Sony Action Cam Specifications

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Sony Action Cam AS15 (with WiFi)

Part Number: HDRAS15B

General

  • Depth
    3.2 in
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Wireless Connection
    IEEE 802.11b/g/n
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0
  • Image Stabilizer
    electronic (Steady Shot with Active Mode)
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Effective Video Resolution
    11.9 MP
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0
  • Enclosure Color
    Black
  • Print Standard
    Exif Print support
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Effective Photo Resolution
    2.0 MP
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    16.8 MP
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

Exposure & White Balance

  • Min Illumination
    6 lux
  • Exposure Metering
    multi-segment
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic
  • White Balance
    automatic
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/10000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/30 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/30 sec
  • White Balance
    Automatic
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/10000 sec
  • Gain Selection
    Automatic
  • Exposure Metering
    Multi-segment
  • Exposure Modes
    Automatic
  • Min Illumination
    6 lux

Carrying Case

  • Underwater Depth
    up to 197 ft

Lens System

  • Special Functions
    wide angle
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.8
  • Min Focal Length
    2.5 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    15.3 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    11.8 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Max View Angle
    170 degrees
  • Lens Brand
    Carl Zeiss

Miscellaneous

  • Protection
    dust resistant, waterproof
  • Color
    black
  • Color Category
    black
  • Underwater Use
    Yes
  • Protection
    Waterproof, dust resistant
  • Underwater Depth
    Up to 197 ft

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick Micro Mark2, microSD Card, microSDHC Card
  • Video Capture
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 30 fps - 16Mbps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 120 fps - 24Mbps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 60 fps - 12Mbps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps - 6Mbps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps - 3Mbps
  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick Micro (M2) card, microSD card

Additional Features

  • Status LCD Display Information
    battery condition, memory card status
  • Additional Features
    Built-in speaker, RGB primary color filter, auto power save, digital noise reduction, date/time stamp, interval shooting mode, USB charging, Auto Backlight Compensation, high-speed recording
  • Features
    Auto Backlight Compensation, RGB primary color filter, USB charging, auto power save, built-in speaker, date/time stamp, digital noise reduction, high-speed recording, interval shooting mode

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick Micro (M2) card, microSD card
  • Type
    HDMI output, USB 2.0, microphone
  • Qty
    1

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    Stereo

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-BX1
  • Details
    1 x Sony NP-BX1 Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1240 mAh ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Manufacturer Battery Name
    Sony NP-BX1

Software

  • Type
    Sony PlayMemories Home
  • Software
    Sony PlayMemories Home

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Peripheral Devices
    USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony Action Cam
  • Model
    HDR-AS15
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    action camera
  • Camcorder Type
    wearable
  • Min Illumination
    6 lux
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • High Definition Video Support
    1080p
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Image Stabilizer
    electronic (Steady Shot with Active Mode)
  • Features
    Auto Backlight Compensation, RGB primary color filter, USB charging, auto power save, built-in speaker, date/time stamp, digital noise reduction, high-speed recording, interval shooting mode

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    electronic (Steady Shot with Active Mode)

Audio Input

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    multi-segment
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    1 in
  • Height
    1.9 in
  • Weight
    2.29 oz

Optical Sensor

  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    16.8 pixels
  • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Video Mode)
    11.9 pixels
  • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Photo Mode)
    2
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    7.8 mm ( 1/2.3" )
  • Sensor Qty
    1

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Service Included
    labor, parts
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year, 90 days

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick Micro (M2) card, microSD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick Micro Mark2, microSD Card, microSDHC Card

Camera Specifications

  • Wireless Interface
    IEEE 802.11b/g/n
  • Connectivity Features
    remote live view
  • Print Standard
    Exif Print support

Camcorder Features

  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes

Pro Camcorder Features

  • Gain Selection
    automatic

Action Camera Features

  • Camera Type
    mountable

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG

Video Capture

  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Image Resolution
    1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 480
  • Frame Rate
    120 frames per second, 30 frames per second, 60 frames per second
  • Bitrate
    12Mbps, 16Mbps, 24Mbps, 3Mbps, 6Mbps

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Form Factor
    Sony NP-BX1
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Capacity
    1240 mAh
  • Included
    included

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony