Toshiba CAMILEO X416, X400 and X200
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Toshiba today introduced a trio of Full HD camcorders. The Toshiba X416 ($319.99) is a top-of-the line CAMILEO camcorder that offers 23x optical zoom, electronic image stabilisation, 16GB of built-in memory and SDXC memory card support. The Toshiba CAMILEO X400 ($279.99) offers a similar feature set sans the 16GB on-board storage. Both camcorders come equipped with a 5-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor that’s also capable of capturing stills. The third model, called the Toshiba CAMILEO X200 ($229.99, pictured), offers 12x optical zoom, an 8-megapixel CMOS sensor, 128MB of built-in memory and SDXC support. The CAMILEO X400 and X200 camcorders are now available for purchase, while the X416 will be available starting on 10 October 2011.
Toshiba Press Release
TOSHIBA INTRODUCES TRIO OF FEATURE-PACKED TRADITIONAL STYLE CAMCORDERS
CAMILEO X416, X400 and X200 Camcorders Offer Advanced Technologies at Great Value
IRVINE, Calif. —Oct. 4, 2011 — Toshiba’s Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced a trio of 1920x1080p Full HD CAMILEO® camcorders – the X200, X400 and X416. Starting at $229 MSRP i, these value and feature-packed handheld camcorders come equipped with three-inch diagonalswiveling LCD touchscreens with on-screen video trimming and offer a suite of capabilities for consumers to capture, edit, send and share memories in the form of videos or still photos.
CAMILE0 X416 and X400 Camcorders: Unleash the artist within
Users can explore their creativity with a traditional barrel-style camcorder that has optimal power, performance and storage for everyday video recording on the go. The X416 is a top-of-the line CAMILEO camcorder that offers an impressive 23x optical zoom and 120x digital zoom to maximize their shot range. Consumers can take advantage of its extensive 16GB[ii]memory capacity, which allows for up to three hours[iii]of Full HD video, as well as support for up to 128GB of additional storage using memory cards (not included). The X416 also doubles as a digital camera, producing 16 megapixel interpolated still photos.
The CAMILEO X400 camcorder’s powerful 23x optical zoom lens and Electronic Image Stabilization helps users fill the frame without destroying the quality of the video, while its handy Pause button makes it possible to stop wasting storage space and reduce file clutter by recording multiple moments into a single file. The X400 offers similar features to the X416, but relies on external memory through the SD/SDHC/SDXC card slot.
Both the CAMILEO X416 and X400 camcorders offer a supplemental built-in microphone jack that allows users to complement flawless filming with ideal audio support. These camcorders serve as the perfect companions to capture those can’t-miss moments.
CAMILEO X200 Camcorders: Affordability without compromise
This budget-friendly traditional barrel-style camcorder is equipped with a wide variety of features, including slow-motion technology, time-lapse, a black and white filter and more. This 1080p Full HD camcorder with a 12x optical zoom, 20x advanced zoom and 60x digital zoom is a great solution for everyday users looking to take their videos to the next level for an affordable price.
“Toshiba recognizes consumers’ needs for camcorders that provide them with high quality at an affordable price and these three camcorders offer just that,” said Paul Collas, director of accessory marketing, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Life Products and Services. “The CAMILEO X416, X400 and X200 camcorders bring a variety of features and functionality for a range of prices to meet every consumer’s budget.”
All three camcorders allow consumers to conveniently view videos and still photos directly on an HDTV with an included HDMI® cableand remote control or share their creations easily and quickly on YouTube®, Facebook®, Twitter® and Picasa® via the built-in CAMILEO Uploader software. The CAMILEO X416, X400 and X200 camcorders are compatible with Windows®-based and Mac OS systems.
Pricing and Availability
The CAMILEO X400 and X200 camcorders are now available for purchase at ToshibaDirect.com and a variety of major consumer electronics and computer stores nationwide, and the X416 will be available starting on October 10, 2011. The X416 starts at $319.99 MSRP, the X400 starts at $279.99 MSRP and the X200 starts at $229.99 MSRP.
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About Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (TAIS)
Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TAIS is comprised of four business units: Digital Products Division, Imaging Systems Division, Storage Device Division, and Telecommunication Systems Division. Together, these divisions provide digital products, services and solutions, including industry-leading portable computers; televisions, TV/DVD Combination products, Blu-ray Disc and DVD products, and portable devices; imaging products for the security, medical and manufacturing markets; storage products for automotive, computer and consumer electronics applications; and IP business telephone systems with unified communications, collaboration and mobility applications. TAIS provides sales, marketing and services for its wide range of products in the United States and Latin America. TAIS is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America, Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation. For more information on TAIS visit us.toshiba.com.
About Toshiba Corporation
Toshiba Corporation is a world leader and innovator in pioneering high technology, a diversified manufacturer and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products spanning digital consumer products; electronic devices and components; power systems, including nuclear energy; industrial and social infrastructure systems; and home appliances. Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 490 companies, with 203,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 6.3 trillion yen (US$77 billion). Visit Toshiba’s web site at http://www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm.
Price: Reseller prices may vary. MSRP means “Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price.”
[ii]Solid State Drive Capacity. One Gigabyte (GB) means 109=1,000,000,000 bytes using powers of 10. See Solid State Drive Capacity Legal footnote at http://www.info.toshiba.com
[iii] Actual recording time may vary.