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50Mbps XAVC S 1920x1080 at 60P, AVCHD and MP4 codecs - Create cinematic video in high definition 1920 x 1080 24p/60p up to 50Mbps in XAVC S and high quality 9.2MP still images. XAVC S3 format uses MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 for video compression and linear PCM for audio compression, while saving files in a MP4 wrapper which allows for extensive record times and easy editing. Experience stunning low-light sensitivity with improved image clarity and drastically reduced grain with Sony?s back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor.
26.8mm ZEISS Lens w/30x Optical/60x Clear Image Zoom - Not only is this 26.8mm wide-angle ZEISS Vario-Tessar lens ideal for capturing grand landscapes, but also allows you to get amazingly close with 30x optical zoom plus 60x Clear Image digital zoom. Most digital zooms use electronic cropping to get closer to the subject, resulting in un-sharp images. With Clear Image Zoom the powerful processor compares patterns found in adjacent pixels and creates new pixels to match selected patterns, resulting in more realistic, higher-quality images. Clear Image Zoom doubles optical zoom for closer photos and video.
2.7" Clear Photo Plus LCD display - The 2.7" (16:9) Clear Photo LCD (230K) displays sharp, bright, vivid images, letting you compose a shot more easily -- even outdoors, while enabling you to change settings to best represent the scene.
Optical SteadyShot image stabilization w/Active mode - Optical SteadyShot image stabilization with Active Mode compensates for greater degrees of camera shake to deliver stunningly smooth video from wide angle to full telephoto shooting. In addition, innovative 3-Way Shake-Canceling adds electronic roll stability for even smoother video capture.
Automatically creates highlight video in MP4 from multiple clips - Highlight Movie Maker produces a short highlight movie clip to share and enjoy instantly. Using an advanced algorithm, based on the motion gyro, Highlight Movie Maker selects the best scenes from your videos and automatically creates a MP4 highlight video from multiple clips.
Connect, control, backup and share wirelessly with NFC/Wi-Fi - Easily connect to an Android o iOS smartphone or tablet with Wi-Fi and the PlayMemories Mobile app to control the camcorder (Rec, photo, zoom) or instantly transfer and share movies and photos via your mobile device. NFC (Near Filed Communication) makes it even easier to connect to NFC compatible mobile devices with one touch.
Broadcast LIVE from your camcorder using Ustream live-streaming - Share the adventure as it happens via Ustream live streaming.. Now your circle of friends and family can share the excitement in real time by simply logging in to Ustream from anywhere. You can also link your favorite social accounts with the streaming to notify your friends when you start streaming video.
Built-in USB cable for easy file transfer/charge - The high-speed, built-in USB 2.0 cable allows for easy connection to your computer for charging or file transfer without having to remember separate cables. It also fits conveniently into the hand strap so it's out of the way until you need it. Charging your camcorder is faster than ever now through the USB; for every two minutes of charge time you get one minute of recording time.
Face Detection with voice enhancement and noise reduction - Sony's Face Detection technology can automatically distinguish between children and adults. Face Detection technology detects up to eight individual faces and adjusts flash, focus, exposure, and white balance to help deliver crisp, properly lit images of family and friends.
Get creative w/ 7 picture effects for video and still photos - Picture Effects add a new level of expression to video and photos, making ordinary landscapes and portraits come to life by heightening mood and emphasizing certain attributes. There are seven different effects such as partial color to make your focal point stand out, or watercolor which looks like a painting.
Multi-camera control - Add a different point of view by including other camera angles to your movies. The camcorder connects to compatible cameras - like an Action Cam - via Wi-Fi and uses the camcorder's LCD to preview what the other cameras are seeing and simultaneously start recording on all synced cameras. Use PlayMemories Home to easily edit a muli-view movie for a great video experience.
- Operating System Compatibility: Windows XP SP3 /Windows Vista SP2 /Windows7 64-bit editions and Starter (Edition) are not supported. The Windows Image Mastering API (IMAPI) Ver. 2.0 or later is required to use the function for creating discs. Starter (Edition) are not supported. Standard installation is required. Operation is not assured if the above OS has been upgraded or in a multi-boot environment.
- Supplied Software: PC: PlayMemories Home and Music Transfer (via download); MAC: Music Transfer, PlayMemories Online Uploader, Wireless Auto Import (by download)
- Image Stabilization: Optical SteadyShot image stabilization w/ Intelligent Active mode (Wide to Tele)
- Wi-Fi: Send to Smartphone Control with Smartphone Multi Camera Control Live Streaming
- Intelligent Auto: Portrait / Baby / Walk / Tripod / Backlight / Landscape / Spotlight / Twilight / Macro / Low light
- x.v.Color: Yes
- Face Detection: Yes
- Smile Shutter Technology: Dual Capture / Always On / Off
- Airplane Mode: Yes
- Wi-Fi Functionality: Remote control with mobile device, send to smartphone, send to PC
- Motion Shot Video: Yes
- Camera Type: Digital HD Video Camera Recorder
- Color: Black
- Manual / Auto Lens Cover: Manual
- Media/Battery Indicator: Yes (recordable time, free and used media space) / Yes (remaining capacity
- View & Index: Event
- Still Image Playback Options: Slide Show
- Picture Effects: Yes
- Video Playback Options: Highlight Movie Maker Highlight BGM (Preinstalled 6 music files, Music transfer compatible)
- Self Timer: Yes
- Power Save Mode: Yes
- Red-Eye Reduction: Yes (On/Off)
- Date / Time Stamp: Yes (Rec Date and Time, Camera info)
- Erase/Protect: Yes / Yes
- Built-in USB Cable: Yes (USB Charge Available)
- Self Recording: Yes
- Multiple Language Display: English; Brazilian Portugese; Canadian French; Spanish
- Fader Effect(s): White / Black
- Shutter Speeds: Shutter Speed(Standard): 1/30 - 1/10000; Shutter Speed (Auto Control Range) 1/8 -1/10000; Shutter Speed(Manual lris Control) 1/30 - 1/10000; Shutter Speed(Manual Shutter) 1/8 - 1/10000
- Self-timer: Approx. 10sec. (Still Image)
- Drive Mode: Photo Mode: Single-shot / Self-timer
- Minimum Illumination: Standard: 6 lux (1/30 Shutter Speed); Low Lux: 3 lux (1/30 Shutter Speed)
- Exposure Settings: Auto, Manual (Menu)
- Scene Mode(s): Auto / Night Scene / Sunrise & Sunset / Fireworks / Landscape / Portrait / Spotlight / Beach / Snow
- Metering Modes: Multi-segment
- Noise Reduction: Yes
- White Balance Mode: Auto / Onepush / Outdoor / Indoor
- Manual Iris Control: F1.8 - F10
- Auto Iris Control: F1.8 - F10
- Gain Control: Auto
- LOW LUX Mode: Yes
- Backlight Compensation: Yes (Auto)
- Focus Area: Full range Focus
- AF Modes: Auto / Manual (Menu)
- Focus System: Contrast AF
- Lifestyle: SEL-asset-424038
- Pixel Gross: Approx. 2510K pixels
- Color Filter System: RGB primary color filters
- Effective Picture Resolution: Approx. 2290K pixels (16:9) / Approx. 1710K pixels (4:3)
- Imaging Sensor: 1/5.8'' (3.1mm) back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS Sensor
- Processor: BIONZ X image processor
- NFC: Yes (One-touch remote / One-touch sharing) (NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible)
- HDMI Terminal: Yes (HDMI micro)
- Memory Card Slot: Memory Stick Micro and Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC compatible
- HD Output: HDMI Out (micro)(supplied)
- Wi-Fi: Yes (Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE 802.11 b/g/n (2.4GHz band))
- SD Output: Composite Video Out (AV CABLE (sold separately))
- PhotoTV HD: Yes
- USB Port(s): TypeA (built-in) / USB2.0 Hi-speed (mass-storage/MTP)
- BRAVIA Sync: Yes
- Projector Input: Yes (HDMI micro)
- LCD Type: 6.7cm (2.7 type) Clear Photo LCD display (230 400 dots) Wide (16:9)
- Coverage: 100%
- Angle Adjustment: Opening Angle: max.90 deg., Turning Angle: max.270 deg.
- Brightness Control: Yes (Menu)
- Grid Display: Grid Line
- Optical Zoom: 30x
- Lens Stabilization: Optical SteadyShot image stabilization w/ intelligent Active mode (Wide to Tele)
- Minimum Focus Distance: Approx. 1cm (Wide), Approx. 80cm (Tele) (13/32inch - 31 1/2inch)
- Lens Type: Carl Zeiss Vario Tessar
- Aperture: F1.8-F4.0
- Digital Zoom: 350x
- Focal Distance: f= 1.9-57.0mm (3/32 - 2 1/4 inch)
- Clear Image Zoom: 60x
- Focal Length (35mm equivalent): Movie Mode: f=26.8-804.0mm (1 1/16-31 3/4inch) (16:9); Photo Mode: f=26.8-804.0mm (1 1/16-31 3/4inch) (16:9), f=32.8-984.0mm (1 5/16-38 3/4inch) (4:3)
- Battery Type: NP-BX1
- Power Requirements: 3.6V (battery pack); 5.0V (AC Adapter)
- Power Consumption (in Operation): LCD: HD: 2.1W
- Video Resolution: HD:1920x1080/60p (PS), 60i (FX,FH), 1440x1080/60i (HQ,LP); MP4: 1280x720 30p; XAVC S HD: 1920x1080/60p, 30p
- Movie Recording Rate(Average Bit Rate/VBR): HD PS:Approx.28Mbps / FX:Approx.24Mbps / FH:Approx.17Mbps / HQ:Approx.9Mbps / LP:Approx.5Mbps; MP4: Approx.3Mbps; XAVC S HD: Approx.50Mbps
- Audio Format: Dolby Digital 2ch Stereo, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch MPEG-4 Linear PCM 2ch (48kHz/16bit)
- Video Mode: HD: MPEG4-AVC / H.264 AVCHD 2.0 format.compatible; MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; XAVC S format MPEG4-AVC/H264
- Still Image Size 16:9: Movie Mode: L: 9.2 megapixels 16:9 (4032x2272), S: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080); Photo Mode: L: 9.2 megapixels 16:9 (4032x2272), S: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080)
- Still Image Mode: JPEG
- Media Type: Internal Flash Memory; XAVC S HD: Micro SDXC Memory Card (Class10 or Higher); AVCHD, Still: Memory Stick Micro (Mark 2), Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card (Class 4 or Higher)
- Still Image Max Effective Resolution: 9.2 megapixels
- Still Image Size 4:3: Photo Mode: L: 6.9 megapixels 4:3 (3024x2272); S: 0.3 Megapixels 4:3 (640x480)
- Video Actual (Pixel): Approx. 2290K pixels (16:9)
- Recording and Playback Times (in Internal Media)(2ch): AVCHD PS: Approx. 0h35m (approx.0h35m) AVCHD FX: Approx. 0h35m (approx.0h35m) AVCHD FH: Approx. 0h50m (approx.0h50m) AVCHD HQ: Approx. 1h15m (approx.1h05m) AVCHD LP: Approx. 1h55m (Approx.1h40m) XAVC S HD: Approx. 0h15m (approx.0h15m)
- Video Signal: HDTV, NTSC color, EIA standards
- Microphone/Speaker: Built-in Zoom Microphone / Monaural Speaker
- Photo Capture from Movie: 2.1 megapixels 16:9 (1920?1080)
- Dual Record: L: 9.2 Megapixels 16:9 (4032x2272) S: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080)
- Internal Media: Flash Memory 8GB
- Mic Level Control: Yes (2 steps)
- Still Image File Format: DCF Ver.2.0 compatible, Exif Ver.2.3 compatible, MPF Baseline compatible
- Wind Position: Yes (Off/On)
- Dual Video Recording: Yes
Weights and Measurements
- Dimensions (Approx.): Approx. 2 1/4 inch x 2 3/8 inch x 5 1/8 inch (Approx. 54.0mm x 59.5mm x 128.0mm) (including supplied battery)
- Weight (Approx.): Main Unit Only: Approx.6.7oz (Approx.190g) Total (with NP-BX1): Approx. 7.6oz (Approx. 215g)