Background and contacts


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

About The Digital Newsroom

The Bright Ideas Digital Newsroom is a simple and useful resource for you to keep track of all the latest news stories. High resolution images and complete press releases are available to download from here, and you can connect with our various social media profiles easily. Suggestions for improvements are welcome.

Contact Details

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


Coming soon to a pocket near you – the Xacti SH1

The SANYO SH1 is available to buy in the UK this week – bringing the power of 30x Advanced Zoom, full 1080i HD video capture and 10 mega-pixel still images to your pocket.

  • The SANYO Xacti VPC-SH1 is available this week, priced around £399
  • The Xacti SH1 has a 30x Advanced Zoom functionality
  • The camera incorporates a 35mm wide-angle lens
  • The Dual Camera shoots both 1080i HD footage and 10 mega-pixel stills
  • An evolution of the traditional camcorder chassis, the SH1 fits in your pocket
  • It’s just 43mm thick, weighing 203g: the thinnest and lightest camera in its class
  • A second REC button on the top of the camera is perfect for shooting low angles
  • With Eye-Fi compatibility, the Xacti SH1 can upload video and images wirelessly to Facebook, YouTube, MySpace etc.
  • 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 SH1 is available in two colour options: red and black

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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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