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SANYO Electric Co. Ltd. is a leading company for energy and environment, providing solutions for energy, environment and lifestyle applications. SANYO's businesses are divided into three business domains: Energy, Ecology and Electronics. These three areas cover a broad range of products and services such as rechargeable batteries, photovoltaic systems, HVAC/R equipment, digital imaging devices, personal navigation systems, home appliances, electronic components and others. For further information, please visit SANYO's web site at

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Contact Details

Camilla Brown
Manifest London
t. +44 (0)203 1379 270


World’s smallest and lightest full HD camera launched in UK

SANYO today announces the UK launch plans for the world’s smallest, lightest and thinnest full HD camcorder ever – the SANYO Xacti VPC-CS1. All Xacti cameras are Dual Cameras, with both full HD camcorder and a digital still camera functions. The CS1 is the smallest and most stylish model yet.

  • The SANYO Xacti CS1 will be available from March 5, priced around £249
  • Measuring less than one inch thick, the CS1 is the thinnest and lightest ever full 1080i HD pocket camcorder
  • The slender pistol grip chassis is perfect for taking everywhere and shooting everything
  • The CS1 is a hit with celebrities – Colin Firth, Naomi Campbell, Carey Mulligan, Claire Danes and Nicholas Hoult all own one
  • The still camera functionality takes 8 megapixel images (even while shooting video)
  • The camera has a 38mm lens with 10x advanced zoom
  • Includes built-in features such as ‘Face Chase’ technology, colour targeting and a digital image stabiliser
  • MP4 recording format ensures easy upload to YouTube, Facebook and MySpace
  • The CS1 will be available in two colour options: metallic silver and magenta

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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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