Sony Handycam CX455 8GB HD Flash Memory Camcorder

Model Number: HDRCX455/B
Web Code: 10409090

Overview

Preserve life's firsts with the Sony HDRCX455 HD Handycam camcorder. It features a ZEISS Vario-Tessar 26.8mm wide-angle lens. The Exmor R sensor and BIONZ X processor records video with true-to-life image quality and vivid colours. Dual recording creates 2 video formats, AVCHD professional-grade for editing and MP4 which is great sharing.
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  • Exmor R BSI-CMOS Sensor enhances image clarity and reduces noise in dark environments
  • BIONZ X delivers fast image processing and helps achieve more naturally vivid and lifelike image quality
  • 26.8 mm wide-angle ZEISS Vario-Tessar lens helps you capture more of your scenes, when you don't have enough room to step back
  • 30x optical zoom gets you closer to the action and 60x Clear Image digital zoom gets you even closer
  • f/1.8-f/4.0 aperture allows soft background defocusing
  • Dual video recording records your movie in 2 different formats at the same time — one in high-quality XAVC S or AVCHD format and another in MP4 format
  • XAVC S HD (1080/60p, 30p) and AVCHD (1080/60p) formats are professional-grade, allowing post-production editing
  • MP4 format records 720/30p and is ideal for easy sharing with friends and family
  • Captures 9.2MP still images
  • Optical SteadyShot with 5-axis Intelligent Active Mode stabilizes footage correcting for vibration in five different directions, allowing you to move while shooting
  • Built in 8GB internal memory offers ample room for record birthdays, weddings, graduations and more
  • Fast Intelligent AF uses accurate contrast-detection autofocus, minimizing lens motion, predicts the AF range, and accelerates lens drive, improving response so you can capture every moment in sharp detail
  • Lock-on autofocus tracks moving subjects, using the best AF point at all times
  • Built-in 5.1 channel surround sound microphone accurately captures the atmosphere of the scene
  • My Voice Canceling function reduces the intensity of the voice of the shooter from close behind the camera
  • Time Lapse capture lets you capture still images continuously over an extended period of time and playback that series of images as a time-lapse movie
  • Built-in Wi-Fi lets you send files, remote control, or live stream to your smartphone
  • NFC connectivity offers one-touch remote capture and sharing
  • 3-inch Clear Photo LCD display with 460.8k dots and 16:9 wide aspect ratio lets you frame your shot and playback videos

Image Sensor

Sensor Type
Back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS Sensor
Sensor Size
1/5.8 type (3.1mm)
Audio Format(s)
Dolby Digital 5.1; Dolby Digital 2 Channel Stereo; MPEG-4
Total Pixels
2.51 MP
Effective Video Resolution
AVCHD: 1920 x 1080/60p (PS), 60i (FX,FH), 1440 x 1080/60i (HQ, LP); MP4 : 1280 x 720 30p; XAVC S HD: 1920 x 1080/60p, 30p
Effective Megapixels
9.2 MP
Max Video Resolution
1920 x 1080 (FHD)
Processor
BIONZ X image processor

Lens/Optics

Lens Manufacturer
ZEISS Vario-Tessar
Focal Length
f = 1.9-57.0mm; Focal Length (35mm) (Video) f=26.8–804.0 mm (16:9)
Aperture Range
f/1.8-f/4.0
Aperture
26.8 mm
Zoom - Optical Zoom
30x
Zoom - Digital Zoom
350x Digital Zoom; 60x Clear Image Zoom
Optical (lens based) Image Stabilization
Yes
Electronic (software) Image Stabilization
No
Manual Focus
Yes

LCD & Viewfinder

Display Type
Clear Photo LCD Display
LCD Size
3 in
LCD Resolution
460 800 dots Wide 16:9
Touchscreen
Yes
Colour Viewfinder
No

Video

Video Format
AVCHD format ver.2.0 compatible: MPEG4-AVC/H.264; MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; XAVC S; MPEG4-AVC/H.264
3D
No
Digital Special Effects
Scene Mode(s): Auto/Night Scene; Sunrise & Sunset; Fireworks; Landscape; Portrait; Spotlight; Beach; Snow ; Picture Effects - Partial Color; Retro Photo; Soft High-key; High Contrast Mono; Toy Camera; Pop Color; Posterization; Motion Shot Video
Time Lapse Video
Yes
Slow Shutter Mode
No
Manual Exposure Control
Yes
Nightvision
No
xvYCC capable
No
Windcut
Yes
Mac - iMovie '08 Compatible
No
Dolby Digital 2 Channel
Yes
Dolby Digital 5.1
Yes

Editing

Custom Titling
No
Date and Time
Yes
PC - Supplied Software
None
Mac - Supplied Software
None

Support

Built-in Storage - Capacity GB
8 GB
Built-in Storage - Capacity Hours
Not Applicable
Card Compatibility
Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card (Class 4 or Higher); Memory Stick Micro (Mark 2)
Max Capacity
128 GB

Connections

USB
Included
Firewire
No
Wi-Fi
Included
Bluetooth
No
NFC
Yes
HDMI
Included
Component
Optional
Composite
Optional
S-Video
Optional
Mic Input
Yes

Hardware

Lens Cover
Integrated
Remote Control
No
Speaker
Yes
Video Light
No
Hot Shoe - Flash Capable
No
Hot Shoe - Light Capable
No
Hot Shoe - Mic Capable
No
Built-In Projector
No
Docking Station
No
Battery Life Rating
Not Applicable
Battery Type
V-Series InfoLITHIUM Battery with AccuPower Meter System

Physical Features

Shockproof
Not Shockproof
Waterproof
0 m
Freezeproof
No
Length
11.9 cm
Width
5.7 cm
Height
5.95 cm
Weight
195 g
  • NPFV50 Rechargeable Battery Pack
  • AC Adaptor
  • Operating Guide
  • HDMI(micro) Cable
  • USB Connection Support Cable

  • import files
    by BrianY

    on September 8, 2019

    Followed the new FAQ on your support, I can import file to PC,very happy,thank you very much, get back more confident of your software now,

    Review originally posted on sony.com


  • playmemory software
    by BrianY

    on September 7, 2019

    playmemory software can not import video to PC. I updated windows and playmemory but still not work,very disppointed. This is my 2nd SONY camcorder.

    Review originally posted on sony.com


  • A new look
    by Tg4519

    on September 4, 2019

    I like the camera but it needs a remake A new look and with a full frame film sensor For 1080p 60 fps at 100mb and wav audio 96khz 24bit recording with video and a built in recharge able batter.

    Review originally posted on sony.com


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