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Design
Color
Black Color

Choice of colors (exterior design) that a camcorder model is currently available in.


Black
Type 1080p HD SwitchGrip Camcorder
Lens
Optical Zoom
20x Optical Zoom

Range of magnification generated by lens movement, as measured in degrees exponential to the original.


20x
Digital Zoom
40x Digital Zoom

Range of pixel magnification a camera can generate, as measured in degrees exponential to the original.


40x
F Value
1.8(W) ~ 3.9(T) F No.

Range of settings that control aperture (amount of light allowed to reach a camera's image sensor).


1.8(W) ~ 3.9(T)
Focal Length-35mm Conversion 38.4mm ~ 768mm
Focal Length
Focal Length: 2.6mm ~ 52mm

Distance from a lens to it's focal point. In digital cameras, focal length can change when zooming.


2.6mm ~ 52mm
Macro Wide / Tele
Image Sensor
No. of Pixels
5.1M Pixel Image Sensor

Fixed number of pixels on camcorder's LCD screen, as measured in thousands (k).


5.1M Pixel
Sensor Type
1/4" (effec.1/6.3") Sensor

Form of chip that detects light captured by a camcorder lens. CMOS circuitry converts light to voltage.


1/4" (effec.1/6.3")
Main Display
Device Type
2.7" Wide Touch Display

Technology of camcorder display. A 2.7" Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) with touch screen usability.


2.7" Wide Touch
No. of Pixels
Display No. of Pixels: 230K

Fixed number of pixels on camcorder's LCD screen, as measured in thousands (k).


230k
Bright Adjust Yes
Rotation Angle 90+180 deg.
Stabilization
OIS Duo Yes
Video Recording
Auto Exposure Yes
Auto Focus
Auto Focus

Optical feature that uses a sensor, control system, and motor to automatically focus a camera's lens.


Yes
Auto Shutter Yes
Back Light Compensation
Back Light Compensation

Feature that helps prevent foreground objects from becoming silhouetted against bright backgrounds.


Yes
Digital Special Effects Off, Black & White, Sepia, Negative, Art, Ghost, Noir, Western, Dazzle
Low Light Sensitivity (lux)
Low Light Sensitivity: Auto: 5Lux (1/30sec)
C.Nite: 3Lux (1/15sec)

Minimum amount of light a camcorder needs to produce a quality recording. Dark twilight is roughly 3 lux.


Auto: 5Lux (1/30sec)
C.Nite: 3Lux (1/15sec)
Manual Exposure Yes
Manual Focus Yes
Recording Format
H.264 HP Recording Format

Compression standard that a camcorder uses to encode video. H.264 HD is used by Blu-Ray and YouTube.


H.264 HP
Recording Quality Super Fine
Resolution
Recording Resolution : Full HD i (1920x1080/60i)
Vertical HD(1920x1080/30p)
HD p (1280x720/60p) SD D1 (720x480/60P)

Number of pixels across and down that are used to capture an image. More pixels, the sharper the photo.


Full HD i (1920x1080/60i)
Vertical HD(1920x1080/30p)
HD p (1280x720/60p) SD D1 (720x480/60P)
Shooting Guideline Yes
Smart Auto Auto, Night, Backlight, Portrait, White, Landscape, Macro, Bluesky, Natural Green, Sunset
Video File Format MP4
White Balance
White Balance: Auto/Daylight/Cloudy/Fluorescent/Tungsten/Custom

Camera settings that adjust for different light to ensure white objects appear white in photographs.


Auto/Daylight/Cloudy/Fluorescent/Tungsten/Custom
Still Imaging
Format
JPEG Still Image Format

File type that the photo mode of a camcorder generates for use on a computer.


JPEG
Resolution
Still Image Resolution: 5.3MP

Number of pixels across and down that are used to capture an image. More pixels, the sharper the photo.


5.3MP
Audio Recording
Audio Format
Audio Format: AAC

Sound file type that a camcorder generates. AAC achieves higher sound quality than MP3.


AAC
System Memory
Built-in Memory
Built-in Flash Memory & Memory Card

Ability for a camcorder to store media and data internally without a memory card inserted.


Built-in Flash Memory & Memory Card
Storage Media
Card Slot
Storage Card Slot: SD, SDHC, SDXC

Opening in which a flash memory card is inserted. SDHC cards store at least 4GB of removable memory.


SD / SDHC / SDXC
Features
Function Beep Yes
Power LED
Blue Power LED

Small Light-Emitting Diode (LED) indicating that a camcorder's power is ON.


Blue
Recharging Indicator Orange while charging, no LED when fully charged
Inputs and Outputs
Composite
Composite Out

Analog video connection that transmits audio and video information along a single signal.


Yes
HDMI
Mini HDMI

High-Definition Multimedia Interface. Industry standard for transmitting HD video between components.


Yes
USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Universal Serial Bus. Interface standard for connecting peripherals to a computer. USB 2.0 is high-speed.


Yes
Functions
Continous Shot Yes
Delete All Yes
FF/FPS
FF/FPS

Fast Forward and Forward Playback Search functions that increase speed of playback by x2, x4, and x8.


Yes
Frame Advance
Frame Advance

Function that enables users to view individual frames of a video. Pressing the button advances one frame.


Yes
Divide Yes
Like It Yes
PB All Yes
Play/Still Yes
Protect All Yes
Protect Selected Yes
Record Pause Yes
Repeat Yes
REW/RPS
Rewind

Rewind and Reverse Playback Search functions that increase speed of reverse playback by x2, x4, and x8.


Yes
Skip Yes
Slide Show
Slide Show: Music (5 Background Music)

Function that plays back a sequence of photo images at intervals. Can include transitions and music.


Music (5 Background Music)
Slow Motion
Slow Motion

Mode that decreases playback speed in forward or reverse by x1/2, x1/4, and x1/8.


Yes
Smart BGM Yes
Time Lapse Recording - Normal
- Jumping
- Zooming
- Panning
- Zooming+Panning
- Night
- Reverse(playback)
Software
System Requirements Intel Core2Duo 1.66Ghz 1GB RAM, 2GB HDD, Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2