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Creative Vado HD reaches stores

updated 10:55 am EST, Mon December 8, 2008

Creative Vado HD in Stores

As promised, Creative this morning marked the US in-store date for its Vado HD pocket camera. The 720p-capable recorder aims to beat the Flip Mino HD on features with HDMI video output, twice as much storage at 8GB and a larger two-inch preview LCD. Creative uses H.264 encoding that should give it four hours with Flip-level encoding or two hours in a claimed better HD+ capture mode.

The company touts an equal two-hour battery life and tries to provide a similarly uncomplicated editing experience with a direct upload utility for Box.net, Photobucket and YouTube as well as a separate Muvee tool for the final editing itself.

Creative normally matches the Flip Mino HD's pricing but is deliberately undercutting its rival with a $200 sale price on the Vado HD, which ships only in black.



By Electronista Staff
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    Looks great!

    I've got the original Vado and have liked it for the price. BTW, its been on sale for $79.99 plus some accessories and shipped free. Possibly a great steal for Xmas. I just ordered the Vado HD and am looking forward to it. Creative is discounting it $30 as an introductory price. Likely to beat the Mino.

    Check out the Vado discounts here:
    http://us.creative.com/local/1/promo/vadogate/welcome.asp

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