Panasonic has announced the pricing for its line of camcorders in 2011. This includes complete high definition models of 3MOS, the HDC-HS900, HDC-SD800 and HDC-TM900 as well as the brand’s complete high definition range of the 1MOS named models which include the HDC-SD90, HDC-TM90, HDC-HS80, HDC-TM80, HDC-SD40, HDC-TM40 and HDC-SD80. They also declared the pricing of the standard definition range that includes HDC-T70, HDC-S70 and HDC-H100. All the 13 models along with an optional 3D lens will hit the market in March 2011.
The high definition camcorders from Panasonic will be available at the announced retail prices like the HDC-HS900 will come at $1399 and the HDC-TM900 and the HDC-SD800 will be available at $1099 and $849 respectively. Resolution of 1920x1080 is featured in a complete high definition camcorder from Panasonic with recording of 1080/60p for creating crisp and providing detailed videos. When these camcorders are used with the optional 3D lens they are also capable of shooting 3D videos. The retail price of the 3D lens is $349 and is able to capture brilliant 3D imagery that can be played on Panasonic Viera television or any player or recorder compatible with AVCHD. A manual ring is featured in the HDC-HS900 and the HDC-TM900 for enhanced creativity. It involves a touch-screen LCD which is 3.5 inches wide and 20x zoom. Some of these models are capable of recording to SD/SDXC/SDHC memory cards. The HDC-TM900 possesses an internal memory of 32GB and there is a hard disk in HDC-HS900 which has a capacity of 220 GB.
The high definition camcorders from Panasonic which have 1MOS sensors will come at $599 for the TM90 and HS80; $549 for the SD90; $499 for TM80; $449 for SD80; $399 for TM40 and $349 for SD40. These camcorders have wide angle lens and resolution of 1920x1080. The high definition of Panasonic camcorders can shoot high definition video using 1080/60p recording. The models HS80 and TM80 have an exceptional power of zooming with 42x zoom. The lightest high definition camcorders from Panasonic are the SD40 and the TM40. There approximate weight is 0.39 pounds. All the seven models are capable of recording into SD, SDHC and SDXC memory cards. Some of these models have an internal memory of 16 GB. The HS80 has a hard disk drive of 120 GB.
The standard definition cameras from Panasonic are priced at $249, $269 and $349 for the different models.
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