Sanyo Xacti VPC-HD2000A

  • Sanyo Xacti VPC-HD2000A
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Based on 28 scores, 39 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    3
  • Good:
    18
  • Average:
    3
  • Bad:
    4

Pros:

  • Small iFrame video files.
  • Great stills for a dual-purpose device.
  • Small and light.

Cons:

  • Zoom speed is too fast, and canít be adjusted.
  • Manual focus adjustment disables once you start shooting video.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Funkyfresh on

Friday, 26 February 2010 20:22 The Sanyo Xacti VPC-HD2000A HD video camera is an incredible camera thats small enough to take anywhere. The VPC-HD2000A shoots full 1080p up to 60 frames per second. It also can take 8-Megapixel stills with high...

By ElectricPig.co.uk on 60

A decent enough HD camcorder stuck between the ultra cheap models from Flip and the pricier Sony...

By Macsimum News on 90

The Sanyo HD2000A can record in 1080pHD video (60 frames per second) and take 8-megapixel digital photos. With an 8-megapixel (effective) CMOS image sensor the still images can be interpolated to reach 12-megapixel quality. Its also the...

By Mac|Life on 100

The Xacti brings stellar HD video to consumers in an easy-to-hold form factor. We do wish the zoom speed could be slowed down, and that we could adjust manual focus during shooting. But most consumers probably wont notice these issues. Sanyo...

By TechSmart.co.za on

We started taking serious notice of the SANYO range of video cameras when they first introduced their clever underwater range. Theyve made the news again with the worlds first range of dual cameras capable of capturing both HD video and 8...

By Digital Camera Buyer on 60

Despite getting a could do better for results and performance, with the uneasy feeling that certain details have been compromised for form factor, the HD2000 is fun to use and...

By TechRadar on 80

del.icio.us reddit! TechBlips Facebook Stumbleupon Newsvine tweet The black-clad HD2000 is chunkily stylish with its handgun grip extending out to a barrel of an f1.8 lens. All the controls are located at the rear and proffer switches and buttons for...

By AskMen on 84

Top to bottom, the recently announced 2009 camcorder lineup from Sanyo looks to be one of the strongest to be released this year. The trio of new models contains a mixture of traditional horizontal-configuration camcorders and also a more unique...

By Macworld UK on 60

Sanyos new top-of-the-range Xacti follows on from its predecessors by featuring an upright design. Resembling a Star Trek blaster crossed with a hairdryer, it will divide opinion. Realising this, Sanyo, now partnered with Panasonic, has...

By RegHardware on 75

Yes, this is a clever piece of kit, although its cute size and shape may not suit those with larger hands. The controls are very simple to understand and the ease with which one can switch from record to play mode is commendable. And although the...

By Tracy and Matt's Blog on

The Xacti HD2000 has definitely impressed me. Its compact and easy to use design makes it enjoyable to use and the quality is generally quite impressive (just dont put me in any low light conditions!!) The fact that its just so simple to use makes...

By DigitalVersus on 80

"It looks like a hairdryer!" was my 9 year-old daughters first reaction when she saw this very unusual pocket camcorder from Sanyo, and the large lens perched on top of the handle looks a lot more like a hairdryer than something youd use for...

By Akihabara News on 80

A couple of weeks ago Sanyo Japan was kind enough to send us a test sample of their latest high-end HD camera, the Xacti HD2000. Weve already talked about the HD2000, but lets refresh your memory. The HD2000 feature a 8Mpix censor for still...

By V3.co.uk on 80

Quality at non-HD settings lets the HD2000 down a little Good points Small and light; easy to operate; shoots on cheap memory cards; good microphone Bad points Non-HD quality not great...

By CamcorderInfo on

Longtime videographers might not be accustomed to the upright configuration of the Sanyo Xacti VPC-HD2000, but this camcorder is certainly worthy of consideration among the top dogs in high definition camcorders. With the HD2000, youll get strong...

By PC Advisor on 80

Were not sure whether wed pay 500 for a combined camera and video camera given the low cost of flash-based camcorders, but if youve the budget for an HD model, the Sanyo Xacti HD2000 wont disappoint. If the high...

By iGIZMO on 80

Full HD at 60fps, and it's pretty handy with still images too Full HD / 60fps recording / 16x optical zoom / High-res stills Price / Colour reproduction Sanyo may not be one of the most well-known brands in the camcorder business, but at least its...

By Best4Reviews on 67

The HD2000s biggest stumbling block apart from the occasional fuzzy image is its manufacturers suggested retail price at the time of writing: 549. For that outlay you could buy an excellent starter digital SLR and standard zoom lens (the Canon...

By PhotographyBLOG on 70

Theres no doubt that the Sanyo Xacti HD2000 has cleverly packed in more features than youd expect from its gadget-y looking exterior, and fun to use it is too. But, if youve 549 to spend and your bias is towards still images, there are very...

By Wired UK on 60

Sanyo markets its new flagship Xacti camcorder as a dual camera, capable of recording full high-definition video and eight-megapixel photographs. Given that still camera makers are rapidly increasing the video capabilities of their products, this is...