Sony Handycam HDR-SR12 Specifications

Sony Handycam HDR-SR12

Sony Handycam HDR-SR12

Part Number: CNETSonyHandycamSR12 (Reviewed)

General

  • Depth
    5.4 in
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Hard disk drive
  • Optical Sensor Type
    ClearVid CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3.1"
  • Digital Zoom
    150 x
  • Video Recording Modes
    HQ, LP, SP
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Face Detection Detalis
    face index
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, MPEG-2
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, S-Video, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Super Steady Shot)
  • Shooting Modes
    digital photo mode
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Surround Sound
    Dolby Digital 5.1 channel recording
  • Effective Video Resolution
    3.81 MP
  • Digital Zoom
    150 x
  • Digital Scene Transition
    White fader, black fader
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Camcorder Interpolated Photo Resolution
    10.2 MP
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3.1"
  • Interfaces Provided
    Composite video/audio, HDMI, S-Video, USB 2.0
  • Optical Zoom
    12 x
  • Video Recording Modes
    SP, LP, HQ
  • Print Standard
    PictBridge support
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Effective Photo Resolution
    5.08 MP
  • Face Detection
    Face index, Yes
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    5.66 MP
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG-2, AVCHD
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Optical Sensor Type
    ClearVid CMOS
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1 ft - 8 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Camera Flash
    Built-in flash
  • Flash Modes
    Fill-in mode, auto mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction

Display

  • Display Format
    921,600 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating

Exposure & White Balance

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

Lens System

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

Memory / Storage

  • Internal Storage
    120 GB HDD
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 3680 x 2760
    JPEG 3680 x 2070
    JPEG 640 x 480
  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    electronic
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.27 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    123200 pixels
  • Viewfinder Type
    Electronic - electronic
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.27"
  • Image Aspect Ratio
    16:9
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    123,200 pixels
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    Color

Additional Features

  • Features
    Dynamic Range Optimizer, accessories hot shoe, auto power save, backlight compensation, built-in speaker, digital noise reduction, takes photos while movie recording
  • Additional Features
    Built-in speaker, backlight compensation, auto power save, digital noise reduction, accessories hot shoe, takes photos while movie recording, Dynamic Range Optimizer
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    surround
  • Microphone Features
    zoom
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    Surround
  • Microphone Features
    Zoom

Battery

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

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

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony Handycam
  • Model
    HDR-SR12
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    camcorder
  • Camcorder Type
    consumer
  • Min Illumination
    5 lux
  • Digital Zoom
    150 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
    hard disk drive
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Video Recording Modes
    HQ, LP, SP
  • Special Effects
    Monotone, Old Movie, Pastel, Sepia
  • Digital Scene Transition
    black fader, white fader
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Face Detection Detalis
    face index
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Super Steady Shot)
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    Dynamic Range Optimizer, accessories hot shoe, auto power save, backlight compensation, built-in speaker, digital noise reduction, takes photos while movie recording

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Super Steady Shot)

Audio Input

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

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    matrix, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, candle, twilight portrait, fireworks, 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

Optical Sensor

  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    5.66 pixels
  • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Video Mode)
    3.81 pixels
  • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Photo Mode)
    5.08
  • Camcorder Interpolated Photo Resolution
    10.2 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    ClearVid CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3.1"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    8.2 mm ( 1/3.1" )
  • Sensor Qty
    1

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    3.3 in
  • Height
    3 in
  • Weight
    1.23 lbs

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating
  • Diagonal Size
    3.2 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    8.1 cm
  • Display Format
    921,600 pixels
  • Touch Screen
    Yes

Camera Memory

  • Internal Storage Type
    hard disk drive
  • Internal Storage Capacity
    120 GB
  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card

Camera Specifications

  • Surround Sound
    Dolby Digital 5.1 channel recording
  • Print Standard
    PictBridge support

Camcorder Features

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

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony
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Where to Buy

Sony Handycam HDR-SR12

Part Number: CNETSonyHandycamSR12

MSRP: $1,299.99

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