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HDR-AS50R Action Cam with Live-View Remote



  • Live-View Remote for easy control
  • Flexibly mountable Live-View Remote
  • SteadyShot beats bumps and blur
  • Exmor R CMOS sensor with enhanced sensitivity

Quick Specs

  • Type: Digital
  • Style: Digital Video Camera
  • Energy Star Rated: No

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Live-View Remote for easy control Perfect pairing for shooting success. Live-View Remote provides full command of shooting setting and now turning on/off the power. They even share the same friendly UI design for seamless teamwork in action. So however you shoot, wherever you go, your camera and remote are in sync and ready for adventure.

Flexibly mountable Live-View Remote This compact new remote controller can be not only used as a wristwear accessory but also as a mountable controller in combination with a mount adapter and other mountable accessories. And, take full control through a Wi-Fi® connection while turning the camera on/off via new Bluetooth to save battery power.

SteadyShot beats bumps and blur From the rockiest trail to the wildest surf, you want to shoot crisp, clear video your audience will actually enjoy watching. SteadyShot normalizes the oscillation the image brings to the sensor. This means motion blur and noise levels are reduced, even in low light.

Exmor R CMOS sensor with enhanced sensitivity Mountain-biking downhill at breakneck speed at dusk" Kayaking at dawn" Your footage is still going to look great, thanks to the low-light sensitivity with improved image clarity and drastically reduced grain provided by Sony's Exmor R CMOS sensor.

BIONZ X for superior detail and texture Sony's image processing engine faithfully reproduces textures and details, as seen by the naked eye, via extra high-speed processing. Together with front-end LSI (large scale integration) that accelerates processing, BIONZ X enables more natural details, more realistic images, richer tonal gradations, and lower noise whether you're shooting photos or movies.

Sharp, ultra-wide ZEISS® Tessar lens Capture epic wide-angle views with the ZEISS® Tessar lens or choose standard but striking views. Either way, you'll always be capturing beautiful shots of the most challenging ski slopes, mountain trails, swirling rapids, or pitted asphalt paths.

Angle of view adjustment function Discover new flexibility to vary your shooting in action for dramatic effects and added excitement. For example, your angle of view can be switched between "Wide" and "Narrow" in two levels. In addition, seamlessly adjustable zoom mode enables you to change zooming while shooting.

Built-in stereo mic captures quality sound Make a great movie even better with great audio. Built-in stereo microphone allows you to capture sounds of your adventure in two-track stereo, naturally. Clear sound with reduced noise enhances the most sophisticated movie work you can produce.

4K Time-lapse Capture Time-lapse Capture lets you produce time-lapse movies easily by using high-quality 4K still images shot at designated intervals. Then Action Cam Movie Creator or Action Cam App (v. 2.0)3 simply transforms these images into an impressive time-lapse movie.

Highlight Movie Maker with face detection Discover how easily built-in Highlight Movie Maker works with face detection for in-camera auto editing. Highlight Movie Maker also supports a wider range of scenes - not just sports performance but also daily situations and travel - automatically selecting highlight points of footage to create a highlight movie, complete with background music. You can share your work immediately by using smartphone.

Manual control for sophisticated movie style Explore sophisticated shooting features for thrilling action movies you'll be proud to share with family, friends, and fans. Use advanced manual settings like white balance and AE shifting, and optimize brightness and hue to match images of other camcorders for easier movie editing. Show your skill and style as director and action star.

Live Streaming via Ustream® Share ski runs, killer waves (and wipeouts) in real time. Stream scenes as they happen with high-quality picture and sound.

120 fps at HD resolution for slo-mo video See every detail of fast-moving action in smooth slow motion, thanks to 120 fps high frame rate recording at HD resolution.

Burst Shooting Catch fast-moving action with burst shooting. This allows you to take a maximum of eight high-quality shots of a trick or transition, making it the perfect feature for those who love go back and analyze their style. Settings are 8 fps/1 sec, 5 fps/2 sec, and 2 fps/5 sec.

Motion Shot LE Capture an entire action sequence in a single frame. This feature creates a composite image of a subject in motion, with variable settings for different burst speeds, which are: 8 fps/1 second, 5 fps/2 seconds, and 2 fps/5 seconds.

Multi Camera Control Use up to five cameras to get exciting ground-up or head-down shots. And control them all effortlessly with Live-View Remote or smartphone with Imaging Edge Mobile app.

Action Cam Movie Creator for Easy Creative Editing Make your movies look even better with Action Cam Movie Creator. Produce and edit videos quickly and easily thanks to a range of features such as 4K Time-lapse Capture and slo-mo video. You can also flip your videos clockwise or counter clockwise by 90 with Movie Rotation, or use Multi View to combine up to four movie footage segments-captured simultaneously by different cameras-and make a split-screen composite.

Convenient Loop Recording Don't worry about missing the perfect moment with loop recording. Loop overwrite shooting can be chosen with duration options of 5, 20, 60, 120 minutes, or "unlimited." Use it to capture the decisive moment without worrying about running out of capacity.

Action Cam App Intuitive mobile app lets you "prove yourself" anytime anywhere - via easy video editing with time-lapse, slow motion/speed up, and wireless movie file transfer.

Underwater Housing as standard gear Take Action Cam diving to 197 ft. using supplied Underwater Housing-no need to buy optional gear. Equipped with a flat panel, it lets you control all camera buttons easily through the housing. What's more, it shields this hardy compact camera from shocks, damp, rust, dust, and sand. Enjoy carefree aquatic adventures and extend your exploration to tough terrain.

Enhanced convenience Built-in tripod socket means you can quickly attach your Action Cam to a tripod for rock-steady shots. And, USB connections are now located on the back of the camera for enhanced ease of accessory attachment.

Memory Stick Duo / SD slot The memory card slot accepts Memory Stick Micro (M2) and Micro SD / SDHC / SDXC Memory Card (class 4 or higher) memory cards. Choose the card best suited to your shooting requirements and compatibility with your PC. (Memory cards not supplied.)

Additional tally lights for easy recognition of camera status This Action Cam features three tally lights on the front, top, and rear of the camera. Now you can easily check the recording status from various directions, as well as hear the sound of the helpful beep reminder.

Works with iMovie and Final Cut Pro X This product is compatible with Final Cut Pro X and iMovie .


  • Live-View Remote for easy control
  • Flexibly mountable Live-View Remote
  • SteadyShot beats bumps and blur
  • Exmor R CMOS sensor with enhanced sensitivity
  • BIONZ X for superior detail and texture
  • Sharp, ultra-wide ZEISS® Tessar lens
  • Angle of view adjustment function
  • Built-in stereo mic captures quality sound
  • 4K Time-lapse Capture
  • Highlight Movie Maker with face detection
  • Manual control for sophisticated movie style
  • Live Streaming via Ustream®
  • 120 fps at HD resolution for slo-mo video
  • Burst Shooting
  • Motion Shot LE
  • Multi Camera Control
  • Action Cam Movie Creator for Easy Creative Editing
  • Convenient Loop Recording
  • Action Cam App
  • Underwater Housing as standard gear
  • Enhanced convenience
  • Memory Stick Duo / SD slot
  • Additional tally lights for easy recognition of camera status
  • Works with iMovie and Final Cut Pro X
Sensor Type 1/2.3 type (0.3 in) back-illuminated "Exmor R" CMOS Sensor
Effective Pixels (Video) Approx. 11.1 Megapixels
Effective Pixels (Still Image) Approx. 11.1 Megapixels
Lens Type ZEISS® Tessar
F-Number (maximum aperture) F2.8
Focal Length (1.38 in) (Video) f= 0.72 in (WIDE), f= 0.86 in (NARROW)
Focal Length (1.38 in) (Still Image) f= 0.72 in (WIDE), f= 0.86 in (NARROW)
Minimum Focus Distance Approx. 11.81 in
Steadyshot SteadyShot electronic image stabilization
Exposure Mode Multi-segment
Minimum Illumination 6 lux (1/30 Shutter Speed)
White Balance Modes AUTO/Color Temp/Custom
Shutter Speed 1/30 - 1/10,000 (30 fps)
Image Processor BIONZ X image processor
Other Shooting Functions Loop Recording, Motion Shot LE, Burst Shooting, Time-lapse capture, Live Streaming
Waterproof With supplied Underwater Housing (MPK-UWH1)
Dustproof With supplied Underwater Housing (MPK-UWH1)
Shockproof With supplied Underwater Housing (MPK-UWH1)
Compatible Recording Media Memory Stick Micro and Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC compatible
Recording Format (Video) MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, XAVC S format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Recording Format (Still Image) DCF Ver.2.0 compatible, Exif Ver. 2.3 compatible, MPF Baseline compatible
Video Resolution MP4 PS: 1920 x 1080 60p/50p, MP4 HQ: 1920 x 1080 30p/25p, MP4 STD: 1280 x 720 30p/25p, MP4 HS120 (HS100): 1280 x 720 120p/100p, XAVC S: 1920 x 1080 60p/50p/30p/25p/24p
Video Recording Rate (ABR / VBR) MP4 PS: Approx. 28 Mbps/HQ: Approx. 16 Mbps/STD: Approx. 6 Mbps/HS120 (HS100): Approx. 28 Mbps, XAVC S 60p/30p/24p Approx. 50 Mbps 50p/25p Approx. 50 Mbps
Still Image Size (Photo Mode) Approx. 11.9 Megapixels 16:9 (4608 x 2592)
Audio Recording Format MP4/MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
Microphone Built-in stereo microphone
Speaker Monaural Speaker
Input and Output Terminals Multi/Micro USB Terminal
Power Requirements 3.6 V (battery pack)
Battery Type NP-BX1
DIMENSIONS (WxHxD) 1.88 x 2.07 x 0.75 in
WEIGHT 1.62 oz (Body only)
BATTERY LIFE 155 min. (Live-view displayed)
CONNECTIVITY Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth V4.1

Quick Specs

  • Appearance

  • Type: Digital
  • Style: Digital Video Camera

  • Features

  • Energy Star Rated: No

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