While Sanyo is busy making cheap pocket-sized digital camcorders like the Sanyo Xacti CG9, Sony has announced their own pocket-sized wonder, the Sony HDR-TG1. Sony claims that the Sony HDR-TG1 is the world's smallest Full HD Camcorder.
The Sony HDR-TG1 features a small and compact titanium body and weighs only ten ounces. Measurements of this camcorder is 1.3 inches wide, 4.7 inches tall, and 2.5 inches deep. The Sony HDR-TG1 also has a hard coating which makes it resistent to scratches.
The Sony HDR-TG1 is a Full HD camcorder which means it can record videos at 1920 x 1080 resolution. This camcorder is also capable of taking still pictures at 4 mega pixel resolution. Recording at full HD ensures that you will be able to capture the highest quality video with vivid colors, less noise and more details.
The Sony HDR-TG1 has a face detection technology which can detect up to eight faces and then automatically adjusts color, exposure, focus, etc. The Sony HDR-TG1 has a Car Zeiss Vario-Tessar 10x optical zoom lensand a BIONZ processing engine. Another cool feature of the Sony HDR-TG1 is that it is capable of recording audio in Dolby Digital 5.1 channel surround sound!
Pricing and Availability
The Sony HDR-TG1 will be available in May and has an expected price of $900.