The versatile Sony HDR-AS300R HD Action Camera with Live View Remote feature a new ZEISS Tessar lens with significantly less lens distortion than previous models. They are also equipped with a new back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor with large pixels designed for 16:9 aspect ratio video plus a powerful BIONZ X processor, ensuring that video quality remains consistently strong across all settings. The Sony HDR-AS300R HD Action Camera with Live View Remote utilizes full pixel readout without pixel binning technology to produce exceptionally high resolution and accurate colors in Full HD videos. This allows them to read and process data from all of the sensor's pixels, producing highly detailed video content with minimal noise and 'jaggies' in a variety of formats including the high data stream XAVC S codec (50Mbps in Full HD) 4. The HDR-AS300 can also shoot 120p in HD for impressive slow-motion footage. This camera offers a new angle of view adjustment, with a 3x smooth zoom or preset "wide", "medium" and "narrow"6 settings. This allows shooters to get even closer to the action during movie recording, and reducing barrel distortion common with wide view POV cameras. The Sony HDR-AS300R HD Action Camera with Live View Remote has a built-in stereo mic with wind noise reduction to reduce the impact of wind interference on overall audio quality, and is equipped with stereo microphone input for advanced recording. The Sony HDR-AS300R HD Action Camera with Live View Remote includes a unique Time-lapse Capture feature that shoots still images in pre-set intervals that can later be transformed into a stunning 4K time-lapse movie utilizing the Action Cam Movie Creator software. The Action Cam App can also create time-lapse movies in Full HD. Built-in GPS inherited from previous models is available, allowing location tracking and speedometer to be added to the video file when Action Cam Movie Creator is used. This also allows GPS Data Overlay on video to read your speed data and generate another video file that includes your route, speed information, etc. Additionally, an updated version Sony's own in-built movie creator - Highlight Movie Maker - is available in the new cameras. The innovative feature, which now utilizes face detection technology, automatically assembles footage into a video highlight package and pairs it with custom music for the ultimate viewing experience. For the more advanced user, there are an expanded scope of manual controls and setting adjustments including white balance, and auto exposure shifting. Loop recording is also available, allowing users to maximize usage of available memory card space to ensure they get the exact shot they are looking for. The HDR-AS300 has a splash-proof body and are waterproof with supplied Underwater Housing (MPK-UWH1) that is certified down to 197 ft. / 60m in depth. A new range of accessories for Action Cam has also been announced, including the Finger Grip (AKA-FGP1) that is an ideal travel accessory as it enables flexible one-handed shooting and the MC Protector (AKA-MCP1) for extra protection from lens scratches and dirt.
Balanced Optical Steady Shot for images with significant stability.
By controlling the entire optical path as one floating unit, Balanced Optical SteadyShot is significantly more effective at cutting the effects of camera shake. This advanced stabilisation system makes it easier to shoot beautifully clear, stable images while travelling, bike riding, and in other active situations.
Live-View Remote for easy control
Perfect pairing for shooting success. Live-View Remote provides full command of shooting setting and now turning on/off the power. They even share the same friendly UI design for seamless teamwork in action. So however you shoot, wherever you go, your camera and remote are in sync and ready for adventure.
Smart operation with friendly UI
Selecting and changing features has never been easier thanks to the new, intuitive user interface. All menus are easily accessible. Enjoy a seamless camera setting experience and find the perfect setting for your shooting needs. Camera can also be turned on/off via smartphone with PlayMemories Mobile.
BIONZ X for superior detail and texture
Sony's image processing engine faithfully reproduces textures and details, as seen by the naked eye, via extra high-speed processing. Together with front-end LSI (large scale integration) that accelerates processing, BIONZ X enables more natural details, more realistic images, richer tonal gradations and lower noise whether you're shooting photos or movies.
Flexibly mountable Live-View Remote
This compact new remote controller can not only be used as a wristwear accessory but also as a mountable controller in combination with a mount adapter and other mountable accessories. And, take full control through a Wi-Fi connection while turning the camera on/off via new Bluetooth to save battery power.
Exmor R CMOS sensor with enhanced sensitivity
Mountain-biking downhill at breakneck speed at dusk? Kayaking at dawn? Your footage is still going to look great, thanks to the low-light sensitivity with improved image clarity and drastically reduced grain provided by Sony’s Exmor R CMOS sensor.
Built-in stereo mic captures quality sound
Make a great movie even better with great audio. Built-in stereo microphone allows you to capture sounds of your adventure in two-track stereo, naturally. Clear sound with reduced noise enhances the most sophisticated movie work you can produce.
Adjustable field of view and zoom freedom
Discover new flexibility to vary your shooting in action for dramatic effects and added excitement. For example, your angle of view can be selected from “Wide”, "Medium" or “Narrow”. In addition, seamlessly adjustable zoom mode enables you to change zooming while shooting.
Sharp, ultra-wide ZEISS Tessar lens
Capture epic wide-angle views with the ZEISS Tessar lens or choose standard but striking views. Either way, you'll always be capturing beautiful shots of the most challenging ski slopes, mountain trails, swirling rapids or pitted asphalt paths.
Manual control for sophisticated movie style
Explore sophisticated shooting features for thrilling action movies you'll be proud to share with family, friends and fans. Use advanced manual settings like white balance and AE shifting, and optimise brightness and hue to match images of other camcorders for easier movie editing. Show your skill and style as a director and action star.
Highlight Movie Maker with face detection
Discover how easily built-in Highlight Movie Maker works with face detection for in-camera auto-editing. Highlight Movie Maker also supports a wider range of scenes—not just sports performance but also daily situations and travel—automatically selecting highlight points of footage to create a highlight movie, complete with background music. You can share your work immediately using your smartphone.
4K Time-lapse Capture
Time-lapse Capture lets you produce time-lapse movies easily by using high-quality 4K still images shot at designated intervals. Then Action Cam Movie Creator (v. 5.1 for Windows, v3.1 for Mac) or Action Cam App (v. 2.0) simply transforms these images into an impressive time-lapse movie.
Catch fast-moving action with burst shooting. This allows you to take a maximum of eight high-quality shots of a trick or transition, making it the perfect feature for those who love to go back and analyse their style. Settings are 10 fps, 5 fps and 2 fps.
120 fps at HD resolution for slo-mo video
See every detail of fast-moving action in smooth slow motion, thanks to 120fps high frame rate recording at HD resolution.
Live Streaming via UstreamAction Cam Movie Creator for easy creative editing
Share ski runs, killer waves and wipeouts in real time. Stream scenes as they happen with high-quality picture and sound.
Make your movies look even better with Action Cam Movie Creator. Produce and edit videos quickly and easily thanks to a range of features such as time-lapse movie and slo-mo video. You can also flip your videos clockwise or counter clockwise by 90? with Movie Rotation, or use Multi View to combine up to four movie footage segments – captured simultaneously by different cameras – and make a split-screen composite.
Multi Camera Control
Use up to five cameras to get exciting ground-up or head-down shots. And control them all effortlessly with Live-View Remote or smartphone with PlayMemories Mobile app.
Motion Shot LE
Capture an entire action sequence in a single frame. This feature creates a composite image of a subject in motion, with variable settings for different burst speeds, which are 10 fps, 5 fps and 2 fps.
Underwater Housing as standard gear
Take Action Cam diving to 60m/197ft. using supplied Underwater Housing — no need to buy optional gear. Equipped with a flat panel, it lets you control all camera buttons easily through the housing. What's more, it shields this hardy compact camera from shocks, damp, rust, dust, and sand. Enjoy carefree aquatic adventures and extend your exploration to tough terrain.
Action Cam App
Intuitive mobile app lets you “prove yourself” anytime anywhere — via easy video editing with time-lapse, slow motion/speed up, and wireless movie file transfer.
Convenient Loop Recording
Don’t worry about missing the perfect moment with loop recording. Loop overwrite shooting can be chosen with duration options of 5, 20, 60, 120 minutes, or “unlimited”. Use it to capture the decisive moment without worrying about running out of capacity.
Memory Stick Duo / SD slot
The memory card slot accepts Memory Stick Micro (M2) and Micro SD / SDHC / SDXC Memory Card (class 4 or higher) memory cards. Choose the card best suited to your shooting requirements and compatibility with your PC. (Memory cards not supplied.)
Built-in tripod socket means you can quickly attach your Action Cam to a tripod for rock-steady shots. And, USB connections are now located on the back of the camera for enhanced ease of accessory attachment.
Tough body endures harsh conditions
Action Cam body alone is splashproof and freezeproof, and supplied Waterproof Housing is dustproof, shockproof and waterproof to 60 m/197 ft. So whether you’re hiking on a rainy day, skiing or snowboarding, making dirt biking movies, surfing the waves or exploring undersea, Action Cam provides real-world rugged design.
Works with iMovie and Final Cut Pro X
This product is compatible with Final Cut Pro X and iMovie
Display your Action Cam route
Built-in GPS inherited from previous models is available. Location tracking and speedometer can be indicated on the movie when Action Cam Movie Creator is used. This also allows GPS Data Overlay on Video to read your speed data and generates another video file that displays speed information, etc.
Additional tally lights for easy recognition of camera status
This Action Cam features three tally lights on the front, top and rear of the camera. Now you can easily check the recording status from various directions, as well as hear the sound of the helpful beep reminder.