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Sony HDR-CX100 Specifications

Sony HDR-CX100

Sony Handycam HDR-CX100 (Red)

Part Number: HDR-CX100/R Released: March 15, 2009

General

  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Flash card
  • Optical Sensor Type
    ClearVid CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/5"
  • Digital Zoom
    120 x
  • 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
    optical (Steady Shot)
  • Shooting Modes
    digital photo mode
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Surround Sound
    Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) recording
  • Digital Zoom
    120x
  • Camcorder Interpolated Photo Resolution
    4.0 MP
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/5"
  • Enclosure Color
    Red
  • Optical Zoom
    10x
  • Print Standard
    PictBridge support
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Effective Photo Resolution
    2.0 MP
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    2.36 MP
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG-2, AVCHD
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Optical Sensor Type
    ClearVid CMOS
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Exposure & White Balance

  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, candle, fireworks, landscape, portrait mode, spotlight, sunrise, sunset, twilight mode
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    indoor, outdoor
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/60 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/60 sec
  • White Balance
    Custom, automatic, presets
  • Shooting Programs
    Spotlight, landscape, portrait mode, fireworks, twilight mode, sunset, candle, beach, sunrise
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1000 sec
  • Exposure Modes
    Program, automatic
  • White Balance Presets
    Indoor, outdoor

Display

  • Display Format
    211,200 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating

Lens System

  • Optical Zoom
    10 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/1.8-2.2
  • Min Focal Length
    3.2 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    32 mm
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Filter Size
    30 mm
  • Lens Brand
    Carl Zeiss
  • Features
    built-in lens shield

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    red
  • Color Category
    red

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo
  • Internal Storage
    8 GB flash
  • Included Memory Card
    8 GB
  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Additional Features

  • Features
    Dynamic Range Optimizer, Smile Detection technology, backlight compensation, takes photos while movie recording
  • Additional Features
    Backlight compensation, takes photos while movie recording, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Smile Detection technology
  • 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-FH50
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery (included)

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony Handycam
  • Model
    HDR-CX100/R
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    camcorder
  • Camcorder Type
    consumer
  • Digital Zoom
    120 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
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Steady Shot)
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    Dynamic Range Optimizer, Smile Detection technology, backlight compensation, takes photos while movie recording

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Steady Shot)

Audio Input

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

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, candle, fireworks, landscape, portrait mode, 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
    2.36 pixels
  • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Photo Mode)
    2
  • Camcorder Interpolated Photo Resolution
    4 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    ClearVid CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/5"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    5.1 mm (1/5")
  • 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
    211,200 pixels
  • Touch Screen
    Yes

Camera Memory

  • Internal Storage Type
    flash
  • Internal Storage Capacity
    8 GB
  • Included Memory Card Capacity
    8 GB
  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo

Camera Specifications

  • Surround Sound
    Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) recording
  • Print Standard
    PictBridge support

Camcorder Features

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

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Where to Buy

Sony Handycam HDR-CX100 (Red)

Part Number: HDR-CX100/R Released: Mar 15, 2009

MSRP: $499.99

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