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The Sony HDR-AS20 Action Cam is thin, light and sturdy. It is the perfect partner for your extreme trips. You can fit the action cam on your helmet, bike or surfboard and create stunning action shots. The streamlined shape reduces drag. Do you wear gloves? No problem, the buttons are big and easy to operate. With the included protective case you can use the action cam to a depth of 5 meters for amazing underwater shots.


Key Features

  • Exmor R CMOS Sensor 1 / 2.3
  • 11.9 million pixels
  • Full HD 1080p resolution
  • Zeiss Tessar Lens
  • SteadyShot
  • Stereo microphone
  • Wifi
  • Micro HDMI
  • Compatible Micro SD / Memory Stick Micro

More Information and Detailed Specifications

Sharp Full HD in 1080p

With Sony HDR-AS20 action cam, you can make Full HD recordings in the MP4 format up to a resolution of 1080p. There is support for multiple recording modes, including various options for slow motion. In addition, the SteadyShot ensures that everything is smooth and steady during recording. Your videos are supported by lifelike and clear stereo sound thanks to the built-in stereo microphone. You can also take pictures with a resolution of 11.9 megapixels. All this is possible thanks to the 170° wide angle Zeiss Tessar lens and sensitive Exmor R CMOS image sensor, that even ensures your recorded footage is sharp even in low light situations.

Record where and when you want

The action cam comes with a waterproof case with a standard tripod mount that allows you to record video in virtually any situation. The housing is waterproof to a depth of 5 meters and the HDR-AS20 is equipped with a special underwater mode so everything you shoot under the water looks beautiful with lifelike colours.

Built-in WiFi

Naturally, the AS20 has wifi which makes it very easy to transfer your footage to your smartphone or tablet or share them over the Internet. Wifi also makes it possible to use your mobile device as a remote control, by simply downloading a free app for both Android and iOS.

  • Type: Action Cam
  • Size sensor: 1/2.3 inch
  • Viewing Angle: 170 degrees
  • Image Stabilization: Yes
  • Aperture: f/2.8
  • Video: Full HD
  • Microphone: Stereo
  • Photo: 11,9MP
  • Timelapse: Yes
  • Memory: MicroSD
  • Connections: USB, HDMI and tripod socket
  • Battery: NP-BX1
  • Dimensions: 24,5x47x82mm
  • Weight: 58g

Max Video Resolution

Full HD 1920 x 1080

Photo resolution

12 MP


Video: HQ: 1920 x 1080 30p / 25p, PS: 1920 x 1080 60p / 50p, SLOW: 1280 x 720 60p / - SSLOW: 1280 x 720 120p / - STD: 1280 x 720 30p / 25p, VGA: 640 x 480 30p / 25p


Sensor Exmor R™ CMOS 16.8m type 1 / 2.3 (7.77 mm) with backlight

Recording Support

MP4: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
Speed: HQ: Aprox.16 Mbps, PS: Approx. 28 Mbps, SLOW: Approx. 12 Mbps, SSLOW: Approx. 24 Mbps, STD: Approx. 6 Mbps, VGA: Approx. 3 Mbps

Scene Modes

Auto / Underwater


Microphone jack, Micro HDMI, memory card slot, Multi Terminal / Micro USB


Micro USB cable 
Waterproof case 
Adhesive backing (VCT-AM1)


Image processor BIONZ®
Multi-camera control


Rechargeable battery (NP-BX1)


Approx. 24.5 x 47.0 x 82.0 mm


58 g

White Balance



Zeiss Tessar lens

Focal Length

2.5 mm (1/8 inch)

Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm

Video: f = 15.3 mm (5/8 inch) (170°), f = 21.3 mm (27/32 inch) (120°)
Photo: f = 15.3 mm (5/8 inch) (170°), f = 21.3 mm (27/32 inch) (120°)



Shutter Speed

Automatic control range 1/30 - 1/10 000 (30 fps)

Resistance to Water

Yes (with waterproof case (SPK-AS2)




IEEE 802.11b / g / n (2.4 GHz band)

Memory Card Type

Memory Card micro SD / SDHC / SDXC (Class 4 or higher), Memory Stick Micro™ (Mark 2)

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