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Sony FDR AX100 4K camcorder comes with a sensitive 20 MP Exmor R sensor and a powerful Zeiss lens for outstanding video quality.

SKU: FDRAX100EBDI.YG

Key Features

  • 4K camcorder, 20 MP sensor
  • 3.5 inch touch-sensitive LCD screen
  • 12x optical zoom

More Information and Detailed Specifications

Raise your video skills to the next level with this well-equipped camcorder from Sony. HDR-CX900 packs a superior lens with 12x optical zoom with Exmor R sensor that allows you to record impressive videos with professional results. The camcorder has a touch-sensitive 3.5 inch LCD screen and an electronic viewfinder for accurate representation of the scene. Thanks to large aperture, it is no problem to record video in low light conditions. Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC allows you to transfer content with a single keystroke.

Superior video quality

FDR-AX100 comes with a 1 inch high resolution 20 MP Exmor R CMOS sensor that lets you record video in 4K resolution (3840 x 2160) which provides four times more detail than Full HD resolution. The sensor is approximately six times larger on conventional camcorders, so you can record sharp videos without noise. Thanks to the BIONZ image processing engine X you can relive your memorable moments in smooth and detailed quality.

OIS

Optical image stabilization (Optical Steady Shot) removes shakiness and blur for smooth and clear video recordings.

12x optical and 160 x digital zoom

With 12x optical and 160 x digital zoom you are able to get closer to your subject, while incredible image quality is maintained.

Wi-Fi and NFC

NFC technology allows you to connect a smartphone or tablet to your camcorder by adding the units to one another, and then simply pushing a button. You can also use your mobile device as a remote control for this camcorder.

Other features

- 0.39 inch EVF
- 3.5 inch Xtra Fine LCD screen with 921k resolution
- Integrated light for filming in low light conditions
- Video recording with 5.1 surround sound when filming with external microphone
- Built-in speaker and 3.5 mm port for headphones
- Video recording in different formats: XAVC-S HD, AVCHD or MP4
- Supports these memory cards: MS XC-HG Duo and SD, SDHC and SDXC (UHS / I)
- Micro HDMI output for viewing HD content on a bigger screen
- Embedded Micro-USB cable
- Accessory that allows you to connect additional equipment

Included in the package

- Rechargeable batteries
- AC adapter
- Power cord
- Micro HDMI Cable

Max Video Resolution

4K Ultra HD 3840 x 2160, 25fps

Photo resolution

10.6 MP (4: 3), 14.2 MP (16: 9)

Resolution

4K Ultra HD 3840 x 2160, 25fps, 24fps
Full HD 1920 x 1080, 50fps, 25fps, 24fps
MP4 1280 x 720, 25fps
1440 x 1080, 50fps

Optical Zoom

12x

Sensitivity to light

3 Lux

Sensor

CMOS 1 inch

Scene Modes

Auto, Manual, Slow Motion (AVCHD only), Face Detection

Flash

No

Interfaces

HDMI, micro-B / USB 2.0, A / V output, 3.5mm Headset Jack, Microphone Jack 3.5mm

Accessories

Battery, AC Transformer, Power cord, HDMI Micro Cable, USB Cable, Remote Control, Lens Cap, Manual

Others

Optical Image Stabilization
BIONZ image processor X

Battery

Li-Ion NP-FV70

Dimensions

81 x 83.5 x 196.5 mm

Weight

790 g

White Balance

Auto, Outdoor, Indoor, One Touch, white balance temperature

Recording Format Video

AVCHD (MPEG-4AVC / H.264)
MP4 (MPEG-4AVC / H.264)
XAVC S (MPEG-4AVC / H.264)

LCD screen

LCD 3.5 inch tactile rotary 921 000 px

Lens

Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T*

Focal Length

9.3 to 111.6 mm

Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm

29-348 mm

Opening

f / 2.8-F4.5

Filter Diameter

62 mm

Shutter Speed

1 / 8-1 / 10,000 sec

Focus Type

Auto, Manual

Digital Zoom

160x

Microphone

Integrated

Sound

Mono

Wi-Fi

Incorporated
NFC

Memory Card

MS PRO Duo, MS PRO-HG Duo, MS XC-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC

 

Strengths

+ 12x zoom with good quality
+ Full HD recording or 4K
+ 3 integrated ND filters
+ Widescreen LCD and touch
+ Lots of manual settings
+ Nice viewfinder
+ Works well in low light conditions

Weak points

- Heavy and imposing camcorder
- Only one single memory location.
- Optical stabilization less effective than other models in its class

Conclusion

Sony's FDR-AX100 camcorder delivers a quality expert experience with a beautiful gateway into the 4K TV universe. It keeps its promises with nice ergonomics and a plethora of features with beautiful image quality.