The Sony HDR-CX700V Camcorder is a 96GB flash memory camcorder that provides you with 40 hours of internal recording storage, full 1920 x 1080/60p HD, a built-in GPS receiver, and much, much more. Jam-packed with enough features and functions to please even the toughest consumer, the CX700V was designed for those looking to do more with their video. Of course, should you want to completely simplify things and just hit record, the camera gives you the option to.
There's almost no need to expound on the wonders of progressive high def, but let's just for a few moments. Progressive video provides a rich, detailed, and stunning image that still holds up even on a giant HDTV. It's also a future-friendly format that promises to remain a standard for years to come - meaning your video won't be obsolete tomorrow. In addition to high def video the camera also provides the opportunity to give your video a film-look with 24p recording and CinemaTone presets.
Another highlight of the CX700V is the built-in GPS receiver. This feature allows you to easily archive your scenes based on location, and it also enables participation in geo-tagging. Your video can be reference at a touch then, using the Map Index function.
More than just a camcorder, the CX700V doubles as a digital still camera, taking 12MP still images. A bevy of still features allow for low-light photography, thanks to the built-in flash, and simultaneous still/video shooting, among other useful options.
When it comes to the 'basics', the CX700V covers all the bases in style. The camera sports a Wide Angle G lens, 14x Extended zoom, optical image stabilization, a generous 3.0" LCD, and a respectable 1/2.88" CMOS sensor, along with the Sony BIONZ image processor. The camera also has an electronic viewfinder for more precise, distraction-free shooting.
Shooting controls are another hallmark of this cam. You'll find controls like Intelligent Auto to Track Focus to Golf Shot. And, features like microphone and headphone connections, Clear Phase stereo speakers, 5.1 Surround Sound, and a host of manual control options only sweeten the deal. The CX700V is packed full of features, sure to please.