With a fast and accurate TTL phase-detection autofocus system, 14-bit RAW imaging, in-camera SteadyShot image stabilization, 1/8000 maximum shutter speed and 1200-zone evaluative metering system, the HV is a high performance professional Digital SLR that can handle any kind of shooting situation and deliver superb results.
An expanded ISO range that runs from 50 to 25,600 is ideal for shooting in Low light and the maximum continuous shooting speed is 10 fps (contingent on what memory card is used). The HV offers two memory slots and is compatible with SD, SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick PRO Duo and Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo memory cards.
Composition and playback are provided by both the electronic viewfinder and rear LCD panel. The 0.5" viewfinder has a 2,359K-dot resolution with 100% frame coverage and 0.71x magnification. It supports diopter adjustment from -4.0 to +3.0. The LCD screen tilts 40º upward, 180º downward and rotates 180º clockwise and 90º counterclockwise for shooting at odd angles with minimal interference from reflections. The LCD offers 1,228K-dot resolution with focus peaking and focus magnifier capabilities.
Full HD 1080p and1080i capture is available with stereo audio, including an external microphone jack. Frame rates of 60 fps and 24 fps are supported in full HD for both the AVCHD and MP4 formats. In addition, the HV features APS-C crop mode and the Sony multi-interface shoe with ADP-MAA shoe adapter for a wide range of compatibility with flashes from Sony and other brands as well as photo and video accessories.
The construction of this attractive camera is unique as it is built out of aluminum alloy with a Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) coating which is a hardening treatment for the utmost in durability. An oversized titanium dial, ergonomic rubberized grip and easily-accessed button controls add to the camera's functionality and distinctive look.
As an A-mount camera, the HV is compatible with all A-mount Sony and Minolta lenses and is bundled here with the impressive 24-70mm f/2.8 Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* ZA zoom lens from Sony. This is a versatile and well-built lens with focal length coverage from wide-angle to short telephoto and the fast and quiet Super Sonic Wave autofocus motor. Also included in this kit are two rechargeable lithium-ion batteries for extended shooting times and a dedicated hard travel case made from TTXO1 resin. It features a foam interior and is resistant to dust, water, shock and chemical agents and protects its contents in temperatures from -40 to 176ºF.
|Lens Type||Wide Angle Zoom|
|Focal Length||24 - 70mm, Comparable APS-C Focal Length: 36 - 105 mm|
|Aperture Range||f/2.8 - f/22.0|
|Minimum Focusing Distance||1.12' (34 cm)|
|Filter Size||77 mm|
|Angle Of View||84 - 34 degrees|
|Weight||2.17 lb (.98 kg)|
|Digital SLRs Information|
|Sensor||CMOS, 35.8 x 23.9 mm|
|ISO Sensitivity||100-6400 (Extended Mode: 100-25600)|
|Compatible Memory Card||Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick PRO HG-Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC|
|LCD Monitor Type||Rear Screen Tilting Live Preview LCD (1,228,000)|
|LCD Screen Size||3.0"|
|Connectivity||1/8" Microphone, AV Output, HDMI C (Mini), USB 2.0|
|Exposure Modes||Aperture Priority, Manual, Program, Programmed Auto, Shutter Priority|
|Built-in Sync Contact||Hot Shoe|
|Shutter Speeds||30 - 1/8000 sec|
|Dimensions||5.8 x 4.5 x 3.1" / 14.7 x 11.4 x 7.9 cm|
|Weight||1.8 lb / 816 g With battery and memory card|
|Focus Modes||Auto & Manual|
|Continuous Shooting Speed||Up to 6 fps|
|White Balance||Auto, Cloudy, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent (Day White), Fluorescent (Natural White), Fluorescent (White), Fluorescent H, Incandescent, Kelvin, Shade|
|Video Resolution||1080 HD|
|Max Flash Sync Speed||1 / 250 sec|