Music Video Recorder

  • Powerful LPCM and AAC for recording versatility.
  • Capture wide stereo sound with 120° X/Y mic.
  • High-quality 30p HD video with low grain in low light.
  • Wide-angle 120° professional Carl Zeiss® Tessar lens.
  • USB terminal for convenient charging and data transfer.

  • Audio Lip Sync ensures synchronized A/V output.
  • Capture stereo sound via an external microphone.1
  • Long lasting stamina battery for up to 3.5 hrs.2
  • Manually control and monitor input levels via 2.7” LCD.
  • NFC/Wi-Fi® allows simple, one-touch transfer and sharing.3

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

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. 8400K pixels (16:9)
  • Color Filter System: RGB primary color filters


  • Memory Stick Micro™ (Mark 2), Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Card (Class 4 or Higher)
  • Video Format: MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
  • Video Resolution: 1920×1080 30p (MP4)
  • Video Actual (Pixel): Approx. 8400K pixels
  • Audio Format: MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch, MPEG-4 Linear PCM 2ch (48kHz/16bit)
  • Unidirectional, 120-degree X/Y stereo microphone
  • Monoral Speaker
  • Mic Level Control

Optics and Lens Specifications

  • Lens Type: Carl Zeiss® Tessar® Lens
  • Aperture: F2.8
  • Focal Length (35mm equivalent): f=18.2mm
  • Minimum Focus Distance: Approx.11 7/8inch (Approx.30cm)
  • Focal Distance: f=2.5mm

LCD Display

  • LCD Type: 2.7″ (6.7cm) 230K Wide Clear Photo LCD(TM) (16:9)
  • Brightness Control
  • Coverage: 100%
  • Grid Display: Grid Line

Exposure System

  • Metering Modes: Multi-segment
  • Scene Mode(s): Auto / Night Scene / Sunrise & Sunset / Fireworks / Landscape / Spotlight / Beach / Snow
  • Noise Reduction
  • White Balance Mode: Auto / Onepush / Outdoor / Indoor
  • Minimum Illumination: Standard: 9 lux (1/30 Shutter Speed) Low Lux: 4.5 lux (1/30 Shutter Speed)
  • Backlight Compensation
  • LOW LUX Mode

Drive System

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

User Interface

  • Recording time and Battery Indicator
  • Multiple Language Display: English, French, Spanish

Advanced Features

  • AGC Limit: Yes (Int. Mic / Ext. Mic)
  • Airplane Mode
  • Audio Level Display
  • Face Detection
  • Intelligent Auto: Backlight / Spotlight / Twilight / Low light
  • Priority Setting (for Face Detection): Auto / Child Priority / Adult Priority
  • Wi-Fi®: Send to Smartphone, Control with Smartphone


  • Memory Card Slot: Memory Stick Micro and Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC compatible
  • NFC (NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible)
  • Wi-Fi®: IEEE 802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz band)
  • HD Output: HDMI Out (micro) (sold separately)
  • BRAVIA® Sync™: Yes
  • Headphone Jack: Stereo Mini Jack
  • Microphone Input: Integrated into Line input (Analog Audio)
  • HDMI Terminal: Yes (micro)
  • Multi/Micro USB Terminal: Yes

Weight and Measurements

  • Dimensions: 4 5/8inch x 2 7/8inch x 1 1/8inch (116.5mm × 70.5mm × 27mm) including the supplied battery


  • Power Requirements: 3.6V (battery pack); 5.0V (AC Adaptor)
  • Battery Type: NP-BX1

In The Box

  • Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-BX1)
  • Micro USB Cable
  • Lens Cap
  • Cap String
  • Operating Guide
  • 1. External microphone is optional accessory, not included.
  • 2. Actual performance varies based on settings, environmental conditions, and usage. Battery capacity decreases over time and use.
  • 3. Requires NFC-compatible mobile device. Check device’s user manual for compatibility. Device cases may prevent connection.