Sony FDR-AX53 Handycam with 4K Ultra-HD, Balanced Optical SteadyShot, 20.6MP, 20x Optical Zoom, NFC, Wi-Fi, 3" WhiteMagic LCD Screen, Black

Sony FDR-AX53 Handycam with 4K Ultra-HD, Balanced Optical SteadyShot, 20.6MP, 20x Optical Zoom, NFC, Wi-Fi, 3" WhiteMagic LCD Screen, Black

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Product description

Product code: 82967042

Dive into an realm of rich colour, sharp clarity and dizzying detail with Sony's 4K Ultra HD-ready FDR AX53 Handycam. Powered by an advanced Exor R CMOS sensor, this exceptional camcorder will make your home videos look like they came from Hollywood. 4K features four times the pixels as regular Full HD, giving eye-popping recording results. With Sony's Balanced Optical Steadyshot function, 5.1ch microphone and Wi-Fi compatibility, the FDR AX53 is an awe-inspiring feat for amateur film-makers.

Stunning 4K Ultra HD
Break new ground in video vibrancy with 4K Ultra HD. With 3840 x 2160 pixels quadrupling Full HD's 1920 x 1080, the resolution has detail you'll scarcely believe. 4K opens up other features like Trimming Playback, where you select a specific portion of a clip and play it in Full HD, and Super-Scaled Full HD Playback, where 4K content is down-graded to sparkling Full HD on non-4K TVs.

Powerful & Professional Shooting Quality
With its cutting-edge Exmor R CMOS Sensor, you'll get sumptuous image clarity, reduced noise in dark settings and soft background defocusing for sharper focus on the subject. Beside that is the lightning-fast BIONZ X image processor, which delivers vibrant colours and lifelike textures. Its 5.1ch microphone gives brilliantly balanced sound that would embrace the atmosphere of your scene.

Wonderful Wide-Angle Lens
As well as being fine-tuned for 4K, the 29.8mm Wide-Angle ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T Lens gives 10x optical zoom and a focal range large enough to capture sweeping landscapes with delightful detail.

8.29MP Still Image Quality
This doesn't just record crisp video, it also takes high-grade pictures. The 8.29 megapixel capture will give your pictures astounding depth

Highly-Stable Picture & Sound
Sony's advanced Balanced Optical SteadyShot technology ensures blur-free and steady footage, so you can leave your tripod at home. Even in shaky situations like car rides, the camcorder will level out the footage for a crisply-level clip. Other features like the Auto Wind Noise Reduction, which eliminates wind noise for better outdoor shooting, Lock-on Autofocus for subject tracking, and My Voice Cancelling to clamp down on behind-camera noise, will give your videos incredible quality.

Mass Of Cinema-Standard Shooting Features
This feature-rich camcorder will be your platform for creativity of all kinds. Use NIGHTSHOT for superb night shooting, trace every second of a scene with a Motion Shot Video or analyse your swing with the Golf Shot mode.

Wi-Fi Connectivity
Link up your camcorder to the internet and share your content instantly. You can live-stream videos through Ustream, so your family and friends can watch whatever event that you're recording in real time.

Ultra-Light, Ultra-Compact
At just 635g, this little and lightweight item will be simple to carry around on trips or days out. It stands as one of the most mobile 4K camcorders on the market.

Key Benefits

  • Stunning 4K Ultra HD resolution.
  • Balanced Optical SteadyShot gives blur-free footage.
  • EXOR R CMOS sensor and BIONZ X processor give lifelike colours and clarity.
  • XAVC S format based on professional XAVC platform, ensuring high-grade results.
  • 8.29MP still image quality give brilliantly detailed photos.
  • Live-stream your recordings through Ustream.
  • Xtra Fine 3” LCD Screen with WhiteMagic ensures a fine display.
  • Edit your movies in the Highlight Movie Maker.
  • Lightweight and compact shape is perfect to carry around.
  • Built-In USB Cable for convenience.
  • Cases
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Product specification
360° Video Recording
Accessories Included
Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-FV70), AC Adaptor, Power Cord, Operating Guide, HDMI (micro) Cable, USB Connection Support Cable
Augmented and Virtual Reality
Battery Compatibility
Battery Size & Number
Battery life
Continuous recording in AVC HD: 95 mins. In XAVC-S: 90 mins. In XAVC-S 4K: 60 mins
Built-in light
Camera Type
4K Ultra HD
4K Output (HDMI Out), Accessory Shoe, DC IN, HDMI Terminal, Headphone Jack, Multi/Micro USB Terminal, Composite Video Out, Stereo Mini-jack
Connectivity Type
Packaged: H13.6 x W15 x D18.9cm. Unpackaged: H8.5 x W16.6 x D7.3cm
Direct printing
Wi-Fi Direct
7.5cm(3.0 type) Xtra Fine LCD display
File Formats
AVCHD format ver.2.0 compatible:MPEG4-AVC/H.264,MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, XAVC S format:MPEG4-AVC/H.264
Image Stabilisation
Lens Details
ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T*
Manual White Balance
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN)
Memory Card (included)
Memory Card Not Included
Memory Card Slots
Memory Card Type
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)
Model name / number
NFC Payment Enabled
Other NFC Payment method enabled
Picture Or Video Resolution
4K Ultra HD
Power Supply
Non-Rechargable Battery
Sony FDR
Stills Mode
Stills Resolution
Video Megapixels
Video Resolution
4K 3840 x 2160
Vision Features
Portable, Touch Screen
Packaged: 1.29kg. Unpackaged: 0.63kg
Zoom (digital)
Zoom (optical)
Delivery & returns
Standard Delivery
UK delivery within 5 days, 8am - 8pm, Monday to Saturday. Free on orders over £50, otherwise £4.50.
Click & Collect
Free on orders over £30, £2.50 if you spend less. Choose a collection day at checkout, next day available at some locations. Available at Waitrose, selected John Lewis shops, Co-op branches, Shell stations and Booths stores.
Collect your delivery from over 7000 local convenience shops. Your next available collection day will show at checkout.
Evening delivery within M25
Evening delivery within M25 on the day of your choice or same day for orders before 10am. 7 – 10pm, 7 days a week. We’ll text you a 1-hour delivery window on the day.
Next or Named Day Delivery
Delivery on the day of your choice, 8am - 8pm, 7 days a week. You'll receive a text on the morning of delivery with a 1-hour delivery window.
Morning Delivery
Delivery on the day of your choice, by 10.30am available 7 days a week.


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