Sony FDR-X1000V 4K Action Cam with Live View Remote Bundle

Sony FDR-X1000V 4K Action Cam with Live View Remote Bundle

Sony FDR-X1000V 4K Action Cam with Live View Remote Bundle


Product Highlights

  • Supports 4K, 1080p, 720p, and 480p Video
  • Ultra-Wide 170° FOV Lens
  • RM-LVR2 for Remote Operation/Monitoring
  • Remote Waterproof to 9.8' for 30 Minutes
  • 8.8MP Stills with Burst / Interval Modes
  • 120 fps in 1080p and 240 fps in 720p
  • XAVC S and MP4 (H.264) Recording
  • Built-In Stereo Audio Recording
  • AE Compensation and Manual White Balance
  • Automatic In-Camera Editing
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Sony FDR-X1000V overview

  • 1Description

This bundle from Sony combines the FDR-X1000V 4K Action Cam with the wrist-worn RM-LVR2 Live View Remote. The versatile, splash resistant camcorder is designed to go wherever you do - whether on a mountain expedition or just for a walk in the park. It is compatible with a plethora of separately available mounts and accessories, enabling you to wear the camera for POV action shots, attach it to a bike or vehicle, place it in a static location, mount it on a tripod, or even see the world from the perspective of your pet. For under water use there is also a dive housing. Featuring Wi-Fi, the camera can be operated remotely using a mobile device or with the RM-LVR2 Live View Remote. This remote can even be used to control up to five cameras at once.

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  • FDR-X1000V 4K Action Cam

    Introducing 4K recording plus 120 fps Full HD slow-motion capture to the Action Cam line is the FDR-X1000V from Sony. This versatile, splash resistant camcorder is designed to go wherever you do - whether on a mountain expedition or just for a walk in the park. Featuring Wi-Fi, the camera can be operated remotely using a mobile device or with the separately available RMLVR2 Live-View Remote. It features a water-resistant design and simple one-button operation. Video is recorded to a separately available microSD card, with the option for web-friendly MP4 and professional XAVC S compression.

    Apart from being splash proof, the camera includes a 33'-rated underwater housing, an adhesive mount, and one battery to get you started. Further extending its potential, there is a plethora of separately available mounts and accessories, enabling you to wear the camera or helmet mount it for POV action shots, attach it to a bike or vehicle, secure it in a static location, adhere it to a board or boat, or even see the world from the perspective of your pet.

    4K (3840 x 2160) Recording
    Using the XAVC S codec, the FDR-X1000V can record UltraHD resolution 4K (3840 x 2160) at 30p with a bitrate of 100 Mb/s or 24p with a bitrate of 60 Mb/s. Besides 4K, it can record Full HD 1080p at 50 Mb/s in XAVC S and up to 28 Mb/s in the higher-compressed MP4 mode
    Professional XAVC S Codec
    The higher bitrate compression of XAVC S means in this setting the camera records up to 100 Mb/s; in 4K and up to 50 Mb/s in 1080p - whereas the MP4 modes record a maximum of 28 Mb/s (at 60p and slow motion). A higher bitrate means less quality loss due to compression and more information to work with in post when color correcting or manipulating the image. Additionally, XAVC S supports professional timecode and UB (user bit). Timecode settings can be accessed through the mobile app or the separately available RM-LVR2 remote
    Improved Steady Shot Image Stabilization
    The FDR-X1000V features further refinements to the image stabilization compared to previous Action Cam models - in particular, anti-vibration optimization for use on remote control aircraft
    170° FOV Ultra-Wide Lens
    An ultra-wide lens helps add an immersive POV feel to your movies while incorporating as much into the frame as possible
    Full HD Slow Motion Capability
    With the ability to record 120 fps in 1080p, the FDR-X1000V allows you to slow down fast action so you can perceive detail otherwise inscrutable to the human eye. For extreme slow-downs, there is also a 240 fps mode shooting at 720p HD resolution. Both modes record in the less-compressed XAVC S codec. In addition, there is 720p at 120 fps and 480p at 240 fps recording in the higher compression, easier to share MP4 (H.264) setting
    Direct Pixel Read-Out
    When shooting 4K, there is a direct 1:1 relationship between photosites (pixels on the sensor) and the pixels that make up the video frame. This reduces the jagged edge effect and false coloration that can occur when "pixel binning" - that is, combining blocks of four photosites together to create one video pixel as many 4K video cameras do
    Loop Recording
    Loop recording records video continuously, preserving the last 5, 20, 60, or 120 minutes of footage - depending on setting. As soon as something important happens, you can commit the duration of the loop permanently to memory and continue recording seamlessly. In addition to the user selectable 5, 20, 60, and 120 minute duration, there is an "Unlimited" mode that will fill up the remaining free space on the card. During loop recording, any previously recorded material never be overwritten
    Wi-Fi for Remote Monitoring and Operation
    With the PlayMemories Mobile (PMM) app, you can remotely control up to five Action Cams from a single mobile device. The app allows you to view a live feed from the camera, and the multi-view features means you can view up to five cameras at once, or just select one and view it in full screen. Controls available through the app include:
    • Simultaneous shutter release
    • Simultaneous recording start/stop
    • Individual monitoring and setting
    • Individual shutter release
    • Individual recording start/stop
    • Movie/still mode switching
    • Changing exposure settings
    • Start/stop time-lapse recording
    • Play back and delete recorded clips

    Note: Multi-cam control requires PMM version 5.2 or later
    RMLVR2 Live-View Remote Compatibility
    In addition to app-based control, Wi-Fi means you can use the watch-style RMLVR2 Live-View Remote (available separately) to remotely control the camera and monitor an image. The remote is water resistant so that you can take it places - like surfing - you wouldn't want to take a smartphone
    Highlight Movie Maker
    So that you don't have to spend time editing, the Highlight Movie Maker automatically picks out what it deems to be the best moments, returning a self-contained MP4 movie for easy sharing and upload. The Highlight Movie Maker algorithm uses data from the gyro, scene color, smile detection, and other settings to identify the best moments in all of the footage you have amassed. You can even upload music from your computer to the Action Cam to add a custom sound track
    Exmor R Sensor and Bionz X Image Processing
    Proven Sony sensor and processor technologies give the FDR-X1000V the framework it needs to capture action footage at UltraHD 4K resolution
    Stereo Microphone
    Unlike many action cameras, which have mono microphones, the FDR-X1000V features a built-in stereo mic to help make audio as immersive as the picture. In addition, the FDR-X1000V introduces wind noise reduction - key for high-speed activities
    Manual Settings
    Manual settings give the user greater control and make it easier to match other cameras in a multi-camera production environment. Manual settings on the FDR-X1000V include:
    • Auto Exposure Control: ±2.0, 1.7, 1.3, 1.0, 0.7, 0.3, 0.0
    • White Balance: Auto, Color-Temp (2500 to 9900K selectable), One Push
    Live Streaming to USTREAM
    Where an Internet connection is available, you can stream a live, web-quality stream directly to USTREAM for people all over to world to enjoy
    Burst Shooting
    Take a sequence of stills in rapid succession to ensure you capture fast-action motion at just the right instant. You can choose to shoot 10 fps for 1 second, 5 fps for 2 seconds, or 2 fps for 5 seconds
    Motion Shot LE
    Capture traces of a moving subject in a single photo. As with burst shooting, you can choose to shoot 10 fps for 1 second, 5 fps for 2 seconds, or 2 fps for 5 seconds
    GPS Overlay
    Geotag images so that you can view location data as an onscreen overlay during in-camera playback
    Action Cam Movie Creator
    Edit your movies in-camera, with the ability to rotate shots, merge clips, and fast- and slow-motion effects

    Additional Features

    Time and Date Stamp (in XAVC S settings only)
  • RM-LVR2 Live View Wireless Remote

    The RM-LVR2 Live View Wireless Remote from Sony is a wrist-worn remote control for select Sony Action Cam and Cyber-shot models that allows you to start and stop video recording, snap photos, and change settings. New for this version, the remote can also operate Flip Screen, Time Lapse, color settings, playback and delete, and more. For live view monitoring and menu display, it features a built-in LCD screen that is 2.8x brighter than the previous generation.

    For wireless connectivity, it features Wi-Fi with a 16.4' range and is able to control up to five cameras at once. NFC pairing means you can bind the remote to a camera you want to control simply by tapping the two devices together.

    With a waterproof rating of 9.8' for up to 30 minutes, you can take the RM-LVR2 most places you would bring your action camera. For further flexibility, a new strap is included that is 2" longer than the previous model.

    Note: Wi-Fi will not work if either the camera, remote, or both are submerged underwater.

    The RM-LVR2 Operates the Following Settings:
    • REC
    • File format setting
    • Image quality setting
    • SteadyShot
    • Multi control
    • Flip Screen
    • Underwater mode
    • Time Lapse
    • Color setting
    • Beep ON/OFF
    • PAL/NTSC selection
    • TC/UB setup on select cameras
    • Media playback
    • Delete files
    • GPS Log Transfer

    Note: Available functions dependent on camera model
    The RM-LVR2 Works with the Following Cameras:
    Action Cam Line:
    • HDR-AZ1
    • FDR-X3000
    • HDR-AS300
    • FDR-X1000V
    • HDR-AS200V
    • HDR-AS50
    • HDR-AS20
    • HDR-AS100V
    • HDR-AS30V
    • HDR-AS15
    UPC: 027242886117
In the Box
Bundle Items
  • NP-BX1 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (3.6V, 1240mAh)
  • SPK-X1 Waterproof Case for FDR-X1000V
  • Micro USB Cable
  • VCT-AM1 Adhesive Mount
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty

Also Includes

  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
Table of Contents
  • 1Description
  • FDR-X1000V 4K Action Cam
    Sensor 1-Chip 1/2.3" CMOS
    Backside Illumination Yes
    Color Filter RGB
    Sensor Resolution 12,800,000 MP
    35mm-Equivalent Focal Length 17.1 170° setting (SteadyShot OFF)
    21.8 120° setting (SteadyShot ON)
    Maximum Aperture f/2.8
    Minimum Focusing Distance 1.2" / 3.0 cm
    Angle of View  170° (Movie, Photo (SteadyShot OFF))
     120° (Movie, Photo, Interval Photo (SteadyShot ON))
    System NTSC
    Recording Media x microSD/HC/XC
    x Memory Stick Micro

    Memory Stick Micro must be Mark II; microSD card must be Class 4 or faster for MP4 recording and must be microSDXC Class 10 or faster for XAVC S recording

    Aspect Ratio 16:9
    Still Image Resolution JPEG: 8.8 Megapixel, 3952 x 2224 (16:9)
    JPEG: 2.1 Megapixel, 1920 x 1080 (16:9)
    JPEG: 2.2 Megapixel, 1984 x 1120 (16:9)

    2.1 MP setting for Interval Photo Recording Mode; 2.2 MP setting for Motion Shot LE Photo Recording Mode

    Channels 2.0-Channel Stereo
    Audio Format AAC
    Display Type Status Display
    Exposure Control
    Shutter Speed 1/30 - 1/10000 Second ()

    For 30 fps

    Exposure Modes Modes: Auto
    Compensation: -2 EV to +2 EV
    Interval Recording 5 Second
    10 Second
    30 Second
    60 Second
    Burst Photo 10 Photos / 1 Second
    Image Stabilization Digital
    White Balance Modes Auto
    Preset Manual
    Built-In Mic Yes
    Built-In Speaker Yes
    Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 4
    Tripod Mount 1/4" - 20
    Input/Output Connectors
    Outputs 1 x Micro-HDMI (Type D)
    1 x Composite Video Requires VMC-15MR2 cable, available separately
    1 x USB Micro-B
    Microphone Input Yes
    Headphone Jack Yes
    Battery Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, 3.6 VDC, 1240 mAh
    Charging Method AC Adapter

    1.5 A or higher USB source recommended

    Charging Time 4 Hours
    Power Consumption Operating: 2 W
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 1.0 x 2.0 x 3.5" / 24.4 x 51.7 x 88.9 mm
    Weight 3.14 oz / 89 g without battery
    4.02 oz / 114 g with battery
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.4 x 5.1 x 3.3"
  • RM-LVR2 Live View Wireless Remote
    Wi-Fi Range: 16' / 5 m
    NFC Supported
    Battery Internal rechargeable battery
    Depth Rating 9.8' / 3 m for < 30 minutes
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.3 x 4.9 x 3.2"

Sony FDR-X1000V reviews

FDR-X1000V 4K Action Cam with Live View Remote Bundle is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 7.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great action cam I purchased this FDR-X1000V 4K Action Cam for my Pre wedding Fusion Shooting at thailand. it produce out AWESOME quality video and audio . i been using 120 degree most of the time and 170 degree to shoot moving moment (stadyshoot) . just one thing is the battery drain fast when doing 4k video. stand by an power bank for recharge anytime as well as extra battery . will add in more review when doing underwater shooting love it in the way of work , fun of anytime that feel like to shoot .
Date published: 2015-05-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Definitely a safe GoPro alternative! I originally purchased this Action Cam for the purpose of producing VLOGs but have since used it for many different applications. The camera produces outstanding video and audio. I was definitely concerned because this is a new product but it creates vivid videos with the Sony Sensor. I wanted to get a 4K action cam and that's exactly what I got. It is a robust camera and can easily go from turned off to recording video in less than 3 seconds. However, when you are recording 4K video you are going to notice the battery dropping rapidly! I was able to record 35 minutes of continuous video before my camera died. Therefore, if you can use lower video quality, you will save some battery time (or get a spare battery or 2). What I don't like about the camera. The menu screen. It's 2015, I really feel like Sony went with what worked in the past and was easier to replicate. However, it's a pain in the backside going to all the different levels of menus using 3 buttons. They could have drastically improved the ease of use by creating a simpler system. Bottom Line. This is a great action camera. I would purchase it again and again over the GoPro. I simply love the built in stabilization, NFC, WIFI, and color correcting features that this camera has. If you are looking for an alternative to the GoPro, this is it. I hope I was able to help! :)
Date published: 2015-03-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Better than GoPro 4 Hero I tried GoPro Hero 4 Black and I was very dissappointed, I had to returned everything including all accesories. Then I tried this Sony FDR-X1000V and it is great, is not perfect though but certainly better than the GoPro. I really love the Steady Image Stabilization. So I will keep this camera.
Date published: 2015-04-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Cam..Like the 4K Casual video so far, but will use (test) at next wedding I shoot. The 4K gives me good ability to crop and get a great looking 1080p video. Does not stand solid on it's own or in waterproof case, so a small mini tripod or such is needed to keep if from tipping over if you just set it down.
Date published: 2015-03-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good upgrade from GoPro I have only used this camera on one shoot. So far, I love it. Much better image quality than the GoPro. I am used to Sony menus, so this menu was easy to navigate. I like the wearable Live Remote - it will come in handy when I mount the camera in a ceiling or similar place.
Date published: 2016-09-19
Rated 1 out of 5 by from TERRIBLE UNDERWATER PHOTOS! I purchased this camcorder for underwater photography.But the result is terrible!!! With GOPRO I can make much more better photos. This is the last Sony product I will ever pay for!!!
Date published: 2016-10-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Top Notch Action Cam! Sense purchasing my action cam I've been able to add versatility and added creativity to my shooting angles and the quality of the footage is amazing! This action cam will be the one to beat in the future.
Date published: 2016-12-06
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