Sony FDR-AX33B 4K Flash Memory Camcorder

  • Model #: FDRAX33B
  • Web Code: 10360983
  • Release Date: 02-27-2015
$999.99
Sold and shipped by: Best Buy
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Overview

When it comes to your memories, don't hold back. Capture impressively detailed 4K videos and sharp 20.6MP still images with the Sony FDRAX33B. This fantastic camcorder features an array of automatic and manual controls for more creative freedom, and comes with built-in WiFi so you can easily share your digital masterpieces.

More Information

  • Records exquisitely detailed 3840 x 2160 Ultra HD video at 24, 25 or 30 fps using Sony's XAVC S codec, or 1080p Full HD video up to 60 fps in XAVC S or AVCHD format, and takes high-quality 20.6MP still images
  • Back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor and BIONZ X image processing engine deliver vividly clear videos even in low light
  • 10x optical zoom, 15x Clear Image zoom (4K), 20x Clear Image zoom (HD), and 120x digital zoom get you amazingly close to the action so you can capture realistic, higher-quality photos and video with less blur
  • Three-inch (16:9) Ultra-Fine LCD (921K) touchscreen displays sharp, bright, and vivid images so you can easily compose your shot, even while outdoors
  • High-resolution 0.24-inch 1,555K dot OLED electronic view finder (EVF) for amazingly clear views with vivid colours and rich blacks
  • Balanced Optical SteadyShot (B.O.S.S.) with Active Mode keeps videos rock steady to minimize distortion and vignetting, and produce noticeably smoother videos
  • Live Streaming, wireless control, transfer, data backup via WiFi and NFC
  • Supports SD memory cards up to 128GB (sold separately)
  • High-performance 5.1-channel surround sound microphone for vivid and dynamic surround sound
  • Features a range of automatic image and audio options for easy point-and-shoot operation, and enhanced manual controls so you can adjust zoom, focus, exposure, iris, shutter speed, exposure, or white balance exactly the way you want it
  • Direct Pixel Read Out uses the entire width of the image sensor to read and process data so you get smooth edges and colour gradation whether in HD or 4K video resolution
  • Features My Voice Cancelling technology, Golf Shot, Trimming Playback, and NightShot infrared system
  • AVCHD and MP4 dual recording allows you to simultaneously record quality AVCHD video sharp enough for your big-screen HDTV and MP4 format you can quickly post on your social media networks
  • Uses high-quality 26.8mm wide-angle Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar lens
  • Compatible with Highlight Movie Maker for creating video highlights to share on social media

What's in the Box?

  • NP-FV70 Rechargeable Battery Pack
  • AC Adaptor
  • USB Connection Support Cable
  • HDMI(micro) Cable
  • Operating Guide

Manufacturer's Warranty:

  • Parts - 1 Year(s)
  • Labour - 1 Year(s)

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Customer Reviews

4.6 / 5
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Critical 2%

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  • from Oshawa, ON
4.0

Pretty Good

Surprised and disappointed that it can't record 5.1 sound while doing 4K video. Need to knock it down to 1080p for it to record 5.1. I don't record a lot of video anymore but this is replaying our other sony from about 7 years ago so it's a good improvement. Still not super clear in low light but it is better than our old 1080p one. Also disappointed that there is no onboard storage at all. I had to buy an new SD card just to try it out. now that I have opened the SD card and the camera I might as well just keep it.


  • from Long Sault, ON
4.0

Sony FDR AX33B 4K very good but wait for AX-53B

I was very satisfied with this 4K camcorder but saw the specs for it's replacement due out at the end of March. Best Buy are great on their return policy (14 days) so I was able to field test this model to my satisfaction and to return it within allotted return period. I will be placing an order for the AX-53B that will have a 20X zoom plus a slightly larger sensor and better optics (so Sony says). Best Buy does price match but I didn't need to as their price was on par with other store's sale price.


  • from Edmonton, AB
5.0

4K video camera

It is a great camera with resolution better than any old professional high definition video cameras. It requires 4k SD cards. I would like to see a smaller and lighter model for travelling.


  • from Truro, NS
5.0

Great one for not so professional purpose

If you have enough budget, and try to have a semi-professional camcorder for family or even for your stream, here is one of your best choice. At least I don't regret to buy this, it works pretty well. Highly recommend to buy a tripod for this if you want to record some event that gonna takes a long time.


  • from Calgary, AB
5.0

Awesome Personal 4K Camcorder

The Sony FDR-AX33B 4K Flash Memory Camcorder is considered to be an entry level 4K camcorder. I bought mine from Best Buy a few months ago and love use the camcorder often. It is my second Sony camcorders and I like them for shooting in low light. Picture is sharp and has lens stabilization, and many feature often found in more expensive camcorder. Also uses full sized SD XC I /3/ (10) cards. I would also recommend using an external mike with this camcorder.


  • from Edmonton, AB
5.0

Wery good camcorder

Amazing stability on super steady shot mode, no shakes at all. Picture quality is perfect even at max zoom. Good product at reasonable price.


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