Action Cam HDR-AS50

  • Water-, dust- and shockproof with the supplied Underwater Housing (MPK-UWH1)
  • SteadyShot™ keeps images smooth and clear, even with intense camera movements.
  • Ultra-wide angle ZEISS® Tessar® lens and built-in stereo microphone for crisp and vivid POV videos and sound.
  • Exmor R™ CMOS sensor captures detail-packed natural Full HD 50p video and stills, even in low light.
  • View and control up to five cameras with wearable Live-View Remote accessory option.
  • New user interface provides intuitive camera operation.
  • Shoot at desired angle with adjustable FOV and zooming.

Develop for Sony cameras

The Sony Camera Remote API beta SDK allows you to develop apps to control a number of Sony cameras wirelessly from another device.

Supported APIs/SDKs


  • Camera Type: POV Action Cam

Imaging Sensor

  • Image Sensor: 1/2.3 type (0.3 in) back-illuminated “Exmor R” CMOS Sensor
  • Processor: BIONZ X™ image processor
  • Effective Picture Resolution: Approx.11.1 megapixels.


  • Memory Stick Micro™, MicroSD/SDHC/SDXC compatible
  • Video formats: MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, XAVC S format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
  • Video mode (resolution): PS: 1920 x 1080 60p/50p, HQ: 1920 x 1080 30p/25p, STD: 1280 x 720 30p/25p, SLOW: 1280 x 720 60p/-, XAVC S: 1920 x 1080 60p/50p/30p/25p/24p.
  • Video recording rate: MP4 PS: Approx. 28 Mbps/HQ: Approx. 16 Mbps/STD: Approx. 6 Mbps/HS120 (HS100): Approx. 28 Mbps, XAVC S 60p/30p/24p Approx. 50 Mbps 50p/25p Approx. 50 Mbps
  • Audio recording format: MP4/MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
  • Microphone: Built-in stereo Microphone

Optics and Lens Specifications

  • Lens Type: ZEISS® Tessar.
  • Aperture: F2.8.
  • Focal Length (1.38 IN) (video and still image): f= 0.72 in (WIDE), f= 0.86 in (NARROW)
  • Minimum focus distance: Approx. 11.81 in
  • Image stabilization: SteadyShot electronic image stabilization
  • Exposure mode: Multi-segment
  • Minimum illumination: 6 lux (1/30 Shutter Speed)
  • White balance modes: AUTO/Color Temp/Custom
  • Shutter speed: 1/30 – 1/10,000 (30 fps)

Weights and Measurements

  • Dimensions: Approx. 0.95 x 1.85 x 3.27 in
  • Weight: Approx. 2.05 oz

Advanced Features

  • Waterproof: Yes (With supplied Underwater Housing (MPK-UWH1)).
  • Dustproof: Yes (With supplied Underwater Housing (MPK-UWH1)).
  • Shockproof: Yes (With supplied Underwater Housing (MPK-UWH1)).
  • Image Stabilization: Electronic SteadyShot™.
  • Wi-Fi: Control with Smartphone.
  • Multi Camera Control: Up to 5 units.

In The Box

  • Rechargeable Battery Pack, 3.6V (NP-BX1)
  • Underwater Housing (MPK-UWH1)
  • Attachment Buckle
  • Startup Guide
  • Micro USB cable