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SANYO Xacti CS1 takes T3 Gadget Awards ‘Camcorder of the Year’ crown

The new SANYO Xacti VPC-CS1 has today been named ‘Camcorder of the Year’ at the 2010 T3 Awards. The world’s smallest 1080i HD Dual Camera was launched earlier this year and has been one of the most successful Xacti models ever:

  • The T3 Awards are organised by T3 magazine, a leading British technology and lifestyle publication
  • The awards were judged by panel of renowned tech experts from The Daily Telegraph, TechRadar, Sky News and T3
  • A public vote on also contributed to the judging process
  • The Dual Camera is 2.7cm thick and shoots full 1080i HD footage and 8 megapixel stills
  • The CS1 won the title ahead of competition from the Flip Mino HD, the Panasonic TM-700, the Sony HDR-CX520VE and the Canon Legria HFM31
  • The CS1 is available nationwide, priced around £249

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The T3 Awards website states:
“SANYO’s scaled-down full HD camcorder was the best of a very strong bunch from the last 12 months, offering great features, design and value-for-money. The Xacti is exceptionally stylish, yet offers advanced features like full 1080 shooting and a 10x zoom.”


Dominic Jones, UK marketing manager at SANYO commented:
“The Xacti CS1 has made a massive impact since we launched it earlier this year, and it is great to see both technology experts and the general public vote it to be the best camcorder of the year. The camera is a watershed product for Xacti, evolving our signature pistol-grip chassis to provide a smaller and more convenient Dual Camera than ever before.”

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SANYO launches its most powerful underwater Dual Camera ever

SANYO has today launched its highest specification waterproof Dual Camera in the UK – the Xacti VPC-CA100. Waterproof up to 3m (10 feet) the Xacti CA100 is perfect for a wide range of activities, from snorkelling to snowboarding. The camera is the highest specification waterproof pocket camcorder:   Shoots  full 1080i HD footage and 14 […]

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