Sony HDR-CX12 AVCHD HandyCam

by Johan on June 19, 2008



Sony HDR-CX12 AVCHD HandyCam

Check out the latest AVCHD powered camera from Sony, the HDR-CX12. Measuring 69mm x 67mm x 129mm and weighing 420grams (with battery), the camcorder features a new Exmor CMOS sensor with 10MP ClearVid 1/3.13-inch and the BIONZ technology. The HDR-CX12 sports Full HD recording 1920x1080i in AVCHD (Mpeg4 AVC/H.264, 16Mbps), the HDV support (1440x1080i) in 5/7/9Mbps and HDMI output. Other features include smile shutter and face detection, Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T 12 optical zoon lens, a 2.7-inch LCD, 5.1 surround sound microphone, and Memory Stick PRO Duo (4GB Memory Stick PRO Duo (Mark2) in the box) storage. Sony HDR-CX12 will be out in Japan in July but will hit stateside by August for around $900. It will be sold with a 8GB Memory Stick since it has no Hard Disk Drive. [Akihabara]

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