Toshiba has announced upgrades to its pocket camcorder lineup at IFA, introducing the new Camileo S30 and P20 models by adding full touchscreen controls to the already HD-capable S20 that it replaces.
Both camcorder models support 1080p full HD video capture with 10X digital zoom. There’s an HDMI out port, SD card slot for up to 64 GB of storage, and touchscreen controls. The S30 model is about 0.7-inch thick and will retail for about U.S. $215 at launch in January 2011. That model will be able to take 8-megapixel resolution images with automatic exposure control and image stabilization. The U.S. $183 P20 will come with a pistol grip and be able to capture 5-megapixel images and will be available in October.
Neuss, Germany, 2nd September 2010 – Toshiba Europe GmbH today presents two new digital H.264 camcorders: Both the CAMILEO P20 and CAMILEO S30 come with Full HD resolution and are designed to be as user-friendly as possible: They also both feature a large (7,6cm/3″) touch sensitive screen that displays an easy-to-use graphical user interface. While the CAMILEO P20 offers a photo resolution of 5 Megapixel, the CAMILEO S30 is equipped with an 8 Megapixel CMOS sensor. The two new camcorders will be available in the third quarter 2010 throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa.
CAMILEO P20: designed to capture unforgettable fun
A walk in the city, a party with friends or a day at the seaside: everyone wants to save those memorable times – quickly and easily. Designed for the early-adopting, young and fashion-conscious, the trendily deep blue coloured CAMILEO P20 offers high quality and reassuring reliability at an affordable price. With a weight of only 151 g the pistol-type camcorder can be carried on a hand strap and is always at hand to capture those spontaneous magic moments.
CAMILEO S30: the smart companion, always ready for adventure
At only 19mm thick, Toshiba’s CAMILEO S30 is the ideal handy companion for travelling and sports, for active and adventurous young people, as well as being ideal for capturing precious family memories. The CAMILEO S30 will be available in deep blue, burgundy red, raspberry and silver. With ease-of-use being top of the list, the CAMILIEO S30 offers a choice of eight scene support selections designed to achieve perfect results even in difficult light conditions, these include “skin”, “night”, or “back light” to name just a few.
High photo and video quality
CAMILEO P20 and CAMILEO S30 both are fully equipped high-quality camcorders and digital still cameras. A 10x digital zoom allows for far-off shots in video and photo mode. For perfect shudder-free shots, the camcorders offer an embedded video stabilisation. The embedded software can even interpolate the photo resolution up to 16 Megapixels.
Capture the moment…and then easily share with friends
To easily share clips and photos the CAMILEO P20 and CAMILEO S30 offer a broad range of connectivity tools: Via HDMI, miniUSB.2.0 or composite video they can be quickly and easily connected to TV sets and other digital devices. Plus, they come with a card slot for SD / SDHC / SCXC cards with a capacity of up to 64GB. Thanks to the user-friendly upload functionality, users can easily upload their videos to video sharing sites such as YouTubeâ„¢ and share their photos with friends on websites like Picasaâ„¢ Web Albums.