Sony Handycam HDR-CX150 Specifications

Sony Handycam HDR-CX150

Sony Handycam HDR-CX150 (Blue)

Part Number: HDR-CX150/L Released: January 14, 2010

General

  • Depth
    4.5 in
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Flash card
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/4"
  • Digital Zoom
    300 x
  • Video Recording Modes
    FH, FX, HQ, LP
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, MPEG-2
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, S-Video, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Stabilizer
    electronic (Steady Shot), electronic (Steady Shot with Active Mode)
  • Shooting Modes
    digital photo mode
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Surround Sound
    Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) recording
  • Effective Video Resolution
    1.35 MP
  • Digital Zoom
    300 x
  • Digital Scene Transition
    White fader, black fader
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Camcorder Interpolated Photo Resolution
    3.1 MP, 3.0 MP
  • Services and Applications
    YouTube capture mode
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/4"
  • Interfaces Provided
    Composite video/audio, HDMI, S-Video, USB 2.0
  • Enclosure Color
    Blue
  • Optical Zoom
    25 x
  • Video Recording Modes
    LP, FH, HQ, FX
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Effective Photo Resolution
    1.57 MP
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    4.2 MP
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG-2, AVCHD
  • 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
    3 lux
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, fireworks, candle, landscape, portrait mode, snow, spotlight, sunrise, sunset, twilight mode
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    indoor, outdoor
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/500 sec, 1/1000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/8 sec, 1/2 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/8 sec, 1/2 sec
  • White Balance
    Custom, automatic, presets
  • Shooting Programs
    Spotlight, landscape, portrait mode, fireworks, twilight mode, sunset, beach, snow, sunrise
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/500 sec, 1/1000 sec
  • Exposure Modes
    Program, automatic
  • White Balance Presets
    Indoor, outdoor
  • Min Illumination
    3 lux

Display

  • Type
    2.7" LCD display
  • Display Format
    230,400 pixels, 230,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating

Lens System

  • Type
    Carl Zeiss 25 x zoom lens - 2.5 - 62.5 mm - f/1.8-3.2
  • Optical Zoom
    25 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/1.8-2.6, f/1.8-3.2
  • Min Focal Length
    2.5 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    62.5 mm
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Filter Size
    30 mm
  • Lens Brand
    Carl Zeiss
  • Features
    built-in lens shield

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    blue
  • Color Category
    blue

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Internal Storage
    16 GB flash
  • Included Memory Card
    16 GB
  • Video Capture
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080
    MPEG-2 - 1440 x 1080
    MPEG-2 - 720 x 480
  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card

Additional Features

  • Additional Features
    Built-in speaker, backlight compensation, Scene Detection Technology, takes photos while movie recording, Dynamic Range Optimizer, face detection, Smile Detection technology, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, x.v.Color technology, Scene Detection Technology, takes photos while movie recording, Dynamic Range Optimizer, face detection, Smile Detection technology
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes
  • Features
    Dynamic Range Optimizer, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, Scene Detection Technology, Smile Detection technology, face detection, backlight compensation, takes photos while movie recording, built-in speaker, x.v.Color technology

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card
  • Type
    HDMI output, S-Video output, USB, component video output, composite video/audio output, remote control
  • Qty
    1

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Features
    zoom
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    Stereo
  • Microphone Features
    Zoom

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-FV50
  • Details
    1 x Sony NP-FV50 Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included ), 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Manufacturer Battery Name
    Sony NP-FV50

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony Picture Motion Browser
  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony Picture Motion Browser

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    MS Windows 7, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP SP3
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony Handycam
  • Model
    HDR-CX150
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    camcorder
  • Camcorder Type
    consumer
  • Min Illumination
    3 lux
  • Digital Zoom
    300 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, MPEG-2
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • High Definition Video Support
    1080i
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, S-Video, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Camcorder Media Type
    flash card
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Video Recording Modes
    FH, FX, HQ, LP
  • Digital Scene Transition
    black fader, white fader
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Image Stabilizer
    electronic (Steady Shot), electronic (Steady Shot with Active Mode)
  • Features
    Dynamic Range Optimizer, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, Scene Detection Technology, Smile Detection technology, face detection, backlight compensation, takes photos while movie recording, built-in speaker, x.v.Color technology

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    electronic (Steady Shot), electronic (Steady Shot with Active Mode)

Audio Input

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

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, fireworks, candle, landscape, portrait mode, snow, spotlight, sunrise, sunset, twilight mode

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    indoor, outdoor

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    2 in
  • Height
    2.2 in
  • Weight
    7.41 oz

Optical Sensor

  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    4.2 pixels
  • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Video Mode)
    1.35 pixels
  • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Photo Mode)
    1.57
  • Camcorder Interpolated Photo Resolution
    3 pixels, 3.1 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/4"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    6.4 mm ( 1/4" )
  • Sensor Qty
    1

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating
  • Diagonal Size
    2.7 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    6.9 cm
  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels, 230,400 pixels
  • Touch Screen
    Yes

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

  • Internal Storage Type
    flash
  • Internal Storage Capacity
    16 GB
  • Included Memory Card Capacity
    16 GB
  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Services and Applications
    YouTube capture mode
  • Surround Sound
    Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) recording

Camcorder Features

  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Resolution
    2048 x 1152, 2048 x 1536, 640 x 480
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG

Video Capture

  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, MPEG-2
  • Image Resolution
    1440 x 1080, 1920 x 1080, 720 x 480

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Form Factor
    Sony NP-FV50
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Included
    included

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Where to Buy

Sony Handycam HDR-CX150 (Blue)

Part Number: HDR-CX150/L Released: Jan 14, 2010

MSRP: $549.95

Visit manufacturer site for details.