Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Sony Handycam FDR-AX53 4K Ultra HD Camcorder | Review

**New for 2016** The FDR-AX53 is Sony’s newest compact 4K consumer camcorder. SmartReview previewed this model at CES 2016 in Las Vegas (see video below). 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 Sony’s best Balanced Optical Steadyshot (BOSS) image stabilization. This camcorder, although a consumer model has many high end features, such as a premium Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar® T lens f2.0-3.8 (20x optical and 30x extended zoom). 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 quality. Manual Control (Iris, Shutter, Exposure, and White Balance. External Microphone and Headphone Jacks, Night Vision Infrared. EVF Viewfinder. The FDR-AX53 has won our BEST of 2016 award for camcorders under $1000. …More…

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Sony Camcorder 2015-2016 Model Lineup * Comparison and Reviews

Sony Handycam Models Lineup & Comparison 2015/2016 – This is a roundup of Sony Handycam camcorder models for 2015-2016. Sony consumer camcorders have some of the largest Imaging sensors available on camcorders today. These larger Exmor backlit imagers are more light sensitive than previous imagers. Sony has introduced a breakthrough technology, called Balanced Optical SteadyShot™, […]

Sony Handycam FDR-AX33 4K Ultra HD Camcorder | Review

**New for 2015** The FDR-AX33 is Sony’s newest compact 4K consumer camcorder. SmartReview previewed this model at CES 2015 in Las Vegas and it received many CES awards. 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 Sony’s best Balanced Optical Steadyshot™ (BOSS) image stabilization, the first 4K model to have this technology. This camcorder, although a consumer model has many high end features, such as a premium Carl Zeiss lens f1.8-3.4 (10x optical and 20x extended zoom). 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 quality. Manual Control (Iris, Shutter, Exposure, and White Balance. EVF Viewfinder. Shoots at 100Mbps for best picture quality. …More…

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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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Sony NEX-VG900 Full Frame Interchangeable Lens Camcorder

January 7, 2013 by  
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**New** Sony’s newest Pro Camcorder with interchangeable lenses and a full frame imager. SmartReview previewed this model at CES 2013 in Las Vegas. This is the world’s first full frame camcorder with interchangeable lenses. The camcorder can use Sony E-mount lenses or full frame A-mount lenses with the included LA-EA3 lens adaptor. The larger imager (35mm Exmor HD CMOS sensor) in this camcorder will allow you to get shallow depth of field shots, and better more professional looking shots in low light. For the filmmaker, you have full manual control of the iris, gain, and shutter, and can use whatever lens you need to fit your filming project. Video can be recorded to memory card, or uncompressed through an HDMI out connection for maximum quality. This camcorder has a remarkable OLED electronic viewfinder (EVF) which turns on when you look into it. The viewfinder has 2.359 million pixels, giving you a full HD picture while shooting. The camcorder is also equipped with a 3.0-inch touchscreen. Premium sound with an elevated 5.1 channel surround sound microphone. …More…



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