Sony Handycam HDR-XR550V Specifications

Sony Handycam HDR-XR550V

Part Number: HDR-XR550V (Reviewed) Released: March 15, 2010

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Enclosure Color
    Trublack
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    6.631 Mpix
  • Effective Video Resolution
    4.15 Mpix
  • Effective Photo Resolution
    6 Megapixel
  • Camcorder Interpolated Photo Resolution
    12 Megapixel
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Hard disk drive, flash card
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    12.0 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.88"
  • Optical Zoom
    10 x
  • Digital Zoom
    120 x
  • Video Recording Modes
    LP
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Digital Scene Transition
    black fader
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Steady Shot with Active Mode)
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG-2
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    composite video/audio
  • Digital Zoom
    120 x
  • Total Pixels
    12.0 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.88"
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Min Illumination
    3 lux
  • Analogue Video Format
    NTSC
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG-2
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Steady Shot with Active Mode)
  • Digital Scene Transition
    black fader
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/8 sec
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1000 sec
  • Shooting Modes
    digital photo mode
  • Shooting Programs
    fireworks
  • White Balance
    presets
  • White Balance Presets
    outdoor
  • Exposure Modes
    program
  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Exposure & White Balance

  • Min Illumination
    3 lux
  • Exposure Modes
    program
  • Shooting Programs
    fireworks
  • White Balance
    presets
  • White Balance Presets
    outdoor
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/8 sec

Lens System

  • Focus Adjustment
    manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Filter Size
    37 mm
  • Features
    built-in lens shield
  • Lens Aperture
    f/1.8-3.4
  • Optical Zoom
    10 x
  • Type
    zoom lens
  • Min Focal Length
    3.8 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    38 mm
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Filter Size
    37 mm
  • Focus Adjustment
    manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1 ft - 6.6 ft

Additional Features

  • Built-in Light
    Yes
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes
  • Additional Features
    USB 2.0 compatibility
  • Features
    USB 2.0 compatibility
  • Type
    Sony Picture Motion Browser
  • Included Accessories
    IR remote control

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    LCD
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.2 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    201,600 pixels pixels
  • Image Aspect Ratio
    16:9

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
    Sony Picture Motion Browser

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    MS Windows Vista
  • Peripheral Devices
    USB port

Memory / Storage

  • Camcorder Media Type
    hard disk drive
  • Video Recording Modes
    LP
  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SDHC Memory Card
  • Internal Storage
    240 GB HDD

Miscellaneous

  • Included Accessories
    IR remote control

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-FV50
  • Details
    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

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Service & Support
    1 year warranty

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    2.8 in
  • Depth
    5.6 in
  • Height
    2.9 in
  • Weight
    1.1 lbs

Environmental Parameters

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

Viewfinder / Display

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

Physical Characteristics

  • Width
    2.8 in
  • Depth
    5.6 in
  • Height
    2.9 in
  • Weight
    1.1 lbs

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Where to Buy

Sony Handycam HDR-XR550V

Part Number: HDR-XR550V Released: Mar. 15, 2010

MSRP: $1,399.99

See manufacturer website for availability.