Sanyo archive

  • CES 2008: Sanyo Xacti HD700 and HD1000 camcorders launched
    Cameras

    CES 2008: Sanyo Xacti HD700 and HD1000 camcorders launched

    By 6 January 2008

    Sanyo has launched two new HD digital camcorders at CES in Las Vegas. The new models the Xacti HD700 and Xacti HD1000 offer 720p and 1080i resolutions respectively. The Sanyo Xacti HD700 is 16% smaller and 10% lighter than the company's HD2 camcorder...

  • Sanyo launches PLV-Z2000 home cinema projector
    Home Cinema

    Sanyo launches PLV-Z2000 home cinema projector

    By 22 October 2007

    Sanyo has announced the launch of a full HD (1920 x 1080) home cinema projector, model PLV-Z2000. Featuring new 3D colour management, a high resolution and high contrast ratio of 15,000:1, what they claim is the industry's most advanced lens shifting...

  • Sanyo Xacti HD700 720p pocket-sized camcorder
    Cameras

    Sanyo Xacti HD700 720p pocket-sized camcorder

    By 27 September 2007

    Sanyo has launched the Xacti HD700, a pocket-sized, 720p high-definition digital camcorder, and, as is becoming de rigeur, it's the world's smallest and lightest. The little brother of the previously launched HD100, the HD700 is capable of recording both...

  • IFA 2007: Sanyo launches Xacti HD1000 1080i camcorder
    Cameras

    IFA 2007: Sanyo launches Xacti HD1000 1080i camcorder

    By 3 September 2007

    Sanyo has launched the Xacti HD1000 and claim that this newest product is "the world's smallest and lightest" full HD digital camcorder. The device records video in 1080i (1920 x 1080 pixels) and also takes 4-megapixel digital still images. The HD1000...

  • Wilcom and Sanyo show off battery-powered mobile
    Phones

    Wilcom and Sanyo show off battery-powered mobile

    By 28 August 2007

    This Japanese product, the "Wilcon", a prototype from Sanyo and Wilcom, is powered by a single AA battery. This teeny power source gives you 250 hours of stand-by or 5 hours of talk time - and the battery is rechargeable...

  • Sanyo launches waterproof Xacti E1 camcorder
    Cameras

    Sanyo launches waterproof Xacti E1 camcorder

    By 23 May 2007

    The new waterproof SANYO Xacti VPC-E1 captures digital video and 6 megapixel photos on land and underwater. Similar in design to the previous Xacti camcorders, we can't help but be taken by the blue, white and yellow colours this is offered in whilst...

  • Sanyo introduces two new GPS devices
    Cars

    Sanyo introduces two new GPS devices

    By 10 April 2007

    Sanyo has announced two new GPS devices, the NV-SD200DT and NV-SB250DT as part of their Mini Gorilla range. If you're wondering why the names are so odd, it is because the new products are based on the lithium ion electric battery “mini-gorilla”....

  • Sanyo HD2 HD-ready camcorder launched
    Cameras

    Sanyo HD2 HD-ready camcorder launched

    By 28 March 2007

    Sanyo has launched what it is claiming the world's smallest and lightest HD-ready camcorder. Measuring 80 x 119 x 36mm and weighing just 235g, the Sanyo HD2 is the latest addition to the company's HD1 and HD1A range and has the added ability to take 7.1...

  • Sanyo SCP-7050 Military grade phone launched
    Phones

    Sanyo SCP-7050 Military grade phone launched

    By 27 March 2007

    If you are looking for a tough mobile phone, Sanyo has announced the ultra-rugged SCP-7050, the first Sanyo phone that adheres to Military Standard 810F for dust, shock and vibration. Launched at CITA 2007 in America, Sanyo is aiming the phone at the...

  • CES 2007: Xacti HD2 takes over from the HD1 in Sanyo's camcorder range
    Cameras

    CES 2007: Xacti HD2 takes over from the HD1 in Sanyo's camcorder range

    By 8 January 2007

    The latest camcorder to emerge from the fog of CES is the Sanyo Xacti HD2, which offers a new 7.38MP sensor and great low-light sensitivity. The HD2 is the smallest and lightest near HD camcorder on the market, and follows the HD1 and HD1a models. It...

  • Sanyo unveils Eneloop batteries and solar charger
    Online

    Sanyo unveils Eneloop batteries and solar charger

    By 31 October 2006

    Sanyo has unveiled a new battery series called Eneloop with a number of useful accessories. The Eneloop batteries are rechargeable AA and AAA batteries that don’t leak charge when not in use, and can be recharged more than 1000 times before they start...

  • Sanyo launches splash-proof Xacti VPC-CA6
    Cameras

    Sanyo launches splash-proof Xacti VPC-CA6

    By 13 September 2006

    Sanyo has added another Xacti camera to its line-up of camcorder/still camera hybrid devices. The Xacti VPC-CA6’s main selling point is that it’s a splash-resistant, 6MP camera that can be used outdoors during sporting activities like skiing, trekking,...

  • ICR 1000 voice recorder from Sanyo promises over 35 hours of recording time
    Audio

    ICR 1000 voice recorder from Sanyo promises over 35 hours of recording time

    By 27 July 2006

    Another device for the busy professional, the ICR 1000 dictation maching is being launched by Sanyo Speechtek to provide businesspeople with up to 35.5 hours of recording. The ICR 1000 comes with a 256MB SD card as standard, although this can be upgraded...

  • HD-ready Y:TV from Sanyo includes a hard drive
    Home Cinema

    HD-ready Y:TV from Sanyo includes a hard drive

    By 28 June 2006

    Sanyo has launched a flat-screen LCD TV with a twist — it has a built-in hard drive. The 32-inch Y:TV incorporates a 160GB hard disk drive so that it can record programs like a traditional hard disk recorder. By including the hard drive in the TV, Sanyo...

  • Cameras

    Prototype device finds and blocks illegal filming

    By 22 June 2006

    University researchers have developed a system to detect still and video cameras and put an end to their filming. The team at the Georgia Institute of Technology believe that the device, which shoots a blinding white light at the camera's sensor, could...

  • Sanyo launches Xacti C6 - world's smallest, lightest, and thinnest video camera
    Cameras

    Sanyo launches Xacti C6 - world's smallest, lightest, and thinnest video camera

    By 31 May 2006

    Sanyo is marketing the Xacti C6 as "the world's smallest, thinnest, and lightest solid state still and moving image camera". The C6 can capture 6MP still images while recording 30fps video. It accepts SD cards up to 1GB for up to one hour of video recording...

  • Sanyo debuts the Xacti VPC-S60
    Cameras

    Sanyo debuts the Xacti VPC-S60

    By 30 May 2006

    Another digital compact for the summer lineup: Sanyo's Xacti VPC-S60, a 6MP camera. This basic compact features a 2.5-inch LCD on the back and a touch sensor shutter button that responds to slight pressure to lock the focus. Its macro capabilities let...

  • Sanyo joins the HD market with the VPC-HD1
    Cameras

    Sanyo joins the HD market with the VPC-HD1

    By 30 May 2006

    Sanyo is expanding its Xacti camera range with the VPC-HD1, the company's new High Definition portable movie camera. Its LCD is an 2.2-inch OLED display, which means the picture on it is clear and sharp to match its HD recording capabilities. Sanyo says...

  • Paper trimmer hopes to make cutting photographs simple
    Cameras

    Paper trimmer hopes to make cutting photographs simple

    By 27 March 2006

    The humble paper trimmer is set to make a comeback as digital photographers turn back to printing and sticking images in paper albums. Swordfish, has launched a range of paper trimmers that it says "no serious scrap booker or any arts and craft enthusiast...

  • Sanyo launches new Xacti C6 digital movie camera
    Cameras

    Sanyo launches new Xacti C6 digital movie camera

    By 24 March 2006

    Sanyo is adding to its Xacti camera range with the launch of the Xacti C6 - what it is claiming is the world's smallest, thinnest and lightest solid state still and moving image camera of its kind. Compact enough to fit in your shirt pocket, the C6 measures...

  • Sanyo launch LCD TV for the garden
    Home Cinema

    Sanyo launch LCD TV for the garden

    By 10 March 2006

    For those who intend to spend the summer in the garden watching the World Cup in Germany might just be in luck with the launch of a weather-resistant LCD TV by Sanyo. The 32-inch panel is perfect for both interior and exterior uses, and can not only withstand...

  • CES 2006: Sanyo launch world's smallest and lightest high-definition digital media camera
    Cameras

    CES 2006: Sanyo launch world's smallest and lightest high-definition digital media camera

    By 3 January 2006

    SANYO has launched what it is claiming is the world's smallest and lightest high-definition digital media camera. Called the Xacti HD1, the camera is capable of recording both 720p high-definition video and 5.1 megapixel digital still images to a standard...

  • Sanyo launches Xacti E6 digital camera
    Cameras

    Sanyo launches Xacti E6 digital camera

    By 24 October 2005

    Sanyo has launched the Xacti E6, a compact 6 megapixel digital camera with a 3 inch TFT screen. The basic model also features a best shot mode that takes four pictures at different exposures and then displays the results on screen so you can chose the...

  • Helmet cam to spruce up home movies
    Cameras

    Helmet cam to spruce up home movies

    By 10 September 2005

    Kids will soon be able to make their own stake videos with a strap on helmet cam that will go on sale next month. The camera, which will be branded as the Tony Hawk Helmet Cam will cost £109 and be available from Amazon in October in time for Christmas....

  • Sanyo launch DVR-H200 160Gb DVD hard drive recorder
    Home Cinema

    Sanyo launch DVR-H200 160Gb DVD hard drive recorder

    By 17 May 2005

    Aside from launching two new televisions today (here), Sayno has also launched the DVR-H200 that combines a 160Gb hard disc drive with a slim line DVD recorder. As with most PVR's the H200's DVR technology allows the user to pause live TV which is automatically...