Sony PXW-X70 (4K Ready) Compact XDCAM Camcorder



A powerful lightweight, Professional XDCAM, “Palm size”, 4K ready, compact camcorder with large 1.0 type CMOS sensor. (Mfr # PXW-X70)


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Sony has increased the XDCAM series with PXW-X70 that is the first 4K Ready Compact XDCAM professional camcorder. The new dynamic PXW-X70 features a 1 inch type sensor which is the eight times larger than the 1/3” size usually found in this kind of camera. Sony has combined stunning picture quality, speed of shooting and robust performance into a package which is ideal for a wide range of applications from news gathering and documentary to events work.

Key Features:

  • 4K ready 1.0 type Exmor R CMOS sensor for a wide range of shooting conditions

  • High sensitivity and high resolution
  • Advanced BIONZ X image processing engine
  • Compact body
  • Wi-Fi/NFC (Near Field Communication) with Content Browser Mobile™
  • Multi-format recording and 4K ready
  • Dual media slots, “Simul” or “Relay” recording, and independent record control
  • ND filter control mechanism
  • ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lens
  • Clear Image Zoom
  • Lens ring
  • Manual controls
  • Slow & Quick Motion
  • Picture Profile
  • 99 Camera Profiles
  • Multi Interface Shoe (MI Shoe) for flexible connection without XLR cable
  • Viewfinder includes amazing OLED technology
  • High resolution LCD
  • Wide choice of connections


Audio Input XLR-type 3-pin (female) (x2), line/mic/mic +48 V selectable
Dimensions (WxHxD) 120.7 x 103.5 x 274.3 mm (With the accessories (lens hood, large eyecup) ,excluding the grip belt and including the projecting parts)
Zoom Ratio 12x (optical), servo
Imaging Device 1.0-type (13.2mm x 8.8mm) back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor
Storage Temperature -20°C to +60°C
Operating Temperature 0°C to 40°C
Focal Length f=9.3 - 111.6mm equivalent to f=29.0 - 348.0mm on 35 mm lens(16:9) , equivalent to f=35.5 - 426.0mm on 35mm lens(4:3)
Lens Fit & Mount Fixed
Video Recording Format XAVC HD : MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 4:2:2 Long profile, AVCHD : MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 AVCHD 2.0 format compatible
Power consumption Approx. 5.5 W(while recording with viewfinder and XAVC HD 1080/60i 50Mbps) - Approx. 5.8 W (while recording with LCD and XAVC HD 1080/60i 50Mbps)
Audio Output Integrated into Multi/Micro USB jack
Video Output Integrated into Multi/Micro USB jack(×1), Composite 1.0Vp-p, 75Ω
Power requirement DC In: 8.4V, Battery: 6.8V / 7.2V
Recording Format(s) (Audio): XAVC HD : Linear PCM 2ch, 24bit, 48kHz, AVCHD : Linear PCM 2ch, 16bit, 48kHz / Dolby Digital 2ch, 16bit, 48kHz, DV : Linear PCM 2ch, 16bit, 48kHz
Recording Frame Rate XAVC HD (1920 x 1080)@59.94p, 50p, 50Mbps/35Mbps
Viewfinder 1.0cm(0.39 type)OLED Approx. 1.44M dots
3G/HD/SD-SDI outputs BNC (x1), 3G/HD/SD SMPTE 424M/292M/259M standards

Item Includes

  • XLR Handle Unit with Micropone
  • Lens Hood
  • Lens cap
  • Eyecup
  • Accessory Shoe Kit
  • USB Cable
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-FV70)
  • AC Adapter AC-L200D
  • AC Power Cord
  • Wireless Remote Commander (RMT-845)
  • Standard Manufacturer's Warranty.

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