Sony has announced the launch of their new high-definition (HD) camcorder, HDR-TG5V, with built-in GPS receiver that will let you geotag videos and still photos taken using the camcorder. The Sony HD camcorder includes a lot of other features such as smile shutter, 10x optical zoom, Dolby digital stereo recording, super slow motion recording mode, image stabilization, face detection, HDMI and USB 2.0 ports and a rechargeable battery.
While you are recording videos or taking still photos, you can view geotagged locations on the map on the camcorder’s LCD screen. It also includes a PC software that can be used to geotag the map. The Sony HDR-TG5V can record Full HD videos at 1920×1080 resolution and capture still photos at 4MP mega pixels. The camcorder has 16GB of built-in memory which can store upto 110 minutes of video. In case the built-in memory does not suffice your needs, camcorder has a memory slot for memory cards that will let you expand the storage capacity based on your requirements.
The HDR-TG5V is constructed of pure titanium which makes this camcorder durable and also extremely lightweight. The camcorder is going to cost $999 and available from May 2009 onwards in various stores. You may pre-order the camcorder from Amazon.