Sony HDR-TG5V And HDR-TG7VE HD Camcorder Unveiled

Posted: Apr 2 2009, 2:00pm CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 1:43pm CDT , in Portable Devices


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Sony unveiled the new HD Camcorder HDR-TG5V with integrated GPS for automatic geotagging.
At the same time Sony announces in Europe the HDR-TG7VE. I hate when companies use different model numbers for the same product in different regions. It just plain sucks.

The features of the new highly compact HDR-TG5V include full HD recording, 16GB memory, embedded GPS, NAVTEQ digital maps geo-tag, 2.7 inch touchscreen, Smile Shutter technology, Face Detection and Carl Zeiss Vaio-Tessar lens with 10X optical zoom.
The Sony HDR-TG5V camcorder will ship in May for about $1,000. An optional travel kit (Sony ACC-TCH5) with a battery, travel charger and pouch will be available for about $100. There is also a wide angle conversion lens (Sony VCL-HGE07TB) accessory for about $100.

Sony HDR-TG5V US announcement
Sony HDR-TG7VE Europe announcement.

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