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Sony HDR-CX625 Full HD Camcorder

Sony HDR-CX625 Full HD Camcorder
- Full HD Video at 60fps and 2.29 Megapixels Stills
- Balanced Optical SteadyShot™ with 5-axis Intelligent Active mode
- XAVC S, AVCHD format and MP4 format
- 12 Months Genuine Warranty from Sony Australia
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  • Full HD Video at 60fps and 2.29 Megapixels Stills
  • 26.8 mm Wide-Angle G Lens with 30x Optical Zoom
  • 1/5.8 type (3.1mm) Back-Illuminated Exmor R™ CMOS Sensor
  • BIONZ X™ Image Processor
  • Balanced Optical SteadyShot™ with 5-axis Intelligent Active mode
  • Fast Intelligent AF
  • Dual Video Recording
  • XAVC S, AVCHD format and MP4 format
  • 7.5 cm (3.0 type) Clear Photo LCD Display
  • Time-lapse Capture
  • Highlight Movie Maker
  • 12 Months Genuine Warranty from Sony Australia

The Sony HDR-CX625 Full HD Camcorder features a 26.8 mm Wide-Angle G Lens with 30x Optical Zoom that offers to provide a full HD Video at 60fps and 2.29 Megapixels Stills. BIONZ X™ Image Processor helps achieve more naturally vivid and lifelike image quality and the 1/5.8 type (3.1mm) Back-Illuminated Exmor R™ CMOS Sensor enhances the image clarity while reducing noise in dark environments. Balanced Optical SteadyShot™ with 5-axis Intelligent Active mode stabilizes every shot by suppressing unwanted camera shake during shoots. Fast Intelligent AF features an accurate contrast-detection autofocus by minimising lens motion. This camcorder is capable of Dual Video Recording and stores an output XAVC S, AVCHD format and MP4 format which can be shown and reviewed thru its 7.5 cm (3.0 type) Clear Photo LCD Display. The CX625 is also capable of Time-lapse Capture


Product Features in Detail

Balanced Optical SteadyShot™ — 5-axis Intelligent Active mode
Our advanced image stabilisation suppresses camera shake to stabilise a movie as it is being shot within the wide-angle-to-telephoto zoom range, even under unsteady conditions. 5-axis Intelligent Active mode compensates for vibration in five different directions, so you can shoot stable high-quality movies even while running. 

Rapid AF response to capture decisive moments
Fast Intelligent AF achieves very speedy, accurate contrast-detection autofocus by minimising lens motion, predicting suitable AF range, and accelerating lens drive, thereby improving response so you can capture more fleeting moments.

Up to 26.8mm wide-angle lens
Whether you’re shooting movies or still images, the class-leading wide-angle lens can help you capture more of landscapes and indoor scenes, when you don’t have enough room to step back. Even without a wide conversion lens, the camcorder shoots as wide as 26.8mm (16:9 aspect ratio) in movie mode.

Dual Video Recording
Record two movies at the same time — one in the maximum-quality XAVC S or AVCHD format and another in MP4 format. That way you’ve got a small file ready for instant sharing, plus a professional-grade file for further editing.

Highlight Movie Maker
A versatile function to streamline movie editing, Highlight Movie Maker offers several time-saving features. Add highlight points to key moments while recording, and let the camcorder automatically sync movie transitions to your chosen soundtrack. 

Time-lapse Capture5
You can capture still images continuously over an extensive period of time at a selected constant interval from each shot to the next, edit the entire sequence of still images in post-production, and enjoy playback of that series of images as a time-lapse movie.

One-touch remote and One-touch sharing
One-touch remote lets you use your smartphone or tablet as a viewfinder and remote control for a digital camera, and One-touch sharing lets you transfer your photos and videos from your camera. Either way, by installing PlayMemories Mobile app to your NFC enable Android smartphone or tablet, you can avoid complex set-up sequences and establish wireless connection simply by touching your device to the camera. You are now ready to control your camera from your smartphone to take a photo from a previously out-of-reach spot, or simply be in your own group shot, as well as transfer them instantly to your smartphone for sharing on SNS. No NFC? No problem. You can also pair the devices manually.

Live Streaming via USTREAM®
From performances to sports events, some things are best seen in real time. Share scenes as they happen with high-quality picture and sound.

Exceptional image quality
The high-bitrate XAVC S format is for videographers ready to take their work to the next level. Delivering incredible quality, XAVC S is built from the XAVC format used by professional filmmakers and broadcasters, while employing intelligent data compression to export consumer-friendly file sizes.

Manual settings for iris and shutter speed
This camcorder gives you the freedom to choose manual settings for iris and shutter speed control, ideal for shooting under backlit and underexposed conditions as well as in other situations.

My Voice Canceling
Reduce the intensity of the voice of the user shooting from close behind the camera, whether the user is talking to subjects or cheering them on.

5.1ch surround sound microphone
Record clear sound that accurately captures the atmosphere of the scene, and enjoy surround sound playback on your home theatre system. Level meters on the LCD panel provide visual monitoring of each channel’s levels.

30x optical zoom
With a wide-angle lens that is ideal for capturing grand landscapes, the camera also provides 30x optical zoom and up to 60x2 Clear Image Zoom for versatile image options.

Smile Shutter
Because great smiles are fleeting, this feature ensures they’re never lost. Automatically capture snapshots of smiling faces, even while recording video.

Dual Rec
Dual Record mode enables you to shoot HD video and high-resolution still images simultaneously to capture the best shot in both ways.

Lock-on Autofocus (AF)
Enhances the tracking of moving subjects by using the optimal AF point at all times, and adjusting the target frame size to match your subject’s characteristics.Just touch the subject on LCD to lock on fast-moving targets precisely for shooting.

Picture Effect
Give free reign to your imagination. Picture Effect expands movie and photo enjoyment by letting you add up to seven creative effects (Partial Colour, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, High Contrast Mono, Toy Camera, Pop Colour, Posterization) without troublesome editing on a computer.

Motion Shot Video
Motion Shot Video plays a sequence of superimposed images that trace recorded action in split-second intervals for you to analyse in detail on the LCD screen. During playback, you can adjust the interval or pause to capture and share a still image.

Intelligent Auto
This feature automatically determines the type of scene being shot and optimises a combination of settings from three groups (Face, Scene, Camera shake). It provides the best results for up to 180 scene types16, even at night and in backlit scenes. Selected settings are displayed as icons on the LCD screen for easy reference.

Exmor R™ CMOS sensor
This large, cutting-edge sensor enhances image clarity, reduces noise in dark environments, and enables soft background defocusing.

BIONZ X™ image processor
The advanced BIONZ X image processing engine helps achieve more naturally vivid and lifelike image quality as well as faster processing capabilities.

Multi Camera Control
More shots mean more editing opportunities. Easily record footage from a variety of angles, whether using cameras mounted directly to the Handycam® or triggered wirelessly. Multi Camera Control makes it easy to sync shooting settings on compatible Wi-Fi connected devices. 

9.2MP still image capture
Sometimes you don’t need — or want — video. Put your video camera in still image mode and capture amazing high-quality 9.2-megapixel single images as easily as you do with a still image camera.

Auto Wind Noise Reduction
Using an advanced sound-analysis algorithm, this feature eliminates wind noise — the biggest culprit of bad outdoor audio.

Sony G™ Lens
At the heart of superlative optical performance, the Sony G Lens works in perfect harmony with the Exmor R CMOS sensor and BIONZ X processor. It’s essential for realising the exquisitely detailed images that great memories are made of.

Mic Level Control
For recording movies, you can fine-tune the microphone level to optimise quality of any sound input, from a quiet birdsong to a loud band performance. Even when the sound level increases suddenly, Auto Gain prevents the sound from degenerating.

Direct Copy from Handycam®
It's easy to back up and store image data to an external hard drive. Just connect the drive to the Handycam® that originally contains the data by plugging the USB cable into the USB port of the hard drive.

Progressive Recording
Clear movies, that contain twice the image data of movies recorded in interlace mode, can be recorded in Full HD at 60p/50p (NTSC/PAL) in progressive recording mode. The images are as smooth as those shot at 60p/50p (NTSC/PAL) frames per second, and each frame is recorded as one full picture. So a still captured from a movie recorded in progressive mode looks extra-sharp.

Works with iMovie and Final Cut Pro X
This product is compatible with Final Cut Pro X and iMovie.


Included in the Box

     Sony HDR-CX625 Full HD Camcorder
     Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-FV50)
     AC Adaptor
     Operating Guide
     HDMI(micro) Cable
     USB Connection Support Cable
     12 Months Genuine Warranty from Sony Australia


Warranty Information

     The Sony HDR-CX625 Full HD Camcorder comes with 12 Months Genuine Warranty from Sony Australia.
     Our products are sourced from authorized Australian suppliers and therefore come with genuine Australian warranty.
     Camera Warehouse does not participate in 'Grey Market' or 'Parallel Import' activities.

Specification
Sensor SENSOR TYPE
1/5.8 type (3.1mm) back-illuminated Exmor R™ CMOS Sensor
EFFECTIVE PIXELS (VIDEO)
Approx. 2.29 Megapixels (16:9) 2
Approx.2.51 Megapixels
EFFECTIVE PIXELS (STILL IMAGE)
Approx. 2.29 Megapixels (16:9), Approx. 1.71 Megapixels (4:3)
Lens LENS TYPE
G™ Lens
FILTER DIAMETER
46 mm
APERTURE TYPE
F1.8-F4.0
FOCAL LENGTH (35MM) (VIDEO)
f=26.8-804.0mm (16:9) 2
FOCAL LENGTH (35MM) (STILL IMAGE)
f=26.8-804.0 mm (16:9), f=32.8-984.0mm (4:3)
MINIMUM FOCUS DISTANCE
Approx. 1cm (Wide), Approx. 80cm (Tele)
Zoom OPTICAL ZOOM
30x
CLEAR IMAGE ZOOM
60x 3
EXTENDED ZOOM
60x 3
DIGITAL ZOOM
350x
Image Stabilization STEADYSHOT
Balanced Optical SteadyShot™ with 5-axis Intelligent Active mode
Exposure EXPOSURE MODES
Auto, Flexible Spot(Touch Panel), Manual(Menu)
EXPOSURE COMPENSATION
AE Shift(Touch Panel)
BACKLIGHT COMPENSATION
Yes (Auto)
MINIMUM ILLUMINATION
Low Lux:3 lux(1/25 Shutter Speed), Standard:6 lux(1/25 Shutter Speed)
METERING MODES
Multi-segment/Spot
White Balance WHITE BALANCE MODES
Auto/Onepush/Outdoor/Indoor
LCD SCREEN TYPE
7.5cm(3.0 type) Clear Photo LCD display(460 800 dots) Wide(16:9)
ANGLE ADJUSTMENT
Opening Angle:max. 90 deg., Turning Angle:max. 270 deg.
BRIGHTNESS CONTROL
Yes (Menu) 4
TOUCH PANEL
Yes
Shutter SHUTTER SPEED
Auto Control Range (1/8(NTSC)/1/6(PAL)-1/10000), Standard (1/30(NTSC)/1/25(PAL)-1/10000), Manual Iris Control (1/30(NTSC)/1/25(PAL)-1/10000), Manual Shutter (1/8(NTSC)/1/6(PAL)-1/10000)
Focus FOCUS TYPE
Contrast AF
FOCUS MODE
Auto/Manual(Touch Panel)
FOCUS AREA
Full range Focus/Spot Focus
FAST INTELLIGENT AF
Yes
LOCK-ON AF
Yes
Shooting TIME-LAPSE CAPTURE
Yes5 (Shooting Interval (1/2/5/10/30/60sec), Shooting number (1-999), Capture Image Size (HD:S(2.1M;1920x1080)), AE Mode (AE Lock/AE Tracking))
SELF-TIMER
Approx.10sec. (Still Image)
SCENE SELECTION
Auto/Night Scene/Sunrise & Sunset/Fireworks/Landscape/Portrait/Spotlight/Beach/Snow
PICTURE EFFECT
Yes
OTHER SHOOTING FUNCTIONS
Face Detection, Smile Shutter 6, Cinematone, Intelligent Auto, Red Eye Reduction 7, Fader Effects 8, Dual Record(video and still image) 6, Dual Video Recording 9
Flash FLASH METERING SYSTEM
Pre-flash TTL 7
FLASH MODE
Auto/On/Off
FLASH COMPENSATION
Yes (3 steps) 7
Storage Media COMPATIBLE RECORDING MEDIA
XAVC S HD: Micro SDHC Memory Card (4GB or over,Class10 or Higher)/ Micro SDXC Memory Card (Class10 or Higher), AVCHD,Still: Memory Stick Micro (Mark 2), Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card(Class 4 or Higher)
Recording RECORDING FORMAT (VIDEO)
XAVC S format:MPEG4-AVC/H.264, AVCHD format ver.2.0 compatible:MPEG4-AVC/H.264, MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
RECORDING FORMAT (STILL IMAGE)
DCF Ver.2.0 compatible, Exif Ver.2.3 compatible, MPF Baseline compatible
VIDEO RESOLUTION
XAVC S HD: 1920x1080/60p(NTSC)/50p(PAL), 30p(NTSC)/25p(PAL), 24p AVCHD: 1920x1080/60p(NTSC)50p(PAL)(PS), 30p(NTSC)/25p(PAL)(FX,FH), 60i(NTSC)/50i(PAL)(FX,FH), 1440x1080/60i(NTSC)50i(PAL)(HQ,LP), MP4: 1280x720 30p(NTSC)/25p(PAL)
VIDEO RECORDING RATE (ABR / VBR)
XAVC S HD: approx.50Mbps, AVCHD PS:approx.28Mbps/FX:approx.24Mbps/FH:approx.17Mbps/HQ:approx.9Mbps/LP:approx.5Mbps, MP4: approx.3Mbps
STILL IMAGE SIZE (PHOTO MODE)
L:9.2Megapixels 16:9(4032x2272),6.9Megapixels 4:3(3024x2272), S:2.1Megapixels 16:9(1920x1080),0.3Megapixels 4:3(640x480)
STILL IMAGE SIZE (MOVIE MODE)
, S:2.1Megapixels 16:9(1920x1080), L:9.2Megapixels 16:9(4032x2272)
STILL IMAGE SIZE (PHOTO CAPTURE)
, S:2.1Megapixels 16:9(1920x1080),0.3Megapixels 4:3(640x480), L:9.2Megapixels 16:9(4032x2272),6.9Megapixels 4:3(3024x2272)
STILL IMAGE SIZE (DUAL RECORD)
, S:2.1Megapixels 16:9(1920x1080), L:9.2Megapixels 16:9(4032x2272)
PROGRESSIVE MODE
AVCHD: 50p/25p, Progressive recording
Audio MICROPHONE
Built-in 5.1ch Zoom Microphone
AUDIO RECORDING FORMAT
XAVC S: MPEG-4 Linear PCM 2ch(48kHz/16bit), AVCHD: Dolby Digital 5.1ch, Dolby Digital 5.1Creator, Dolby Digital 2ch Stereo, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, MP4: MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
MIC LEVEL CONTROL
Yes (31steps)
MY VOICE CANCELING
Yes (AUTO)
AUTO WIND NOISE REDUCTION
Yes(On/Off)
WIND NOISE REDUCTION
Yes (On/Off)
SPEAKER
Monaural Speaker
Interface INPUT AND OUTPUT TERMINALS
Accessory Shoe (Multi Interface Shoe), HDMI (micro) Terminal, Remote(integrated into Multi/Micro USB Terminal) Terminal, Stereo Minijack, DC IN
WI-FI®
Yes
NFC™
One-touch remote;One-touch sharing
LENS COVER
Auto
LENS COVER
Yes
Playback PLAYBACK MODES
Highlight Movie Maker 10 with background music (Preinstalled 6 music files, Music transfer compatible 11), Motion Shot Video 12 Slide Show (Still Images)
Power SUPPLIED BATTERY
NP-FV50
USB CHARGE
Yes
POWER CONSUMPTION (LCD SCREEN)
HD:2.5W
Size & Weight DIMENSIONS (W X H X D)
Approx. 57.5 x 66.0 x 130.5 mm (including supplied battery)
WEIGHT
Approx. 360 g (including supplied battery)
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Sony HDR-CX625 Full HD Camcorder

Sony HDR-CX625 Full HD Camcorder

$658.00 Incl. GST