Sony Handycam HDR-CX150 - Camcorder - High Definition - widescreen - 4.2 Mpix - optical zoom: 25 x - supported memory: MS Duo, SD, MS PRO Duo, SDXC, MS PRO Duo Mark2, SDHC, MS PRO-HG Duo - flash card - black
Step up to 1920 x 1080 Full HD recording with HDR-CX150 Handycam camcorder. This ultra-compact camcorder is packed with features including an "Exmor" CMOS sensor for superior low-light performance and a Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar 25x optical zoom lens to help bring you closer to the action. Compose and view your shots on the vibrant 2.7" Clear Photo LCD. Face Detection and Smile Shutter technologies make it easy to capture smiling faces while Intelligent Auto mode analyzes your shot and then automatically selects the appropriate settings from 9 distinct scene modes.
1920 x 1080 Full HD recording
1920 x 1080 high definition resolution lets you record your memories in exceptional Sony full high definition quality. Capable of 1080/60p playback via HDMI and compatible HDTV provide stunning clarity and incredibly detailed playback of your memories.
1/4" back-illuminated "Exmor" CMOS sensor
A 1/4" "Exmor" CMOS image sensor delivers bright, vivid, spectacularly detailed video footage, as well as 3-megapixel still images.
1080/60p playback via HDMI and compatible HDTV
1080/60p playback via HDMI and compatible HDTV provide stunning clarity and incredibly detailed playback of your memories.
Smile Shutter technology for still and dual capture
Smile Shutter technology lets the camcorder automatically take still photos when your subject smiles, even while shooting high definition video. You can also set the sensitivity and choose child, adult, or auto priority.
2.7" Clear Photo LCD (230 K) display
The 2.7" Clear Photo LCD (230 K) display provides excellent viewing clarity with improved resolution (211K pixels). The display rotates up to 270 degrees for multiple viewing angles, as well as provides sharp, detailed images for monitoring or playback. The convenient touch panel allows easy access to menus and additional functionality such as spot focus and spot metering.
Up to 24Mbps AVCHD video
The HDR-CX150 can capture video at up to 24Mbps for amazing clarity and detail, ideal for recording on to Blu-ray media since the AVCHD codec is highly compatible with the Blu-ray format.
Personalized menu system
User friendly interface uses touch screen technology to allow users to scroll through menus quickly and easily and even create a personalized "My Menu" to bring together the functions they use most. Users can spend more time recording memories and less time in menus.
Face Index function
Face Index makes it easier than ever to find and play back the right video scene. Using Face Detection technology, Face Index indexes your video footage according to the faces detected in each scene. When it's time to play back video, simply search for what you want by selecting from among the detected faces displayed in the index.
Smooth slow record
The smooth slow record mode increases the record rate from 60 frames per second (fps) to 240 fps, allowing you to capture 3 seconds of fast motion and play the video back in 12 seconds. This is a great tool for analyzing a golf swing or a viewing a bird in flight. In addition, you record an audio track to narrate the video footage.
BIONZ image processor
The BIONZ image processor works in conjunction with the "Exmor" CMOS sensor for pristine imaging. The BIONZ image processor provides data noise reduction, Faster image processing, and data compression to preserve videos and images.
HDMI connection output
The High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is a compact audio/video connector interface for transmitting uncompressed digital streams.
Back-illuminated "Exmor" CMOS sensor
Experience stunning low-light sensitivity with improved image clarity and drastically reduced grain with the back-illuminated "Exmor" sensor. Designed for compact cameras and camcorders, the "Exmor" sensor relocates the photo diodes above the support circuitry, maximizing the light gathering area per pixel so you can shoot with better results in lower lighting conditions.
Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens
The professional-quality Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens designed specifically for compact camcorders. Precision ground optics help maintain the sharpness and contrast of larger lenses, and SteadyShot image stabilization helps reduce blur caused by camera shake.
25x optical/300x digital zoom
25x optical zoom helps to bring the action close up from far away. In addition, digital zoom interpolation means that digital zooming (up to 300x) is clearer, with less distortion than previous types of digital zoom.
Dolby Digital stereo recording with built-in zoom microphone
The Dolby Digital stereo recording with built-in zoom microphone focuses audio recording on your subjects with the camera's zoom lens, helping memories ring true with clear dialog and crisp, discrete sounds.
Film Roll Index
Like chapters in a book, Film Roll Index helps you easily find desired scenes in video footage. When using this feature, the camcorder previews the beginning of scenes and can create scene indexes set at specified display intervals (3, 6, or 12 seconds and 1 or 5 minutes).
Built-in intelligent flash
For added clarity and detail when taking pictures in low-light situations, the built-in flash improves pictures and reduces shadows.
Record and zoom controls on LCD
The HDR-CX150 features an additional set of record and zoom buttons on the LCD screen, give you more control and flexibility when holding the camcorder, especially in overhead or low angle shots.
Face Detection technology with Face Priority
With Face Priority, your camcorder optimizes focus, color, exposure, and Smile Shutter technology for the face you prioritize. Just touch the preferred face on the LCD display and the camcorder will assign it priority, even if it leaves and returns to the frame.
Highlight playback with highlight scenario playback
With highlight playback, your camcorder automatically creates short movies by identifying and compiling key scenes into a short, entertaining movie complete with music and transitions. In addition, the highlight scenario feature lets you save up to eight of these movies for later playback.
SteadyShot image stabilization with active mode
SteadyShot image stabilization with active mode represents the next step forward in Sony image stabilization technology. Active mode improves on existing SteadyShot image stabilization by allowing the camera to compensate for greater degrees of camera shake and deliver a stunning level of image smoothness.
Dual record with still image capture
Dual record capability lets you capture 3-megapixel still images while shooting high definition video, so you can capture those special moments without having to switch recording modes.
x.v. Color technology for superior color
x.v. Color technology enables the HDR-CX150 to capture nearly twice (1.8x) as many viewable colors as the standard RGB color range, resulting in more natural, life-like images. You can even experience this expanded color range on the big screen when you connect your camcorder to x.v. Color capable displays.
BRAVIA Sync technology
BRAVIA Sync technology offers greater ease of use in controlling compatible Sony products connected via an HDMI (CEC) connection. HDMI connectivity provides a simple, high-quality video and audio connection, with the ability to transmit HD video and up to 5.1-channel audio directly from the camcorder to compatible HDTVs via a single HDMI cable.
USB 2.0 interface
A USB 2.0 interface provides an easy way to connect your camcorder to a compatible PC for fast transfer of video and still images for editing.
Component A/V Cable
NP-FV50 Battery Pack
Application Software/USB Driver/CD-ROM
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