Sanyo Xacti HD1010 launches

Sanyo has debuted its second gen Full HD Xacti, the HD1010, described as an ultra-compact, full 1920 x 1080 (1080i) high-definition digital camcorder.

The HD1010 features "Face Chaser" face detection technology for both video and stills, plus a new slow-motion video mode and seven frames-per-second sequential shooting for action photography.

The apparently "sleek and simple-to-use" HD1010 takes 4-megapixel digital still images and records video and stills to SD memory cards or SDHC cards, supporting up to 32GB.

Other features include a 10x optical zoom, image stabilisation, rotating 2.7-inch widescreen LCD and HDMI output.

The Sanyo Xacti HD1010 will be available in the States in July 2008 for around $800, no news on a UK launch just yet.