Toshiba Enters the Race with Four HD Camcorders

September 25, 2007 – Today, Toshiba announced that they will release a series of high definition camcorder. Two models in the Gigashot A Series will record full 1920 x 1080 video onto hard disk drives (HDDs) in the MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 format. Two models in the Gigashot K series record in the lower 720p resolution (1290 x 720). The Gigashot A100F, does not come cheap, expecting to retail in Japan for ¥188,000 (approximately US$1640).