Take stunning 1920 x 1080 Full HD video with the compact Sony HDR-XR160 HandycamВ® camcorder. It features an "Exmor R" CMOS sensor for superior low-light performance and wide angle Sony G lens to take in more of the scene, plus 42x extended zoom for getting you closer to the action. Also equipped with a massive 160GB hard disk drive (HDD), you can record and store up to 54 hours of high-definition video footage (HD LP mode). There's also a vibrant 3.0" touch-screen display lets you compose and view your shots.
1920x1080 Full HD 60p Recording w/3MP still image
1920 x 1080 high definition resolution lets you record your memories in exceptional SonyВ® Full High Definition quality. Capable of 1080/60p recording and playback via HDMIв„ў and compatible HDTV4 roviding stunning clarity and incredibly detailed playback of your memories.
42x Extended Zoom to get even closer to the action
Extended Zoom works in conjunction with 30x optical zoom to get even closer to the action while maintaining HD image quality.
3.0вЂќ touch-screen Clear Photo LCD Plusв„ў display (230K)
The 3.0вЂќ Clear Photo LCD Plusв„ў 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.
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.
Wind noise reduction for clear voice recording
Wind Reduction reduces noise and interference that is produced when wind passes over the microphone, giving you a clearer and more enjoyable sound experience.
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 itвЂ™s out of the way until you need it.
Wide Angle G lens to capture everything you want.
Experience the pinnacle of SonyВ® lens technology with the professional-quality G Lens. Engineered for superior optical performance, Sony G lenses deliver brilliant, accurate color reproduction and sharp, amazingly detailed images. In addition, the 29.8mm focal length offers a broader perspective for enhanced wide angle shooting.
Optical SteadyShotв„ў image stabilization w/ Active Mode
Optical SteadyShotв„ў 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.
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.
5.1ch Surround mic for vivid and dynamic surround sound.
DolbyВ® Digital 5.1 channel recording captures active sounds coming from all directions, so you can experience your home movies the way you experienced them while recording.
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 drive13 (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 camcorderвЂ™s handy playback features.
160GB Hard Disk Drive
A built-in 160GB hard disk drive can record and store up to 54 hours of high definition video footage (HD LP mode). In addition, вЂњHDD Smart ProtectionвЂќ gives you peace of mind by helping to prevent any recorded video and images from being lost if the camcorder is accidentally dropped.
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 SonyвЂ™s back-illuminated "Exmor R" CMOS sensor. Designed for compact cameras and camcorders, the "Exmor R" 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.
Tracking Focus follows selected subjects
Tracking Focus works as an extension of Face Detection to allow you to select an object with a touch of the LCD and have the focus follow the selected object.
Clear Phase stereo speakers for true and dynamic sound
Bring your video alive with Clear Phase stereo speakers. Drawing on SonyвЂ™s high-end audio expertise, renown S-Masterв„ў digital amplifier technology is utilized to produce more true-to-life sound.
Intelligent Auto (90 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 ten distinct scene modes (90 different combinations possible): Landscape, Backlight, Twilight, Spotlight, Low light, Macro, Portait, Baby, Walk, Tripod.
Building on the slow-motion capture capabilities of Smooth Slow Record, Golf Shot captures a few seconds of motion as a sequence of up to 22 still images, which can be viewed/printed individually or as a composite вЂњsequence shotвЂќ image, perfect for analyzing the nuances of a golf swing, tennis serve, and other fast action.