Enjoy 29 mm wide-angle ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lens fine-tuned for 4K video. Ideal for capturing grand landscapes, it also provides up to 12x optical zoom.
1.0-type Exmor R CMOS sensor
Light-receiving area of this sensor is approximately 4.9 times larger than current sensors, which enhances image clarity, reduces noise and enables extraordinary background defocusing.
Advanced BIONZ X image processing engine
An evolved BIONZ engine achieves more lifelike images, and enables the addition of new features that take advantage of faster processing.
Intuitive controls to shape your vision
Behold every brilliant detail
Make jaws drop and eyes pop with footage four times clearer than Full HD. Experience the difference using the slider below.
4K (3840 X 2160)FULL HD
4K: a new era of excitement
Experience the new dimension of definition with four times the image quality of Full HD.
Experience the XAVC S advantage
Support for HD high bit-rate
Adapted from the popular professional format, XAVC S is the supreme consumer standard for recording 4K/HD movies. With support up to HD 50Mbps, you can record high-resolution movies even in a shot with heavy movement.
From scene to screen
With a range of 4K Ultra HD TVs and projectors, Sony supports 4K from the record button to the play button.
With Full 1080 HD at 50p or 24p, you can make the aesthetic choice to capture film-like motion in your videos.
See the detail on a BRAVIA 4K TV
Experience the full cinematic quality of your 4K movies by connecting your camcorder with a bundled single HDMI cable.
Enjoy super-sampled Full HD playback on your HD TV, which uses the surplus of 4K data to automatically down-convert 4K footage to Full HD. To crop a 4K image to Full HD, simply trace your finger on the camcorder's LCD screen to define the area.
Footage fit for the big screen
Uniting 4K capability, intuitive controls, and handheld size for the first time, the FDR-AX100E is a landmark in the enthusiast camcorder market.
The professional-level FDR-AX1 Handycam® offers XLR mic input and unparalleled image quality. With 4K/60p video and output in an incredibly user-friendly form, this camcorder is ready for the most discerning videographers.
Specifications & Features
Record 4K footage
1.0-type Exmor R CMOS
BIONZ X image processor
ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lens
Versatile manual settings
1.0-type (13.2mm x 8.8mm) back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor
Effective Pixels (Video)
ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T*
Clear Image Zoom
4K : 18x HD : 24x
8.8cm(3.5 type) Xtra Fine LCD™ display(921K) Wide(16:9)
What's in the Box
Rechargeable Battery Pack, AC Adaptor, Power Cord, Manual, Micro HDMI Cable, USB Cable, Remote Commander, Lens Hood, Lens Cap
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It was also a good opportunity to test the new FREE XAVC-S 4K update. (firmware 3.0 boosting the data rate from 60 Mbps to 100 Mbps). In my opinion this camera together with Sony’s XLR-K2M can prove to be a very powerful combination - Cinema5D