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Sony Black 4K Camcorder With 1" Sensor - FDRAX100/B

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  • Color : Black
  • Type : Camcorder
  • Storage Type : SDXC Memory Card(Class 10) [XAVC S]; Memory Stick PRO Duo (Mark 2);Memory Stick XC-HG Duo; Memory Stick PRO Duo (Mark 2); SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card(Class 4 or Higher)
  • LCD Screen Size (inches) : 3.5
  • Viewfinder : Yes
  • Total Pixel Count : 20.9 Megapixels
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Abt Model: FDRAX100B | UPC: 027242877542
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Your Price: $1,498.00
Your Shipping Zip Code: 20149
Estimated delivery date Jun 10th
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  • Product Overview-

    Key Features

    • 4K/30p (3840x2160) Video Resolution
    • 1 " Exmor R CMOS Sensor With Direct Pixel Read Out
    • 14MP Resolution Video And 20MP Still Image Capture
    • Versatile Shooting With XAVC-S, AVCHD And MP4 Codecs
    • Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar T Lens With 12x Optical Zoom
    • Multi-Interface Accessory Shoe For System Accessories
    • BIONZ X Processor Enables High Speed Rec 120fps
    • Optical SteadyShot Image Stabilization With Active Mode
    • High Contrast 0.39 OLED EVF For Eye-Level Framing
    • 3.5 " Xtra Fine LCD Display
    • Simple Connectivity To Smartphones Via Wi-Fi/NFC
    • Black Finish

    Sony Black 4K Camcorder With 1" Sensor - FDRAX100B

    Discover vibrant video in a compact form with this Sony 4K camcorder. It produces high levels of detail courtesy of the 1-inch CMOS sensor, which delivers 4K resolutions. This makes your videos stand out, and it captures footage with cinematic depth for vibrant colors and extraordinary contrasts. It records at up to 30 frames per second so you get smooth action sequences that are then processed using the BIONZ X image processing engine in this Sony camcorder.

    This Sony video recorder enjoys substantial noise reduction thanks to the back-illuminated technology, which improves low-light performance. This ensures you can make movies indoors or even under dimly lit environments, such as during your favorite evening festival. It even acts as a camera when you want it to, producing high-quality 20-megapixel still images, and you can zoom in up to 12 times to grab every last detail. This Sony 4K camcorder enjoys reliable optical SteadyShot image stabilization that can be enhanced thanks to the active mode to reduce hand shake and vibrations significantly for clearer images.


    • Capture 4k/30p video that far exceeds HD resolution
      Capture the finest details in 4k (Full HD 4x resolution , QFHD: 3840 x 2160). This camcorder allows incredibly high resolution, to produce vibrant and extremely realistic images. What’s more, the blazingly fast image processor is the same one employed in professional Sony models, making it possible to record 60p movies at the camera’s full resolution for incredibly smooth and sharp playback, with no loss in realism, even when panning the camera and shooting moving subjects
    • 1” Exmor R® CMOS sensor w/ Direct Pixel Read Out
      The camcorder features Sony's first 1.0" Exmor R CMOS sensor. The back-illuminated technology improves low-light sensitivity and combines with Sony's Column A/D Conversion to reduce noise by 50%. This is great when shooting in dimly lit environments such as night landscapes or indoor scenes
    • 14MP resolution video and 20MP still image capture
      Create cinematic video with 14MP resolution sensor (for video) and high quality 20MP still images
    • Versatile shooting w/ XAVC-S, AVCHD and MP4 codecs
      The FDR-AX100 records HD movies in the XAVC-S format, which uses MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 for video compression and linear PCM for audio compression, while saving files in a MP42 wrapper. The highly compressed files allow extensive record times. The camcorder also records in AVCHD, ideal for quality video for HDTV and Blu-ray disc burning. Additionally, the camcorder can shoot MP4 HD video, which is ideal for sharing over the internet at up to 28Mbps. Having the ability to switch between all three of three formats makes this camcorder an ideal tool that is versatile for creating content to live in a number of different environments
    • Carl Zeiss® Vario Sonnar T* lens w/ 12x optical zoom
      The FDR-AX100 comes equipped with a newly developed Carl Zeiss® Vario-Sonnar T* lens that has cleared a series of tough performance tests. Not only is this 29mm wide-angle lens ideal for capturing grand landscapes, but it covers wide-ranging image expression thanks to maximum 12x optical zoom and 24x Clear Image zoom
    • Multi-interface Accessory Shoe for system accessories
      Users can expand photographic and movie shooting possibilities by attaching optional accessories via the Multi Interface Shoe, including an electronic viewfinder, powerful external flash and stereo microphone. You can also connect with a compatible remote control via Multi Terminal
    • BIONZ® X Processor enables high Speed rec 120fps
      The new BIONZ® X image processor enables the camcorder to create more naturally vivid and lifelike image quality, and higher resolution imagery. Notable features of BIONZ X technology include: 1. Detail reproduction technology optimally filters edges and textures differently depending on the scene. 2. Area specific noise reduction swiftly and efficiently analyzes the subject and reduces noise. This new image processing technology achieves an even better balance of exceptional detail and advanced noise control. Its ability to record at 120p enables slow-motion playback at one-fifth the speed in a 24p environment in post-processing
    • Optical SteadyShot™ Image Stabilization w/ Active Mode
      Optical SteadyShot™ Image Stabilization with Intelligent Active Mode is an advanced optical image stabilization technology that corrects camera shake to capture scenes with phenomenal smoothness and stability. Intelligent Active Mode analyzes video frames and provides compensation with assistance from the new BIONZ® X image processing engine. Whether recording movies while strolling on vacation, shooting while chasing a child, or zooming in to capture faraway subjects, Handycam’s simple solution smoothly reproduces the scene with a higher level of stability
    • High contrast 0.39 OLED EVF for eye-level framing
      The FDR-AX100 employs high contrast a 0.39” OLED Tru-Finder EVF which reproduces rich color and deep black. A new optical design of the EVF, using four dual-surface aspherical lenses, allows for a 33-degree wide angle view that is amazing clear through the edge of the view finder
    • Large 3.5" Xtra Fine LCD™ (921K)
      The 3.5” (16:9) Xtra Fine LCD™ screen (921K) 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
    • Simple connectivity to smartphones via Wi-Fi®/NFC
      Connectivity with smartphones for One-touch sharing/One-touch remote has been simplified with Wi-Fi®/NFC control. In addition to Wi-Fi® support for connecting to smartphones, the FDR-AX100 also supports NFC (near field communication) providing “touch connection” convenience when transferring images to Android™ smartphones and tablets. Users need only touch devices to connect; no complex set-up is required. Moreover, when using Smart Remote Control — a feature that allows shutter release to be controlled by a smartphone — connection between FDR-AX100 and the smartphone can be established by simply touching devices


    Imaging Sensor

    • Pixel Gross: Approx.20.9M pixels
    • Color Filter System: RGB primary color filters
    • Imaging Sensor: 1" (13.2mm x 8.8mm) back-illuminated Exmor R® CMOS Sensor
    • Processor: BIONZ® X image processor


    • Video Resolution: XAVC-S 4K: 3840×2160/30P, 24P; XAVC-S HD: 1920x1080/60P, 30P, 24P;AVCHD:1920x1080/60p(PS),24p(FX,FH),60i(FX,FH), 1440x1080/60i(HQ,LP); MP4: 1280x720 30p
    • Audio Format: MPEG-4 Linear PCM 2ch(48kHz/16bit) [XAVC S 4K only]; Dolby Digital 5.1ch, Dolby Digital 5.1Creator [AVCHD only]; Dolby Digital 2ch Stereo, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator [AVCHD only]
    • Video Mode: XAVC-S: MPEG4-AVC/H264; AVCHD ver.2.0 compatible:MPEG4-AVC/H.264; MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
    • Still Image Size 16:9: Movie Mode: 20.0 megapixels 16:9 (5024 x 2824); Photo Mode: 20.0 megapixels 16:9 (5024 x 28242)
    • Still Image Mode: JPEG
    • Media Type: SDXC Memory Card(Class 10) [XAVC S]; Memory Stick PRO Duo (Mark 2);Memory Stick XC-HG Duo; Memory Stick PRO Duo (Mark 2); SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card(Class 4 or Higher)
    • Still Image Max Effective Resolution: 20.0 megapixels
    • Still Image Size 4:3: Photo Mode: 15.0 megapixels 4:3 (4464 x 3352)
    • Video Actual (Pixel): Approx.14.2M pixels(16:9)
    • Video Signal: HDTV, NTSC color, EIA standards
    • Microphone/Speaker: Built-in Zoom Microphone; Monoroal Speaker
    • Photo Capture from Movie: 2.1megapixels16:9 (1920×1080)
    • Dual Record: Yes
    • Mic Level Control: Yes (31steps)
    • Still Image File Format: DCF Ver.2.0 compatible, Exif Ver.2.3 compatible, MPF Baseline compatible
    • Wind Noise Reduction: Yes (On/off)
    • Dual Video Recording: Yes


    • Optical Zoom: 12x
    • Direct Manual Focus: Yes
    • Lens Stabilization: Optical SteadyShot™ image stabilization w/ Active mode (Wide to Tele)
    • Minimum Focus Distance: Approx.1cm(Wide),Approx.100cm(Tele)
    • Lens Type: Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar T*
    • Aperture: F2.8-F4.5
    • Aperture Blade: 7 blades
    • Digital Zoom: 160x
    • Filter Diameter: 62mm
    • ND Filter: OFF, 1/4, 1/16, 1/64
    • Clear Image Zoom: 4K: 18x; HD: 24x

    LCD Display

    • LCD Type: 3.5" Xtra Fine LCD™ display(921K) (16:9) touch screen
    • Coverage: 100%
    • Angle Adjustment: Opening Angle: max.90 deg., Turning Angle: max.270 deg.
    • Brightness Control: Yes (Menu)
    • Grid Display: Grid Line

    Focus Control

    • Focus Features: Tracking Focus
    • Manual Focus Assist: Magnified display for precise manual focus; Peaking Display, Tracking Focus
    • Focus Area: Full range Focus / Spot Focus
    • AF Modes: Auto / Manual (Touch Panel / Dial)
    • Focus System: Contrast AF

    Exposure System

    • Exposure Compensation: AE Shift (Dial/Touch Panel)
    • Exposure Settings: Auto; Flexible Spot (Touch Panel); Manual (Dial / Menu)
    • Metering Modes: Multi-segment / Spot
    • Noise Reduction: Yes
    • White Balance Mode: Auto / Onepush / Outdoor / Indoor / WB Temp
    • Manual Iris Control: F2.8-F11
    • Auto Iris Control: F2.8-F11
    • Gain Control: Auto/Manual
    • LOW LUX Mode: Yes
    • Backlight Compensation: Yes (Auto)
    • WB Shift: Yes (G7-M7 15steps, A7-B7 15steps)
    • Manual Exposure Assist: Zebra Pattern Display

    Drive System

    • Drive Mode: Photo Mode:Single-shot/Self-timer


    • Manual / Auto Lens Cover: Lens Cap
    • S/S & Zoom button on LCD: Yes (Touch Panel)
    • Media/Battery Indicator: Yes(recordable time, free and used media space)/Yes(recordable time, remaining capacity)
    • Still Image Playback Options: Slide Show
    • Picture Effects: Yes
    • Video Playback Options: Highlight Playback (AVDHD Movie Only); Highlight Scenario (Save/Playback/Erase); Hightlight BGM (Preinstalled 4 music files, Music transfer)
    • Remote Control: Yes
    • 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


    • Image Stabilization: Optical SteadyShot™ image stabilization w/ Active mode (Wide to Tele)
    • Wi-Fi: Built-In (Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE 802.11b/g/n(2.4GHz band)
    • NightShot® Infrared System: Yes
    • CinemaTone Gamma/Color: Yes
    • Intelligent Auto: Portrait / Baby / Walk / Tripod / Backlight / Landscape / Spotlight / Twilight / Macro / Low light / Auto Wind Noise Reduction
    • x.v.Color™: Yes
    • Audio Level Display: Yes
    • Assignable Dial: Yes (Exposure /AE Shift / WB Temp. / WB B-A / WB G-M Set)
    • Face Detection: Yes
    • Priority Setting (for Face Detection): Auto/OFF
    • Smile Shutter™ technology: Dual Capture / Always On / Off
    • AGC Limit: Yes
    • Airplane Mode: Yes
    • Wi-Fi Functionality: Remote control with mobile device, send to smartphone, send to PC (with optional wi-fi accessory)
    • Tracking Focus: Yes
    • Premium Closer Voice: Yes
    • Golf Shot: Yes [AVCHD only]
    • My Voice Canceling: Yes
    • S-Master: Yes
    • Smooth Slow Rec: Yes [AVCHD only]


    • NFC: Yes
    • HDMI Terminal: Yes (HDMI micro)
    • DC IN: Yes
    • Memory Card Slot: SDXC Memory Card(Class 10) [XAVC S]; Memory Stick PRO Duo (Mark 2);Memory Stick XC-HG Duo; Memory Stick PRO Duo (Mark 2); SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card(Class 4 or Higher)
    • HD Output: HDMI Out (micro)(supplied)
    • Wi-Fi: Yes
    • Accessory Shoe: Yes (Multi Interface Shoe)
    • SD Output: Composite Video Out (AV CABLE (sold separately))
    • PhotoTV HD: Yes
    • Direct Copy: Yes [AVCHD only]
    • USB Port(s): TypeA (built-in) / USB2.0 Hi-speed (mass-storage/MTP)
    • BRAVIA® Sync™: Yes
    • Headphone Jack: Stereo Minijack
    • Microphone Input: Stereo Minijack


    • Battery Type: InfoLITHIUM with AccuPower Meter System (V Series)
    • Power Requirements: 6.8V/7.2V (battery pack); 5.0V (AC Adapter)


    • 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

    In The Box

    • Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-FV70) (1)
    • AC adapter (AC-L200) (1)
    • Power Cord (1)
    • Operating Guide (1)
    • HDMI(micro) Cable (1)
    • USB Connection Support Cable (1)
    • Remote Commander(RMT-835 with Battery(CR2025)) (1)
    • Lens Hood (1)
    • Lens Cap (1)

    Approximate Weight:

    • Shipping: 3 lbs

    Warranty Information:

    • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor
    California customers: Proposition 65 WARNING
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