Hauppauge, N.Y. – Zoom said Wednesday it dropped
the price of its palm-sized Q3 Handy video camera to $199.
The Q3 records
stereo sound with two condenser microphones, which allow users to capture
crystal-clear HD audio with their movies.
captures audio at 24-bit/48 kHz, which is useful when uploading footage to
video-share sites like YouTube that which compress video while allowing stereo
audio files of 44.1kHz, CD quality.
The Q3 is also
the only point-and-shoot video camera that will handle the high decibel levels
found at live concerts, the company said.