Action Cam HDR-AS15

  • Compact, rugged Wi-Fi® enabled HD video action camcorder1
  • High quality Full HD 1080p recording
  • Ruggedized, waterproof housing with universal tripod mount included
  • Built-in Wi-Fi® allows instant sharing to smartphone
  • SteadyShot® image stabilization reduces blur
  • Ultra wide angle Carl Zeiss® Lens (170-degree FOV)
  • 4x Slow Motion video mode in HD

  • Exmor® R CMOS Sensor for superb low light performanc.
  • Simply "Press-n-Go" with large start and stop button
  • Memory Stick Micro™ and Micro SD/SDHC compatible
  • Built-In stereo mic
  • HDMI® output for easy file transfer
  • Mac® & PC compatible with upload to Facebook®, YouTube™ etc.
  • Secure on flat and curved surfaces with 2 adhesive mounts

Develop for Sony cameras

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

Supported APIs/SDKs


  • POV Action Cam
  • Auto Non Flicker
  • Auto Gain Control

Imaging Sensor

  • 1/2.3″ (7.77mm) back-illuminated Exmor® R CMOS Imaging Sensor
  • BIONZ® image processor
  • Pixel Gross: Approx.16800K pixels
  • Effective Picture Resolution: Approx.11900K pixels (16:9)
  • Color Filter System: RGB primary color filters
  • Recording pixels (Still Image, 16:9): Approx.11900000 pixels


  • Memory Stick Micro™ (Mark 2), Micro SD/SDHC, Memory Card (Class 4 or Higher)
  • Still Image Mode: JPEG
  • Still Image Max Effective Resolution: 2.0 megapixels
  • Video Format: MPEG4-AVC/H.264
  • Video Resolution: 1920×1080/30P (HQ), 1280×720/30P (STD,SLOW,SSLOW), 680×480/30P (VGA)
  • Video Actual (Pixel): Approx.11900K pixels
  • Video Signal: HD: HDTV 1080/60p
  • Audio Format: MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
  • Built-in Microphone, Monoral Speaker
  • Video Recording Rate (Average Bit Rate/VBR): HQ:Approx.16Mbps/ SSLOW:Approx.24Mbps/ SLOW:Approx.12Mbps/ STD:Approx.6Mbps/ VGA:Approx.3Mbps
  • Still Image File Format: DCF Ver.2.0 compatible, Exif Ver.2.3 compatible, MPF Baseline compatible
  • Still Image Size (Photo Mode): 2.0 megapixels 16:9 (1920×1080)
  • Progressive Mode: Yes

Optics and Lens specifications

  • Lens Type: Carl Zeiss® Tessar® Lens
  • Aperture: F2.8
  • Focal Length (35mm equivalent): f=15.3mm, f= 5/8 inch
  • Minimum Focus Distance: Approx.11 7/8inch (Approx.30cm)
  • Angle of View: 170° (without SteadyShot), 120° (with SteadyShot)
  • Focal Distance: f=2.5mm, f=1/8inch
  • Steady Shot Mode:Active: 21.3mm

Exposure System

  • Metering Modes: Multi-segment
  • Exposure Settings: Auto
  • Noise Reduction: Yes
  • White Balance Mode: Auto
  • Minimum Illumination: 6 lux
  • Backlight Compensation
  • Gain Control: Auto

Drive System

  • Shutter Speeds: Auto Control Range: 1/30 – 1/10,000 (30fps)

User Interface

  • Date / Time Stamp (Rec Date and Time)
  • Recording time Indicator
  • Battery Indicator
  • On Screen Main Indicators: Recording Mode and Image stabilization

Advanced Features

  • Waterproof: Yes (In use with Waterproof Case (SPK-AS1))
  • Dustproof: Yes (In use with Waterproof Case (SPK-AS1))
  • Image Stabilization: SteadyShot™ image stabilization with Active mode
  • Wi-Fi®: Send to Smartphone, Control with Smartphone
  • Interval Recording every 5s, 10s, 30s or 60s
  • Power Save


  • Memory Stick Micro™ and Micro SD/SDHC compatible
  • Wi-Fi®: IEEE 802.11b/g/n(2.4GHz band)
  • HD Output: HDMI Out (micro)
  • USB Port(s): micro-B/USB2.0 Hi-speed (mass-storage)
  • BRAVIA® Sync™: Yes
  • Microphone Input: Stereo Minijack
  • HDMI Terminal: Yes (micro)

Weight and Measurements

  • Dimensions: 31/32inch x 1 7/8inch x 3 1/4inch (24.5mm x 47.0mm x 82.0mm)
  • Weight: 90g (with the supplied battery NP-BX1)


  • Power Consumption (in Operation): 1.7W (in Display Panel operation)
  • Power Requirements: 3.6V (battery pack)
  • Battery Type: NP-BG1 (supplied)
  • Charge on camcorder:  Yes, takes about 4 hours with the supplied battery.

In The Box

  • Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-BX1)
  • Micro USB Cable
  • Operating Guide
  • Waterproof Case
  • Adhesive Mount
  • 1. Requires an active 802.11 Wi-Fi network (802.11n recommended).