Two month before, Creative brought the Vado HD 2nd Gen camcorder, today the company rolls out the third generation Vado HD Pocket Video Camera. Like its two brothers, the Vado HD 3G is able to record 1280×720 HD video at 30fps. Videos are captured in .mp4 format with H.264 video codec and AAC audio codec.
Of course, the 3rd Gen Vado HD does include some enhancements such as improved low light video recording, better audio recording with external stereo microphone, headphone output for private listening, the new Motion Detection mode, and Still Picture Capture Mode. There is 2x digital zoom and a 2-inch LCD display.
Creative’s Vado HD 3G has 4GB built-in memory that is enough for up to 120 mintues of HD video or up to 7,000 still photos. The pocket camcorder offers RCA and HDMI output and built-in flexi USB connector. It is compatibel with Windows PC and Mac. The new Vado HD costs $179.99.