Sony HDR-CX455 Handheld camcorder 9.2MP CMOS Full HD Black

9.2 MP, 1/5.8 Exmor R CMOS, ZEISS Vario-Tessar, F1.8–F4.0, 16:9/4:3, 7.62 cm (3 ") LCD, 8 GB Flash, Micro SDHC/SDXC, micro HDMI, micro USB, DC in, Wi-Fi, NFC
Manufacturer part number HDRCX455/B
Vendor Sony
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Simple sophistication in action

High Definition Handycam® camcorder
Aim for high impact in high definition with a Sony Full HD Handycam® camcorder that’s ready for action wherever you go. Shoot movies of everything, from wide open scenes to quick, intimate glances, with sophisticated features that make it simple to capture the feeling of the moment in great detail.

Less blur in action shots

Optical SteadyShot™
Prevents shake to stabilize movies even when you move while shooting.

Intelligent Active mode
Smoothly compensates for shake with 5-axis image stabilization even while jogging lightly.

Put smarter, speedier focus into play

Fast Intelligent AF autofocuses not only with exceptional speed, but with uncanny precision as well.

Fast Intelligent AF works fast and smart

A new AF algorithm optimizes communication between the lens and image processor for extra-fast AF, and a state-of-the-art AF range prediction system keeps the subject in sharp focus.

Optical 30x zoom with 26.8 mm wide angle

The ZEISS™ lens' vast 30x optical zoom range extends to 26.8 mm wide — an angle of view wide enough to cover expansive scenes when it is difficult to step back to frame them.

For those who demand more

High-bitrate recording of 50Mbps

High-bitrate recording in XAVC S format clearly captures even changing scenes with a lot of motion.

5.1ch microphone for surround sound

The built-in microphone captures clear sound to convey more of the original scene’s ambiance.

My Voice Canceling

Reduces the intensity of your voice being recorded as you shoot from the left, behind the camera.

Special effects add impact to movies

Handy functions and brilliant effects are at your command. Enjoy a time-lapse movie. Push a button to make a highlight clip. It’s amazing how far all the fun can go.

See life change with time-lapse movies
With Time-lapse Capture, shoot stills of a scene over a period of time with a chosen interval between each shot and edit the sequence into a high-quality time-lapse movie.

Share movie highlights with effects
Automatically creates highlight movie with background music.

Wi-Fi®/NFC wireless control/connection
Gain versatile remote control. Send movies directly to smart devices.

Audio

Built-in microphone
Y
Wind filter
Y
Built-in speaker(s)
Y
Audio system
Dolby Digital 5.1

Battery

Battery type
NP-FV50

Camera

Supported aspect ratios
4:3, 16:9
Minimum illumination
3 lx
Camcorder type
Handheld camcorder
Photo effects
Fader
3D
N
Image processor
BIONZ X
Self-timer delay
10 s
Camera playback
Highlights, Slide show
Image quality adjustment
Brightness

Design

Tripod mounting supported
Y
Color of product
Black

Display

Display diagonal
3"
Built-in display
Y
Display
LCD
Vari-angle LCD display
Y
Flip-out screen
Y
Display aspect ratio
16:9
Touchscreen
Y

Flash

Built-in flash
Y

Focusing

Face detection
Y
Smile detection
Y
Focus adjustment
Auto/Manual
Auto Focus (AF) lock
Y
Closest focusing distance
0.354" (0.00900 m)

Image sensor

Total megapixels
9.2 MP
Sensor type
CMOS
Optical sensor size
1/5.8"
Effective megapixels (image)
2.29 MP
Effective megapixels (movie)
2.29 MP

Lens system

Interchangeable lens
N
Filter size
1.46" (3.7 cm)
Optical zoom
30x
Minimum aperture number
1.8
Maximum aperture number
4
Focal length range (f-f)
1.06 - 31.7" (26.8 - 804 mm)
Digital zoom
350x
Image stabilizer
Y

Light exposure

Light metering
Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
Scene modes
Beach, Fireworks, Landscape, Night, Portrait, Snow, Spotlight, Sunrise, Sunset
Light exposure modes
Auto, Manual

Networking

Wi-Fi standards
IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Y
Wi-Fi
Y

Packaging content

Batteries included
Y
AC adapter included
Y
Quick start guide
Y
Cables included
HDMI,USB

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack
Y
Headphone connectivity
3.5 mm
HDMI
Y
PictBridge
N
S-Video out
N
Micro-USB 2.0 ports quantity
1
Headphone outputs
1

Shutter

Camera shutter speed
1/8, 1/6, 1/30, 1/25, 1/10000
Camera shutter type
Electronic

Still image

Still image resolution(s)
4032 x 2272, 3024 x 2272, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 480
Maximum image resolution
4032 x 2272 pixels
Continuous shooting mode
Y

Storage

Compatible memory cards
MS Micro (M2),MicroSD (TransFlash),MicroSDHC,MicroSDXC
Disc types supported
N
Camcorder tape type
N
Flash memory
8 GB
Internal storage capacity
8 GB
Camera file system
DCF 2.0,Exif 2.3,MPF
Camcorder media type
Memory card

Technical details

Lens cover included
Y
USB charging
Y

Video

Maximum video resolution
1920 x 1080 pixels
Video resolutions
1280 x 720,1440 x 1080,1920 x 1080 pixels
Maximum frame rate
60 fps
HD type
Full HD
Bitrate at maximum video resolution
50 Mbit/s
Dual shot (video & photo)
Y
Video formats supported
XAVC S,AVC,AVCHD,H.264,MPEG4

Viewfinder

Viewfinder type
Hybrid

Weight & dimensions

Width
5.06" (128.5 mm)
Height
2.34" (59.5 mm)
Depth
2" (50.8 mm)
Weight
8.82 oz (250 g)

White balance

White balance
Auto, Indoor, Outdoor

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