SANYO Canada Inc.

SANYO Canada Inc.

September 27, 2007 07:00 ET

SANYO Canada Follows-Up HD1000 1080 Cameracorder with New Compact HD Model

CONCORD, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 27, 2007) - Following the launch of the SANYO Xacti HD1000 full HD cameracorder, SANYO Canada has introduced the SANYO Xacti HD700 - a stylish and compact 720p HD cameracorder with 7 megapixel still photo capture capabilities.

This compact HD digital cameracorder offers high definition 1280x720p MPEG 4 video recording with the new AVC/H.264 Video compression, 5x optical and 12x digital zoom, 2.7-inch widescreen display, up to ISO 3200 sensitivity, full digital stereo sound, built-in stabilizer, in-camera editing and webcam function. The HD700 records both video and still images onto an SD or SDHC memory card and is HDMI compatible through its docking station.

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"The HD700 is a less expensive and more portable alternative to its HD1000 1080i cousin continuing with SANYO's leadership in innovative digital cameracorder design," says Bryan Asa, General Manager, Digital Imaging, Sanyo Canada. "Sporting a highly portable everyday-use stylish and slim body, the HD700 is specifically designed for publishing high-quality movies and high-resolution still images in a format that meets the changing ways people capture and share video from full HD viewing on HD televisions to online video posting and viewing."

The SANYO Xacti HD700 will be available in cool silver and metallic red in October at Canadian retailers including Centre HiFi, L.L. Lozeau, 2001 Audio Video, Bay Bloor Radio, Henry's, TeleCity Electronics, Audio Warehouse, Advance Electronics, A&B Sound, NCIX, Best Buy Online and for an MSRP of $749.99.

SANYO Canada, established in 1958, is based in Concord, Ontario (a business suburb north of Toronto). Founded in 1947 in Osaka, Japan, SANYO, which stands for "three oceans," has $22 billion worldwide in sales. The company provides a full range of SANYO consumer and industrial products including audio and video, digital cameras, wireless communication, LCD projectors and monitors, security video, air conditioning and home appliance products. SANYO is also the world's largest manufacturer of rechargeable batteries. Its environmental focus includes solar energy panel products, non-fluorocarbon refrigeration, and electric vehicle power solutions (for the Ford Escape Hybrid and Honda Accord). It is also a major manufacturer of lab equipment and C02 incubators. Visit for more information.

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