Toshiba Unveils CAMILEO S30 Compact HD Digital Camcorder
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CES 2011, LVCC Central Hall Booth #11026 — Toshiba's Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced the CAMILEO™ S30 camcorder, a new addition to the highly acclaimed CAMILEO S-Series line. Toshiba's latest lightweight and ultraportable full HD resolution camcorder now features image stabilization in 1080p1, 720p and 480p modes for smooth and clear videos, a touch screen designed for easier navigation and a 16X digital zoom for getting in on the action.
At only three-fourths of an inch thin and weighing only 4.2 ounces2, the CAMILEO S30 is the size of a smartphone.
"The CAMILEO S30 camcorder is for those who want an easy to use, compact camcorder at an affordable price with the high quality they expect from Toshiba," said Paul Collas, director, accessory marketing, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division. "This camcorder is another step in Toshiba's expansion of products for consumers who enjoy capturing, sharing, editing and viewing their lives in HD."
The camcorder's swiveling three-inch diagonal LCD display3 now features a touch screen, making navigation through menus easier than ever. In addition, the CAMILEO S30 doubles as an eight megapixel digital still camera for great pictures every time. The compact device also accommodates an SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card with up to 64GB capacity for an estimated 10 hours of recording at 1080p, or 24 hours at the lowest setting4.
Consumers can also view videos and still photos directly on a computer or HDTV with the included HDMI® cable. Another key feature is the Internet Upload Button, which allows users to quickly and easily upload videos and photos to YouTube™, Facebook®, Twitter and Picasa®.
The new CAMILEO S30 will be on display at Pepcom Digital Experience! taking place on January 5, 2011.
The CAMILEO S30 is immediately available at toshibadirect.com and at a variety of major consumer electronics and computer stores nationwide starting at $179.99 MSRP5.
Detailed product information is available at camileo.toshiba.com and images are available at http://bit.ly/2011Q1-S30.
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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 mobile products 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. Toshiba Corporation is a world leader and innovator in high technology, a diversified manufacturer and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products. These products span from information & communications systems; digital consumer products; electronic devices and components; as well as 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 730 companies, with 204,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing $75 billion (6.2 Trillion Yen). For more information on Toshiba visit www.toshiba.com.
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1 1080p Hi-Def. The effect of enhancements may vary depending upon content quality and display device capability/functionality/settings. Depending on the quality of the content, some video noise may be visible.
2 Weight. Weight may vary. See Weight Legal Footnote at www.info.toshiba.com
3 Display. Any small bright dots that may appear on your display are an intrinsic characteristic of the thin film transistors manufacturing technology. See Display Legal Footnote at www.info.toshiba.com
4 All numbers are approximate from SDcard.org. Actual storage will depend on size of data and compression used.
5 Price. Reseller prices may vary. MSRP means "Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price."
Posted by Shane Sturgeon, January 5, 2011 8:41 PM
About Shane SturgeonShane Sturgeon is the Co-Publisher and Chief Technologist of HDTV Magazine, an industry publication with HDTV roots going back to 1984, when Dale Cripps founded The HDTV Newsletter. Today, HDTV Magazine is a leading online resource for HDTV news and information and captures the eyes and imaginations of over 3 million visitors annually. Mr. Sturgeon has a background in information technology and has served in various consulting capacities for Fortune 500 companies such as J.P. Morgan Chase, Verizon Communications, Proctor & Gamble and Nationwide Insurance. He has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Wright State University.