Conclusion: In conclusion I really love this camera and would have no problem buying it myself or recommending it to anyone else. Apart from the unincluded HDMI cable I cannot find any real faults as it did exactly what it said on the box , a small, easy to use full HD Dual camera at a very reasonable price. What more can I say ?
Excerpt: (1 items) Sanyo’s Xacti VPC-FH1 is a high-definition (HD) camcorder that delivers good-looking video and stills. However, the tradeoff comes in its lack of bells and whistles. The VPC-FH1 omits several features that make those more-expensive cameras easier to use under many conditions, and pricier models also provide more image control.
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Summary: To be fair, the Xacti FH1 is hardly an expensive piece of kit: we think its Â£475 asking price is fair given the overall still and video quality and the advanced capabilities of the camera. Itâ€™s simply that when a product promises Full HD at 1920x1080 and 60fps progressive capture at that, we expect superlative results. The Sanyo Xacti FH1 gives reasonable results and provided us with some memorable footage.
Excerpt: Sanyo has become all but synonymous with the concept of hybrid digital video/stills cameras and this model offers both high-end video capture and 12Mp of photo detail. However, we weren't fully convinced by its implementation of full HD video.
The Sanyo Xacti VPC-FH1 camcorder provides very good performance for its quite reasonable price.
Good Gear Guide.au
18 January 2010
Excerpt: The Sanyo Xacti VPC-FH1 is a low-priced digital camcorder that delivers good-looking video and stills, with image quality just slightly trailing that of HD camcorders priced nearly three times as much. Indeed, with an RRP of just $799, it's pretty hard to go wrong.
Pros: Good image quality for asking price, above average low-light performance, impressive battery life
Cons: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 codec incompatible with some editing applications, unintuitive menu
Summary: A compact, Full HD camcorder that can also record high-resolution still photographs.Sanyo dubs its VPC-FH1 a 'Dual Camera' because it fulfils two purposes. With its 8-megapixel sensor and 10x optical zoom lens, it's usable for shooting stills but it also supports Full HD video recording with a stereo soundtrack.
Pros: You want a compact camcorder that can record both still pictures and HD video clips., You'd like P, A, S and M shooting modes., You enjoy shooting close-ups of flowers and other small objects., You require good performance at moderately high sensitivity settings. Don't buy this camera if :, You require high quality, distortion-free still pictures for printing at larger than snapshot sizes., You require fast response times for action photography. IMATEST GRAPHS
The Sanyo Xacti VPC-FH1 is a hybrid camera and camcorder, with 1080p video capture
Good Gear Guide.au
29 September 2009
Excerpt: Sanyo has become all but synonymous with the concept of hybrid digital video/stills cameras and this model offers both high-end video capture and 12 megapixels (Mp) of photo detail. However, we weren't fully convinced by its implementation of Full HD video.
Pros: Fair asking price, as well-equipped as the average entry-level compact still camera
Cons: Video playback on a large screen was rather jerky