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Sony PXW-Z150 Overview:
 

What could be lightweight, easy to use, paired multiple functions, wireless operation and 4K quality shooting, fit for a professional yet simple to use? Introducing the Sony PXW-Z150, The simple set up of this camcorder ensures you high quality image with 4K recording and long-waiting feature of 5x slow motion in Full HD (a fundamental functionality for original content creators looking to impress). Enjoy hands-free controlled image capture and share all your favourite moments with the people who matter.

 

All these functionality and ease at an affordable price.


Magnificent 4K quality image capture
Sony PXW-Z150 provides superd  quality recording at 4K QFHD (3840x2160 resolution) by using the latest XAVC Long GOP 100Mbps codec. It has a  specially designed 1.0-inch type Exmor RS CMOS chip which enables a full 4K quality video recording and image capture.

 

Highly sensitive with stunning picture quality
Compared to the original Exmor R CMOS sensor, the Exmor RS CMOS chip has higher performance capability. This high readout speed provides high frame rate(HFR) at 120fps and 4K image capture without binning.

Moreover, in comparison with other camcorder sensors in its class and price range, the 1.0-inch type stacked sensor is brighter, has higher resolution and offers more bokeh with a shallow depth of field

This gives you the magic to create magnificently cinematic images that will inspire you and delight your clients.

Premium quality G Lens
The Sony PXW-Z150 has a premium 12x zoom lens for its camcorder, this is specifically designed for 4K imaging, thereby providing you with high resolution and contrast from the center of your image, right to the edge. The improved Clear Image Zoom feature doubles magnification up to 18x when shooting in 4K QFHD and up to 24x in HD, thereby maximizing the performance of the camcorder's large 1.0-inch type stacked sensor.

 

Wide application coverage with 120 fps continuous slow motion
The Sony PXW-Z150 takes up to 120 frames per second (fps) in Full HD, This High Frame Rate (HFR) shots helps capture every single important moment by providing you a maximum of 5 times slow motion expression, so you wouldn’t miss out on the picture perfect shots and there would be no sacrifice in bit depth, "windowing" of the sensor, crop factor and loss in angle of view.

 

Take the shot, like how you see it, perfectly.

Rich recording format for professional shooting
The advanced XAVC Long GOP format promises high quality video in both 4K and Full-HD resolution while MPEG2HD format provides full broadcasting support.

Advanced network functions
You no longer have to sweat about connectivity, the built-in Wi-Fi in PXW-Z150 offers live streaming to the cloud or FTP server.

 

Paired together with Sony’s Content Browse Mobile software, this means that you can now control your camcorder remotely on your smartphone or tablet; adjust settings such as focus, zoom, iris, white balance, REC START/STOP and more without even touching your camcorder.

*QoS will be supported by future firmware update.

 

 

Compact and lightweight body with high operability
Sony PXW-Z150 is ergonomically designed to give you a lightweight and easy-to-use shooting experience. Three manual, independent lens rings provides smooth, natural adjustment of focusing, zooming and iris control.

Choose between full-auto mode or completely manual ,have creative control and allow your shots to vary as you like them to. The manual dial and buttons on the side of the body gives you quick and easy adjustment of IRIS (aperture), GAIN and shutter speed, not to mention, the white balance is simple to adjust by color temperature in convenient 100K steps.

 

Rich interface for professional use
You no longer need to worry about adapters, the Z150 provides a varying variety of built-in connectivity options such as 3G-SDI, HDMI, Multi/Micro USB, professional audio XLR terminals, REMOTE, Composite (RCA) and Lineout.

Multi-Interface (MI) Shoe
Having a Flexible Multi-Interface (MI) Shoe means power, signal connections and coordinated on/off switching to compatible Sony accessories. Your Audio can now be truly wireless.

 

Clear Image Zoom
With a stunning optical 12x zoom lens, this spells high resolution and contrast across the entirety of your picture. Sony's advanced Clear Image Zoom comes with doubles magnification, smoothly, to 18x when shooting in 4K QFHD and 24x in HD, making full use of the imaging capabilities of the PXW-Z150's large 1.0-inch type stacked sensor.

Dual SD Card Slots
Never miss the perfect picture with a dual SD card capability. This is a  feature found on almost all professional camcorders and enables simultaneous, relay and independent recording.

Affordable pricing
You have several choice of 4k handheld camcorder to chose for the market, however at this point of time, Z150 offer best product value even compared with its predecessor PXW-Z100, or Panasonic AG-DVX200. It is the best buy now.