Los Angeles - Sakar International-owned
introduced Wednesday its 690 HD underwater digital pocket video camera.
The pocket video camera carries a $60 suggested retail, features a vertical candy-bar design configuration, and is said to be weather resistant.
It is waterproof to 10 feet deep, has a built-in 2-inch preview screen, takes video as well as up to 5-megapixel still shots, records up to 720p/30 fps HD resolution video, and features digital image stabilization.
Other details include a built-in microphone and speaker, an SD card slot and 4x zoom range. It includes software to enable easy uploading to Facebook, MySpace, Flickr, Picasa Albums, Photobucket, YouTube and more.
The Vivitar 690 includes an A/V cable to playback images on a TV set.
The camera is slated to be carried by leading national and regional retailers including: Target, Staples, Walmart, RadioShack, Kmart and others.