Chatsworth (CA) – Sanyo today announced the Xacti HD1000, claiming it is the smallest and lightest camcorder to record in a 1920×1080 resolution.
The HD1000 records in the MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 standard, allowing video capture at the 1080i level. Sanyo says it’s the most compact camcorder to do so, Weighing in at 9.5 ounces at a size of 16.6 cubic inches.
The camera can also take still shots with a four megapixel resolution and contains a 10x optical HD lens. It sports a 2.7-inch widescreen display for media screening and reviewing.
The HD1000 will make its retail debut next month and will carry a retail price of around $800.