Hitachi rolls out new hybrid Full HD camcorder

Today Hitachi unveiled [JP] its newest Full HD camcorder, the Woo DZ-BD10H, which will be available in Japan from August 9th. The company plans to produce 6,000 units per month.

Here are the main specs:
– recording on 8cm Blu-ray discs (BD-R/RE) and DVD (DVD-R/RW/RAM)
– integrated HDD (30 GB) that can hold 4.5 hours of video in Full HD
– support of recording in AVCHD
– support of SD and SDHC cards
– 7 megapixel CMOS sensor
– 10x optical zoom
– ports: HDMI, USB, component
– 2.7-inch LCD display

The DZ-BD10H will be priced at $1,500 and is Japan-only as of now.