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Sony HDR-CX100

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Sony HDR-CX100

The Sony HDR-CX100 is a 1920x1080 HD video recording camcorder with 1/5” ClearVid™ CMOS image sensor with Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar® lens (120x digital zoom; 10 x optical zoom), 4.0 MP still image capture, 8GB embedded memory, Face Detection technology, Smile Shutter™ technology, 2.7“ touch panel, 10X Optical/120X Digital Zoom Return to Previous View. The unit 2.7” wide (16:9) 3 touch panel Clear Photo LCD Plus™ display witih 211K resolution and rotates up to 270 degrees for miltiple v…

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Sony HDR-CX100

The Sony HDR-CX100 is a 1920x1080 HD video recording camcorder with 1/5” ClearVid™ CMOS image sensor with Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar® lens (120x digital zoom; 10 x optical zoom), 4.0 MP still image capture, 8GB embedded memory, Face Detection technology, Smile Shutter™ technology, 2.7“ touch panel, 10X Optical/120X Digital Zoom Return to Previous View. The unit 2.7” wide (16:9) 3 touch panel Clear Photo LCD Plus™ display witih 211K resolution and rotates up to 270 degrees for miltiple viewing. The camcorder has Exmor™ technology, x.v. Color™, Sony® BIONZ™ image processor, SteadyShot™, 8 GB embedded memory, and comes bundled with Picture Motion Browser (PMB) software. The unit measures 55 x 60 x 114 mm and weighs 330g.

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The Sony HDR-CX100 features the Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar® lens designed for compact camcorders with SteadyShot™ image stabilization to reduce blur caused by camera shake. The CX100 features x.v. Color™ technology which the HDR-CX100 to capture twice (1.8x) as many viewable colors as the standard RGB color range for life-like images. Users can connect the camcorder to x.v. Color capable displays, like a Sony® BRAVIA® HDTV. It has full HD recording capabilities in 1920 x 1080 resolution and 8GB embedded memory to record and store up to 3 hours of high definition video footage (HD LP mode), or up to almost 6 hours of standard definition footage (SD LP mode). The unit features Face Detection and Smile Shutter™ technologies which detects faces, control focus, exposure and colour while analysing skin tone in both video and still images, and captures a smile the moment it happens. Other features are Instant Power On where the camcorder powers on with the opening of the LCD display, D-Range Optimizer-powered by the BIONZ™ processing engine, D-Range Optimization brings out details and natural-looking video in almost any lighting condition; Picture Motion Browser (PMB) software - to transfer, sort, view and share video and still images with the supplied PMB PC software via multiple output options to DVD, AVCHD and Blu-ray Disc™ media, as well as one click upload to a number of popular video and photo sharing sites and Scene Selection (Twilight/Twilight Portrait/Soft Portrait/Landscape/Sunre&Sunset/Fireworks/Candle/Beach/Snow/Spotlight)

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  • Posting online using Corel and an HDR-CX100

    I am using Corel editing software, but can't seem to be able to post my videos online (Facebook preferred). How can I accomplish the posting?

    Answered by Angella 2009-12-08:

    You can try to change the format and size of the file to the requirement of Facebook

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