Your memories are forever
Relive your favourite memories. Add effects to make 4K movies more fun and fascinating. Keep the action alive for everyone, forever.
Friendly features for fascinating movies
The top-flight 4K Handycam® makes movies more magical. Balanced Optical SteadyShot™ and Fast Intelligent AF are reassuringly responsive. Surround sound recording enhances natural dimension. High-speed recording, Time-lapse Capture and other effects make movies more expressive. So many of the camcorder’s sophisticated functions are all so user-friendly.
The keys to extraordinary image quality
Advanced lens and image sensor capabilities enhance high-precision depiction, sensitivity and power.
Balanced Optical SteadyShot™
Superior image stabilisation lets you shoot steadily throughout the zoom range even as you walk.
Fast Intelligent Autofocus (AF)
Extra-efficient lens drive and AF range prediction can shift focus from far to near subjects very quickly.
High-quality sound recording
New mic structure captures sound from five directions with approximately 40% less noise2 for realistic ambience.
Have fun during and after shooting
Get creative with High Speed REC and Time-lapse Capture to make an impressive movie.
The brilliant true-to-life quality of 4K
A newly developed lens and image sensor enhance the spectacular definition 4K resolution, with particular sensitivity for capturing high-quality movies in low light.
New ZEISS™ 20x zoom 4K-compatible lens
ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lens with 26.8mm widest angle allows more of a subject to fit in frame.
New Exmor R™ CMOS sensor for 4K
Bigger size of pixels improves sensitivity for shooting movies with less noise, even in darkness.
The wonder of high-bitrate 4K and HD
High-bitrate recording4 in XAVC S format clearly captures even changing scenes with a lot of motion.
Less image shake within a broad zoom range
For extra-stable movie shooting from wide to telephoto. In HD shooting mode, 5-axis Intelligent Active mode further compensates for camera shake, even when shooting while running.
Focus with stunning speed
Fast Intelligent AF autofocuses not only with exceptional speed, but with uncanny precision, as well.
Fast Intelligent AF speeds up smartly
A new AF algorithm optimises communication between lens and image processor for extra-fast AF, and a state-of-the-art AF range prediction system keeps the subject in sharp focus.
Capture real-life sound
The new microphone structure is designed to capture high-quality sound that conveys fuller ambience with approximately 40% less noise.
High-speed REC for slow-motion movies
Record a movie at a high frame rate such as 120fps/100fps (NTSC/PAL) in Full HD. Slow motion movie will reveal startling image quality in every instance of action.
See times change with 4K time-lapse movies
With Time-lapse Capture, shoot stills of a scene over a period of time with a chosen interval between each shot and edit the sequence into a high-quality 4K time-lapse movie.