Sony HDR-AS50 Action Cam HD Camcorder with Waterproof Housing
Go and play!
Whether you're shredding waves, tearing up mountains, or just enjoying the open road, the Sony Action Cam HDR-AS50 will be there to capture every second. Boasting an 11.1 megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor, the AS50 also utilizes a ZEISS Tessar lens and SteadyShot image stabilization, perfect for hand-held shooting as well as mounting the AS50 on moving vehicles and flying drones.
When shooting, users can choose between "wide" and "narrow' viewing angles. In terms of videos, it shoots Full HD 1080p video while offering a 4K time-lapse video option (still images during interval recording are captured at an 8MP resolution). In addition to traditional and time-lapse video recording, users can also record slow motion videos at 120fps at HD resolution.
Along with a host of advanced features, the HDR-AS50 also has built-in Wi-Fi for connecting the AS50 to smartphone and tablet devices; from here it's easy to back up files and/or share them on social media as well as use your smartphone to remotely control the camera. The AS50 also includes the MPK-UWH1 Underwater Housing with a 197' (60m) depth rating, it is suitable for all manner of aquatic activities, whether above or below the surface.
Smart operation with friendly UI
Selecting and changing features has never been easier thanks to the new, intuitive user interface. All menus are easily accessible. Enjoy a seamless camera setting experience and find the perfect setting for your shooting needs. Camera can also be turned on/off via smartphone with PlayMemories Mobile.
SteadyShot stabilizes POV movies
SteadyShot suppresses tiny vibrations caused by bike riding and other activities. Now you can take steadier POV movie action, so your fans can relax and really enjoy the show.
Exmor R CMOS sensor with enhanced sensitivity
Even in low light, your footage is going to look great, thanks to the low-light sensitivity with improved image clarity and drastically reduced grain provided by Sony's Exmor R CMOS sensor.
BIONZ X Processor
Sony's image processing engine faithfully reproduces textures and details, as seen by the naked eye, via extra high-speed processing. Together with front-end LSI (large scale integration) that accelerates processing, BIONZ X enables more natural details, more realistic images, richer tonal gradations, and lower noise whether you're shooting photos or movies.
Wide-angle ZEISS Tessar lens
Capture epic wide-angle views with the ZEISS Tessar lens or choose standard but striking views. Either way, you'll always be capturing beautiful shots of the most challenging ski slopes, mountain trails, swirling rapids, or pitted asphalt paths.
|EXMOR R CMOS SENSOR
||BIONZ X PROCESSOR
||ZEISS TESSAR LENS
Adjustable field of view and zoom freedom
Discover new flexibility to vary your shooting in action for dramatic effects and added excitement. For example, your angle of view can be switched between "Wide" and "Narrow" in two levels. In addition, seamlessly adjustable zoom mode enables you to change zooming while shooting.
|CHOOSE "NARROW" FIELD OF VIEW OR SELECT "WIDE" FOR PANORAMA
||ZOOM CHANGES VIA SMARTPHONE
Create your own time-lapse movie visions
Use Time-lapse Capture to take 4K-resolution still images. Then let Action Cam Movie Creator (v. 5.1) or Action Cam App (v. 2.0) produce a moving vision of rare artistry.
Highlight Movie Maker knows friendly faces
Discover how easily built-in Highlight Movie Maker works with face detection for in-camera auto editing. Highlight Movie Maker also supports a wider range of scenes -- not just sports performance but also daily situations and travel -- automatically selecting highlight points of footage to create a highlight movie, complete with background music. You can share your work immediately by using smartphone.
Play hard with Action Cam and gear
Get playful with sturdy new Action Cam. Dive deep to 197 ft. / 60m using supplied Underwater Housing with easy access to camera buttons. Explore far and wide with shielding from shocks, damp, rust, dust, sand. Shoot anywhere anytime. Just for fun!
|FREEZEPROOF 14F/ -10C
||WATERPROOF 197' FT (60M)
|SAND & DUST PROOF
||SHOCKPROOF 4.9' FT (1.5M)
Catch fast-moving action with burst shooting. This allows you to take a maximum of eight high-quality shots of a trick or transition, making it the perfect feature for those who love go back and analyze their style. Settings are 8 fps/1 sec, 5 fps/2 sec, and 2 fps/5 sec.
Motion Shot LE delivers the perfect moment
Capture an entire action sequence in a single frame. This feature creates a composite image of a subject in motion, with variable settings for different burst speeds, which are: 8 fps/1 second, 5 fps/2 seconds, and 2 fps/5 seconds.
Convenient Loop Recording
Don't worry about missing the perfect moment with loop recording. Loop overwrite shooting can be chosen with duration options of 5, 20, 60, 120 minutes, or "unlimited." Use it to capture the decisive moment without worrying about running out of capacity.
Manual control for sophisticated movie style
Explore sophisticated shooting features for thrilling action movies you'll be proud to share with family, friends, and fans. Use advanced manual settings like white balance and AE shifting, and optimize brightness and hue to match images of other camcorders for easier movie editing. Show your skill and style as director and action star.
120 fps at HD resolution for slo-mo video
See every detail of fast-moving action in smooth slow motion, thanks to 120fps high frame rate recording at HD resolution.
Multi Camera Control
Use up to five cameras to get exciting ground-up or head-down shots. And control them all effortlessly with the RM-LVR3 Live-View Remote (sold separately) or smartphone with PlayMemories Mobile app.
Live Streaming via Ustream
Share ski runs, killer waves (and wipeouts) in real time. Stream scenes as they happen with high-quality picture and sound.
Action Cam App
Intuitive mobile app lets you "prove yourself" anytime anywhere -- via easy video editing with time-lapse, slow motion/speed up, and wireless movie file transfer.
Action Cam Movie Creator for easy creative editing
Make your movies look even better with Action Cam Movie Creator. Produce and edit videos quickly and easily thanks to a range of features such as 4K Time-lapse Capture and slo-mo video. You can also flip your videos clockwise or counter clockwise by 90° with Movie Rotation, or use Multi View to combine up to four movie footage segments -- captured simultaneously by different cameras -- and make a split-screen composite.
Built-in stereo mic captures quality sound
Make a great movie even better with great audio. Built-in stereo microphone allows you to capture sounds of your adventure in two-track stereo, naturally. Clear sound with reduced noise enhances the most sophisticated movie work you can produce.
Built-in tripod socket means you can quickly attach your Action Cam to a tripod for rock-steady shots. And, USB connections are now located on the back of the camera for enhanced ease of accessory attachment.
Additional tally lights for easy recognition of camera status
The AS50 features three tally lights on the front, top, and rear of the camera. Now you can easily check the recording status from various directions, as well as hear the sound of the helpful beep reminder.
Memory Stick Micro and Micro SD/SDHC compatible
Expandable memory with Memory Stick Micro and Micro SD/SDHC card slot.
HDMI output for easy file transfer
With HDMI output, you'll be able to share your video with friends and family on your HDTV (HDMI cable required/not included).