Sanyo introduces a 720p low-cost camcorder

Sanyo will ship at the end of October the VPC-HD700, a low-cost camcorder capable to record 720p video. Target price will be around 600$.

The camcorder will use the HDMI and the SDHC memory card to store videos.
It will be OSX compatible with iMovideHD and will features a remote control.

Technical specification at the Sanyo web site.

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Vista Hi-Definition issues

It looks as some Cassandra said some times ago, Vista users are experiencing issues with Hi-Definition contents.

If you try to play HD contents, what is see is not what you paid for: the content will be downscaled during the flow from your player to your monitor.
There are a lots of sources explaining what is happening, but for me the question is: who will refund my money spent for a High Level PC if I cannot enjoy HiDef contents ?

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