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Your filmmaking aspirations just got a serious shot in the arm. Behold a 35mm full-frame sensor in an agile and compact camera, destined to become your go-to tool for fulfilling your creative vision. It's a true breakthrough with a remarkably shallow depth of field for distinctive defocusing–your videos take on a film-like quality that you have to see to believe. Smooth and lifelike tonal gradation. Phenomenal detail in low light. It's all there, with complete manual control and versatility for a vast array of lenses.
The beauty of full frame.
The difference is almost instantly recognizable: Full-frame sensors deliver a truly professional look. With an advanced, 24.3MP full-frame 35mm Exmor HD CMOS sensor helping you capture your unique perspective, everything looks better. With a wider view, staggering low-light sensitivity and robust defocusing capabilities thanks to an ultra-shallow depth of field, you can tell your story in dramatic fashion.
Capture Full HD 1080/60i/60p/24p.
It's all about quality. Laser-sharp precision and detail is apparent in everything you shoot–even in dimly-lit environments. This massive leap forward delivers astounding high quality video in Full HD in 24p, 60p and 60i frame-rates plus uncompressed video via the HDMI out. In other words, however you want it, this VG camcorder delivers with impeccable clarity and buttery-smooth motion.
Includes adapter for more lens options.
When it comes to lenses, the more options the better. In addition to E-mount lens compatibility, the LA-EA3 adapter is included in the box for greater creative freedom. With the LA-EA3 you can use A-mount lenses and take full advantage of wide-angle shooting at the lens's designed focal length with no cropping. Put simply, there's an entire landscape of lenses at your disposal that's sure to fit your needs.
XGA OLED viewfinder with eye sensor.
Frame your subject with stellar accuracy with the Tru-Finder OLED electronic viewfinder that conveniently turns on as you position your eye against it. For size, speed and brightness even after sunset, this is a gem. It begins with 2359K dots for amazing resolution and high contrast ratio for incredible depth. OLED reduces motion blur to a bare minimum. You can also see the results of camera adjustments in real time with superb color and detail.
Premium video requires premium sound.
Sound is just as important as image quality. That's where the integrated Quad Capsule Spatial Array 5.1ch surround microphone comes in. Now you can record with forward and rearward directivity as well as 5.1-channel surround sound with impressively low noise and high clarity. A new Multi Interface Shoe allows attachment of an optional XLR adapter kit for even more sound-capture versatility.
Direct manual buttons: Iris, Gain and Shutter.
Control it all with convenience, speed and most all, accuracy while shooting video via a control dial or easy-access buttons. With full manual control of Iris, Gain and Shutter you will be able to adapt to almost any lighting condition to get the best shot. Now you can adjust the levels on the fly to create the ideal footage for your masterpiece.