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Sony FDR-AX700 4K HDR Digital Video Camera

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The Sony’s FDR-AX700 camcorder shows off a new 4K-capable 1-inch CMOS sensor that can capture HDR footage with Hybrid Log-Gamma with an impressively realistic colour and brightness range.

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The Sony’s FDR-AX700 camcorder shows off a new 4K-capable 1-inch CMOS sensor that can capture HDR footage with Hybrid Log-Gamma with an impressively realistic colour and brightness range. The versatile 12x optical zoom ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lens starts from an ultra-wide 29mm (35mm equivalent) and combined with Sony’s clear image zoom technology can easily record far away subjects. Combined with lightning fast hybrid autofocus with 273 phase detection AF points and a massive 84% frame coverage the AX700 can shoot anything and everything from home videos, family holidays, weddings and events to professional productions with multi-camera setups. 1.0 Type Exmor RS CMOS Stacked...
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Manufacturer Sony
Product Type Video Cameras
Warranty Years Genuine


Sensor Type

1.0-type (13.2mm x 8.8mm) stacked Exmor RS CMOS sensor

Effective Pixels (Video)

Approx.14.2 M pixels(16:9)

Effective Pixels (Still Image)

Approx. 14.2M pixels(16:9)/Approx. 12.0M pixels(3:2)


Image Processor

BIONZ X image processor


Lens Type

ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T*

Filter Diameter

2.44 in

Lens Cover

Lens Cap


f/2.8 -f/4.5

Focal Distance

f = 9.3 - 111.6mm

Focal Length (35mm equivalent)

Video: f=29.0 - 348.0mm (16:9)

Focal Length (35mm equivalent)

Still Image: f=29.0 - 348.0mm(16:9), f=32.8 - 393.6mm(3:2)

Minimum Focus Distance

Approx. 10.3 mm (Wide), approx. 100.0 cm (Tele), Approx. 1 cm , Approx. 100 cm (Tele)

Iris Diaphragm

7 blades

ND Filter

OFF, 1/4, 1/16, 1/64


Optical Zoom


Digital Zoom


Clear Image Zoom

4K: 18x, HD: 24x

View Finder

Viewfinder Type

1.0 cm (0.39 type) OLED/Colour 2,359,296 dots equivalent

Field of View


Dioptre adjustment



Screen Type

8.8 cm(3.5 type) Xtra Fine LCD display (1,555K) Wide (16:9)

Touch Panel


Brightness Control


Marker/Grid Display


Angle Adjustment

Opening Angle: max. 90 deg., Turning Angle: max. 270 deg.

Image Stabilisation

Image Stabilisation Type

Optical SteadyShot image stabilisation with Active mode (Wide to Tele)


Focus Type

Fast Hybrid AF (phase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF)

Focus Points

Max. 273 points (phase-detection AF)

AF Drive Speed

Yes (7 steps)

AF Subject Track Set

Yes (AF Tracking Depth(5 steps), AF Subject Switching Sensitivity(5 steps))

Focus Mode

Auto/Manual(Touch Panel/Dial)

Focus Area

Wide/Zone/Centre/Flexible Spot

Phase AF Frames

Yes (On/Off)

Fast Intelligent AF


Lock-On AF


Manual Focus Assist

Magnified display for precise manual focus (x4/x8), Peaking Display



Auto, Flexible Spot(Touch Panel), Manual(Dial/Menu)

Metering Modes


Exposure Compensation

AE Shift (Dial/Touch Panel)



Auto Iris Control

F2.8 - F11

Manual Iris Control

F2.8 - F11

Manual Exposure Assist

Zebra Pattern Display

Backlight Compensation

Yes (Auto)

Gain Control


AGC Limit


Minimum Illumination

[NTSC] Standard: 3 lux(1/60 Shutter Speed), Low Lux 1.7 lux(1/30 Shutter Speed), NightShot: 0 lux(1/60 Shutter Speed), [PAL] Standard: 3 lux(1/50 Shutter Speed), Low Lux 1.7 lux (1/25 Shutter Speed), NightShot: 0 lux(1/50 Shutter Speed)

Shutter Speed

Auto Control Range

[NTSC] 1/8-1/10000 [PAL] 1/6-1/10000


[NTSC] 1/60-1/10000 [PAL] 1/50-1/10000

Manual Iris Control(Photo Mode)

[NTSC] 1/60-1/10000 [PAL] 1/50-1/10000

Manual Shutter

[NTSC] 1/8-1/10000 [PAL] 1/6-1/10000

Smooth Slow


White Balance

White Balance Modes

Auto/Onepush A/Onepush B/Outdoor/Indoor/WB Temp

White Balance Shift

Yes (Outdoor -7 to +7 15 steps)

Storage Media

Media Type

AVCHD, Still: Memory Stick PRO Duo (Mark 2), Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card (Class 4 or Higher), XAVC S 4K (100 Mbps): SDXC Memory Card(UHS-I U3), XAVC S 4K(60 Mbps): SDXC Memory Card(Class 10 or Higher), XAVC S HD: SDXC Memory Card(Class 10 or Higher)

Internal Media



Recording Format (Video)

AVCHD format ver. 2.0 compatible: MPEG4-AVC/H.264, XAVC S format: MPEG4-AVC/H264, XAVC S Proxy: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264

Video Resolution

[NTSC] XAVC S 4K: 3840 x 2160/30p, 24p XAVC S HD: 1920 x 1080/120p, 60p, 30p, 24p AVCHD: 1920 x 1080/60i (FX, FH), 1440 x 1080/60i (LP) XAVC S Proxy: 1280 x 720/60p, 30p, 24p, 640 x 360 60p, 30p, 24p [PAL] XAVC S 4K: 3840 x 2160/25p XAVC S HD: 1920 x 1080/100p, 50p, 25p AVCHD: 1920 x 1080/50i (FX, FH), 1440 x 1080/50i (LP) XAVC S Proxy: 1280x720/50p,25p, 640x360/50p,25p

Slow & Quick Motion (S&Q)

[NTST] Rec Format 4K: 30p, 24p/HD: 60p, 30p, 24p Frame Rate 4K: 1fps, 2fps, 4fps, 8fps, 15fps, 30fps Frame Rate HD: 1fps, 2fps, 4fps, 8fps,15fps, 30fps, 60fps, 120fps [PAL] Rec Format 4K: 25p/HD: 50p, 25p Frame Rate 4K: 1fps, 2fps, 3fps, 6fps, 12fps, 25fps/HD: 1fps, 2fps, 3fps, 6fps, 12fps, 25fps, 50fps, 100fps

Super Slow Motion (SS)

[NTSC] Rec Format HD: 60p, 30p, 24p Frame Rate HD: 240fps, 480fps, 960fps [PAL] Rec Format HD: 50p, 25p Frame Rate HD: 250fps, 500fps, 1,000fps

Video Recording Rate (ABR / VBR)

XAVC S 4K: Approx. 100 Mbps, 60 Mbps , XAVC S HD: Approx. 100 Mbps (1,920 x 1,080/120p, 100p), 60 Mbps (1,920 x 1,080/120p, 100p), 50 Mbps, 25 Mbps, 16 Mbps/ AVCHD FX: Approx. 24 Mbps, FH: Approx. 17 Mbps, LP: Approx. 5 Mbps , XAVC S Proxy: Approx. 9 Mbps (1,280 x 720)/Approx. 3 Mbps (640 x 360)

Recording Format (Still Image)

JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver. 2.3, MPF Baseline-compliant)

Picture Profile

Yes (Off/PP1-PP10) Parameters: Black level, Gamma (Standard, Still, Cine1-4, ITU709, ITU709(800%), S-Log2, S-Log3, HLG, HLG1-3), Black Gamma, Knee, Colour Mode (Standard, Still, Cinema, Pro, ITU709 Matrix, B/W, S-Gamut, S-Gamut3.Cine, S-Gamut3), Saturation, Colour Phase, Colour Depth, Colour Correction, WB Shift, Detail, Copy, Reset

Proxy Recording


Still Image Size (Photo Mode)

12.0 megapixels 3:2 (4,240 x 2,824), 14.2 megapixels 16:9 (5,024 x 2,824)



Built-in Stereo Microphone

Audio Recording Format

Dolby Digital 2ch Stereo, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator , MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch , MPEG-4 Linear PCM 2ch (48 kHz/16 bit)

Mic Level Control

Yes (31 steps)

Auto Wind Noise Reduction


My Voice Cancelling



Monaural Speaker

Advanced Features

High Speed Rec


Scene Selection

Night Scene/Sunrise & Sunset/Fireworks/Landscape/Portrait/Spotlight/Beach

NightShot infrared System


Time Code/User Bit


Other Functions

Face Detection, Intelligent Auto(Portrait/Baby/Walk/Tripod/Backlight/Landscape/Spotlight/Twilight/Macro/Low light)

Play Back

Fast Playback

About 5 times/10 times/30 times/60 times

Slow Playback

Forward: 1/5 speed, Reverse: 1/2 speed

Trimming Playback


Motion Shot Video


Slide Show (Still Image)


Wireless Function


Yes (Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE 802.11b/g/n (2.4 GHz band))


Yes (NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible)

Terminal / Shoe

Accessory shoe

Yes (Multi Interface Shoe)

HDMI Terminal


Projector Input


Multi/Micro USB Terminal


Remote Terminal

Integrated into Multi/Micro USB Terminal /Stereo mini-mini jack (2.5mm)

STD Output

Composite Video Out(AV Cable(sold separately))

Microphone Input

Stereo mini jack

Headphone Jack

Stereo mini jack

Memory Card Slot

Slot A:Memory Stick PRO Duo and SD/SDHC/SDXC cards compatible, Slot B:SD/SDHC/SDXC cards compatible




Battery Type

InfoLITHIUM with AccuPower Meter System (V Series)

Power Consumption (LCD)


Power Consumption (Viewfinder)


Power Requirements

7.4V (battery pack), 8.4V (AC Adaptor)

Charge on Camcorder

Yes (Approx. 2h 50min) (charging time with supplied battery)

USB Charging


USB Power Supply


Size and Weight

Dimensions (WxHxD)

Main unit only (Approx.) : 116 x 89.5 x 196.5mm

Including supplied battery (Approx.): 116 x 89.5 x 196.5mm


Main unit only : 935g (including Lens Hood and Large Eyecup)

Including supplied battery : 1030g

  • Sony FDR-AX700 4KCamcorder
  • Lens hood
  • Lens Cap
  • Large Eyecup
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-FV70A)
  • AC Adaptor (AC-L200D)
  • Power Cord
  • Wireless Remote Commander (RMT-835)
  • Lithium Battery (CR2025) for Wireless Remote Commander
  • Operating Guide
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