Friday, October 21, 2016

Sony Handycam FDR-AX100/B 4K Ultra HD Camcorder

The FDR-AX100/B is Sony’s first compact 4K consumer camcorder. SmartReview previewed this model at CES in Las Vegas. It received more awards than any other camcorder, and is SmartReview’s top consumer 4K camcorder for 2016. This model shoots at 4K Ultra HD (3840×2160) which is at 8 megapixels resolution verus only 2 megapixels for Full HD. In addition to shooting at 4 times the resolution of HD, this model has a huge 1-inch back-illuminated Exmor R® CMOS Sensor (20.9M pixels). This is far larger than most camcorder imagers, and will give exceptional low light performance and increased dynamic range. Shooting at this resolution will future proof your videos, as the industry moves toward 4K resolution in TVs. Footage in 4K can also be used for Full HD video production, as you can crop or zoom in on your footage and still maintain Full HD video quality. For best image quality, Sony has equipped the FDR-AX100/B with a Carl Zeiss 12x Optical Zoom Lens. It has an excellent 2.35 million dot OLED EVF Viewfinder as well. EVF Viewfinder. External Microphone and Headphone jacks. Night Vision Infrared. Built-in WiFi and NFC. This is a premium quality camcorder in all regards. …More…

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CES 2014: Whats New in HD & 4K Camcorders

June 19, 2014 by  
Filed under Digital Camcorders attended the Consumer Electronics show in Las Vegas (CES 2014) to report on the latest camcorders for 2014. Here is a short overview of what caught our attention at the show in regards to the latest HD Camcorders. The biggest news was the introduction of the first compact consumer 4K Camcorder. Just as we […]

GoPro HERO3+ Plus: Black Edition HD Camera-Camcorder

January 10, 2014 by  
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*New for 2014. GoPro’s top of the line HERO3+ Plus: Black Edition Camera-Camcorder replaces the extremely popular GoPro HERO3 series. GoPro action cameras are designed to record your active lifestyle, and are shockproof and waterproof to 40 meters with the included case. The camera can be mounted on a variety of ways (such as on your bike, helmet, car, boat, etc.) It records to MicroSD memory cards in Full HD video. (This camcorder features High-density, ultra-smooth video at 1080/60p Recording (Full-HD 1920 x 1080, 60 Progressive frames Recording). It also includes a fast F2.8 6-element aspherical glass lens that was created for the HERO3 Plus: Black Edition to help in low light situations and is sharper than any other lens they have produced. The wide angle 170° lens can fit more people and more of the background into the frame than a conventional lens. The imaging sensor is a large 1/2.3″ CMOS Sensor which can provide 1,920 x 1,080 of HD resolution (It even has higher 4K resolution at lower frame rates). Takes 12 megapixel still pictures with a burst mode of 30fps, and continuous mode of 3fps. You can also take time lapse photos at 0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30, 60 second intervals. …More…

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