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Overview

Balanced Optical SteadyShot for images with significant stability.

By controlling the entire optical path as one floating unit, Balanced Optical SteadyShot is significantly more effective at cutting the effects of camera shake. This advanced stabilization system makes it easier to shoot beautifully clear, stable images while travelling, bike riding, and in other active situations.

Smart operation with friendly UI

Selecting and changing features has never been easier thanks to the new, intuitive user interface. All menus are easily accessible. Enjoy a seamless camera setting experience and find the perfect setting for your shooting needs. Camera can also be turned on/off via smartphone with PlayMemories Mobile.

BIONZ X™ for superior detail and texture

Sony's image processing engine faithfully reproduces textures and details, as seen by the naked eye, via extra high-speed processing. Together with front-end LSI (large scale integration) that accelerates processing, BIONZ X™ enables more natural details, more realistic images, richer tonal gradations, and lower noise whether you're shooting photos or movies.

Built-In stereo mic captures quality sound

Make a great movie better with great sound; built-in stereo microphone allows you to capture all the natural sounds of your adventure.

Sharp, ultra-wide ZEISS® Tessar lens

Capture epic wide-angle views with the ZEISS® Tessar lens or choose standard but striking views. Either way, you'll always be capturing beautiful shots of the most challenging ski slopes, mountain trails, swirling rapids, or pitted asphalt paths.

Adjustable field of view and zoom freedom

Discover new flexibility to vary your shooting in action for dramatic effects and added excitement. For example, your angle of view can be selected from “Wide”, “Medium” or “Narrow”. In addition, seamlessly adjustable zoom mode enables you to change zooming while shooting.

Manual control for sophisticated movie style

Explore sophisticated shooting features for thrilling action movies you'll be proud to share with family, friends, and fans. Use advanced manual settings like white balance and AE shifting, and optimize brightness and hue to match images of other camcorders for easier movie editing. Show your skill and style as director and action star.

4K Time-lapse Capture

Time-lapse Capture lets you produce time-lapse movies easily by using high-quality 4K still images shot at designated intervals. Then Action Cam Movie Creator (v. 5.1 for Windows, v.3.1 for Mac®) or Action Cam App (v. 2.0) simply transforms these images into an impressive time-lapse movie.

Highlight Movie Maker with face detection

Discover how easily built-in Highlight Movie Maker works with face detection for in-camera auto editing. Highlight Movie Maker also supports a wider range of scenes—not just sports performance but also daily situations and travel—automatically selecting highlight points of footage to create a highlight movie, complete with background music. You can share your work immediately by using smartphone.

Burst Shooting

Catch fast-moving action with burst shooting. This allows you to take a maximum of eight high-quality shots of a trick or transition, making it the perfect feature for those who love go back and analyze their style. Settings are 8fps/1 s, 5fps/2 s, and 2fps/5 s.

Live Streaming via USTREAM

From performances to sports events, some things are best seen in real time. Share scenes as they happen with high-quality picture and sound.

120fps at HD resolution for slo-mo video

See every detail of fast-moving action in smooth slow motion, thanks to 120fps high frame rate recording at HD resolution.

Action Cam Movie Creator for easy creative editing

Make your movies look even better with Action Cam Movie Creator. Produce and edit videos quickly and easily thanks to a range of features such as 4K Time-lapse Capture and slo-mo video. You can also flip your videos clockwise or counter clockwise by 90 degrees with Movie Rotation, or use Multi View to combine up to four movie footage segments—captured simultaneously by different cameras—and make a split-screen composite.

Motion Shot LE

Capture an entire action sequence in a single frame. This feature creates a composite image of a subject in motion, with variable settings for different burst speeds, which are: 10fps/1 second, 5fps/2 seconds, and 2fps/5 seconds.

Multi Camera Control

More shots means more interesting editing. Connected cameras can easily record footage from a variety of angles, whether mounted directly to your camcorder or triggered wirelessly. Multi Camera Control makes it easy to sync shooting settings on all devices.

Convenient Loop Recording

Don’t worry about missing the perfect moment with loop recording. Loop overwrite shooting can be chosen with duration options of 5, 20, 60, 120 minutes, or “unlimited”. Use it to capture the decisive moment without worrying about running out of capacity.

Action Cam App

Intuitive mobile app lets you "prove yourself" anytime anywhere — via easy video editing with time-lapse, slow motion/speed up and wireless movie file transfer.

Underwater Housing as standard gear

Take Action Cam diving to 60 m/197ft. using supplied Underwater Housing—no need to buy optional gear. Equipped with a flat panel, it lets you control all camera buttons easily through the housing. What's more, it shields this hardy compact camera from shocks, damp, rust, dust, and sand. Enjoy carefree aquatic adventure and extend your exploration to tough terrain.

Enhanced convenience

Built-in tripod socket means you can quickly attach your Action Cam to a tripod for rock-steady shots. And, USB connections are now located on the back of the camera for enhanced ease of accessory attachment.

Additional tally lights for easy recognition of camera status

This Action Cam features three tally lights on the front, top, and rear of the camera. Now you can easily check the recording status from various directions, as well as hear the sound of the helpful beep reminder.

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GENERAL
Maximum Resolution 1080p
Recording Media Memory Cards
Memory Card Compatibility Memory Stick, microSD/HC/XC
Picture Resolution 8.2 megapixels
Color White
Audio Recording MP4/MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch, XAVC S: LPCM 2ch
Image Stabilization Balanced Optical SteadyShot with Active mode
Recording Format MP4, XAVC S
Additional Information • Enhanced Full HD 60p captures crisp, clear images in rich color.
• Stunningly stable movies with Balanced Optical SteadyShot
• Shoot at desired angle with adjustable FOV and zooming.
LENS
Lens Type ZEISS® Tessar
BATTERY
Battery Type NP-BX1, 3.6 V (battery pack)
INPUTS/OUTPUTS
Inputs Microphone
Outputs micro-USB, micro-HDMI
ACCESSORIES
Supplied Accessories • Attachment Buckle
• Micro USB cable
• Rechargeable battery pack (NP-BX1)
• Startup guide
• Underwater Housing (MPK-UWH1)
DIMENSIONS
Width 1 inch(es) / 2.54 cm
Height 1.9 inch(es) / 4.83 cm
Depth 3.3 inch(es) / 8.38 cm
Weight With Battery 0.24 lb(s) / 0.109 kg
SHIPPING DIMENSIONS
Width 4.9 inch(es) / 12.45 cm
Height 4.6 inch(es) / 11.68 cm
Depth 5 inch(es) / 12.7 cm
Weight 0.9 lb(s) / 0.41 kg
WARRANTY
Warranty 1 Year