Sony's flagship Handycam camcorder mixes 4K with a 20x zoom
Final yr, Sony took over the complete-body mirrorless digital camera market, because of excessive-finish fashions such because the A7R II and A7S II. Immediately at CES 2016, the corporate’s switching gears and refreshing its line of camcorders and motion cameras. The newest flagship Handycam is the FDR-AX53 packs 4K video capabilities, together with a newly minted 20x optical zoom Zeiss lens and Sony’s Balanced Optical SteadyShot (5-axis picture stabilization) — which can guarantee no matter footage you seize is not shaky. There’s additionally multi-course construction microphone for higher audio and 120fps help for sluggish-movement films. The FDR-AX53 is predicted to be obtainable in March for $999.
On the motion digital camera entrance, Sony’s launched the HDR-AS50R, that includes SteadyShot know-how, an extremely extensive-angle lens, 120fps video help, Bluetooth and WiFi. Most significantly, the HDR-AS50R might be submerged as much as 60 meters beneath water, whereas accessing guide settings might be a plus for potential suitors. The brand new Motion Cam will probably be out there in mid-February for $350.