Sony HDR-CX100 High Definition Handycam Camcorder (Silver)

Sony HDR-CX100 High Definition Handycam Camcorder (Silver)

Sony HDR-CX100 High Definition Handycam Camcorder (Silver)

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Product Highlights

  • 1920 x 1080 HD
  • 8GB Embedded Flash Memory
  • Memory Stick PRO Duo Media Slot
  • 4Mp 1/5" Exmor CMOS
  • 30mm Carl Zeiss Vario Tessar Lens
  • 10x Optical Zoom
  • SteadyShot Image Stabilization
  • 2.7" Wide LCD
  • Smile Shutter
  • Face Detection
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Sony HDR-CX100 overview

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The affordable HDR-CX100 High Definition Handycam Camcorder (Silver) from Sony offers high definition recording along with compact design and smart features. Capture true 1920 x 1080 2.3MP video and 4MP stills to the 8GB embedded flash memory or to Memory Stick Duo media, with the added bonus of not having to worry about carrying around bulky DVDs or tapes. Memory Stick media also makes for easy uploading to your compatible computer or printer, enabling printing, editing, and sharing in emails or on social networking sites.

The Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens with 10x optical zoom and SteadyShot image stabilization works with the 1/5" Exmor CMOS sensor and the 2.7" wide touch panel LCD to help you create clean and accurate video each and every time you shoot. In addition, other user-friendly features like Face Detection and Smile Shutter technology ensure that everyone in the frame looks their best.

The HDR-CX100 gives you the convenience of flash memory at a budget-friendly price.

Record to the Embedded Flash Memory or Memory Stick Media
Record your video and still images to the 8GB embedded flash memory or Memory Stick Duo media (optional) with the HDR-CX100. Footage stored to the embedded memory can be transferred to Memory Stick media for easy upload to compatible computers or printers.
1/5" Exmor CMOS Sensor
Sony's 1/5" Exmor CMOS sensor with ClearVid array captures brilliant 2.3MP videos and 4MP stills. The BIONZ image processor works together with the sensor to reduce image noise and improve response time.
Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar Lens with 10x Optical Zoom
The professional quality Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens features precision ground optics for sharp, true-to-life image capture. The 10x optical zoom captures far off subjects with no loss in image quality.
2.7" Wide Touch Panel LCD
The generous 2.7" LCD gives you an accurate display on which to compose and playback your shots, while also providing an intuitive surface to navigate menus and other functions. The 270° rotation of the screen helps capture hard-to-get shots and aids in viewing upon playback.
4MP Stills
Capture 4MP digital stills with the HDR-CX100. You can also simultaneously record video and capture 2.3MP stills with the camera's Dual Record mode.
SteadyShot Image Stabilization
Sony's SteadyShot cuts down on blur caused by hand-shake or a moving subject.
Creative Control and Workflow Features
  • Face Detection: Adjusts focus, exposure, and color on up to 8 faces
  • Smile Shutter: automatically takes the shot when the subject smiles
  • Power on the camera by opening the LCD
  • HDMI output for connection to digital A/V devices
  • x.v. Color technology for natural, true-to-life images
  • Built-in zoom microphone for recording crisp, clean audio
  • Smooth Slow Record: allows for slow motion playback of video
  • Sony PMB (Picture Motion Browser) Software for one-touch upload to social media sites
In the Box
Sony HDR-CX100 High Definition Handycam Camcorder (Silver)
  • HDR-CX100 Flash Memory Handycam Camcorder
  • AC Adapter (AC-L200)
  • NP-FH50 Rechargeable Battery Pack
  • Component A/V Cable
  • A/V Connecting Cable
  • Application Software/USB Driver/CD-ROM
  • USB Cable
  • 1-Year Parts & 90-Days Labor Limited Warranty
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    Sony HDR-CX100 specs

    Sensor 1/5" Exmor CMOS Sensor with ClearVid array
    Lens Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar
    Focal length=3.2-32mm
    Zoom 10x Optical
    120x Digital
    Filter Size 30mm
    System NTSC
    Format High Definition: MPEG4 AVC/H.264
    Standard Definition: MPEG2
    Audio Dolby Digital 2 channel
    Image Stabilization SteadyShot
    Lux Minimum illumination: 5 lux (Auto Slow Shutter ON, 1/30 shutter speed)
    Recording Media 8GB Embedded flash memory
    Memory Stick PRO Duo Media (sold separately)
    Recording Time 8GB Embedded Flash Memory
    High Definition: LP: 3 hours
    Standard Definition: LP: 6 hours

    Optional 16GB Memory Stick PRO Duo Media
    High Definition: FH: 115 minutes, LP: 390 minutes
    Standard Definition: HQ: 235 minutes, LP: 715 minutes

    Display Type Wide Touch Panel Clear Photo LCD Plus
    Display Size 2.7" (211k pixels)
    Viewfinder N/A
    Camera Features
    Manual Controls Focus
    Built-in Speaker Yes
    Built-in Mic Yes
    Accessory Shoe No
    Built-in Light/Flash Light - No
    Flash - No
    Digital Still Mode
    Still Recording Media Memory Stick PRO Duo Media
    Resolution 4MP
    Input/Output Connectors
    Inputs N/A
    Output HDMI
    USB 2.0
    HDMI mini
    Analog A/V out (RCA via A/V breakout cable)
    Component Video (RCA via A/V breakout cable)
    S-Video (Sold separately: Mini DIN via A/V breakout cable)
    Microphone Input No
    Headphone Jack No
    Languages English, English Simplified, Canadian French, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese
    Compatible Operating Systems Windows 2000, XP, Vista
    Power Requirements Battery Pack: 7.2VDC
    AC Adapter: 8.4VAC
    Weight 11 oz (330g)

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