Sony HDR-AS100V Splashproof Action Cam Announced

Sony has announced a new splashproof camcorder, the HDR-AS100V action cam at CES 2014 show in Las Vegas. Sony HDR-AS100V is capable of capturing Full HD footage in XAVC S format at 50 Mbps.

Sony HDR-AS100V (Sony Action Cam HDR-AS100VR in Europe) is a camcorder aimed at action videographers features Zeiss Tessar 170-degree wide-angle lens, 13.5 megapixel Exmor R CMOS sensor and powerful new BIONZ X image processor. The new HDR-AS100V is a splashproof camcorder that captures full HD videos at 24fps, a cinematic-like frame rate.

For the first time, up to five Action Cam HDR-AS100VR units can now be controlled wirelessly with the wearable wristwatch-style RM-LVR1. The new Action Cam can shoot high-quality video at high-speed 120 fps or 240 fps with sound.

Sony HDR-AS100V Splashproof Action Cam Announced

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Sony HDR-AS100V Action Cam Price

Sony HDR-AS100V Splashproof Action video camera price is $298. The new HDR-AS100V action camera will be released on February 21, 2014

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Sony HDR-AS100V Splashproof Action Cam Specifications

  • Camera Type:Splashproof POV Action Cam
  • Imaging Sensor:1/2.3″ (7.77mm) back-illuminated ExmorR CMOS Sensor
  • Processor:BIONZ X image processor
  • Pixel Gross:Approx.18,900K pixels
  • Effective Picture Resolution:Approx.13,500K pixels(16:9)
  • Color Filter System:RGB primary color filters
  • Media Type:Memory Stick Micro (Mark 2), Micro SD/SDHC Memory Card (Class 4 or Higher)
  • Microphone/Speaker:Built-in Microphone, Monoral Speaker
  • Lens Type:Carl Zeiss Tessar Lens
  • Lens Stabilization:SteadyShot() Image Stabilization
  • Aperture:F2.8
  • Focal Length (35mm equivalent):f=17.1mm f= 11/16 inch, f=21.8mm f=7/8inch
  • Minimum Focus Distance:Approx.11 7/8inch (Approx.30cm)
  • Angle of View:170° (without SteadyShot), 120° (with SteadyShot)
  • Focal Distance:f=2.8mm, f=1/9inch
  • Steady Shot Mode:Active:21.8mm
  • Metering Modes:Multi-segment
  • Exposure Settings:Auto
  • Scene Mode(s):Auto/Underwater
  • Noise Reduction:Yes
  • White Balance Mode:Auto
  • Minimum Illumination:6 lux
  • Backlight Compensation:Yes (Auto)
  • Shutter Speeds:Auto Control Range: 1/30 – 1/10,000 (30fps)
  • Date / Time Stamp:Yes
  • Media/Battery Indicator:Yes (recordable time) / Yes (remaining capacity)
  • Multiple Language Display:English
  • Remote Control:Yes (REC S/S, and TC Reset only)
  • Waterproof:Yes (In use with Waterproof Case (SPK-AS2))
  • Dustproof:Yes (In use with Waterproof Case (SPK-AS2))
  • Airplane Mode:Yes
  • Embedded GPS:Yes
  • Image Stabilization:SteadyShot image stabilization w/ Active mode
  • Shockproof:Yes (In use with Waterproof Case (SPK-AS2))
  • Wi-Fi:Control with Smartphone
  • Memory Card Slot:Memory Stick Micro and Micro SD/SDHC compatible
  • NFC:Yes (NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible)
  • Wi-Fi:Yes (IEEE 802.11b/g/n(2.4GHz band))
  • SD Output:Composite Video Out(AV CABLE VMC-15MR2(sold separately))
  • USB Port(s):micro-B/USB2.0 Hi-speed (mass-storage)
  • BRAVIA Sync:Yes
  • Microphone Input:Stereo Minijack
  • HDMI Terminal:HDMI Out(mini)(sold separately)
  • Multi/Micro USB Terminal:Yes
  • Wi-Fi (Opt. Acc):Yes (NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible)
  • Dimensions (Approx.):Approx.31/32inch x 1 7/8inch
    x 3 1/4inch (Approx.24.2mm x 46.5mm x 81.5mm)
  • Weight (Approx.):Approx.2.4oz (Approx.67g)
  • Interval Recording:Yes (photo) (5s/10s/30s/60s)
  • Power Save:Yes
  • Fast Playback:About 5 times/10 times
  • Image Management File Repair:Yes (AUTO)
  • On Screen Main Indicators:Recording ModeImage stabilizationGPS Tracking StatusShooting Mode Status
  • Display Panel:Yes
  • Recording pixels (photo, 16:9):Approx.13,500K pixels(16:9)
  • blank:DC 5 V 500 mA/800 mA
  • blank:Yes (1.5A or more is recommended)
  • Weight (Approx.) (Total):Approx.92g(NP-BX1(supplied battery))