Sony Handycam FDR-AX100E 4K Camcorder

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If you're passionate about ultra high-resolution, the Sony Handycam FDR-AX100E 4K Camcorder is for you. Combining a 1 inch Exmor R™ CMOS image sensor with powerful BIONZ X™ image processing engine, gives flawless 4K footage. The ability to deliver bokeh background effect means your movies have never looked so lifelike.

  • 4K XAVC S Format
  • Exmor R™ CMOS 1" Sensor
  • 29.0mm Zeiss® Vario-Sonnar T* Lens
  • Manual Function
  • XAVCS Format
  • 20.0MP Still Image


4K goes portable
The new FDR-AX100 is powerful enough to record movies in the 4K format. Its back-illuminated 1.0-type Exmor R CMOS image sensor delivers great image quality, high sensitivity + background defocusing.
* An SDXC card is required for XAVC-S video recording; this includes all 4K formats, as well as some high-bitrate Full HD.

ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lens
Enjoy 29 mm wide-angle ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lens fine-tuned for 4K video. Ideal for capturing grand landscapes, it also provides up to 12x optical zoom.

1.0-type Exmor R CMOS sensor
Light-receiving area of this sensor is approximately 4.9 times larger than current sensors, which enhances image clarity, reduces noise and enables extraordinary background defocusing.

Advanced BIONZ X image processing engine
An evolved BIONZ engine achieves more lifelike images, and enables the addition of new features that take advantage of faster processing.

Lens ring
The lens ring enables smooth, natural adjustment of focusing or zooming, depending on which mode is selected.

Manual controls
The manual dial and buttons on the side of the body allow swift and easy adjustment of IRIS (aperture), GAIN/ISO and shutter speed.

5.1ch Dolby surround sound
5.1ch surround sound recording capability lets you record professional sound, to bring out the full potential of your movies—and bring viewers into the action.

Tru-Finder OLED
See your shot accurately, even in direct sunlight, with this advanced, high-dynamic-range viewfinder.

Built-in ND Filters
Four graduated neutral density filters control light entering the lens, giving you the ability to produce beautiful bokeh - even in sunny conditions.

Support for HD high bit-rate
Adapted from the popular professional format, XAVC S is the supreme consumer standard for recording 4K/HD movies. With support up to HD 50Mbps, you can record high-resolution movies even in a shot with heavy movement.


HD Video Codec XAVC S format MPEG4-AVC/H264
Video Mode (Resolution) XAVC S 4K: 3840×2160/25p, 24p; XAVC S HD: 1920x1080/50p, 25p, 24p; AVCHD: 1920x1080/50p(PS), 24p(FX,FH), 50i(FX,FH), 1440x1080/50i(HQ,LP); MP4: 1280x720 25p
Media Storage Type Memory Stick PRO Duo (Mark 2), Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card(Class 4 or Higher), SDXC Memory Card(Class 10)
Image Sensor 1.0-type (13.2mm x 8.8mm) back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor
Image Processor BIONZ X image processor
Lens / Filter Diameter ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T / 62mm
Optical / Digital Zoom 12x/160x
Audio Format MPEG-4 Linear PCM 2ch(48kHz/16bit), Dolby Digital 5.1ch, Dolby Digital 5.1Creator, Dolby Digital 2ch Stereo, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
Zoom Mic Built-in Zoom Microphone
Maximum Still Image Resolution (Photo Mode) 20.0 megapixels 16:9 (5968x3352)
Image Stabilisation Optical SteadyShot image stabilization w/ Active mode (Wide to Tele)
LCD Screen Size & Type 8.8cm(3.5 type) Xtra Fine LCD™ display(921K) Wide(16:9)
x.v.Colour Yes
Face Detection Yes
Smile Shutter Off/Dual Capture/Always On
Intelligent Auto Portrait/Baby/Walk/Tripod/Backlight/Landscape/Spotlight/Twilight/Macro/Low light/Auto wind noise reduction
D-Range Optimiser Yes
Smooth Slow Rec Yes
Golf Shot Mode Yes
HDMI Terminal Yes (HDMI micro)
USB Terminal Yes
Wireless LAN(built-in) Yes (Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE 802.11b/g/n(2.4GHz band))
NFC Yes (NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible)
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 81 x 83.5 x 196.5mm
Mass (w/o Tape, Battery, etc.) Approx.790g

Box Contents

  • Sony Handycam FDR-AX100E 4K Camcorder
  • AC Adaptor
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-FV70)
  • Remote Commander (RMT-835 with Battery (CR2025))
  • HDMI Micro Cable
  • USB Cable
  • Power Cord
  • Lens Hood
  • Lens Cap