Camcorder. Choose the Handycam for you. First, choose your resolution. Then choose your format. Handycam

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Choose the Handycam for you With so many exciting new technologies packed into the Sony Handycam range, it can be hard to

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choose which one is right for you. The guide below will help you select which models to look at to suit you, your friends and family in order to preserve precious memories forever.

First, choose your resolution

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High Definition (HD)

Standard Definition (SD)

With a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080, Full

The Standard Definition format is still popular,

High Definition delivers 5 times more detail and

offering crisp, clear images and multiple storage

clarity than Standard Definition. All of Sony’s HD

options. Sony’s SD Handycam range features

Handycam models let you record in Full HD and

affordable, simple-to-use models complete with

allow seamless connections to other HD products.

features like Carl Zeiss lens and a powerful zoom

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that set Handycam apart from the rest.

Then choose your format SD Logos with TM

without TM

Compact Memory Stick & SD Card non-slit without TM

Memory Stick and SD Card storage media is tiny, lightweight and comes in a range of capacities. On some models it’s the main media for recording, while on others it’s a back-up

SD

when capacity is running low. Record standard MPEG/2 or AVCHD formats for playback on everything from BRAVIA televisions to PlayStation®3. For added convenience, 2010 Cyber-shot models are now also compatible with both Memory Stick and SD Cards.

An internal Hard Disk Drive (HDD) means there’s no need to carry around tapes or DVDs. It also gives you super-long recording times, so you can keep shooting for up to two days straight. To shoot even longer, just switch modes and record on an optional Memory Stick or SD Card.

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Built-in Hard Disk Drive

Easy DVD microSD

Record straight to DVD, then simply eject and play on a DVD player. No transferring or connecting wires, just instant home movies directly on DVD-R, -RW, +RW or +R DL. You can also record on internal memory or an optional Memory Stick too.

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Quick start up

SteadyShot (Active Mode)

By simply pressing the blue button marked EASY on Handycam camcorders, capturing and playing back precious moments really is easier. Easy Handycam Mode ensures all settings are automated and the most important icons are enlarged for ease-of-use, all you need to do is remember to press record.

Power your Handycam on and off almost instantly just by opening or closing the LCD panel. This way, not only will you always be able to capture those great moments quickly and easily, you are also less likely to leave your Handycam on accidentally.

Record your children when they’re having fun and running around at the playground with the new SteadyShot (Active Mode) feature*. You’ll be able to experience their joy all over again in sharp and clear recordings as this amazing feature has a camera shake correction angle that’s 10 times steadier than the conventional SteadyShot! If that’s not enough, this feature also lets you capture smooth footage even when you’re walking – perfect for when chasing the kids or family pet!

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Easy Handycam Mode

Face Detection and Smile Shutter The extremely useful Face Detection and Smile Shutter features are a great help especially at weddings, birthday parties, and other large gatherings. You can prioritise a person so that it automatically optimises focus, exposure, and colour for the best results. On top of that, Smile Shutter also detects and captures snapshots of smiling faces even when you are recording a video. With these 2 intelligent features, you won’t miss any special moments again!

Features of Face Detection include:



• P  rioritising a person simply by touching the face of the person on the screen • The ability to ”remember” a person when he re-enters a scene that he has left • Automatically optimises focus, exposure, and colour for the best results





Features of Smile Shutter include:



• Automatically detecting and capturing smiles • Capturing natural and candid shots • Taking photos without interrupting video recording

Child Priority

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Adult Priority

Without Active Mode

With Active Mode

*Available on 2010 High Definition models

Highlight Playback

Direct Copy and Playback

Instantly view an edited movie clip, complete with transitional effects and background music of your choice, with Highlight Playback. The intelligent camcorder analyses the recorded videos for faces, smiles, as well as simultaneous photo taking, and extracts them as highlights. This makes searching for your favourite video so much easier! You can even store up to 8 favourite scenes to share with loved ones as and when you like!

Some people take a lot of videos and often have to back them up so they don’t lose them. With Direct Copy, you can simply connect your Handycam to an external hard disk via a USB adapter and you’re done! Furthermore, you can still use various playback modes such as Visual Index, Date Index, or even Highlight Playback to view the videos stored in your newlycreated video library.

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DCRDVD650E DVD Handycam Record directly to DVD for instant archive and enjoy it on your TV immediately without the need to edit or download to a computer with this easy to use camcorder.

DCRSR68E Features • Hybrid DVD or Memory Stick Recording • 2.7” wide Touch Panel LCD • 60x Optical, 2000x Digital Zoom • Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens • Easy Handycam mode • Digital SteadyShot • Quick On

Available from early April

HDD Handycam

Features • Hybrid 80GB HDD or Memory Stick/ SD Recording • 2.7” wide Touch Panel LCD • 60x Optical, 2000x Digital Zoom • Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens • Digital SteadyShot • Face Detection • Stereo recording with zoom mic • Video Light

Featuring a built-in 80GB hard disk drive, this camcorder offers hours of hassle-free recording in any situation because you’ll never run out of tapes. Colour Options

DCRSR68ES

DCRSR68ER

HDRXR150E

DCRSR68EL Available from early April

HDD Handycam

Exmor R CMOS sensor

HDRHC9E HDV Handycam Record your memories in HD brilliance with the HDRHC9E HDV camcorder, which delivers high quality, versatile recording for stunning video and 6.1 megapixel still images.

Record stunning 1920x1080 High Definition video

If you have ever been in a situation where you wanted to take a video but couldn’t because it was too dark, the solution is here.

This dramatic 2 times boost in sensitivity means that you’ll not only be able to shoot high quality footage in bright daylight, you’ll also enjoy superb low light performance. Now you can capture memorable experiences under all lighting conditions!

HDRFX1000E High-quality, film-like motion with 24p progressive scan mode for brilliant scene reproduction and CinemaTone Gamma and CinemaTone Colour to give your footage an amazing film-like feel.

1920

1080

2070 (signal volume)

3680 (signal volume)

HDV Handycam

3.6x Enhanced HD

Features ▲ Film-like Progressive Scan 1080/24p, 1080/30p, or 1080/60i • HDV Tape recording ▲ 3x 1/3-inch Exmor CMOS Sensors ▲ 3.2” Xtra Fine Touch Panel LCD ▲ 20x Optical Zoom ▲ Premium Sony G lens • Optical SteadyShot • External mic and headphone jacks • Extensive manual features

The “Exmor R” CMOS Sensor uses back-illuminated technology that utilises light more efficiently for smoother action sequences and higher image quality.

BIONZ™ uses pixel interpolation to create 3.6x more visual data than 1920 x 1080 HD.

The result is extraordinarily clear image quality!

Features ▲ 1920 x 1080 AVCHD High Def recording ▲ Hybrid 120GB HDD or Memory Stick/ SD Recording ▲ Exmor R CMOS sensor with 3.1MP Still Image Capture (2.7MP while recording) • 2.7” wide Touch Panel LCD • 25x Optical, 300x Digital Zoom • Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens ▲ Digital SteadyShot with Active mode ▲ Face Detection with Smile Shutter ▲ Intelligent Auto mode ▲ Highlight Playback • Stereo recording with zoom mic

HDRXR350VE HD HDD Handycam

Features • 1920 x 1080 AVCHD High Def recording ▲ Hybrid 160GB HDD or Memory Stick/ SD Recording ▲ Exmor R CMOS sensor with 7.1MP Still Image Capture (5.3MP while recording) • 2.7” wide Touch Panel LCD • 12x Optical, 160x Digital Zoom ▲ Wide Angle 29.8 mm Sony G lens ▲ Optical SteadyShot with Active mode • Face Detection with Smile Shutter • Intelligent Auto mode • Highlight Playback

Great for those on the go, this High Definition 160GB Hard Disk Drive camcorder features a GPS receiver that can display your current location and remember where you shot your video. ▲ Additional features include: Golf Shot, Active Interface Shoe, Photo Flash, In-built GPS, Stereo recording with zoom mic

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with this exceptional value HD camcorder.

With Sony’s Exmor R CMOS Sensor, you won’t ever have to worry about low light conditions. Using a state-of-the-art image sensor that incorporates a unique back-illuminated technology, the Exmor R CMOS sensor is able to utilise available light more efficiently. The result is double the sensitivity when compared to conventional CMOS sensors!

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Features ▲ 1440 x 1080 High Def recording • HDV Tape recording • 2.7” wide Touch Panel LCD • 10x Optical, 20x Digital Zoom ▲ 6.1MP Still Image Capture with Dual Record capability ▲ Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* Lens with anti glare coating ▲ Crisp, clear recording with Optical Active SteadyShot ▲ Active Interface Shoe compatible with optional ECMHW2 mic ▲ External mic and headphone jacks

and crystal clear still photos to a built-in 120GB HDD

▲ Denotes 'Step-Up' Feature

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DCRSX44E

HDRCX350VE

Available from early April

Memory Stick / SD Card Handycam

Features • Hybrid 4GB internal memory or Memory Stick/ SD Recording • 2.7” wide Touch Panel LCD • 60x Optical, 2000x Digital Zoom • Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens • Digital SteadyShot • Face Detection • Stereo recording with zoom mic • Video Light

Record video to 4GB of embedded memory or handy removable Memory Stick or SD Card media on this ultracompact camcorder. Colour Options

DCRSX44ES

DCRSX44ER

DCRSX63E

HD Memory Stick / SD Card Handycam Optical SteadyShot image stabilisation with Active Mode compensates for greater degrees of camera shake and 3-Way Shake-Cancelling adds electronic roll stability for even smoother video capture. Available from early April

DCRSX44EL

Available from early April

Memory Stick / SD Card Handycam

Features ▲ Hybrid 16GB internal memory or Memory Stick / SD Recording • 2.7” wide Touch Panel LCD • 60x Optical, 2000x Digital Zoom • Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens • Digital SteadyShot • Face Detection • Stereo recording with zoom mic • Video Light

Small in size and big on features, this ultra compact Handycam features 16GB of embedded Flash memory to record up to 11 hours of footage on the go.

Integrated GPS How often have you looked at a digital photo or video and wondered where it was taken? GPS tagging of images lets you relive your trip, step-bystep, and even export it to the web to incorporate other images and information about the area.

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HDRCX110E

Features • 1920 x 1080 AVCHD High Def recording ▲ Hybrid 32GB Internal Memory or Memory Stick/ SD Recording ▲ Exmor R CMOS sensor with 7.1MP Still Image Capture (5.3MP while recording) • 2.7” wide Touch Panel LCD • 12x Optical, 160x Digital Zoom ▲ Wide Angle 29.8 mm Sony G lens ▲ Optical SteadyShot with Active mode • Face Detection with Smile Shutter • Intelligent Auto mode • Highlight Playback ▲ Golf Shot ▲ Active Interface Shoe ▲ Photo Flash ▲ In-built GPS • Stereo recording with zoom mic

Sony offers integrated GPS on selected Handycam models and GPS tagging of all digital images with the GPS-CS3 adaptor.

Available from early April

HD Memory Stick / SD Card Handycam

Intelligent Auto

This Memory Stick media camcorder offers

Many new Handycam camcorders come with a remarkable mode called Intelligent Auto (iAuto) that allows the user to record almost any scene perfectly. With this mode, Handycam camcorders will automatically recognise up to 60 different combinations of scenes and adjust the camera settings to achieve the best results. With this smart and intuitive feature, you’ll have no trouble capturing high quality videos regardless of the conditions.

Baby

Walk

Landscape

Back Light

Low Light

Macro

Spotlight

Twilight

Tripod

everything you need including 1920x1080 Full HD video recording and 3 megapixel still image capture at an incredibly affordable price.

HDRCX550VE HD Memory Stick / SD Card Handycam

Portrait

iAuto Mode: On

An Exmor R CMOS sensor provides superior low-light performance, while Optical SteadyShot image stabilisation with Active Mode enables you to capture remarkably smooth video from wide angle

iAuto allows you to capture steady and sharp shots while walking.

Colour Options

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Recording sharp and clear night scenes is now a breeze with iAuto.

Features ▲ 1920 x 1080 AVCHD High Def recording • Memory Stick / SD Recording ▲ Exmor R CMOS sensor with 3.1MP Still Image Capture (2.7MP while recording) • 2.7” wide Touch Panel LCD • 25x Optical, 300x Digital Zoom • Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens ▲ Digital SteadyShot with Active mode ▲ Face Detection with Smile Shutter ▲ Intelligent Auto mode ▲ Highlight Playback • Stereo recording with zoom mic

to full telephoto shooting. Available from early April

Features • 1920 x 1080 AVCHD High Def recording ▲ Hybrid 64GB Internal Memory or Memory Stick/ SD Recording ▲ Exmor R CMOS sensor with 12MP Still Image Capture (8.3MP while recording) ▲ 3.5” Xtra Fine Touch Panel LCD ▲ Colour Electric View Finder • 10x Optical, 120x Digital Zoom • Wide Angle 29.8 mm Sony G lens • Optical SteadyShot with Active mode • Face Detection with Smile Shutter • Intelligent Auto mode • Highlight Playback • Golf Shot ▲ Active Interface Shoe, & Mic in Jack • Photo Flash • In-built GPS

HDRCX110ER ▲ Denotes 'Step-Up' Feature

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