Sony Lens 57x optical zoom.
See everything up close.
This model comes with a high quality Sony 57x optical zoom lens. With such an amazing zooming capability, users can capture far away subjects such as birds, wildlife, and sports, even when they cannot get physically close to the subjects.
Clear video even on the move
SteadyShot will enable you to capture smooth footages. The ability to shoot steadily even on the move is an invaluable benefit for many users.
2.7” Wide Clear Photo LCD Clear Photo LCD delivers better visibility for both indoors and outdoors, higher screen resolution, sharper contrast and more accurate colour reproduction than conventional hybrid LCD screens. Even under bright sunshine, the image does not wash out and users can check the framing and subject colour tones in details.
Capturing great images in a breeze
Intelligent Auto makes capturing beautiful images a breeze. With Intelligent Auto, Handycam camcorder will automatically recognize up to 18 different combinations of scenes and adjust the camera settings accordingly for the best results.
“DVDirect Express” and Direct Copy
Easy sharing and backup
Connect your Handycam camcorder with “DVDirect Express” DVD writer, just one touch of a button is all it takes to burn video footages on to a DVD and playback footages on Handycam camcorder or TV - without using a PC.
Slim and compact size
Easy to bring it around
DCR-SX21 has an incredibly slim and compact body, which makes it easy for users to bring it around casually in a jacket pocket or a small handbag.
Picture Motion Browser (PMB)
The bundled PMB software offers useful post-shooting solutions such as importing videos and images from the camcorder, and managing and viewing imported contents, all in an intuitive user interface.
Memory card slot compatibility (MS/SD)DCR-PJ5 accepts two types of memory cards so that a variety of users can fully enjoy the benefits of Handycam experience by having the choice to select the type of memory cards depending on their needs.Built-in LED video lightThe integrated LED video light is a great addition to help users to shoot great video even in a dark environmentFace-Detection TechnologyFace Detection is an intelligent technology that will automatically detect up to eight faces in a scene and optimize the exposure for the best results.
SpecificationsSD Video Codec MPEG2-PSMedia Storage Type Memory Stick PRO Duo™ / PRO-HG Duo™ / SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory CardImage Sensor 1/8 type (2.25mm) Advanced HAD® (Hole Accumulation Diode) CCDImagerImage Processor Sony Imaging ProcessorLens / Filter Diameter SONY Lens / -Optical / Digital Zoom 57x / 1800xAudio Format Dolby® Digital 2ch Stereo, Dolby® Digital Stereo CreatorZoom Mic YesMaximum Still Image Resolution (Photo Mode) Approx. 560K pixels (4:3)Image Stabilisation Electrical SteadyShot™ image stabilizationLCD Screen Size & Type 6.7cm (2.7 type) Clear Photo LCD display (230K) Wide (16:9)Built-in LED Video Light YesFace Detection YesIntelligent Auto Portrait/Backlight/Landscape/Spotlight/Night Scene/MacroBacklight Compensation Yes (Auto)Direct Copy YesFace Index YesFilm Roll Index YesQuick On Yes (Power On by LCD)Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 54 x 55.5 x 124.5mmMass (w/o Tape, Battery, etc.) Approx. 195g
Supplied AccessoriesAC Adaptor YesRechargeable Battery Pack NP-FV30AV Cable YesUSB Cable YesPower Cord Yes