DXG have announced a new high definition camcorder, the DXG-569V, that offers 1280 x 720 recording at 30 frames per second.
It also take 5 megapixel still images, has a fold-out rotating 3″ LCD screen, 32mb memory plus a SD card slot, and a built-in digital voice recorder.
What is it missing? an optical zoom, image stabilization, and a high price. The DXG-569V is available now in silver and black from Radio Shack for $169.
(press release after the jump)
DXG ANNOUNCES LOW COST STYLISH HD CAMCORDER
DXG-569V HD 5 Megapixel Ultra-Slim Digital Camcorder
Features Sexy Vertical Design in Black & Silver
Available Now at Radio Shack & Other Stores
City of Industry, CA, April 28, 2008 – DXG USA (www.dxgusa.com), one of the fastest growing digital camera manufacturers, announced today the new low priced DXG-569V HD High-Definition camcorder with a sexy vertical design for an ultra-slim form factor that consumers prefer. Available immediately at Radio Shack and other stores for $169 in glossy black and silver, the DXG-569V HD camcorder records real HD video up to 1280 x 720 at 30 fps for videos that are crystal-clear, crisp and colorful.
The DXG-569V HD is a high-definition video camcorder that is well within your reach, letting you capture and record it all — in high-definition video. Sporting a 5 Megapixel CMOS sensor for still image resolution up to 8 Megapixels; a light-weight slim design; large rotational 3″ TFT screen; and other advanced camera features, the DXG-569V is the perfect size to bring everywhere to capture real life — from birthdays to baseball games, school performances, vacations and picnics.
In addition, the DXG-569V HD also features a digital voice recorder, so you can record and make notes anywhere you go. And the camcorder also can be used as a mass storage device by connecting it to a PC to easily copy and back-up documents, music files, pictures, and videos from a computer to the camcorder’s SD Card.
View High-Quality Videos on Your HDTV
Home videos can be shared with friends and family by connecting the DXG-569V HD to a TV. Since the camcorder lets you view videos in 4:3 or 16:9 (panoramic) aspect ratios, it’s perfect for your plasma or HDTV. You can also connect the DXG-569V HD to your PC and upload videos online to video sites, like YouTube and others, to share your videos with friends, family — and the world.
The DXG-569V HD comes complete with the ArcSoft Total Media Extreme software that lets you create, edit and watch videos. The software (normally a $99 retail value) features two unique applications:
Â· TotalMedia Theatre: a high-quality video playback application that enhances your movie-watching experience with cool features and options right from your PC.
Â· TotalMedia Studio: a fun and easy-to-use program that lets you make amazing and customized movies. You just need to follow a few simple steps, and in no time, you’ll be able to burn and share your homemade videos.
DXG-569V HD Features:
* Digital Camcorder
o Records full-motion video in High-Definition
+ HD Resolution: 1280 x 720 at 30fps
o Records video in H.264, MOV file format
o 2X Digital Zoom
o 3-inch TFT Screen
o Displays video on TV with A/V Out port
# Digital Still Camera
* 5 Megapixel CMOS sensor
* Captures still images in JPEG format up to 8MP image resolution
* Built-in LED Flash
* White-Balance Adjustment
* Digital Voice Recorder
o Records voice notations and reminders
* Mass Storage Device
o Comes with 32MB onboard memory
o SD Card slot, supports High-Capacity SD Cards
o Connects to your PC to store and transfer data files
o USB2.0 interface for fast transfer of files
The DXG-569V HD is available immediately in two colors: silver and black, with a retail price of $169.99 from RadioShack and other leading retailers. For more information, see www.dxgusa.com .