Sony HDR-AS50 Review

January 13, 2017 | Gavin Stoker | |

Specifications

Size & Weight
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 24.2 x 47.0 x 83.0 mm
Weight
83 g (including supplied battery)
Sensor
Sensor Type
1/2.3 type (7.77mm) back-illuminated "Exmor R" CMOS Sensor
Effective Pixels (Video)
Approx. 11.1 Megapixels
Effective Pixels (Still Image)
Approx. 11.1 Megapixels
Lens
Lens Type
ZEISS® Tessar
F-Number (maximum aperture)
F2.8
Focal Length (35mm) (Video)
f=18.4 mm (WIDE), f=21.8 mm (NARROW)
Focal Length (35mm) (Still Image)
f=18.4 mm (WIDE), f=21.8 mm (NARROW)
Minimum Focus Distance
Approx. 30 cm
Image Stabilization
Steadyshot
SteadyShot electronic image stabilization
Exposure
Exposure Mode
Multi-segment
Minimum Illumination
6 lux (1/30 Shutter Speed)
White Balance
White Balance Modes
AUTO/Color Temp/Custom
Shutter
Shutter Speed
1/30 - 1/10,000 (30fps)
Shooting
Image Processor
BIONZ X™ image processor
Other Shooting Functions
Loop Recording, Motion Shot LE, Burst Shooting, Time-lapse capture, Live Streaming
Waterproof
With supplied Underwater Housing (MPK-UWH1)
Dustproof
With supplied Underwater Housing (MPK-UWH1)
Shockproof
With supplied Underwater Housing (MPK-UWH1)
Recording Media
Compatible Recording Media
Memory Stick Micro and MicroSD/SDHC/SDXC compatible
Recording
Recording Format (Video)
MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, XAVC S format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Recording Format (Still Image)
DCF Ver.2.0 compatible, Exif Ver.2.3 compatible, MPF Baseline compatible
Video Resolution
MP4 PS:1920x1080 60p/50p, MP4 HQ:1920x1080 30p/25p, MP4 STD:1280x720 30p/25p, MP4 HS120 (HS100):1280x720 120p/100p, XAVC S:1920x1080 60p/50p/30p/25p/24p
Video Recording Rate (ABR / VBR)
MP4 PS: Approx. 28Mbps/HQ: Approx.16Mbps/STD: Approx. 6Mbps/HS120(HS100): Approx.28Mbps, XAVC S 60p/30p/24p Approx. 50Mbps 50p/25p Approx. 50Mbps
Still Image Size (Photo Mode)
Approx. 11.9 Megapixels 16:9 (4608 x 2592)
Audio
Audio Recording Format
MP4/MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
Microphone
Built-in stereo Microphone
Speaker
Monaural Speaker
Interface
Input and Output Terminals
Multi/Micro USB Terminal
Power
Power Requirements
3.6V (battery pack)
Battery Type
NP-BX1
What's In The Box
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-BX1)
  • Micro USB Cable
  • Startup Guide
  • Underwater Housing (MPK-UWH1)
  • Attachment Buckle