Your story. In 4K detail.

The FDR-AX100E supports 4K resolution, which delivers 4X the detail of Full HD. That lets you capture the vibrance and incredible detail of real life.

New software is now available.

Power up your camera to further enhance shooting ease.

Keys to supreme 4K
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ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lens

Enjoy 29 mm wide-angle ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lens fine-tuned for 4K video. Ideal for capturing grand landscapes, it also provides up to 12x optical zoom.

Exmor R CMOS  sensor
1.0-type Exmor R CMOS sensor

Light-receiving area of this sensor is approximately 4.9 times larger than current sensors, which enhances image clarity, reduces noise and enables extraordinary background defocusing.

BIONZ X chip
Advanced BIONZ X image processing engine

An evolved BIONZ engine achieves more lifelike images, and enables the addition of new features that take advantage of faster processing.

Intuitive controls to shape your vision
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Behold every brilliant detail

Make jaws drop and eyes pop with footage four times clearer than Full HD. Experience the difference using the slider below.

Standard Quality Image of Sheep
4K (3840 X 2160)
High Quality Image of Sheep
4K: a new era of excitement

Experience the new dimension of definition with four times the image quality of Full HD.

Experience the XAVC S advantage

Support for HD high bit-rate

Adapted from the popular professional format, XAVC S is the supreme consumer standard for recording 4K/HD movies. With support up to HD 50Mbps, you can record high-resolution movies even in a shot with heavy movement.

From scene to screen

With a range of 4K Ultra HD TVs and projectors, Sony supports 4K from the record button to the play button.

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Shoot cinematically

With Full 1080 HD at 50p or 24p, you can make the aesthetic choice to capture film-like motion in your videos.

See the detail on a BRAVIA 4K TV

Experience the full cinematic quality of your 4K movies by connecting your camcorder with a bundled single HDMI cable.

An enriched Full HD experience

Enjoy super-sampled Full HD playback on your HD TV, which uses the surplus of 4K data to automatically down-convert 4K footage to Full HD. To crop a 4K image to Full HD, simply trace your finger on the camcorder's LCD screen to define the area.

Footage fit for the big screen
Handycam® standalone

Uniting 4K capability, intuitive controls and handheld size for the first time, the FDR-AX100E is a landmark in the enthusiast camcorder market.

Handycam® standalone close-up

The professional-level FDR-AX1 Handycam® offers XLR mic input and unparalleled image quality. With 4K/60p video and output in an incredibly user-friendly form, this camcorder is ready for the most discerning videographers.

Specifications & Features

  • Record 4K footage

  • 1.0-type Exmor R CMOS

  • BIONZ X image processor

  • ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lens

  • Versatile manual settings

Sensor Type
1.0-type (13.2mm x 8.8mm) back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor
Effective Pixels (Video)
Approx.14.2M pixels(16:9)
Lens Type
ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T*
Optical Zoom
Clear Image Zoom
4K : 18x HD : 24x
Screen Type
8.8cm(3.5 type) Xtra Fine LCD™ display(921K) Wide(16:9)

What's in the Box

Rechargeable Battery Pack, AC Adaptor, Power Cord, Manual, Micro HDMI Cable, USB Cable, Remote Commander, Lens Hood, Lens Cap

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