CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. – DXG
USA said last week it is now shipping
to retailers its new Sportster series
of high-definition video cameras designed
for shooting is range of rugged
The DXG-Sportsters are offered in to
design styles (horizontal and vertical)
and two maximum HD resolution levels.
Both the horizontal and vertical pistolgrip
versions with up to 1080p/30fps video
resolution will carry $170 suggested retail prices. The horizontal version is
available now and the pistol-grip version
will ship in two to three weeks, DXG said.
Virtually identical 720p versions of
both design styles will carry $140 suggested
retails. The horizontal version
is shipping now and the pistol-grip
version is also slated to ship in two
to three weeks.
All of the new Sportsters are said to be
ruggedly built and waterproof to a depth
of 10 feet. For underwater recording the
camcorders feature an unusual “dive”
button that provides fully automatic settings
to adjust for changing submarine
lighting and color environments.
The “all-in-one HD camcorders”
will also take quality 12-megapixel
still images under a variety of weather
The DXG-Sportsters come with 3-
inch LCD displays, and USB/A/V and
HDMI outputs and cables.
Images are stored to 128MB of builtin
flash memory or to SD cards up to
32GB Class 2 or faster.
The camcorder is also designed for
easy uploading of video and images
to social-networking sites such as
YouTube or Facebook.