Sony's HDR-CX150 16GB Handycam Camcorder is a mid-range high def camcorder that provides numerous features and functions. First and foremost among those features would be the storage options that the camera offers. Aside from recording to a 16GB internal flash memory the CX150 can record to optional Memory Stick Media or SD/SDHC memory cards. In addition, you can copy video and stills from the internal memory onto the removal flash memory cards for easy transfer.
The core functions of the CX150 include a 1/4" back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor that helps to capture detailed video in low light situations. The sensor also helps capture 3MP digital still images, and works together with the BIONZ Image Processor for reduced visual noise, faster processing speeds, and data compression. The BIONZ additionally powers Face Detection and the Dynamic Range Optimizer function. Another important feature, the 2.7" Clear Photo LCD, helps you to record with its widescreen platform for composition and playback, its touch screen capabilities, and its ability to rotate up to 270°. Other functions such as 25x optical zoom, a Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens, and SteadyShot image stabilization with Active Mode round out this set of standard functions.
The CX150 provides a myriad of additional features and functions, including some of the most sought after on camcorders today. You'll benefit from Face Detection and Smile Shutter, along with other related features, as well as user-friendly features like a personalized menu system, Face Index, and Film Roll Index playback tools. Video capture up to 24Mbps enables compatibility for recording to Blu-ray, while the 1080/60p playback via HDMI, to a compatible HDTV, ups your viewing experience. View all the great extras on the HDR-CX150 below.