Review: Sanyo Xacti VPC-CG100

Name: Xacti VPC-CG100 (Sanyo) Type: Pistol grip HD camcorder Specs: (Click here for full specs) Price: Circa £230 (Buy it here) Capable of 1080p video recording and 14 megapixel still photography, while Sanyo's latest pistol grip HD camcorder falls…

New Xacti dual cameras on the way from Sanyo

Sanyo's range of Xacti dual still and HD video camcorders got three new additions today in the shape of the VPC-GH1, VPC-CG100 and VPC-CG20 models. The CG100 and CG20 models are pistol grip offerings, whilst the GH1 takes a more…

Sanyo ready the Xacti DMX-SH11 with 23x optical zoom

Sanyo have unveiled some details on their new Xacti DMX-SH11 camcorder, set to be released in Japan this April. While you'll need to have incredibly steady hands to get the most out of its 23x optical zoom (or at least…

Sanyo has said it's doing something to make Blu-ray lasers better

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To this end, Sanyo is promising to boost the capacity of Blu-ray discs to 100GB and maximise write-speed of burners to around 12x.

It’s all thanks to clever and more powerful new blue laser diode technology, which allows up to four data layers – each packing in 25GB of deleted scenes and staggeringly dull interviews with the leading man – to be stuck into a single Blu-ray disc at TWELVE TIMES writing speed…

Sanyo announces Xacti DMX-HD800 high definition camcorder

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Sanyo seems to be on a roll with its Xacti range of high definition camcorders at present, today announcing the imminent launch of the DMX-HD800 model, capable of shooting 720p HD and taking eight megapixel photos at the same time.

Using SD/SDHC memory cards with up to 32GB capacity, the camcorder takes 1,280 x 720 resolution video at 30fps, and records using the AVCHD format. Photos can be taken even while filming, without having to pause or change modes…

Shiny Video Review: Sanyo Xacti CG9 camcorder


We quite often use Sanyo Xacti camcorders to film product launches, so I can vouch for just how easy they are to use. Lucy tested out the new CG9, which sadly they sent us in – gulp! – pink, although it’s also available in black and silver.

Video is filmed in MPEG4 AVC/H.264 format, which you can save to an SD or SDHC card. Photos are taken…