Time to sweep up after CES. Devin tells me we have a hands-on with these cameras buried somewhere in our live video feed from the show but we’re unable to find it at the moment, so please allow me to paint a picture for you using good old fashioned words.
Two models are available – both shoot up to 1920×1080 HD video in the MP4 format.
The MHS-PM5/V, pictured above in blue and pink, costs $170 and features a Flip-like USB connector, 2.4-inch LCD, 270-degree rotating lens, movie and still buttons, Memory Stick and SD(HC) expandability, and 4x digital zoom.
The MHS-CM5/V, pictured above right, costs $200 and features HDMI output, image stabilization, 5x optical zoom, flip-out USB connector, movie and still buttons, Memory Stick and SD(HC) expandability, and a swiveling 2.5-inch LCD screen. For $30 more than the other model, I’d pick this one up first if only for the swiveling LCD and optical zoom.