The high-end, HDR-XR500 120GB High Definition Handycam 'PAL' Camcorder, from Sony packs true 1920 x 1080 HD recording, hybrid capture options, excellent optics, and more into a consumer priced camera. You'll be hard pressed to run out of recording space with a 120GB HDD that captures nearly 48 hours of HD footage and the option to store additional video and stills to Memory Stick PRO Duo media.
Sony gives you the tools to create beautiful memories, whether you're recording your child's play or a family vacation. The G Lens and back-illuminated 1/2.88" ClearVid Exmor R CMOS sensor work together to create clean, brilliant images. Other features, like the generous 3.2" LCD display, Optical SteadyShot Image Stabilization, Face Detection and Smile Shutter give you an added edge.
- Face Detection: Adjusts focus, exposure, and color on up to 8 faces
- Smile Shutter: automatically takes a still photo when subject smiles
- Mic and headphone inputs
- 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
- One touch disk burn when connected to PC using the included PMB software
- Active Interface Shoe: mount Intelligent Accessories - lights and microphones
- BRAVIA Sync for control of compatible Sony BRAVIA HDTVs via BRAVIA TV remote
- Dynamic Range Optimizer: balances out scenes in high-contrast shooting conditions
- Sony PMB (Picture Motion Browser) Software for one-touch upload to social media sites
- Highlight Playback: uses Face Detection, Smile Shutter, Dual Capture & time range to compile scenes into short movies with music