Sanyo Xacti HD2000 Review

Review Date: February 12th 2009
Author: Gavin Stoker

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Page 1
Introduction / Ease of Use
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Image Quality
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Sample Images
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Design
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Specifications
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Conclusion

Specifications

Sensor C-MOS sensor, 1/2.5 inch, approx. 8.10 megapixels?
Recording media SD Memory Card (Up to 32GB SDHC Memory Card)
Recording file formats JPEG (DCF1, DPOF?, Exif Ver2.2? standard) ISO standard MPEG-4 AVC/H.264?.MP4) Audio: 48kHz sampling, 16bit, 2ch, AAC compression
Resolution (Pixels) - Still 12M: 4000 3000 (Pictrise) 8M-H:?3264 2448 (low compression) 8M-S: 3264 2448 (standard compression) 6.0M (16:9): 3264 1840 (16:9) 2M (16:9): 1920 1080 (16:9)
Resolution - Continuous Shots 8M: 3264 2448 4M: 2288 1712
Resolution - Movie Clips Full-HR: 1920 1080?(60fps 24Mbps) Full-HD: 920 1080?(60fields/sec 16Mbps) Full-SHQ: 1920 1080?(30fps 12Mbps) HD-SHQ: 1280 720?(30fps 9Mbps) TV-SHQ: 640 480 (30fps 3Mbps)
Lens Web-SHR: 448 336 (240fps Rec / 60fps Play , 1/4 Slow ) Web-UHR : 192 108 (600fps Rec / 60fps Play , 1/10 Slow )
Photo range Standard??50cm - ??wide), 1.0m - ??tele? Super macro: 1cm - 80cm (wide)
Shutter speed 1/2 - 1/1000 sec.?Flash: 1/30 - 1/1000 sec., Lamp mode : Max. 2 sec.)
Digital zoom Max. approx.?10x Total zoom range: 100x (Photo) / 160x (Video)
Focus Auto (Photo?9-point AF?Spot AF, Video?Continuous area AF) Manual 22 step
Scene selector Auto, Sports, Portrait, Landscape, Night Portrait, Snow & Beach, Fireworks, Lamp*5???
Digital filter Standard, Cosmetic, Monochrome, Sepia
Photometry Multi, Centre-weighted, Spot
Sensitivity Auto?ISO 50?200?Manual ISO 50/100/200/400/800/1600/3200, Switching System?
Still image sensitivity
Exposure correction 1.8EV?(in 0.3EV steps)
Digital Image Stabilizer Multi - calculation electric image stabilizer
Other functions Contrast correction in photo/Wind noise reduction
Self timer 2 sec./10 sec.
White balance Full auto TTL
Flash Auto, Red-eye reduction?with slow synchro in Night Portrait mode?Forced (with slow synchro in Night Portrait mode?Off
Flash coverage GN= 6.2 Approx. 20cm to 6.0 (wide?Approx. 80cm to 5.0 (tele?
Audio Microphone?Built-in stereo,? Speaker?Built-in monaural (L/R mixed output?
LCD monitor 2.7 inch Low-temperature polysilicon TFT colour wide screen LCD, Approx. 230,000 pixels (7-level brightness, 85-degree rotation?
Interface AV output* (Video?HDMI/Component video/S-video/Composite Video,NTSC/PAL?Audio?Stereo) Microphone input (Plug-in power type: 2.5mm microphone conversion cable)
Language English/French/German/Spanish/Italian/Dutch/Russian/Portuguese/Turkish/Thai/Korean/Simplified Chinese/Traditional Chinese
Power source Lithium-ion battery (DB-L50, included : 1900mAh)
Power consumption Using battery : 4.3 W (when shooting videos
Approx. battery-use time*16 Approx. 355 Photos (CIPA standard)
Dimensions/Volume 90.0(W)112.6(H)54.5(D)mm (maximum dimensions, excluding protruding parts, Approx. 272cc
Weight Approx. 268g (Body only), Approx. 311g (including battery and SD card)
Operating environment Temperature 0-40?C, Humidity 30-90% (non-condensing)
   
Page 1
Introduction / Ease of Use
Page 2
Image Quality
Page 3
Sample Images
Page 4
Design
Page 5
Specifications
Page 6
Conclusion

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