The HMX20 also provides a digital still image capture mode. The HMX20 includes a 2.7" 16:9 widescreen LCD preview monitor, 10x optical and 100x digital zoom, a filter diameter of 49mm, focal length of f=6.3-63mm and an aperture range of F 1.8-2.5. Outputs on the device include USB 2.0, HDMI, AV, S-Video, Component, and an external mic hookup. Released in early 2008, the device has a MSRP of $999.
The device has a power consumption level of 4.1W with an estimated total battery life of 80 minutes recording time (battery capacity of 7.4V / 850mAh). The internal flash memory (8GB capacity) can store up to 190 minutes in Super Fine (5Mbps) mode, 240 minutes in Fine (4Mbps) mode, 310 minutes in Normal (3Mbps) mode, and 460 minutes in Web & Mobile (2Mbps) mode.
The HMX20 comes bundled with a remote control, soft pouch, AV Cable, component cable, USB Cable, power cradle, a battery, and Media Show 3.0 video editing software. The only color the device comes available in is black, and it has a total weight of 456g, with dimensions of (WxHxD) 66.0mm x 67.2mm x 139mm.