Manufacturer’s Description

Ultra-compact and weighing only approximately 169g, the HDC-SD40 is the world's lightest camcorder and has a stylish design. They can be carried anywhere to record high-quality videos at anytime. They do not take up much room in a bag and are light on the arms even after recording for long periods of time. *For a full-HD camcorder in AVCHD format as of January,5 2011. and an SD card : Approx. 211 g)

The Specs

Video Recording
Minimum Lux Rating 1 lux
Video Capture Format Full HD
Additional Specifications
Progressive Scan Yes
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/8000 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 1/30 Second
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent) 42.90 mm to 721 mm
Battery Rechargeable Yes
Total Camcorder Resolution 1.5 Megapixel
Effective Image Resolution 1.2 Megapixel
Interlaced Scan Yes
Maximum Frame Rate 60 fps
Effective Video Resolution 1.2 Megapixel
White Balance Modes AutoIndoor1Indoor2SunnyCloudyWhite Set
Battery Include Yes
Maximum Video Lines 1080
Product Model HDC-SD40
Brand Name Panasonic
normalized-Digital Zoom 1200
Quick Glance
normalized-Weight 5.96
LCD Screen Size 2.7 in
Recording Media Memory Card
Image Stabilization Optical
normalized-Optical Zoom 16.8
Maximum Video Capture Resolution 1920 x 1080
Warranty Information 1 Year Limited
Weight 5.96 oz
Image Processor
Image Sensor CMOS
Image Sensor Quantity 1
Image Sensor Size 1/5.8"
More Info
Lens Features
Optical Zoom 16.8 X
Focal Length 2.90 mm to 48.70 mm
Digital Zoom 1200x

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