Sony Sony CX220E Full HD Flash Memory Handycam Camcorder (PAL, Silver)

Sony CX220E Full HD Flash Memory Handycam Camcorder (PAL, Silver)

Sony CX220E Full HD Flash Memory Handycam Camcorder (PAL, Silver)

Sony Sony CX220E Full HD Flash Memory Handycam Camcorder (PAL, Silver)


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Product Highlights

  • Full HD 1080/50p Flash Memory Camcorder
  • 8.9MP Exmor R CMOS Sensor
  • Wide-Angle Vario-Tessar Carl Zeiss Lens
  • 32x Extended Zoom
  • 2.7" Clear Photo LCD Display
  • iAuto Auto Image Settings Adjustment
  • Face Detection & Smile Shutter
  • SteadyShot Stabilization System
  • Microphone & Headphone Jacks
  • Stores to Flash Memory Cards
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  • 1Description

This silver Sony CX220E Full HD Flash Memory Handycam Camcorder is a full HD PAL-standard camcorder featuring an 8.9 megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor designed for low-light sensitivity. You can record video in up to 1920 x 1080 HD resolution at 50 frames per second, effective for sports and other fast action motion, and you can capture still photos in up to 3984 x 2240 high-detail resolution. This Handycam features a flash memory card slot and stores onto any of a wide selection of optional memory cards (Memory Stick PRO Duo/HG Duo/XC-HG Duo and SD/SDHC/SDXC class 4 or higher).

The integrated lens is a wide-angle Carl Zeiss lens that opens wide up to 2.1mm and can zoom in up 32 times on a subject. The image processor is Sony's BIONZ processor designed with a focus on color and detail. The camcorder has a 2.7" widescreen LCD, a built-in speaker, a microphone jack for connecting an external recording mic, and a headphone jack for monitoring sound when you're shooting.

Several auto features will help you manage the focus and stability of your shots and will let you snap photos of smiling faces while recording video. iAuto automatically adjusts image settings for best results, enabling you to just point and shoot; SteadyShot stabilization reduces camera shake and helps deliver smooth moving images; and Face Detection and Smile Shutter, when turned on, automatically capture photos of smiling faces while you're recording video.

The camcorder has an HDMI output that will allow you to conveniently connect the camera to HDTVs and view your recordings on a big screen. A Composite output is also available.

1920 x 1080/50p Full HD
Perfect for filming sport, the 1920 x 1080/50p progressive mode records at a very high frame rate of 50 Full HD frames a second.
Wide-Angle Vario-Tessar Lens by Carl Zeiss
Record detail-packed, high quality Full HD video using the popular AVCHD format.
32x Extended Zoom
32x extended zoom and advanced image processing let you zoom quickly into a scene and capture clear footage.
Sensitive Exmor R CMOS Sensor
Shoot in low light and see the detail. You can capture detailed video and stills with reduced image noise, even in low light.
High-Speed BIONZ Image Processor
Gives you enhanced image quality and performance when you're shooting fast-moving subjects.
8.9 MP Photos
With 8.9 megapixel still image recording, you can shoot crisp, clear HD photos as well as movies.
2.7" LCD Display
Clearly see what you've shot on the 2.7" Clear Photo LCD display.
Just point and shoot, without adjusting settings. iAuto automatically adjusts settings for the best results, recognizing different faces, lighting and scenes such as landscapes.
Face Detection & Smile Shutter
With Face Detection and Smile Shutter, you can automatically capture still photos of smiling faces while recording video.
Handy Charging and Connections
The USB cable stores neatly inside the camcorder, always ready to connect to a computer, transfer videos and recharge the battery.
PlayMemories Software
A free-download software from the Sony website, PlayMemories helps you transfer videos and pictures, then organize, edit, print or share them online.
Easy Connection to the Big Screen
With a Micro HDMI connection, you can easily plug the camcorder into an HD ready TV and play back your memories for an audience.
Easy Uploads
Film movies in the popular MP4 format (MPEG-4 version 2) so you can easily share online using Facebook, YouTube or PlayMemories.
Clear Sound
Complete your videos with high quality stereo sound, ready to play back on home entertainment systems.
Multiple Recording Options
Record to your choice of removable Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO Duo, SD, SDHC, or SDXC. cards
Browse and Play Videos with a BRAVIA TV Remote
Connect the camcorder to a BRAVIA TV and directly control browsing and playback of your memories, live on the big screen.
Save Direct to External Drives
With Direct Copy, you can connect the camcorder direct to an external hard drive to save and play videos and images, with no need for a computer.
In the Box
Sony CX220E Full HD Flash Memory Handycam Camcorder (PAL, Silver)
  • NP-FV30 Rechargeable Battery Pack
  • USB Connection Support Cable
  • HDMI Mini Cable
  • 90-Day B&H Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Sensor 1x 8.9 Megapixel 1/5.8"  CMOS Sensor
    Backside Illumination Yes
    Pixel Gross 2,390,000
    Effective Pixels 2,150,000 @ Video 16:9
    1,610,000 @ Video 4:3
    2,290,000 @ Photo 16:9
    1,710,000 @ Photo 4:3
    Focal Length 2.1 - 57 mm
    35mm Equivalent Focal Length 29.8 - 953.6 @ Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Video Mode
    36.4 - 1164.8 @ Aspect Ratio: 4:3 Video Mode
    29.8 - 804 @ Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Photo Mode
    36.4 - 984 @ Aspect Ratio: 4:3 Photo Mode
    Maximum Aperture f/ 1.9 - f/ 4
    Zoom Extended: 32x
    Optical: 27x
    Digital: 320x
    System PAL
    Recording Media Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick Pro Duo (Mark 2), Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, SD/SDHC/SDXC  
    Video Format High Definition
    1920 x 1080p / 50 fps (28 Mbps)
    1920 x 1080i / 50 fps (24 Mbps)
    1920 x 1080i / 50 fps (17 Mbps)
    High Definition
    1440 x 1080i / 50 fps (9 Mbps)
    1440 x 1080i / 50 fps (5 Mbps)
    Standard Definition
    720 x 576i / 50 fps (9 Mbps)
    Aspect Ratio 16:9
    Still Image Resolution JPEG: 8.9 Megapixel, 3984 x 2240
    JPEG: 6.7 Megapixel, 2992 x 2240
    Audio Format Dolby Digital 2ch
    Display Type LCD
    Touchscreen No
    Screen Size 2.7"
    Pixel Count 230,000
    Exposure Control
    Shutter Speed 1/6-1/10000 sec
    Image Stabilization Yes
    Scene Modes Preset: Yes
    Lux 6 (1/50 Shutter Speed)
    3 (1/25 Shutter Speed)
    White Balance Modes Auto
    Indoor 1
    Built-in Mic Yes
    Built-in Speaker Yes
    Built-in Light/Flash Light - No
    Flash - No
    Input/Output Connectors
    Outputs 1x HDMI
    1x Composite Video (out) (A/V connecting cable sold separately)
    1x USB 2.0
    Microphone Input No
    Headphone Jack No
    Battery Rechargeable Battery Pack
    Power Consumption In LCD Operation:2.1 W
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 2.1 x 2.2 x 4.6" / 52.5 x 57.0 x 117.0 mm
    Weight .39 lb / 178 g
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.5 x 5.7 x 4.9"

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