Sony CX160E Full HD Flash Memory camcorder

Up to 6.5hr Full HD on 16GB memory, wide angle lens, 30x optical zoom, 3.3MP photo, 7.5cm/3" LCD, iAUTO

Manufacturer
Sony
SKU
HDR-CX160EB
12-01-2011
Easy to use Full HD camcorder with high quality imaging and powerful zoom

High quality low-light shooting with Exmor R™

Powerful zoom gets you closer to the action

Wide angle lens gets more into the picture


Enjoy up to 6.5 hours Full HD recording on 16GB internal memory and more on optional memory card. Light and easy to carry, it's packed with smart, easy to use features for shooting, sharing and enjoying crisp HD video and still photos.

Get the full picture:

Preview the effects of adjstments to exposure and other shooting settings in real time. Enhance your shooting experience with a choice of information displays and on-screen guides..

Bright, sharp High Definition, 3D picture:

See movies in HD quality in 2D and 3D. OLED screens are ideal for personal entertainment as they deliver deep black levels and higher contrast in low light conditions, delivering a clear picture for movies and games..

Walk. Zoom. Steady: Even more stable pictures:

Wobbly pictures are a common problem when you’re shooting without a tripod. New Optical SteadyShot Active Mode delivers best-ever ‘3-way’ camera shake correction at all zoom settings, even when you’re walking along..


Full HD 1920x1080 50p recording: Full HD recording at very high bit rate with 50p progressive shooting mode for highest image quality and smoothness.

16GB internal memory: Records on internal 16GB memory plus additional recording on optional memory card (Memory Stick Pro Duo™ or SD/SDHC).

Wide angle G Lens with 30x optical zoom/42x extended zoom: High quality lens with wide range from 29.8mm wide angle for groups and landscapes to powerful close-ups with 42x extended zoom.

Optical SteadyShot Active Mode: With 3-Way Shake-Cancelling for stable images, even while walking. Now offers enhanced stabilization at all zoom settings.

1/4 type(4.5mm) back-illuminated Exmor R™ CMOS Sensor: Efficient image sensor captures detail-packed video and still images with reduced image noise, especially in low light.

BIONZ processor: High-speed image processor for enhanced image quality and responsive performance.

Up to 3.3 Megapixel still photo: Shoot crisp still images, even while shooting video simultaneously.

7.5cm/3" Clear Photo LCD: High quality touchscreen for clear, bright images with excellent contrast and wide viewing angle.

Connect and charge with built-in USB cable: USB cable stows neatly in camcorder's hand strap. Connect Handycam® to your computer and transfer videos or recharge battery.

Hassle-free web sharing with PMB Portable: Connect Handycam® to any PC via built-in USB cable: built-in PMB Portable software launches automatically for easy web sharing.

Easy new interface with Event Browse: Intuitive playback solution groups your camcorder footage and still photos by events: allows easy searching to favourites.

Highlight Playback: Automatically edits together movie highlights and still photos with music and transitions: burn the results to DVD or share online.

Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO) mode: Recognizes up to 90 combinations of Face Detection, scene settings and handheld/tripod shooting: adjusts for best results.

Tracking focus: Select an object on the touchscreen and keep autofocus locked on moving subjects, even if they're not people: ideal for pets.

Quick AF: Autofocus locks onto subject at high speed for clear, sharply-focused images, even in low-light conditions.

Wind noise reduction: New microphone design and digital signal processing reduces wind noise, for clearer dialogue and sounds when shooting outside.

Face Detection and Smile Shutter: Capture clear, natural portraits: automatically shoot still photos of smiling faces during video recording.

Direct Copy: Transfer video footage direct to an external hard disk drive without PC: playback with fun camcorder features.

DVDirect Express compatibility: PC-free burning to AVCHD or Standard Definition DVD discs with compatible Sony DVDirect Express writer.

HDMI® output: Connect camcorder for viewing any HD Ready TV.

BRAVIA Sync: Directly control camcorder playback functions via remote of connected BRAVIA® television.

Golf Shot: Automatically captures a high-speed burst of images to freeze fast-moving action at exactly the right moment.

Easy upload by PMB Software: Fun, easy to use PMB PC software for managing video and photos in calendar view and uploading to websites like YouTube™.

Storage

Flash memory
16384 MB
Camcorder tape type 
-

Video

Maximum video resolution 
1920 x 1080 pixels

Technical details

Colour of product 
Black
Built-in speaker(s) 
Y
Weight 
250g
Focal length range (f-f) 
1.8 - 3.4 mm
Lens focal range 
2.1 - 63 mm
Audio system 
Dolby Digital
Camera shutter speed 
1/30 - 1/10000s
Compatible memory cards 
MS PRO Duo, MS Pro-HG, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Display 
LCD
Optical sensor size 
1/0.157 mm (1/4")
Optical zoom 
30x
Sensor type 
CMOS
Total megapixels 
3.3 MP
White balance 
Auto

Ports & interfaces

HDMI 
Y
S-Video out 
Y
Built-in microphone 
Y
Microphone in 
Y
S-Video in
N
S-Video outputs quantity 
1

Performance

Manual focus
Y

Technical details

Display diagonal 
7.62 cm (3")

Lens system

Digital zoom 
350x

Camera

Minimum illumination 
11 lx

White balance

Indoor white balance
Y
Onepush white balance
Y
Outdoor white balance
Y

Picture quality

Image formats supported 
JPG

Weight & dimensions

Filter size 
3.7 cm
Width 
5.7 cm
Depth 
11.35 cm
Height 
5.25 cm

Other features

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out 
1
USB 2.0 ports quantity 
1
HDMI ports quantity 
1
Spotlight
Y
Twilight
Y