Measuring 42.8mm x 117.9mm x 59.2mm and weighing 203grams, the DMX-SH11 also supports a Full HD video recording mode (1920 x 1080 /60i / 30fps) with the MPEG-4 AVC / H.264 format, a slow motion mode in 192 x 108 (600fps), the new “Sound Zoom” technology, a 16GB of internal memory, a digital image stabilizer, the face chaser function, the Eye-Fi and SDXC cards compatibility and a mini HDMI port. The Sanyo Xacti DMX-SH11 retails for 60,000 Yen or equal to $669. [Newlaunches]
Sony has decided to released the Sony DSLR-A450 only in Europe. The DSLR camera boasts a 14.2-megapixel Exmor CMOS sensor, a powerful BIONZ processor and a sensitivity that can hit a whopping ISO 12800. The A450 also provides the most impressive shooting stamina of any DSLR camera by Sony to date. The high-capacity battery allows up to 1,050 shots between charges. Unfortunately, there is no info on pricing so far. Read more
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