Everyone’s been talking about this high tech camera from Sony also known as the action cam. This latest concept in digital camera technology is no ordinary cam at all! It functions a lot like any digicam except that it can do more than what any regular camera can do, in short this is a multitasking camera.
Sony was able to produce an action camera that records 4k Ultra HD videos, thus giving you vibrant and realistic images no matter what angle you shoot. This action camera or camcorder is very useful for those who love the outdoors, having their family bonding time while they are recording it on this camcorder; or just going for a walk and or capture those precious moments in time.
This is an absolutely extraordinary camcorder, because it allows you to record with immeasurable high resolution videos and images at will! Aside from having the ability to take 4K recordings it also comes with essential sockets for microphones, USB 3.0 ports, Wifi, HDMI terminals and other accessories. You can also mount it on your bicycle when you go off-road or mountain biking; or attach the Action Cam onto your helmet when you are hiking which will help you capture videos spontaneously. This new contraption action camera was built to be simple and handy yet also beautiful, it has a white porcelain color schemes to it and is ergonomically designed and gives you a good grip. This Sony Action Cam built with GPS (Global Positioning System) will allow the user to easily locate the videos recorded in cam and enough battery to let you record 4K videos or more in 15 hours in full charged.
Sony Action Cam model code FDR-X1000V, can record XAVC 3840 x 2160 pixels having 30p, 25p, and 24p quality. Also, it can record 240p HD which gives you the ability to play your videos in slow motion, what is more exciting here is that, Sony’s Action Cam is splash proof – meaning you don’t have to worry about rain or submerging into rivers, lakes or sea water. Practically having Wi-Fi with it is more interesting which will allow the user to do other functions with it. Having a GPS chipset also makes it more interesting as you can do geotagging with every shot you take, analyze speed and detect changes in elevation which the camera can recognize. The Sony Action Cam costs around $500 to $600 SRP.
- Dimensions of 24.4×51.7×88.9mm
- Weight of 89g
- 12.8 megapixels Resolution
- BSI-CMOS Exmor R 1 / 2.3″ Sensor
- Carl Zeiss Lens, Vario-Tessar F2.8, focal length of 17.1mm, viewing angle of 170 degrees or 120 degrees
- XAVC S 4K video format, up to 100 Mbps
- 4K Resolution of 3840×2160 pixels, 30p/25p/24p
- XAVC S 50-60Mbps HD video/MP4-MPEG-4 AVC.H.264 format – maximum up to 28 Mbps
- HD Resolution of 1920×1080 pixel, 60p/50p/30p/25p/24p up to 50 Mbps
- Slow-motion – MP4 480p 240p/120P up to 28 Mbps or XAVC S – 120P 720p/100p up to 60 Mbps
- MicroSDXC memory card – microSDHC and M2
- Connectivity of Wi-Fi n, NFC, GPS
- Battery of NP-BX1