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Sony HDR-CX210 High Definition Handycam Camcorder
Capturing incredible 1920x1080p Full HD video is fun with the easy-to-use 2.7-inch touchscreen. The Sony HDR-CX210 Handycam camcorder’s stabilized 25X/30X Extended digital zoom lens gets you closer to the action. In addition, a back-illuminated Exmor CMOS sensor allows you to capture stunning imagery in low light conditions.
1920x1080 Full HD Recording w/5.3MP still image capture
The Sony HDR-CX210 offers 1920 x 1080 high definition resolution letting you record your memories in exceptional Full High Definition quality. Capable of 60i recording and playback via HDMI and compatible HDTV** providing stunning clarity and incredibly detailed and smoother playback of your memories.
SteadyShot image stabilization w/ 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. In addition, innovative 3-Way Shake-Canceling adds electronic roll stability for even smoother video capture.
Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens The professional-quality Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens is designed specifically for compact camcorders. Precision ground optics help maintain the sharpness and contrast of larger lenses, SteadyShot image stabilization helps reduce blur caused by camera shake.
Back-illuminated Exmor 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 CMOS sensor. Designed for compact cameras and camcorders, the Exmor sensor relocates the photo diodes above the support circuitry, maximizing the light gathering area per pixel so you can shoot with better results in lower lighting conditions.
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-inch touch-screen Clear Photo LCD Plus display (230K) The 2.7-inch Clear Photo LCD Plus 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.
Tracking Focus follows selected subjects in/out of the frameTracking Focus works as an extension of Face Detection to allow you to select an object with a touch of the LCD and have the focus follow the selected object, even if it leaves the frame and returns.
Event Browse Groups Photos/Videos for You for Easy ReferenceEvent Browse conveniently groups your images and videos together for easier viewing. 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.
Wind Noise Reduction for Clear Voice Recording Wind Reduction reduces noise and interference that is produced when wind passes over the microphone, giving you a clearer and more enjoyable sound experience.
Highlight Playback Creates Movies with Transitions for YouWhy 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. You can even pinpoint the exact scene you want to include in the highlight reel.
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. Your camcorder can also access videos stored on the external hard drive for playback on your HDTV**, allowing you to utilize the camcorder’s handy playback features.
Built-in USB Cable for Easy File Transfer/ChargeThe 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. It also fits conveniently into the hand strap so it’s out of the way until you need it. Charging your camcorder is faster than ever now through the USB; for every two minutes of charge time you get one minute of recording time.
Intelligent Auto (60 different scene combinations possible)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): Portrait/Baby/Tripod/Backlight/Landscape /Spotlight/Twilight/Macro/Low light.
**Requires HDTV and HDMI cable sold separately.
***Map service requires PC with Internet. Service provided by Google and subject to change without notice
****For PC: Requires Microsoft Windows XP SP3/Windows Vista Sp2/Windows 7. For Mac: Requires Mac OSX(v10.5-10.7)
*****Requires via VMC-UAM1 cable (sold separately), AC power for camcorder, and hard drive formatted in FAT-32.USB-hub not supported. External HHD/USB media should be less than 2TB(Terabytes).