New Panasonic HDC-HS300, HDC-TM300 And HDC-HS250 HD Camcorder

Posted: Jan 8 2009, 1:00pm CST | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 12:30pm CDT, in News | CES


New Panasonic  HDC-HS300, HDC-TM300 and HDC-HS250 HD Camcorder
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Panasonic today expanded its 2009 High Definition (HD) camcorder line with six new full-HD models, ranging from introductory to semi-professional at the CES 2009.

Three new models, the HDC-HS300, HDC-TM300 and HDC-HS250, are more advanced and feature a newly developed 3MOS chip system, while the three other introductory models, the HDC-HS20, HDC-TM20 and HDC-SD20, offer features ideal for first-time users wanting simple but powerful video capabilities.

All six High Definition models feature Panasonic’s first camcorder touch-screen that allows icons displayed on the LCD to be easily operated by touching them with a fingertip.
Panasonic’s new 3MOS system, available in the HDC-HS300, HDC-TM300 and HDC-HS250, assures high image quality for both motion and still images by using three full-HD MOS sensors to provide the world’s highest total pixel count of 9,150,000 pixels (3,050,000 pixels x 3)*. These three semi-professional camcorders are equipped with a newly developed, large-aperture Leica Dicomar lens (filter diameter: 43 mm) and a 1/4.1-inch image sensor. They also record still images with a 10.6-megapixel resolution and feature an 8.3-megapixel resolution for still images when simultaneously recording with video. The HDC-HS300, HDC-TM300 and HDC-HS250 have a luminance of 1.6 lx, allowing them to shoot video in very low-light conditions.

Suggested retail prices for all camcorders are as follows: $1,399.95 for the HDC-HS300; $1,299.95 for the HDC-TM300; $999.95 for the HDC-HS250; $799.95 for the HDC-HS20; $649.95 for the HDC-TM20; $599.95 for the HDC-SD20. All models come in black and will be available in April 2009.
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