Mar 22, 2014

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Sony Intros Action Cam HDR-AS100V and Action Cam HDR-AS30V

SONY Philippines today intros all new Action Cam wearable cameras SONY Action Cam HDR-AS100V and SONY Action Cam HDR-AS30V.

Designed to capture action packed activities in high quality and full HD videos and photos, the Sony Action Cam has Wi-Fi, GPS and can be used with a Live-View Remote. The SONY Action Cam also has a slim waterproof housing designed to handle extreme shooting conditions.

SONY Action Cam HDR-AS100V Key Features

• BIONZ X processor delivers Full HD image quality in XAVC S at 50Mbps
• Live-View Remote controls up to five cameras remotely
• Splash proof with no need for a separate housing, reducing overall size
• Advanced SteadyShot smoothes camera wobbles and vibration with 2.5x performance improvement over existing models
• Create Map Views with GPS Data Overlay, or merge shots from multiple cameras with PlayMemories Home editing software

SONY Action Cam HDR-AS100V Specs

Model HDR-AS100V
Image sensor 1/2.3 type back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor with 13.5 megapixels (effective, approx.)
Image processor BIONZ X
Video formats XAVC S:MPEG4-AVC/H.264
MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Video mode (resolution) XAVC S: 60p:1920×1080 60p/50p
         30p:1920×1080 30p/25p
         24p:1920×1080 24p
MP4: PS (1920 x 1080 60p/50p) / HQ (1920 x 1080 30p/25p) /
STD (1280 x 720 30p/25p) / SSLOW (1280 x 720 120p/100p) /
VGA (640 x 480 30p/25p) / HS120 (HS100) (1280×720 120p/100p) /
HS240 (HS200) (800×480 240p/200p)
Lens type ZEISS Tessar
Focal Length (35mm equivalent) SteadyShot OFF: 17.1mm (170°)
SteadyShot ON: 21. 8mm (120°)
Image stabilisation SteadyShot (electronic)
Multi Camera Control Up to 5 units (HDR-AS100V only)
Colour Setting Vivid/Neutral
Scene Modes Auto/Underwater
Time code/User bit XAVC S only
GPS Embedded
USB charging Yes
Multi/Micro USB Terminal Yes (Supports Micro USB compatible device)
Wi-Fi /NFC Yes, One-touch remote
Dimensions (WxHxD) Approx. Approx.24.2mm x 46.5mm x 81.5mm
 mm (inc. projecting parts)
Media card compatibility MP4: Memory Stick Micro™ (Mark 2)
MP4: Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card(Class 4 or Higher)
XAVC S: Micro SDXC Memory Card (Class 10)
Weight (main unit only) Approx. 67g
Weight (with supplied battery) Approx.92g(with NP-BX1(supplied battery))
Battery type NP-BX1 (supplied)
Supplied accessories Rechargeable Battery Pack(NP-BX1) (1)
micro USB Cable (1)
Operating Guide(1)
Waterproof Case(SPK-AS2)(1)
Adhesive Mount(VCT-AM1)(1)
Tripod Adapter(1)

SONY Action Cam HDR-AS30V Key Features

• Shoot smooth, blur-free Full HD video and still photos with Exmor R CMOS sensor and wide-angle lens with SteadyShot
• Easy sharing via Wi-Fi with your smartphone plus NFC for One-touch remote
• Check shots and control ‘hands-off’ recording with optional wristwatch-style Live-View Remote
• Have post-shooting fun with GPS and PlayMemories Home

SONY Action Cam HDR-AS30V Specs

Model HDR-AS30V
Image Sensor 1/2.3 type (7.77mm) back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS Sensor
Number of pixels Total: approx. 16.8 megapixels
Effective (movie/still): approx. 11.9 megapixels (16:9)
Video recording format MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Video mode (resolution) (PS)1920×1080 60p/50p / (HQ) 1920×1080 30p/25p / (STD) 1280×720 30p/25p/
(SLOW) 1280×720 60p / (SSLOW) 1280×720 120p / VGA 640×480 30p/25p
Microphone/speaker Built-in stereo microphone (plus stereo mini jack for external mic input) / monaural speaker
Audio record format MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
Lens type Carl Zeiss Tessar (F2.8 maximum aperture)
Focal Length (35mm equivalent) (Movie Mode) f=15.3mm (170°), f=21.3mm (120°)
Minimum focus distance Approx. 30cm
Image stabilisation SteadyShot (electronic)
Scene Modes Auto/Underwater
GPS Embedded
Wi-Fi /NFC Built-in Wi-Fi/ NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible, One-touch remote
Dimensions (WxHxD) Approx. 25.4 x 47.0 x 82.0 mm (inc. projecting parts)
Media card compatibility Memory Stick Micro (Mark 2) and Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card (Class 4 or Higher)
Weight (main unit only) Approx. 65 g
Weight (with supplied battery) Approx. 90 g
Supplied accessories Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BX1; micro USB cable; Adhesive Mount; Waterproof Case SPK-AS2; Operating Guide

SONY has also introduced a number of accessories for the SONY Action CAM including the AKA-SM1 (Surf Board Mount), AKA-DM1 (Dog Mount Harness), AKA-LU1 (LCD Viewer). Below are some other Accessories that can be used alongside the Action Cam.

Model Name Description
RM-LVR1 Wi-Fi Live-View Remote.
BLT-UHM1 Universal Head Mount Kit to be attached to headband, goggles or helmet. Ideal for snorkeling, diving, hiking, cycling, skiing and snowboarding.
AKA-CMH1 Chest mount harness for action cam. Ideal for kayaking, cycling, skiing and snowboarding.
ACC-DCBX Car DC charger kit for DSC and Camcorder compatible with X type battery DCC-UD10, NP-BX1, BC-DCX.
VCT-SCM1 Suction cup mount with triaxial adjustment. For in car use to be mounted on car dashboards.
VCT-AMP1 Water resistant Monopod for Action Cam for multiple usage.
SPK-AS1 60m deep Waterproof Casing
AKA-FL2 Float for Action Cam with Velcro strap compatible with SPK-AS1 and SPK-AS2.
VCT-RBM1 Roll bar mount designed for cycling, windsurfing and boating

The SONY Action Cam HDR-AS100V will be available next month with an SRP of Php 20,999. The SONY Action Cam HDR-AS30V is now available with an SRP of Php 18,999 but if you’re interested in getting one, it is on sale until tomorrow, March 23 for Php 15,999 (installment) or Php 14,399 for cash purchase.

SONY has also tapped surfer Luke Landrigan of http://www.sanjuansurfschool.ph as one of its ambassadors. Head on to Luke’s Facebook page or Instagram to see Sony’s wearable camera in action .

Visit SONY PH for more on the SONY Action CAM HDR-AS100V and HDR-AS30V.

 



  1. nice ill get one

  2. where we can buy this staff? theSony as100v.

  3. Wow,

    Sony is going to step in the ring with Gopro. The HDR-AS100V is one
    of the best action cameras in 2014.
    I’m going to buy one when it comes availalbe in our country

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