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The Sony HDR-CX190 High Definition Handycam Camcorder (Black) shoots Full HD 1920 x 1080/60p video and can capture 5.3 megapixel still images as well. It features 8GB of embedded flash memory, which provides up to three hours of recording. The camcorder is equipped with a back-illuminated Exmor CMOS sensor that's ideal for low-light situations. Plus, it features a wide angle Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens that supports 30x optical zoom and 300x extended zoom. There's also a 2.7" touch screen Clear Photo LCD display for easy recording and instant playback.
The HDR-CX190 comes outfitted with several video enhancing features. It has Intelligent Auto, which supports 60 different scene combinations, as well as SteadyShot image stabilization with Active Mode. Sony added a few playback and connection conveniences as well. The HDR-CX190 features Event Browse and a Highlight Playback function that creates movies with transitions and soundtracks for you automatically. With the HDR-CX190, you can use the Direct Copy feature to transfer your HD footage directly to a hard drive without even using a PC. However, if you do want to upload videos onto Facebook and YouTube, the camcorder comes with a built-in USB cable, as well as editing and application software.
1920x1080p Full HD Recording with 5.3MP still image capture: The Sony HDR-CX190 offers 1920 x 1080p high definition resolution letting you record your memories in exceptional Full High Definition quality. With Dual Capture you can also take 5.3MP still images while shooting HD movie
Back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor for superb low-light video: Experience stunning low-light sensitivity with improved image clarity and drastically reduced grain with Sony's back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor
SteadyShot image stabilization with Active Mode: SteadyShot image stabilization with Active Mode compensates for greater degrees of camera shake to deliver stunningly smooth video from wide angle to full telephoto shooting
30x Extended Zoom to get even closer to the action: Extended Zoom works in conjunction with 25x optical zoom to get even closer to the action while maintaining HD image quality
2.7" Clear Photo LCD display (230K): The 2.7" Clear Photo LCD screen displays sharp, bright, vivid images, letting you compose a shot more easily - even outdoors, while enabling you to change settings to best represent the scene
Built-in USB cable for easy file transfer/charge: The high-speed, built-in USB 2.0 cable allows for easy connection to your computer for charging or file transfer without having to remember separate cables. Charging your camcorder is faster than ever now through the USB
Intelligent Auto: Intelligent Auto mode goes a step beyond traditional auto modes by analyzing your shot and then automatically selecting the appropriate settings from nine distinct scene modes (60 different combinations possible)
Event Browse groups photos/videos for you for easy reference: The date range that Event Browse groups your pictures and videos is easily adjusted to suit your needs. When used with the Highlight Playback feature, making and sharing a highlight reel from your event is easy and fun
Highlight Playback creates movies with transitions for you: Why spend hours editing your movies when you can let your camcorder do it for you? Highlight Playback identifies and compiles key scenes into a short, entertaining movie complete with music and transitions
Direct Copy to external HDD without PC: Store your memories in a whole new way with the ability to copy videos from your camcorder directly to an external hard disk drive (sold separately), all without a computer
HDV (High Definition)
1/5.8" (3.1mm) Back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS Sensor
Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar Lens
LCD Screen Size
2.7" Clear Photo LCD display
SteadyShot image stabilization w/ Active mode (Wide to Tele)
Still Image Resolution
NP-FV30 Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery
Items Included With This Product
HDR-CX190 High Definition Handycam
Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-FV30)
AV Connecting Cable
USB Connection Support Cable (Built-In)
Handycam Application Software CD-ROM
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