Slim, light, easy to use camcorder with very high power zoom
Standard Definition recording: Records high quality Standard Definition video and stereo sound.
16GB internal memory: Records on internal 16GB memory plus additional recording on optional memory card (Memory Stick Pro Duo™ or SD/SDHC).
Carl Zeiss lens with 60x optical zoom/70x extended zoom: High quality Vario-Tessar lens with powerful maximum zoom range to pull distant objects closer without degraded image quality.
SteadyShot Active Mode: With powerful shake-cancelling for stable images, even while walking. Now offers enhanced stabilization at all zoom settings.
1/8 type 800k pixel CCD sensor: Captures crisply detailed video images.
7.5cm/3" LCD: Large, easy to use touchscreen with intuitive new interface for simple operation.
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.
Power on by LCD: Flip open the LCD screen for quick start-up from standby, with ultra-low power consumption in sleep mode.
Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO) mode: Recognizes up to 36 different scenes: adjusts camcorder settings for best results.
Stereo sound recording with zoom microphone: For clearer dialogue and sound of foreground subjects when you zoom in closer.
Face Detection: Automatically recognizes up to eight faces in a scene, optimising exposure for natural-looking results.
LED light: Illuminate video subjects when you're shooting indoors or in low light.
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 blank DVD discs with compatible Sony DVDirect Express writer.
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™.