Sony HDR-CX900E Full HD Handycam Camcorder (PAL)

Sony HDR-CX900E Full HD Handycam Camcorder (PAL)

Sony HDR-CX900E Full HD Handycam Camcorder (PAL)

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Product Highlights

  • 1" Exmor R CMOS Sensor
  • 1080p Video and 20MP 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
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WARNING: This is a "PAL" product and CANNOT be used with USA/NTSC systems.

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  • 1Description

The Sony HDR-CX900E Full HD Handycam Camcorder is designed for European video standards and captures Full HD 1920x1080 video at 50p/50i, as well as 20MP still images. 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-CX900E 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 20MP 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 are a lens hood, lens cap, and RMT-835 Remote Commander with battery.

1" Exmor CMOS Sensor with Direct Pixel Read Out
The HDR-CX900E features Sony's 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 20MP Still Images
The 20-megapixel CMOS sensor allows you to capture 1080p video at 24, 25, and 50 fps, and high-quality 20MP still images.
Versatile Shooting with XAVC S, AVCHD, and MP4 Codecs
The HDR-CX900E 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-CX900E 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-CX900E 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
In the Box
Sony HDR-CX900E Full HD Handycam Camcorder (PAL)
  • NP-FV50 Rechargeable Battery Pack (1030mAh, 6.8-8.4V)
  • 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 90-Day Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Camera
    Sensor 1"  CMOS
    Backside Illumination Yes
    Pixel Gross 20,920,000
    Effective Pixels 14,200,000 @ Video 16:9
    14,200 @ Photo 16:9
    10,600 @ Photo 4:3
    Optics
    Focal Length 9.3 - 111.6 mm
    35mm Equivalent Focal Length 29 - 348 @ Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Video
    29 - 348 @ Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Photo
    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 PAL
    Recording Media Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, SD/SDHC/SDXC  
    Video Format High Definition
    XAVC S
    1920 x 1080p / 50 fps (50 Mbps)
    1920 x 1080p / 25 fps (50 Mbps)
    1920 x 1080p / 24 fps (50 Mbps)
    High Definition
    AVCHD
    1920 x 1080p / 50 fps (28 Mbps)
    1920 x 1080p / 24 fps (24 Mbps)
    1920 x 1080p / 24 fps (17 Mbps)
    High Definition
    AVCHD
    1920 x 1080i / 50 fps (24 Mbps)
    1920 x 1080i / 50 fps (17 Mbps)
    1440 x 1080i / 50 fps (9 Mbps)
    High Definition
    AVCHD
    1440 x 1080i / 50 fps (5 Mbps)
    High Definition
    MP4
    1280 x 720p / 25 fps (3 Mbps)
    Aspect Ratio 16:9
    4:3
    Slow Motion Mode 120 fps recorded @ 1280 x 720p
    Still Image Resolution JPEG: 20 Megapixel, 5024 x 2824 (16:9)
    JPEG: 15 Megapixel, 4464 x 3352 (4:3)
    Channels Stereo
    Audio Format AAC-LC
    Dolby Digital 2ch
    Dolby Digital 5.1
    LPCM
    Display
    Display Type LCD
    Touchscreen Yes
    Screen Size 3.5"
    Pixel Count 921,000
    Resolution 1920 x 480
    Aspect Ratio 16:9
    Rotation Opening Angle: 90°
    Turning Angle: 270°
    2nd Display
    Display Type Viewfinder
    Screen Size .39"
    Pixel Count 1,440,000
    Exposure Control
    Shutter Speed 1/8-1/10000 sec
    Features
    Image Stabilization Optical
    Scene Modes Preset: Yes
    Lux 3 (Shutter Speed 1/60)
    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" - 20
    Input/Output Connectors
    Inputs 1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Stereo Input (Jack)
    Outputs 1x HDMI D (Micro)
    1x Composite Video (out)
    1x USB 2.0
    1x Bravia Sync
    1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Stereo Output (Jack)
    Microphone Input Yes
    Headphone Jack Yes
    General
    Battery Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, 6.8-8.4 VDC, 980 mAh
    Charging Method AC Adapter
    USB
    Power Adapter 100-240 VAC, 50/60HZ
    8.4 VDC
    Operating Temperature 32 - 104°F (0 - 40°C)
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 3.2 x 3.3 x 7.7" / 81.0 x 83.5 x 196.5 mm
    Weight 1.74 lb / 790 g Main Unit Only
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 3.5 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.6 x 6.7 x 5.5"

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