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Compared to conventional image stabilisation, the Balanced Optical SteadyShot gives you 13x more image stability. It employs an advanced technology that produces impressive crisp and clear footage even when filming at maximum zoom, making shaky movies a thing of the past.
Shoot Precise Footages Easily
Create magical movies with the Manual Dial, which allows you to control focus, exposure, white balance, iris, and shutter speed. The Electronic View Finder (EVF) provides for clear, crisp video footage.
Electronic View Finder (EVF)
There's Always Space For One More Person
With class-leading focal length as wide as 26.8mm in Video mode, you can expand your shooting possibilities. So at the next big family gathering you'll be able to get all your uncles, aunties, nieces and nephews in the same frame.
Minimises Noise Distortion And Adjusts Audio Levels
The Advanced Audio Processor automatically detects troublesome wind noise and eliminates it to give clearer audio. A sophisticated algorithm intelligently reduces wind noise, especially low and mid-range frequencies that interfere with speech clarity.
Give your videos a cinematic look and feel with CinemaTone Gamma™ and CinemaTone Color™. You'll no longer need tedious editing software, simply switch on this mode and mimic the film look to your videos.
Mic-jack & Headphone-jack
The mic-jack expands your audio recording options and offers superior audio quality to match your footage. The headphone-jack makes monitoring audio quality for your videos convenient and easy.
The Multi Terminal feature dramatically expands the compatibility of your camcorder with Sony accessories as well as generic USB devices.
By Pixel Super Resolution (up to 4x high resolution)
This advanced technology increases the number of pixels recorded by up to 4x and improves the image resolution significantly. See how it works »
Auto Wind Noise Reduction
This feature automatically detects and minimises wind noises that interfere with the clarity of speech and sound when you record. Now you can enjoy crisp and clear audios with your movies, even when filmed at the beach or windy outdoor locations. See how it works »
This advanced audio processing technology analyses the environment for unwanted noises and suppresses them so that speech is recorded with maximum clarity every time.
Electronic View Finder (EVF)
The EVF provides a clear and crisp representation of your videos. It also allows you to frame your videos better and increases stability to shoot your footage with precision.
Audio Recording Level
The manual Audio REC Level helps make effective use of sound when shooting videos.
Multi Interface Shoe
The Multi Interface Shoe lets you mount Intelligent Accessories, such as external lights and microphones, which can help extend the capabilities of your camcorder.
Bring your videos to life with stereo speakers. Drawing on Sony's high-end audio expertise you can now enjoy more true-to-life sound.
LED Video Light
The built-in LED video light allows you to capture brilliant quality videos and photos even in a dark environment.
High-performance 5.1ch Surround Sound Microphone
Enjoy vivid and dynamic surround sound with this feature that captures sound from all directions. You can monitor the sound levels for each channel from the level meters displayed on the LCD panel and enjoy a powerful 5.1ch surround sound experience during playback.
Built-in USB Cable
This feature helps connect your camcorder to a PC and makes it easy to back-up movies.
PlayMemories™ Home Software
This software makes it easy to transfer your videos and images to a computer for viewing, editing, sending via email and uploading to the Internet. See how it works »
Accessorise Your Handycam®
Chic or hardy cases. Tripods and extra batteries for extended shooting. Extend the shooting possibilities of your Handycam® with Sony's original camcorder accessories. Learn about Handycam® accessories »