AX53 4K Handycam® with Exmor R® CMOS sensor
New software is now available.
Power up your camera to further enhance shooting ease.
Advanced features for great movies
The performance packed into the top-class 4K Handycam® is peerless. Balanced Optical SteadyShot™ and Fast Intelligent AF achieve exactly the images you aim for. A new microphone structure captures ambiance that’s all-surrounding. You can even play with time in motion or gain control of pro-style/manual functions. The possibilities and pleasures are endless.
What’s balanced optical steady shot
Sony's Balanced Optical SteadyShotTM is a unique stabilizer, with a gimbal mechanism about 13 times more effective than other optical systems. Capture smooth, professional-looking images, even at full zoom or while running, with no need for bulky external gimbals.
The keys to extraordinary image quality
Advanced lens and image sensor capabilities enhance high-precision depiction, sensitivity and power.
Balanced Optical SteadyShot
Superior image stabilization lets you shoot steadily throughout the zoom range even as you walk.
Fast Intelligent Autofocus (AF)
Extra-efficient lens drive and AF range prediction can shift focus from far to near subjects quickly.
The brilliant true-to-life quality of 4K
A newly developed lens and image sensor enhance the spectacular definition of 4K resolution, with particular sensitivity for capturing high-quality movies in low light.
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Extra-steady shooting on the move
The short movie below shows the camera shake compensation effects of Balanced Optical SteadyShot (right) and optical image stabilization (left), respectively.
Less image shake within a broad zoom range
For extra-stable movie shooting from wide to telephoto. In HD shooting mode, 5-axis Intelligent Active mode further compensates for camera shake, even when shooting while running.
Focus with stunning speed
Fast Intelligent AF autofocuses not only with exceptional speed, but with uncanny precision as well.
Special effects add impact to movies
High-speed REC for slow-motion movies
Record a movie at a high frame rate such as 120fps in Full HD. Slow motion movie will reveal startling image quality in every instance of action.
See times change with 4K time-lapse movies
With Time-lapse Capture, shoot stills of a scene over a period of time with a chosen interval between each shot and edit the sequence into a high-quality 4K time-lapse movie.
Unleash more professional shooting potential
Professional-style features include manual ring and manual button for control of various assignable functions, plus Time Code and User Bit data recording.
Advanced features for editing like a pro
Record Time Code and User Bit data
These functions are indispensable for advanced editing. Optional remote commanders can make editing more convenient as well.
Wide-ranging accessories meet every need
Professional options open up new horizons.
Further expand your shooting pleasure and give your image output a professional edge with accessories specially designed for this model.
- Sensor Type
- 1/2.5 type (0.28 in) back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS Sensor
- Effective Pixels (Video)
- approx. 8.29 Megapixels (16:9)
- Lens Type
- ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar® T*
- Optical Zoom
- Clear Image Zoom
- 4K: 30x HD: 40x
- Screen Type
- 3.0 type (3.0") Xtra Fine LCD™ display (921 x 600 dots) Wide (16:9)
What's in the Box
Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-FV70), AC Adapter, Power Cord, Operating Guide, HDMI (micro) Cable, Micro USB Cable