Sony Handycam HDR-SR12 Specifications

Sony Handycam HDR-SR12

Part Number: HDR-SR12 (Reviewed)

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
    Hard disk drive, Hard disk drive
  • Optical Sensor Type
    ClearVid CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3.1"
  • Optical Zoom
    12 x
  • Digital Zoom
    150 x
  • Video Recording Modes
    HQ, LP, SP
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Digital Scene Transition
    black fader, white fader
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Super Steady Shot)
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Face Detection
    face index
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, MPEG-2
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI, S-Video, composite video/audio
  • Digital Zoom
    150 x
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3.1"
  • Optical Sensor Type
    ClearVid CMOS
  • Min Illumination
    5 lux
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, MPEG-2
  • Special Effects
    Monotone, Old Movie, Pastel, Sepia
  • Image Stabiliser
    optical (Super Steady Shot)
  • Digital Scene Transition
    black fader, white fader
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/2 sec
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/960 sec
  • Shooting Modes
    digital photo mode
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, twilight mode, twilight portrait, candle, fireworks, landscape, portrait mode, snow, spotlight, sunrise, sunset
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    indoor, outdoor
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Exposure Metering
    matrix, spot
  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Exposure & White Balance

  • Min Illumination
    5 lux
  • Exposure Metering
    matrix, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, twilight mode, twilight portrait, candle, fireworks, landscape, portrait mode, snow, spotlight, sunrise, sunset
  • Special Effects
    Monotone, Old Movie, Pastel, Sepia
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    indoor, outdoor
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/960 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/2 sec

Lens System

  • Type
    Carl Zeiss 12 x zoom lens - 4.9 - 58.8 mm - f/1.8-3.1
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Filter Size
    37 mm
  • Lens Aperture
    f/1.8-3.1
  • Optical Zoom
    12 x
  • Type
    zoom lens
  • Min Focal Length
    4.9 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    58.8 mm
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Filter Size
    37 mm
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    built-in flash
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction
  • Effective Flash Range
    1 ft - 8 ft, 1 ft - 8 ft

Additional Features

  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes
  • Additional Features
    Dolby Digital 5.1 channel recording, digital noise reduction, progressive scanning, progressive shutter system, takes photos while movie recording, touch-screen control, Dynamic Range Optimizer, PictBridge support, USB 2.0 compatibility, accessories hot shoe, auto power save, backlight compensation, built-in speaker, demonstration mode
  • Features
    Dolby Digital 5.1 channel recording, digital noise reduction, progressive scanning, progressive shutter system, takes photos while movie recording, touch-screen control, Dynamic Range Optimizer, PictBridge support, USB 2.0 compatibility, accessories hot shoe, auto power save, backlight compensation, built-in speaker, demonstration mode
  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony Picture Motion Browser
  • Included Accessories
    IR remote control, USB cable, audio / video cable, component video / audio cable, docking station, power adapter

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    Electronic, Electronic
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.27 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    123,200 pixels pixels
  • Image Aspect Ratio
    16:9

Display

  • Type
    3.2" LCD display
  • Resolution
    921,600 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, Sony Picture Motion Browser

Memory / Storage

  • Camcorder Media Type
    hard disk drive
  • Video Recording Modes
    HQ, LP, SP
  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card
  • Internal Storage
    120 GB HDD, 120 GB HDD
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 3680 x 2760
    JPEG 3680 x 2070
    JPEG 640 x 480

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    MS Windows 2000 SP4 or later, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP SP2
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Miscellaneous

  • Included Accessories
    IR remote control, USB cable, audio / video cable, component video / audio cable, docking station, power adapter

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-FH60, Sony NP-FH60
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included ), 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( 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
    1.2 lbs

Viewfinder / Display

  • Display Form Factor
    rotating
  • Display Format
    921,600 pixels
  • Viewfinder Colour Support
    color

Physical Characteristics

  • Width
    3.3 in
  • Depth
    5.4 in
  • Height
    3 in
  • Weight
    1.2 lbs

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony