Sony HDR-TG1 available to order
The tiny new Sony full HD camcorder weighs only ten ounces and measures just 1.3 inches wide by 4.7 inches tall by 2.5 inches deep.
The Sony HDR-TG1 records 1920 x 1080px HD video and 4MP digital photos directly to Sony Memory Stick PRO Duo or PRO Duo Mark2 media cards. Sony created a very cool looking pocket camcorder, that has the potential to be the must have gadget accessory for the summer.
Other features of the Sony HDR-TG1 include 2.7-inch touch panel LCD screen, Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar 10x optical zoom lens and 2-megapixel ClearVid CMOS sensor with Exmor-derived technology, BIONZ engine, Dolby Digital 5.1-channel surround sound recording with built-in zoom microphone, automatically adjust focus, exposure, color control for natural-looking skin tones, and when photos are taken, flash control.
There is also an optional travel kit (Sony ACC-TCH5) that includes a battery, travel charger and pouch for about $100. Plus, there is a custom-fit case (Sony LCM-TGA) with brushed metal accents available as an accessory for about $50.
Sony ships the Sony HDR-TG1 bundled with a 4GB PRO Duo Mark2 media card.
The Sony HDR-TG1 camcorder will ship with supplied accessories in May for about $900.
Via this Sony press-release. See hi-res photos of the stylish little hot camcorder here.