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Sony HDR-CX900 Full HD Handycam Camcorder (Black)

Price: $1,498.00
Instant Savings: $200.00
You Pay: $1,298.00
Product Highlights
  • 1" Exmor R CMOS Sensor
  • 1080p Video and 20 MP Still Images
  • XAVC S, AVCHD, and MP4 Recording Options
  • Zeiss Vario Sonnar T* Lens
  • 12x Optical Zoom & 24x Clear Image Zoom
  • BIONZ X Processor / High Speed 120 fps
  • Optical SteadyShot Image Stabilization
  • 0.39" OLED EVF / 3.5" XtraFine LCD
  • Wi-Fi / NFC Connectivity
  • Multi Interface Shoe for Accessories

The black Sony HDR-CX900 Full HD Handycam Camcorder brings broadcast-quality HD video to the palm of your hand. The 1" Exmor R CMOS sensor is approximately 8x larger than that of typical camcorders, allowing you to capture cinematic images with shallow depth-of-field for defocused backgrounds. The camcorder features a wide-angle Zeiss Vario Sonnar T* lens with 12x optical zoom plus 24x Clear Image digital zoom. SteadyShot image stabilization with Active Mode delivers smooth video, and 3-Way-Shake-Canceling adds electronic roll stability for even smoother results.

The HDR-CX900 is a versatile camcorder that lets you capture Full HD 1920x1080 video in XAVC S (up to 50 Mbps), AVCHD, or web-optimized MP4. You can also capture high-quality 20 MP still images. Frame your shots using either the large 3.5" XtraFine LCD touchscreen, or with the high-contrast 0.39" OLED EVF. For connectivity, the camcorder provides a USB 2.0 port, Micro HDMI output, and a Composite Video output. Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC support lets you use your smartphone or tablet to control the camera, as well as wirelessly transfer files to your mobile device for sharing, and back up data on your computer.

A rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack, AC adapter, power cord, HDMI Micro cable, and a USB connection support cable come included. Also included is a lens hood, lens cap, and RMT-835 Remote Commander with battery.

1" Exmor CMOS Sensor with Direct Pixel Read Out
The HDR-CX900 features Sony's first 1.0" Exmor R CMOS sensor. The back-illuminated technology improves low-light sensitivity and combines with Sony's Column A/D Conversion to reduce noise by 50%. This is great when shooting in dimly lit environments such as night landscapes or indoor scenes.
1080p Video and 20 MP Still Images
The 20-megapixel CMOS sensor allows you to capture cinematic 1080p video at 24, 30, and 60 fps, and high-quality 20 MP still images.
Versatile Shooting with XAVC S, AVCHD, and MP4 Codecs
The HDR-CX900 records Full HD movies in the XAVC S format, which uses MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 codec for compression while saving files in a MP4 wrapper. The highly compressed files allow for longer record times. The camcorder also records in AVCHD, providing high-quality video for HDTV playback and Blu-ray disc burning. Additionally, the camcorder can shoot MP4 HD video, which is ideal for sharing over the internet at up to 28 Mbps. Having the ability to switch between all three of three formats makes this camcorder a versatile tool content creation. . For the greatest flexibility, you can even record AVCHD and MP4 formats simultaneously.
Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar T* Lens with 12x Optical Zoom
The HDR-CX900 comes equipped with a Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* lens. It features a wide 35mm-equivalent focal length of 29mm, making it suitable for capturing landscapes, as well as 12x optical zoom and 24x Clear Image zoom, for getting close to the action.
BIONZ X Processor Enables High Speed 120 fps Recording
The BIONZ X Image processor enables the camcorder to create more naturally vivid and lifelike images with higher resolutions. Detail reproduction technology optimally filters edges and textures different depending on the scene. It also features area specific noise reduction which swiftly and efficiently analyzes the subject and reduces noise. The image processor also allows you to record at 120 fps for slow-motion playback at 1/5th the speed when played back at 24 fps after post-processing.
Optical SteadyShot Image Stabilization with Active Mode
Optical SteadyShot Image Stabilization with Intelligent Active Mode is an advanced optical Image stabilization technology that corrects camera shake to capture scenes with smoothness and stability. Intelligent Active Mode analyzes video frames and provides compensation with assistance from the BIONZ X image processing engine. Whether recording movies while walking or zooming, you can capture scenes with a higher level of stability.
High Contrast 0.39" OLED EVF
The HDR-CX900 provides a high contrast 0.39" OLED Tru-Finder EVF which reproduces rich color and deep blacks. The optical design of the EVF utilizes four dual-surface aspherical lenses, allowing for a 33° wide viewing angle that is clear from edge-to-edge of the viewfinder.
Large 3.5" Xtra Fine LCD
The 3.5" Xtra Fine LCD screen features a 16:9 aspect ratio and a 921K dot resolution, delivering sharp, bright, and vivid images. The large screen allows you to compose your shots more easily, even when outdoors.
Simple Connectivity to Smartphones via Wi-Fi/NFC
Built-in Wi-Fi/NFC support enables easy connectivity with smartphones for one-touch sharing and one-touch remote control. NFC (near field communication) provides "touch connection" convenience when transferring images to Android smartphones and tablets. You simply touch your NFC-compatible device to the camcorder to establish a connection.
Multi Interface Accessory Shoe
Expand photographic and movie shooting possibilities by attaching optional accessories via the Multi Interface Shoe. Attach an electronic viewfinder, external flash, stereo microphone, or even a compatible remote control via the Multi Terminal.
Additional Features
  • Built-in ND filters: Clear, 1/4, 1/16, 1/64
  • Manual focus assist: magnified display, peaking, and tracking focus
  • Built-in speaker (monaural)
  • Premium Closer Voice
  • My Voice Cancelling
  • 7 Picture Effects for video and photos
  • LOW LUX mode
  • Manual iris control
  • Self timer
  • Red-eye reduction
  • Black/white fader effects
  • Face detection
  • CinemaTone Gamma/Color
  • NightShot infrared system
  • Airplane mode
Camera
Sensor 1"  CMOS
Backside Illumination Yes
Color Filter RGB
Pixel Gross 20,920,000
Effective Pixels 14,200,000 
Optics
35mm Equivalent Focal Length 29 - 348 
Maximum Aperture f/ 2.8 - f/ 4.5
Focusing Distance 0.4" / 1.0 cm - Infinity
Zoom Optical: 12x
Intelligent: 24x
Digital: 160x
Filter Size 62 mm
Built-in ND Filters Clear, 1/4, 1/16, 1/64
Recording
System NTSC
Recording Media Memory Stick Pro Duo (Mark 2), Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, SD/SDHC/SDXC  
Video Format High Definition
AVCHD
1920 x 1080p / 60 fps
1920 x 1080p / 24 fps
1920 x 1080i / 60 fps
1440 x 1080i / 60 fps
High Definition
MP4
1280 x 720p / 30 fps
Aspect Ratio 16:9
4:3
Slow Motion Mode Not Specified By Manufacturer
Still Image Resolution JPEG: 20 Megapixel, 5024 x 2824 (16:9)
JPEG: 15 Megapixel, 4464 x 3352 (4:3)
Channels Stereo
Audio Format Dolby Digital 2ch
Dolby Digital 5.1
Display
Display Type LCD
Touchscreen Yes
Screen Size 3.5"
Pixel Count 921,000
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Rotation Opening Angle: 90°
Turning Angle: 270°
2nd Display
Display Type Viewfinder
Screen Size .39"
Features
Image Stabilization Optical
Shutter Speed Not Specified By Manufacturer
White Balance Modes Auto
Indoor 1
Kelvin
Onepush
Outdoors
Creative Effects Yes
Built-in Mic Yes
Built-in Speaker Yes
Wi-Fi Yes, 802.11b/g/n
Accessory Shoe 1x Multi Interface Shoe
Tripod Mount 1/4"
Input/Output Connectors
Inputs 1x 1/8" (3.5mm) Stereo Input (Jack)
Outputs 1x HDMI D (Micro)
1x Composite Video (out)
1x USB 2.0
1x Bravia Sync
1x 1/8" (3.5mm) Stereo Output (Jack)
Microphone Input Yes
Headphone Jack Yes
General
Languages Brazilian Portuguese
Canadian French
English
Spanish
Battery Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, 6.8-7.2VDC, 1960mAh
Charging Method AC Adapter
USB
Power Adapter 5.0-VDC
Dimensions (WxHxD) 3.2 x 3.3 x 7.7" / 8.1 x 8.4 x 19.6 cm with NP-FV50 battery
Weight 1.74 lb / .79 kg camcorder only
1.92 lb / .87 kg with NP-FV50 battery
Sony HDR-CX900 Full HD Handycam Camcorder (Black)
  • NP-FV50 Rechargeable Battery Pack (1030mAh, 8.4V)
  • AC-L200 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
  • Limited Warranty (1-Year Parts, 90-Days Labor)
  • Required item: A memory card (not included) is required to record your footage.

    Sony -  64GB SDXC Class 10 UHS-1 Memory Card
    • You Pay: $66.95
     

    A Class 10+ SDXC memory card is required for recording in XAVC S.

    Batteries & Power

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    Sony -  NP-FV70 Rechargeable Camcorder Battery Pack (1960mAh, 6.8V)
    • You Pay: $61.48
     
    Watson -  NP-FV70 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 1750mAh)
    • You Pay: $34.95
     

    Bags & Cases

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    Pearstone -  Onyx 1040 Digital Camera/Camcorder Shoulder Bag
    • You Pay: $19.95
     

    Lenses & Adaptors

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    • You Pay: $225.05
     
    Raynox -  HD-7062PRO 62mm 0.7x Wide Angle Lens
    • You Pay: $193.95
     

    External Microphones

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    Sony -  ECM-XYST1M Stereo Microphone
    • You Pay: $99.99
     

    Shoe & Accessory Mounts

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    Vello -  CB-510 Dual Shoe Bracket with Silicon Rubber Grip
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