Slim, light, easy to use camcorder with very high power zoom
Ultra-powerful 70x extended zoom
SteadyShot Active Mode for stable handheld shots
Intelligent AUTO for great results with any scene
Light and so easy to use, this compact camcorder features a high-quality Carl Zeiss lens with powerful zoom range to bring distant objects closer. Record crisp video and stereo sound on 4GB internal memory. Enjoy easy web uploads with supplied PMB software.
Variable zoom and autofocus:
Comfortably-positioned zoom control lets you adjust magnification smoothly while viewing. Auto focusing keeps your subject in crisp, sharp focus without the need to keep adjusting focus manually..
Better images in low light:
It’s like packing a telescope with your camcorder. This incredible 50x zoom range makes sure that distant subjects fill the frame. You’ve never seen such amazing, detail-packed close-ups..
Record what you see:
Ordinary binoculars don't give you a second chance to relive that moment. Digital recording binoculars capture the magnified scene as crisp HD video or still photos. Replay your memories on a connected HD TV, or transfer clips and images to your PC..
Sharing made simple:
Don't keep all those great memories stuck inside your camcorder. PMB Portable software inside Handycam® lets you upload videos to popular web sharing sites like YouTube™ from almost any connected PC..
Get closer to your subject:
See every detail of birds, wildlife, boats, planes, distant landmarks or sporting action. 'Sweep' a wide area to locate your subject: then zoom in smoothly for a closer look at up to 20x magnification..
Standard Definition recording: Records high quality Standard Definition video and stereo sound.
Choice of removable memory cards: Records on optional memory card (Memory Stick Pro Duo™ or SD/SDHC).
Carl Zeiss lens with 60x optical zoom/70x extended zoom: High quality Vario-Tessar lens with powerful maximum zoom range to pull distant objects closer without degraded image quality.
SteadyShot Active Mode: With powerful shake-cancelling for stable images, even while walking. Now offers enhanced stabilization at all zoom settings.
1/8 type 800k pixel CCD sensor: Captures crisply detailed video images.
7.5cm/3" LCD: Large, easy to use touchscreen with intuitive new interface for simple operation.
Connect and charge with built-in USB cable: USB cable stows neatly in camcorder's hand strap. Connect Handycam® to your computer and transfer videos or recharge battery.
Hassle-free web sharing with PMB Portable: Connect Handycam® to any PC via built-in USB cable: built-in PMB Portable software launches automatically for easy web sharing.
Power on by LCD: Flip open the LCD screen for quick start-up from standby, with ultra-low power consumption in sleep mode.
Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO) mode: Recognizes up to 36 different scenes: adjusts camcorder settings for best results.
Stereo sound recording with zoom microphone: For clearer dialogue and sound of foreground subjects when you zoom in closer.
Face Detection: Automatically recognizes up to eight faces in a scene, optimising exposure for natural-looking results.
LED light: Illuminate video subjects when you're shooting indoors or in low light.
Direct Copy: Transfer video footage direct to an external hard disk drive without PC: playback with fun camcorder features.
DVDirect Express compatibility: PC-free burning to blank DVD discs with compatible Sony DVDirect Express writer.
Easy upload by PMB Software: Fun, easy to use PMB PC software for managing video and photos in calendar view and uploading to websites like YouTube™.