Imaging Sensor
Imaging Sensor 2x 1/4 type(4.5mm) back-illuminated "Exmor R" CMOS Sensor
Processor 2x BIONZ™ image processor
Anti Dust -
Pixel Gross 2x Approx.4200K pixels(3D)/Approx.4200K pixels(2D)
Effective Picture Resolution 2x Approx.3540K pixels(4:3)(3D)/Approx.3540K pixels(4:3)(2D)
Color Filter System ClearVid™ array
Media Type internal Flash Memory
Memory Stick PRODuo™ (Mark 2)
Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo™
SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card(Class 4 or Higher)
Internal Media Flash Memory 64GB
Still Image File Format DCF Ver.2.0 compatible, Exif Ver.2.3 compatible, MPF Baseline compatible
Still Image Mode 3D Still Image: Not available/2D Still Image:JPEG
Still Image Max Effective 7.1 megapixels
Still Image Size(Movie Mode) 5.3 megapixels 16:9 (3072x1728)
4.0 megapixels 4:3 (2304x1728)
Still Image Size(Photo Mode) 7.1 megapixels 4:3 (3072x2304)
5.3 megapixels 16:9 (3072x1728)
1.9 megapixels 4:3 (1600x1200)
307K pixels 4:3 (640x480)
Video Format 3D HD:MVC(original format)
HD:MPEG4-AVC/H.264 AVCHD format compatible(1080/50p:original format)
Video Mode(Resolution) 3D HD:2x 1920x1080/50i
HD:1920x1080/50p, 25p, 50i(FX,FH), 1440x1080/50i (HQ,LP)
Movie Recording Rate
(Average Bit Rate/VBR) *1*2
HD PS:Approx.28Mbps/FX:Approx.24Mbps/FH:Approx.17Mbps/HQ:Approx.9Mbps/
STD HQ:9Mbps
Video Actual (Pixel) *3 3D HD:2x Approx.2650K pixels(16:9)/
HD, STD:Approx.2650K pixels(16:9), Approx.1990K pixels(4:3)
Video Signal 3D HD:HDTV 1080/50i
HD:HDTV 1080/50p, 25p, 50i
STD:PAL color, CCIR standards
Progressive Mode HD:50p/25p, Progressive recording
Recording and Playback Times
(in Internal Media)(5.1ch) *4*5
HD PS:Approx.5h15m(Approx.5h15m)
HD FX:Approx.6h15m(Approx.6h15m)
HD FH:Approx.8h25m(Approx.8h25m)
HD HQ:Approx.14h55m(Approx11h20m)
HD LP:Approx.25h45m(Approx.21h10m)
STD HQ:Approx.15h25m(Approx.14h25m)
Recording and Playback Times
(in Internal Media)(2ch) *4*5
HD PS:Approx.5h15m(Approx.5h15m)
HD FX:Approx.6h15m(Approx.6h15m)
HD FH:Approx8h35m(Approx.8h35m)
HD HQ:Approx15h10m(Approx.11h30m)
HD LP:Approx26h40m(Approx.21h45m)
STD HQ:Approx15h55m(Approx.14h35m)
Number of Recording Pictures
(in Internal Media) *6
Max.40,000 pictures
Photo Capture from Movie 2.1 megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080)
307K pixels 4:3 (640x480)
230K pixels 16:9 (640x360)
Dual Record *7 5.3 megapixels 16:9 (3072 x 1728)
4.0 megapixels 4:3 (2304 x 1728)
Audio Format Dolby® Digital 5.1ch, Dolby® Digital 5.1Creater
Dolby® Digital 2ch Stereo, Dolby® Digital Stereo Creater
Microphone/Speaker Built-in Zoom Microphone
Linear Phase Stereo Speaker
Wind Position Yes(Auto)
Wind Noise Reduction Yes(Off/On)
Mic Level Control Yes(2steps)
Play List Edit -
Lens TypeG Lens™
Lens StabilizationOptical SteadyShot™ image stabilization w/ Active mode (wide(3D)/Wide to Tele(2D))
Optical Zoom10x(3D)/12x(2D)
Extended Zoom17x(2D only)
Digital Zoom *8160x(2D only)
SmartZoom® Technology-
Focal Distance f = 2.9mm - 29mm(3D)
f = 1/8inch - 1 2/8inch(3D)
f = 2.9mm - 34.8mm(2D)
f = 1/8inch - 1 3/8inch(2D)
Focal Length
(35mm equivalent)(Movie Mode) *3
3D:34.4mm - 344mm
3D:1 3/8inch - 13 1/2inch
2D:29.8mm - 357.6mm (16:9), 36.5mm - 438mm (4:3)
2D:1 7/16inch - 14 1/8inch (16:9), 1 7/16inch - 17 1/4inch (4:3)
Focal Length
(35mm equivalent) (Photo Mode)
29.8mm - 357.6mm (16:9), 27.4mm - 328.8mm (4:3)
1 3/16inch - 14 1/8inch(16:9),1 1/8inch - 13inch(4:3)
Filter Diameter30mm
Filter Diameter1 3/16inch
Minimum Focus Distance3D:Approx.80cm(Wide), Approx.7.5m(Tele)
2D:Approx.1cm(Wide), Approx.80cm(Tele), Approx.25cm(Tele Macro)
Aperture Blade-
Diopter Adjustment-
Field of View-
LCD Display
LCD Type8.8cm(3.5 type) Xtra Fine LCD™ 3D display(1229K) Wide(16:9) w/TruBlack™ technology
Touch PanelYes
Angle AdjustmentOpening Angle:max.90 deg., Turning Angle:max.270 deg.
Brightness Control *9Yes(MENU)
Live ViewYes
Grid DisplayGuide Frame(2D only)
Focus Control
Focus SystemContrast AF
Focus Points-
AF ModesAuto/Manual(Touch Panel)
Focus AreaFull range Focus(3D/2D)/Spot Focus(2D only)
Manual Focus Assist-
Focus FeaturesTracking Focus(2D only)
Tele MacroYes(2D only)
Exposure System
Metering ModesMulti-segment(3D/2D)/Spot(2D only)
Exposure CompensationAE Shift(Touch Panel)
Exposure SettingsAuto
Flexible Spot(Touch Panel)
LOW LUX ModeYes(2D only)
Scene Mode(s)Auto/Twilight/Twilight Portrait/Sunrise & Sunset/Fireworks/Landscape/Portrait/Spotlight/Beach/
Snow(2D only)
Backlight CompensationYes(Auto)
Noise ReductionYes
White Balance ModeAuto/Onepush/Outdoor/Indoor
WB Shift-
Minimum IlluminationStandard:11 lux(1/50 Shutter Speed)
Low Lux:3 lux(1/25 Shutter Speed)(2D only)
Auto Iris ControlF1.8 - F10.0
Manual Iris Control-
Manual Exposure Assist-
Drive System
Drive ModePhoto Mode(2D only):Single-shot/Self-timer
Continuous Shooting Speed-
Self-timerapprox. 10sec.(Still Image)
Shutter Speed Auto Control Range1/8-1/1000
Shutter Speed(Standard)1/50-1/1000
Shutter Speed(Manual lris Control)-
Shutter Speed(Manual Shutter)-
Shutter Speed(Smooth Slow Rec)1/250 - 1/1000
Convenience Features
Built-in USB Cable-
Quick OnYes(Power On by LCD)
Manual/Auto Lens CoverAuto
S/S & Zoom button on LCDYes(Touch Panel)
Red Eye ReductionYes(On/Off)
Fader Effect(s) *10White/Black(2D only)
Digital Picture Effects/Picture Effects-/-
Date/Time StampYes(Rec Date and Time, Camera info)
Media/Battery IndicatorYes(recordable time, free and used media space)/Yes(recordable time, remaining capacity)
On Screen Main IndicatorsIntelligent Auto Status
Zoom Position
Flash Status(2D only)
Recording/Playback/Editing Media
Recording Status
Recording Mode
Recording Image Quality(HD/STD)
Photo Size
Multiple Language DisplayEnglish
Simplified English
Brazilian Portugese
Canadian French
Latin American Spanish
Menu Customization-
Power Save ModeAuto Shut-off(5minutes)
Still Image Playback OptionsSlide Show
Playback Zoom(1.1x-5x)(TouchPanel+Zoom Lever)(2D only)
Video Playback OptionsHighlight Playback(HD Movie Only)
Highlight Playback Save and Share(Translate into STD quality)
Highlight Scenario(Save/Playback/Erase)
Hightlight BGM(Preinstalled 4 music files, Music transfer)
Built-in Video Light Coverage-
Remoto ControlYes
Self RecordingYes
One Touch Disc BurnYes(Menu)(2D only)
Color Slow Shutter-
Easy Handycam/Help Function-/-
Advanced Features
Audio Level DisplayYes
Pre-installed "PMB Portable"-
Assignable Dial-
Embedded GPS-
Face DetectionYes(2D only)
Priority Setting( for Face Detetection) Auto/Child Priority/Adult Priority(2D only)
Smile Shutter *7 Dual Capture/Always On/Off(2D only)
Golf ShotYes(2D only)
Smooth Slow Rec Yes(2D only)
Image Stabilization Optical SteadyShot™ image stabilization w/ Active mode (wide(3D)/Wide to Tele(2D))
Intelligent Auto Portrait/Baby/Walk/Tripod/Backlight/Landscape/Spotlight/Twilight/Macro/Low light
View&Index Event
NightShot® infrared System -
x.v.Color™ Yes
Shockproof -
Flash TypeBuilt-in Flash
Flash Metering SystemPre-flash TTL
Flash ModesAuto/Forced/Prohibited(2D only)
Flash CompensationYes(3 steps)(2D only)
Flash CoverageApprox.0.3m - 1.5m(2D only)
Approx.11 7/8 inch - 59 1/8 inch(2D only)
Memory Card SlotMemory Stick PRO Duo® and SD/SDHC/SDXC compatible
STD OutputComposite Video Out(A/V connecting cable(supplied))
Component Video Out(Component A/V cable(sold separately))
S Video Out(A/V connectiong cable with S Video(sold separately))
HD OutputHDMI Out(mini)(supplied)
Component Video Out(Component A/V cable(sold separately))
3D HD OutputHDMI Out(min)(supplied)
USB Port(s)TypeA, mini-AB/USB2.0 Hi-speed (mass-storage/MTP)
BRAVIA® Sync™Yes
PhotoTV HDYes
Headphone JackStereo Minijack
Microphone InputStereo Minijack
Direct CopyYes
Accessory ShoeYes(Active Interface Shoe)
Docking Station-
PictBridge Compatible-
Remote Termnalintegrated into A/V
Remote terminal
HDMI TerminalYes(mini)
A/V Remote TermnalVideo/S Video/Audio/Component Out/Remote
Weights and Measurements
(Approx.)(including supplied battery) *11
Approx.54.5mm x 64.5mm x128mm
Approx.2 1/4inch x 2 5/8inch x 5 1/8inch
(Approx) (Main unit only)
Approx. 640g
Approx. 22.6oz
(Approx.) (Total) *12
Approx. 695g(NP-FV50)
Approx. 740g(NP-FV70)(supplied battery)
Approx .840g(NP-FV100)
Battery TypeInfoLITHIUM® with AccuPower™ Meter System (V Series)
Charge on camcorder
(Charging time with supplied Battery) *13
Power Consumption
(in View Finder Operation) *14
Power Consumption
(in LCD Operation) *14
3D HD: 5.8W
Power Requirements7.2V (battery pack); 8.4V (AC Adaptor)
In the Box
Supplied Accessory *15Rechargeable Battery Pack(NP-FV70) (1)
AC adaptor (1)
Power Cord (1)
HDMI(mini) Cable (1)
A/V Connecting Cable (1)
USB Cable (1)
USB Adaptor Cable (1)
CD-ROM("Handycam" Application Software) (1)
Remote Commander(RMT-835 with Battery(CR2025)) (1)
"Operating Guide"(1)


  1. Bit Rate is described by system rate(including movie, sounds and others).
  2. PS mode(28Mbps) and FX mode(24Mbp) are peak bit rate.
  3. When "STEADYSHOT" is not "ACTIVE"
  4. In case of taking moving objects, there is possibility to become shorter times than them.
  5. The number in ( ) is minimum recordable time.
  6. Approximate number of pictures when recording only pictures.
  7. Not available in the recording mode 60p (PS), 24p(FX/FH) and 60i(FX)
  8. The factory setting is "Off". "MOVIE" position only.Digital zoom ratio includes optical zoom ration.
  9. Backlight brightness will automatically be set "Bright" when connected to AC adaptor.
  10. Only record movie
  11. inculding the projecting parts
  12. including a battery pack and a media(if a lens hood is supplied, including it too.).
  13. When using the AC adapater
  14. Recording mode and media are default settings.
  15. The numbers in ( ) are the supplied quantity