Advanced features for great movies
The performance packed into the top-class 4K Handycam is peerless. Balanced Optical SteadyShot and Fast Intelligent AF achieve exactly the images you aim for. A new microphone structure captures ambience thats all-surrounding. You can even play with time in motion or gain control of pro-style/manual functions. The possibilities and pleasures are endless.
The brilliant true-to-life quality of 4K
A newly developed lens and image sensor enhance the spectacular definition of 4K resolution, with particular sensitivity for capturing high-quality movies in low light.
New ZEISS 20x zoom 4K-compatible lens
ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lens with 26.8mm widest angle allows more of a subject to fit in frame.
New Exmor R CMOS sensor for 4K
Bigger pixel size improves sensitivity for shooting movies with less noise, even in darkness.
The wonder of high-bitrate 4K and HD
High-bitrate recording in XAVC S format clearly captures even changing scenes with a lot of motion.
See 4K movies in HD on non-4K devices
Super-sampled Full HD Playback on non-4K TV or device
4K movies automatically down-convert to Full HD to play on an HD TV.
Trimming Playback trims movie frame on TV at a touch
Trace a finger on the LCD to trim frame of 4K movie playing on TV in Full HD.
Extra-steady shooting on the move
The short movie below shows the camera shake compensation effects of Balanced Optical SteadyShot (right) and optical image stabilisation (left), respectively.
Less image shake within a broad zoom range
For extra-stable movie shooting from wide to telephoto. In HD shooting mode, 5-axis Intelligent Active mode further compensates for camera shake, even when shooting while running.
Focus with stunning speed
The Exmor R CMOS sensor has 1.6 x larger pixels for improved low-light recording.
Zeiss lens with 20 x optical zoom and wide-angle 26.8 mm lens offers great flexibility while filming.
5-axis image stabiliser – a combination of advanced Sony ‘Balanced Optical SteadyShot’ image stabilisation and the intelligent active mode enables shake-free recording, even when the zoom is in operation or when the device is in motion.
A microphone structure reproduces sound more faithfully than ever in stereo and 5.1ch surround sound; slow-motion capture at 100 fps and the new time-lapse function will serve to highlight the creativity in your videos.
Box contents: Sony FDR-AX53 ultra HD 4K camcorder.