Coby Electronics releases the new CAM5001 720p HD video camcorder that is pretty similar to its brother CAM5000. The new pocket cacmorder features a 5 Megapixel CMOS image sensor, 4x digital zoom, a 2-inch LCD display, 128MB internal memory and a SD/SDHC card slot for up to 16GB of memory card.
The Snapp CAM5001 is able to record 1280x720p HD video at 30fps using XviD codec in AVI format, instead of MPEG4 format used by CAM5000. It has integrated USB plug and HDMI output. It is priced at $79.99.
Along with the CAM5001 and CAM5000, there are also other members in the Snapp camcorder line. The $48.99 CAM4505 has 3 Megapixel sensor and a 2-inch display; the $44.95 CAM4000 with 3 Megapixel sensor and a 2.4-inch swivel LCD display; the AA battery-powered CAM3001 ($29.99) and AAA battery-powered CAM3000 ($28.45) with 1.44-inch display and 1.3 Megapixel sensor. These models all record VGA 640×480 video in Motion JPEG format.