Sony HDR-CX900E Full HD Handycam Camcorder (PAL)

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Sony HDR-CX900E

Sony HDR-CX900E Full HD Handycam Camcorder (PAL)

Superior sensor. Superb quality.
From lens to sensor, this Handycam® offers Full HD recording. Features include a back-illuminated 1.0-type sensor, rich 50Mbps XAVC S format, wide-angle ZEISS lens and easy sharing via Wi-Fi/NFC.

Key Features

  • 1.0-type Exmor R CMOS
  • BIONZ X image processor
  • 29mm wide-angle ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lens
  • Versatile manual settings
  • NFC and Wi-Fi connectivity
  • Advanced BIONZ X image processing engine for higher speed and peerless quality
  • High-frame-rate shooting at 120p* and HD resolution
  • Built-in ND Filters
  • TRILUMINOS™ Color. A breathtaking way to relive your fondest memories.
  • One-touch remote and one-touch sharing
  • Manual Dial
  • Simultaneously record maximum-quality movies and ready-to-share MP4 movies
  • 5.1ch Dolby
  • Direct Copy for fast file transfer

Ideal for first-time film-makers, the Sony HDR-CX900E is a light, compact and easy to use Full High Definition camcorder that lets you achieve professional-looking background de-focus movies. This Sony Handycam features a large 20 megapixel 1.0-type Exmor R CMOS sensor, a powerful BIONZ X image processor and a powerful 29mm wide-angle Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* lens to ensure bright, detailed movies with stunning contrast. Dual Recording allows you to record in two formats at the same time, producing two movies in one - film in XAVC S or AVCHD for high-quality video, or MP4 for online sharing. Adjusting settings and composing your movies has never been simpler, choose from the OLED Tru-Finder and the large 3.5” LCD screen with 921K-dot resolution. Built-in Wi-Fi with NFC connectivity makes sharing easy. The CX900E records on a Memory Stick Pro Duo or SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card

Sensor
SENSOR TYPE
1.0-type (13.2mm x 8.8mm) back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor
EFFECTIVE PIXELS (VIDEO)
Approx.14.2M pixels(16:9)1
EFFECTIVE PIXELS (STILL IMAGE)
Approx.14.2M pixels(16:9)/Approx.10.6M pixels(4:3)

Processor
IMAGE PROCESSOR
BIONZ X image processor

Lens
LENS TYPE
ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T*
FILTER DIAMETER
62mm
LENS COVER
Lens Cap
APERTURE
F2.8-F4.5
FOCAL DISTANCE
f=9.3-111.6mm
FOCAL LENGTH (35MM EQUIVALENT) (VIDEO)
f=29.0-348.0mm(16:9)1
FOCAL LENGTH (35MM EQUIVALENT) (STILL IMAGE)
f=29.0-348.0mm(16:9), f=35.5-426.0mm(4:3)
MINIMUM FOCUS DISTANCE
Approx.1cm(Wide), Approx.100cm(Tele), Approx.13/32inch(Wide), Approx.39 3/8inch(Tele)
IRIS DIAPHRAGM
7 blades
ND FILTER
OFF, 1/4, 1/16, 1/64

Zoom
OPTICAL ZOOM
12x
CLEAR IMAGE ZOOM
24x2
DIGITAL ZOOM
160x

Viewfinder
VIEWFINDER TYPE
1.0cm(0.39type) OLED/ Color 1, 440, 000dots equivalent
FIELD OF VIEW
100%

LCD
SCREEN TYPE
8.8cm(3.5 type) Xtra Fine LCD™ display(921K) Wide(16:9)
TOUCH PANEL
Yes
BRIGHTNESS CONTROL
Yes(Menu)4
MARKER/GRID DISPLAY
Grid Line5
ANGLE ADJUSTMENT
Opening Angle:max.90 deg., Turning Angle:max.270 deg.

Image Stabilisation
IMAGE STABILISATION TYPE
Optical SteadyShot image stabilization w/ Active mode (Wide to Tele)

Focus
FOCUS TYPE
Contrast AF
FOCUS MODE
Auto/Manual(Touch Panel/Dial)
FOCUS AREA
Full range Focus/Spot Focus
MANUAL FOCUS ASSIST
Magnified display for precise manual focus (Movie Mode:x2/x4, Photo mode:x6.3/x12.6), Peaking Display

Exposure
MODE
Auto, Flexible Spot(Touch Panel), Manual(Dial/Menu)
METERING MODES
Multi-segment/Spot
EXPOSURE COMPENSATION
AE Shift(Dial/Touch Panel)
LOW LUX MODE
Yes
AUTO IRIS CONTROL
F2.8-F11
MANUAL IRIS CONTROL
F2.8-F11
MANUAL EXPOSURE ASSIST
Zebra Pattern Display
BACKLIGHT COMPENSATION
Yes(Auto)
GAIN CONTROL
Auto/Manual
AGC LIMIT
Yes
MINIMUM ILLUMINATION
Standard:3 lux(1/50 Shutter Speed), Low Lux 1.7lux(1/25 Shutter Speed), NightShot:0 lux(1/50 Shutter Speed)

Shutter Speed
AUTO CONTROL RANGE
1/8-1/10000
STANDARD
1/60-1/10000
MANUAL IRIS CONTROL (PHOTO MODE)
1/60-1/10000
MANUAL SHUTTER
1/8-1/10000
SMOOTH SLOW
1/250-1/10000

White balance
WHITE BALANCE MODES
Auto/Onepush/Outdoor/Indoor/WB Temp
WHITE BALANCE SHIFT
Yes(G7-M7 15steps, A7-B7 15steps)

Storage Media
MEDIA TYPE
XAVC S : SDXC Memory Card(Class 10), AVCHD, Still : Memory Stick PRO Duo (Mark 2), Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card(Class 4 or Higher)

Recording
RECORDING FORMAT (VIDEO)
XAVC S format MPEG4-AVC/H264, AVCHD format ver.2.0 compatible:MPEG4-AVC/H.264, MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
VIDEO RESOLUTION
XAVC S HD : 1920x1080/50p, 25p, 24p, AVCHD:1920x1080/50p(PS), 24p(FX, FH), 50i(FX, FH), 1440x1080/50i(HQ, LP), MP4: 1280x720 25p
VIDEO RECORDING RATE (ABR / VBR)
XAVC S HD Approx.50Mbps6, HD PS:Approx.28Mbps/FX:Approx.24Mbps/FH:Approx.17Mbps/HQ:Approx.9Mbps/LP:Approx.5Mbps67, MP4: Approx.3Mbps6
RECORDING FORMAT (STILL IMAGE)
JPEG (DCF Ver.2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant)
STILL IMAGE SIZE (PHOTO MODE)
L:20.0 megapixels 16:9 (5968 x 3352), 15.0 megapixels 4:3 (4464 x 3352), M:14.2 megapixels 16:9 (5024 x 2824), 10.6 megapixels 4:3 (3760 x 2824), S:2.1 megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080), 0.3 megapixels 4:3 (640x480)
STILL IMAGE SIZE (MOVIE MODE)
L:20.0 megapixels 16:9 (5968x3352), M:14.2 megapixels 16:9 (5024x2824), S:2.1 megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080)
STILL IMAGE SIZE (DUAL RECORD)
20.0 megapixels 16:9 (5968x3352)8, 14.2 megapixels 16:9(5024x2824)8, 2.1 megapixels 16:9(1920x1080)8

Audio
MICROPHONE
Built-in Zoom Microphone
AUDIO RECORDING FORMAT
MPEG-4 Linear PCM 2ch(48kHz/16bit)9, Dolby Digital 5.1ch, Dolby Digital 5.1Creator10, Dolby Digital 2ch Stereo, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator10, MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch11
MIC LEVEL CONTROL
Yes(31steps)
AUTO WIND NOISE REDUCTION
Yes(On/Off)
MY VOICE CANCELING
Yes
SPEAKER
Monoral Speaker

Advanced Feature
HIGH SPEED REC
Yes912
SCENE SELECTION
Auto/Night Scene/Sunrise & Sunset/Fireworks/Landscape/Portrait/Spotlight/Beach/Snow
NIGHTSHOT INFRARED SYSTEM
Yes
OTHER FEATURES
Face Detection, Cinematone, Golf Shot(Yes)10, Smooth Slow Rec(Yes)10, Fader Effect(s)(White/Black)13, Intelligent Auto(Portrait/Baby/Walk/Tripod/Backlight/Landscape/Spotlight/Twilight/Macro/Low light/Auto wind noise reduction), Smile Shutter(Off/Dual Capture/Always On)8, Red Eye Reduction(Yes(w/ Optional Flash Accessory)), Direct Copy(Yes )14

Playback
FAST PLAYBACK
About 5 times/10 times/30 times/60 times
SLOW PLAYBACK
Forwad:1/5 speed, Reverse:1/2 speed
HIGHLIGHT MOVIE MAKER
Highlight Playback10, Highlight Scenario(Save/Playback/Erase), Highlight BGM(Preinstalled 4 music files, Music transfer)
SLIDE SHOW (STILL IMAGE)
Slide Show

Wireless Function
WI-FI
Yes(Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE 802.11b/g/n(2.4GHz band) )15
NFC
Yes (NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible)

Terminal / Shoe
ACCESSORY SHOE
Yes(Multi Interface Shoe)
HDMI TERMINAL
Yes (HDMI micro)16
MULTI/MICRO USB TERMINAL
Yes17
REMOTE TERMINAL
integrated into Multi/Micro USB Terminal17
STD OUTPUT
Composite Video Out(AV CABLE(sold separately))
MICROPHONE INPUT
Stereo Minijack
HEADPHONE JACK
Stereo Minijack
MEMORY CARD SLOT
Memory Stick PRO Duo and SD/SDHC/SDXC compatible
DC IN
Yes

Power
BATTERY TYPE
InfoLITHIUM with AccuPower Meter System (V Series)18
POWER CONSUMPTION (LCD)
HD:3.5W19
POWER CONSUMPTION (VIEWFINDER)
HD:3.2W19
POWER REQUIREMENTS
6.8V/7.3V (battery pack), 8.4V (AC Adaptor)
CHARGE ON CAMCORDER(CHARGING TIME WITH SUPPLIED BATTERY)
Yes(Approx. 2h 20min)20
USB CHARGING
DC 5V 1500mA
USB POWER SUPPLY
Yes(1.5A or more is recommended)

Size & Weight
DIMENSIONS (W X H X D) (INCLUDING SUPPLIED BATTERY)
Approx.81mm x 83.5mm x 196.5mm(Approx.90mm x 83.5mm x 223.5mm(including Lens Hood))2122, Approx.3 1/4inch x 3 3/8inch x 7 3/4inch(Approx.3 5/8inch x 3 3/8inch x 8 7/8inch(including Lens Hood))2122
WEIGHT (MAIN UNIT ONLY)
Approx.790g, Approx.1lb 11oz
WEIGHT (INCLUDING SUPPLIED BATTERY)
Approx.870g(NP-FV50(supplied battery))/Approx.870g(NP-FV50A)23, Approx.910g(NP-FV70A)23, Approx.965g(NP-FV100A)23, Approx.1lb 14.7oz(NP-FV50(supplied battery))/Approx.1lb 14.7oz(NP-FV50A)23, Approx.2lb 0.1oz(NP-FV70A)23, Approx.2lb 2oz(NP-FV100A)23

In the Box

  • Sony HDR-CX900E Full HD Handycam Camcorder (PAL)
  • NP-FV50 V-Series Rechargeable Battery Pack (980mAh, 6.8-8.4V)
  • AC Adapter
  • Power Cord
  • Micro HDMI Cable
  • USB Connection Support Cable
  • RMT-835 Remote Commander
  • CR2025 Battery for Remote Commander
  • Lens Hood
  • Lens Cap
  • Operating Guide