Before we knew it, Creative has already released another generation of its popular pocket video cam Vado HD. Its the Vado HD (3rd Gen), just in time for the festive season. And the fact that Creative is releasing a new gen Vado HD shows that they are doing well in this market and has been actively upgrading and improving their Vado brand pocket video cam so as to remain competitive and relevant in this market.
Building on the great features the Creative Vado HD line is already known for, such as HDMI out and a wide-angle lens, the third generation Creative Vado HD adds important additional features:
1. Improved quality of video in low light or brightly lit conditions with manual exposure adjustments
2. External stereo microphone support for better audio recording
3. Headphone output for private listening
4. Motion Detection Mode enables users to programme the camera to begin recording as soon as motion is detected
5. Out-of-the box Mac and PC compatibility
6. Still Photo Capture Mode
SINGAPORE - 23 November 2009 - Creative Technology Ltd. today announced the chic third generation Creative Vado HD™ Pocket Video Cam, combining a sleek design with stunning HD video quality.
“We've won prestigious awards and accolades for the great performance, ease of use and compact form of our Vado HD cameras. The third generation Vado HD brings a cool new design and adds additional features to the already award-winning feature set. The design looks so cool people will stop you on the street and ask you where you got it,” said Steve Erickson, Vice President and General Manager for Audio and Video at Creative.
The third generation Creative Vado HD also features new Vado Central 3.0 software with more instant web uploading capabilities and integrated editing options. Users can simply select one-click uploading to a number of popular social media sites, including Facebook and YouTube, and their videos will be ready to view or share in a matter of minutes. For users who do not want their videos to be shared publicly, videos can be uploaded to KinKast via one-click uploading and those services offer a variety of other features, including an email invite option for a more private viewing experience. Simple video editing capabilities enable users to edit videos directly in Vado Central 3.0. For more advanced editing options, users can edit videos in other editing programmes, including iMovie and Movie Maker.
The third generation Creative Vado HD with better compression can still hold up to 120 minutes of HD quality video or up to 7,000 still photos in 4GB of onboard storage. The removable rechargeable battery provides more than two hours of recording or viewing. Users can easily recharge the battery via the flexible, pull-out USB cable, with no additional cables required. Extra batteries and a wall plug-in battery charger are also available.
Pricing and Availability
The 4GB third generation Creative Vado HD is available in black or white and is available at The CREATIVE Stores at International Business Park and Marina Square, the online store at sg.store.creative.com and authorised dealers in Singapore from mid December 2009 onwards at the suggested retail price of S$299.00.
For more information about the complete line of Creative Vado Pocket Video Cams and Vado Pocket Video Cam accessories, please visit sg.creative.com.