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New FDR-AX53 4K Handycam Headlines Sony Imaging Announcements at CES 2016

Today in Las Vegas at their CES 2016 press conference, Sony has announced a variety of new video cameras including a new 4K Handycam, model FDR-AX53.

The 4K Handycam features a newly developed ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T* lens and image sensor that are designed to optimize 4K recording. It also includes an enhanced form of Balanced Optical SteadyShot™ image stabilization, Fast Intelligent AF and a new microphone structure that ensures high-quality sound, making it a highly capable 4K video recording device for families and video enthusiasts.

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The FDR-AX53 is joined by two new versatile HD camcorders – models HDR-CX675 and HDR-CX455 – that offer a variety of advanced video features including 5-axis image stabilization, Fast Intelligent AF, Time-lapse Capture, 26.8mm wide-angle lenses and more, with the HDR-CX675 offering a more advanced form of stabilization compared to the HDR-CX455.

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UntitledAdditionally, from the POV camera category, Sony has announced the HDR-AS50 Action Cam model, bringing the benefits of Sony’s latest and most innovative video technologies to more customers than ever before. The new video camera offers SteadyShot™ image stabilization, smooth zoom and field angle adjustability and high-bitrate XAVC S™ video recording, and adds a new, smaller, lighter Live-View Remote.

The Sony FDR-AX53 4K Camcorder will be available this March for about $1000, with the HDR-CX675 and HDR-CX455 models coming this February for about $600 and $400, respectively.
The new HDR-AS50 will be sold for about $200 and is packaged with the Underwater Housing MPK-UWH1. The HDR-AS50R model adds the new Live-View Remote and will cost about $350.

All new products will be sold at authorized Sony retailers throughout North America.
To read the full press releases on the new video cameras, please visit Sony’s dedicated CES 2016 product page here.