Sony Handycam HDR-CX12 Specifications

Sony Handycam HDR-CX12

Part Number: HDR-CX12 (Reviewed) Released: August 1, 2008

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    5.66 pixels
  • Effective Video Resolution
    3.81 pixels
  • Effective Photo Resolution
    5.08 Megapixel
  • Camcorder Interpolated Photo Resolution
    10.2 pixels
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Flash card
  • Optical Sensor Type
    ClearVid CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    5.6 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3"
  • Optical Zoom
    12 x
  • Digital Zoom
    150 x
  • Digital Scene Transition
    white fader
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Super Steady Shot)
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG-2
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI
  • Digital Zoom
    150 x
  • Total Pixels
    5.6 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3"
  • Optical Sensor Type
    ClearVid CMOS
  • Min Illumination
    0 lux
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG-2
  • Special Effects
    Monotone
  • Image Stabiliser
    optical (Super Steady Shot)
  • Digital Scene Transition
    white fader
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/30 sec
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/250 sec
  • Shooting Modes
    digital photo mode
  • Shooting Programs
    fireworks
  • White Balance
    automatic
  • White Balance Presets
    outdoor
  • Exposure Modes
    program
  • Exposure Metering
    Spot
  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Exposure & White Balance

  • Min Illumination
    0 lux
  • Exposure Metering
    Spot
  • Exposure Modes
    program
  • Shooting Programs
    fireworks
  • Special Effects
    Monotone
  • White Balance
    automatic
  • White Balance Presets
    outdoor
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/250 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/30 sec

Lens System

  • Type
    Carl Zeiss 12 x zoom lens - 5.9 - 58.8 mm - f/1.8-3.1
  • Focus Adjustment
    manual
  • Macro Focus Range
    47 cm (Tele-macro)
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Filter Size
    37 mm
  • Features
    built-in lens shield
  • Lens Aperture
    f/1.8-3.1
  • Optical Zoom
    12 x
  • Type
    zoom lens
  • Min Focal Length
    5.9 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    58.8 mm
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Filter Size
    37 mm
  • Focus Adjustment
    manual
  • Macro Focus Range
    47 cm (Tele-macro)
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    built-in flash
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode

Additional Features

  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes
  • Additional Features
    accessories hot shoe
  • Features
    accessories hot shoe
  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities
  • Included Accessories
    USB cable

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    Electronic
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    123,000 pixels pixels
  • Image Aspect Ratio
    16:9

Display

  • Type
    2.7" LCD display
  • Resolution
    211,200 pixels
  • Display Features
    rotating

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    surround
  • Microphone Features
    zoom

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card

Software

  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities

Memory / Storage

  • Camcorder Media Type
    flash card
  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick PRO Duo
  • Included Memory Card
    4 GB MS PRO DUO

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    MS Windows 2000 Professional
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive

Miscellaneous

  • Included Accessories
    USB cable

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-FH60
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1000 mAh ( included )

Audio Input

  • Audio input type
    microphone
  • Microphone Form Factor
    built-in
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    surround
  • Microphone technology
    electret condenser

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    3.3 in
  • Depth
    5.4 in
  • Height
    3 in
  • Weight
    15.9 oz

Viewfinder / Display

  • Display Form Factor
    rotating
  • Display Format
    211,200 pixels
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color

Physical Characteristics

  • Width
    3.3 in
  • Depth
    5.4 in
  • Height
    3 in
  • Weight
    15.9 oz

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

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Sony Handycam HDR-CX12

Part Number: HDR-CX12 Released: Aug 1, 2008
MSRP: $899.99 Low Price: $1,999.00 See all prices