The world leading digital camera manufacturer, Sanyo has announced the launch of its new, compact and light-weight Full HD (1920 x 1080 recording) Xacti digital movie camera, named as Sanyo Xacti DMX-HD1010, which features “Face Chaser” face detection technology that able to monitor the subject’s face and adjust brightness and focus to incredibly clear photos, recognizing up to 12 faces at a time in both video and still photos.

“With the HD1010, SANYO has brushed up many of the features from the previous model, making it easier to use while advancing the image quality,” said Hideki Toyoda, General Manager of the SANYO’s DI Company Products Planning Department. “With a SANYO Xacti, you have instant access to both high quality photos and high definition movies with one simple, stylish unit.”

Highlights Of Sanyo Xacti HD1010:

  • Full 1080i HD Sensor
  • 10X optical HD zoom lens
  • 2.7-inch, 230,000 pixel Widescreen TFT-LCD monitor
  • Face Detection and Face Chaser technology
  • Image stabilizer for both stills and video
  • Long-lasting 1900mAh lithium-ion battery supports more than 2 continuous hours of filming
  • Brushed-up image processing technology
  • Seven frames-per-second sequential shooting for
    superb action photography
  • New slow-motion video mode
  • Wide Dynamic Range Mode
  • 4 megapixel digital images
  • HDMI high-definition output
  • Records to convenient SD/SDHC memory cards
  • Super-fast startup shooting in as little as two seconds

“The SANYO Xacti HD1010 is our second-generation Full HD camcorder and offers a full complement of innovative features such as automatic ‘Face Chaser’ face detection for both video and stills, along with improved image processing for even better image quality,” said Tom Van Voy, Vice President and General Manager of SANYO’s Audio Video Division. “The HD1010 offers advanced, high-definition video performance and high-quality stills in one small, lightweight device.”

The new and stylish-designed SANYO Xacti HD1010 ultra-compact camcorder will be available in coming July 2008 for about $800.