Guessing who’s next in producing a Mini HD Camcorder? Genius is the next. With their G-Shot HD501 pocket size HD Camcorder, Genius is trying to compete in the Flip’s market. This Genius G-Shot HD501 pocket HD camcorder is featuring weatherproof capability (Flip’s lack on this), and its 1MP CMOS image sensor with autofocus can record video in HD 1280 x 720p under 30 frame per second setting.
For taking still images, Genius G-Shot HD501 Mini HD Camcorder has 3MP digital lens with interpolated mode. All video that has been taken will be saved under H.264 format, and this HD Camcorder allow you to expand the capacity to 16GB using SD card, and can be playback via HDMI output. For a bonus, Genius G-Shot HD501 HD Camcorder also featuring MP3 player.
No idea when this Genius G-Shot HD501 HD Camcorder will hit the store.
The latest DV camera from the Genius family is the G-Shot HD501, a 720p camcorder with high-compression H.264 format in a stunning pocket-size design. It’s the simple way to shoot video as easily as taking a photo. The weather-resistance design lets you use it in the rain or snow so you can take great shots without any damage to the G-Shot HD501.
It includes a strap with a compass so you can hang it on your backpack and know what direction you are going. The CD includes application software to edit your videos easily and quickly upload your videos to YouTube or Facebook. You can also show your movies on a HD TV using the HDMI cable. For more details, just ask your salesperson about the G-Shot HD501.