Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Sony's NSC-GC1 Net-sharing CAM for Social Networks

Sony has just announced that they will be releasing there new ‘made for social networking sites’ camcorder in September. If you like the look of the NSC-GC1 Net-sharing CAM you can pre-order it starting July 19.

The NSC-GC1 Net-sharing CAM is targeted at social networking site users; specifically those that frequent YouTube and Crackle. Priced at around $200 The Net-sharing CAM can shoot video ranging from QVGA (320x240) at 15 frames per second to VGA (640x480) at 30 frames per second. The camcorder records directly to Sony's Memory Stick DUO memory cards, and the included Picture Motion Browser and PMB Portable software helps streamline uploading videos to the Web. The NSC-GC1 Net-sharing CAM also doubles as a 5 MP camera for those still shots that you want to capture.

It has a built-in flash, 4x digital zoom and a 2.4-inch color LCD screen. Powered with rechargeable Lithium Ion technology, the model has a battery life of about 90 minutes (depending on recording conditions). It can record about five hours of web-ready video footage on a Memory Stick™ PRO Duo media card, when recording with the default settings on a 2GB media card

Online pre-orders will begin on July 19 at www.sonystyle.com/netsharingcam.

Source: Sony Press release via Engadget