2.1 Megapixel (Gross) ClearVid™ CMOS Sensor 1/3" ClearVID™ CMOS Sensor with 1990K (effective) pixels provides stunning detail and clarity with exceptional video (up to 1080 lines of horizontal resolution - HD; 530 lines of horizontal resolution - SD) and still image performance. The Megapixel technology enhances your digital videos and digital still (3980K) photography performance.
10X Optical/80X Digital Zoom The optical zoom helps to bring the action close up from far away. In addition, the Digital Zoom interpolation means that extreme digital zooming is clearer, with less distortion than previous types of digital zooms.
Professional Quality Carl Zeiss® Vario-Sonnar® T* Lens Carl Zeiss lenses have an advanced optical multi-layer coating for increased contrast. This results in vivid image brilliance, true-to-life color saturation and perfect renditions of subtle tones. The additional T coating on the lens further reduces unwanted glare and flare.
Dolby® Digital 5.1ch Recording The HDR-SR1 will record in Dolby Digital 5.1ch surround sound with a built-in microphone. By recording in 5.1 channel surround sound you can now experience your home movies with active sounds coming from all directions. Enjoy your personal home movies the way you experienced them while recording.
3.5" Wide (16:9) Touch Panel Hybrid Clear Photo™ LCD plus Display (211K Pixels)6 The 3.5" Wide (16:9) LCD screen provides excellent viewing clarity with improved resolution. The high resolution 211K pixel LCD screen rotates up to 270 degrees for multiple viewing angles providing sharp, detailed images for monitoring or playback, and the widescreen format makes shooting in 16:9 mode and composing shots even easier.
Smooth Slow Recording By increasing the record rate from 60 fields per second (fps) to 240 fps for 3 seconds allowing you to capture 3 seconds of fast motion and play the video back in 12 seconds. This is great for analyzing a golf swing or a viewing a bird in flight.
Digital Still Memory Mode with Memory Stick Duo™ Media5 Capture still images up to 2304x1728 (4:3)resolution, directly onto Memory Stick Duo™ Media for easy transfer to PCs for emailing, printing or sharing with other compatible Memory Stick® devices.
Super SteadyShot® Picture Stabilization System An advanced version of Sony's SteadyShot® system that controls an even higher range of shake and vibration frequencies, to achieve an even higher level of smoothness without degradation of video like some other image stabilization systems.
On Screen Zoom and Record Buttons For additional control of the camcorder, the HDR-SR1 features Zoom and Record buttons on the frame of the LCD screen. This allows the user more flexibility when holding the camcorder, especially in overhead or low angle shots.
USB 2.0 Interface4 USB 2.0 interface provides an easy way to connect your Hard Disk Drive Handycam Camcorder to the computer for fast transfer of video and still images to your computer for editing. The camcorder can also be used as an external storage and/or playback device.
One Touch Wide Angle Shooting With just a touch of a button (Menu) easily switch between 4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratios for recording.
Progressive Shutter System A mechanical shutter system that provides progressive scan performance while utilizing an interlaced scanning system. Digital still images will be sharp and clear with excellent definition.
Active Interface Shoe Provides a location directly on the camcorder to which one may add optional accessories while providing power and two-way communication with those accessories.
Super NightShot® Infrared System With Sony's NightShot Infrared System you can capture natural looking video, even when shooting in