The Sony FDR-X1000V 4K Action Cam with Live View Remote Bundle FDRX1000VR/W is a compact and resourceful camera that every cinematographer would love to have. It's useful for recording crystal-clear videos at either a 3840 x 2160p 4K resolution or 240p and 120p HD resolutions. The trademark SteadyShot image stabilization function is ideal for extreme camera angles that are shot airborne or from a bike. The universal tripod mount lets you mount the action cam on a large variety of tripods for added versatility. The inbuilt stereo microphone records high-quality audio with reduced wind noise for enhanced clarity.
Optics and Focus
The Sony FDR-X1000V 4K Action Cam is equipped with a Zeiss Tessar lens that boasts a maximum aperture of f/2.8 as well as a focal distance of 3.0 mm. It can also shoot at a viewing angle of 170° and 120° in the normal mode and SteadyShot mode respectively. The shutter speed of the lens ranges from 1/30 - 1/10,000 at 30 fps. The three different white balance modes featured in this action cam are auto, custom, and color temp.
Sensor and Screen
The action cam’s 8.8 MP 1/2.3-inch CMOS sensor can shoot incredible videos as well as photos. The small, square-shaped screen on the side of the camera displays certain information about the camera’s current status.
Image and Video
Feel free to record crystal-clear videos at either a 3840 x 2160p 4K resolution or the 240p and 120p HD resolutions. Capture photos in the JPEG format at its maximum resolution of 3952 x 2224p. You can shoot continuously at a burst rate of 10 fps. The trademark SteadyShot image stabilization function is ideal for extreme camera angles that are shot airborne or from a bike. The action cam’s sophisticated Bionz X image processor is capable of processing images at faster speeds without sacrificing on quality.
In addition, this camera features WiFi, NFC compatibility, and a USB 2.0 high-speed port for transferring files to other similarly compatible gadgets. The camera’s HDMI port lets you connect it to a television for viewing photos and videos on a television screen. Powering the camera is a 1240 mAh rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack that lasts long. This camera can also be synced with most Sony Bravia TVs. The camera’s internal storage space can be expanded by inserting a memory Stick micro, micro SD, SDXC, or an SDHC memory card. Control up to 5 action cams from anywhere through your wrist with the Sony Live View Remote Bundle. The plastic case makes this camera waterproof, dustproof, and shockproof.