The Sony HDR-CX190 Full 1080p HD Handycam Camcorder is an affordable yet high-quality camcorder that captures the beauty and unpredictability of life in beautiful 1920x1080p high definition. Its 25x Optical Zoom lens brings the user close to the action, and the SteadyShot image stabilization feature greatly reduces the camera shake that can ruin a good take. This camcorder also has the ability to take 5.3 MP still shots using its wide-angle Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens.
Capture Priceless Memories in Full 1080p HD
The Sony HDR-CX190 films life in exquisite full 1080p HD and also allows for the snapping of 5.3 MP still shots while filming. The back-illuminated Exmor CMOS sensor provides high-quality low-light shots, and the 2.7-inch Clear Photo LCD Plus display shows the user what the camcorder is recording to allow for rapid changes in setting or filming technique?and to enjoy the filming experience in real time.
Never Miss a Thing with 25x Optical Zoom
Life is lived fast, and all of those meaningful details will slip right through the fingers if one is not careful. The HDR-CX190 brings the action right to the user with its 25x Optical Zoom feature that enlarges the on-screen image while still maintaining 1080p HD. If being able to zoom in 25 times the original size is not enough, this camcorder also features 30x extended digital zoom, allowing for five more times the zoom.
Enjoy Smooth Shooting with SteadyShot Image Stabilization
While a shaky screen can be used to make a stylistic point, most users do not want their home memories to look like they were filmed while escaping from a disaster or a monster. The HDR-CX190?s SteadyShot Image Stabilization feature allows the user to put the camcorder in Active Mode, reducing the blurring and instability that can make recordings shot with other camcorders look low-quality and unprofessional. Built-in 3-Way Shake-Canceling adds an even greater degree of electronic roll stability to the filming process, giving the user a smooth shooting experience.
The Sony HDR-CX190 is an excellent option for people who want to buy a high-quality camcorder for a low price. Many HD camcorders are expensive, but this camcorder costs significantly less than many of its counterparts. It is also light-weight, meaning that anyone can handle the camcorder with little difficulty. The captive USB cable allows for the easy transfer of pictures and movies to back-up HDDs and computers.
Film, edit, preserve, and publish your most memorable experiences with the Sony HDR-CX190 HD Handycam(R) today!
The easy-to-use HDR-CX190 ultra-lightweight Handycam camcorder records stunning 1920x1080p Full HD video and 5.3MP pictures. Its stabilized 25X/30X Extended digital zoom lens gets you closer to the action. And a back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor allows you to capture stunning imagery in low light conditions.
1920x1080p Full HD Recording w/5.3MP still image capture
The Sony HDR-CX190 offers 1920 x 1080p high definition resolution letting you record your memories in exceptional Full High Definition quality. With Dual Capture you can also take 5.3MP still images while shooting HD movie.
Back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor for superb low-light video
Experience stunning low-light sensitivity with improved image clarity and drastically reduced grain with Sonys back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor. Designed for compact cameras and camcorders, the Exmor R CMOS sensor relocates the photo diodes above the support circuitry, maximizing the light gathering area per pixel so you can shoot with better results in lower lighting conditions.
SteadyShot image stabilization w/ Active Mode
SteadyShot image stabilization with Active Mode compensates for greater degrees of camera shake to deliver stunningly smooth video from wide angle to full telephoto shooting. In addition, innovative 3-Way Shake-Canceling adds electronic roll stability for even smoother video capture
30x Extended Zoom to get even closer to the action
Extended Zoom works in conjunction with 25x optical zoom to get even closer to the action while maintaining HD image quality.
2.7" Clear Photo LCD display (230K)
The 2.7"? Clear Photo LCD screen displays sharp, bright, vivid images, letting you compose a shot more easily -- even outdoors, while enabling you to change settings to best represent the scene.
Built-in USB cable for easy file transfer/charge
The high-speed, built-in USB 2.0 cable allows for easy connection to your computer for charging or file transfer without having to remember separate cables. It also fits conveniently into the hand strap so its out of the way until you need it. Charging your camcorder is faster than ever now through the USB; for every two minutes of charge time you get one minute of recording time.
Intelligent Auto (60 different scene combinations possible)
Intelligent Auto mode goes a step beyond traditional auto modes by analyzing your shot and then automatically selecting the appropriate settings from nine distinct scene modes (60 different combinations possible): Portrait/Baby/Tripod/Backlight/Landscape /Spotlight/Twilight/Macro/Low light.
Event Browse groups photos/videos for you for easy reference
Event Browse conveniently groups your images and videos together for easier viewing. The date range that Event Browse groups your pictures and videos is easily adjusted to suit your needs. When used with the Highlight Playback feature, making and sharing a highlight reel from your event is easy and fun.
Highlight Playback creates movies with transitions for you
Why spend hours editing your movies when you can let your camcorder do it for you Highlight Playback identifies and compiles key scenes into a short, entertaining movie complete with music and transitions. You can even pinpoint the exact scene you want to include in the highlight reel.
Direct Copy to external HDD without PC
Store your memories in a whole new way with the ability to copy videos from your camcorder directly to an external hard disk drive (sold separately), all without a computer. Your camcorder can also access videos stored on the external hard drive for playback on your HDTV4, allowing you to utilize the camcorders handy playback features.