SANYO Canada Inc.

SANYO Canada Inc.

March 30, 2010 07:00 ET

SANYO Canada Brings Super Slim, Full HD Dual Cameras to Market

WOODBRIDGE, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 30, 2010) -

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SANYO Canada Inc. (SANYO) today announced it has shipped to stores five new Full HD Dual Cameras that also offer between eight and 14 megapixel still image capability, in an affordable, stylish slim body.

Truly fitting into small pockets or purses, the super slim (27 mm) vertically formatted VPC-CS1 boasts Full HD1080 / 60i video, 8 megapixel stills, 10X Advanced zoom, a 2.7 inch LCD screen and iFrame compatibility. Its horizontally formatted sister, the VPC-SH1, sports Full HD1080 / 60i video, 10 megapixel stills, 20X Advanced zoom, 2.7 inch LCD, iFrame, and a thinness of 43mm. Both cameras also feature a new "Sound Zoom" function, allowing several modes to help focus the sound recording on a specific subject being zoomed on, or clear channel separation to record the ambient environment being filmed in. MSRP on these two models are $439 and $549 respectively.

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SANYO is also offering three new compact, affordable HD dual cameras. The VPC-CG102 offers Full HD1080 / 60i video, 14 megapixel stills, 5X optical zoom with a 12X double video zoom, 2.7 inch LCD, HDMI mini terminal and is compatible with Eye-Fi wireless SD memory card that offers a way to quickly and easily upload images to a computer. Its horizontally formatted sister is the VPC-GH2, which offers the same features. Both have an MSRP of $329. Finally, the SANYO Dual Camera VPC-CG20, in vertical format only, offers Full HD1080 / 60i video, 14 megapixel stills, 5X optical zoom with a 12X double video zoom, 2.7 inch LCD, HDMI mini terminal and Eye-Fi compatibility. MSRP is $299.

"These cameras offer an awful lot of technology in beautifully designed bodies for an affordable price," says Bryan Asa, General Manager, Digital Imaging, SANYO Canada Inc. "The fact that these cameras offer 1920 x 1080 Full HD video as well as super high resolution for photos, means you can record high quality photos and videos using only one small camera that is both lightweight and easy to carry in a pocket, purse or wear simply on your belt."

All of the new models output seamlessly to Windows 7, which recognizes MPEG4s without the need for conversion. All models store the video and images onto SD flash memory cards.

These five new models join four of SANYO's previous models that will continue into the second half of 2010. They either offer high performance (the HD2000A and FH1A) or full waterproof functionality (the CA9 and WH1).

These new cameras are available now at Canadian retailers including Centre HiFi, Henry's, Bay Bloor Radio, Brentview Electronics, Golden electronics, Audio Warehouse, Krazy Kiley's, PA Soundworks, The Camera Store, Best Buy, Black's Photo,, Future Shop, and other selected retailers. 

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SANYO Electric Co., Ltd. is a global, multi-billion dollar leading company for energy and environment, providing solutions for environment, energy and for lifestyle applications. SANYO Canada Inc. (a subsidiary of SANYO Electric Co., Ltd.), is based in Woodbridge, Ontario (a suburb north of Toronto). SANYO Canada is a service and sales company that markets and sells a variety of commercial and consumer solutions including rechargeable batteries, solar modules, HVAC, digital projectors, dual cameras, digital still cameras, home appliances, security video equipment, audio systems, portable and mobile electronics, and weatherproof monitors. For more information, please visit or

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