Sony FDR-AXP55 4K Handycam

$99 / day

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The Sony FDR-AXP55 4K Handycam enables UHD 4k recording with 5-axis stabilisation, a 20x optical Zoom 26.8mm Zeiss Vario Sonnar T* Zoom Lens and it’s famed Exmor R CMOS Sensor in an excellent all-round camcorder for anyone from beginners to expert shooters.

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The Sony AXP55 brings 4k UHD, 5-axis steady shot stabilisation and a quality Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* lens with a 20x optical zoom range to the palm of your hands. The camera has a high sensitivity image sensor that supports UHD 4k  at 24/25fps and high speed 1080p HD at up to 100fps using Sony’s XAVC S codec and features pixels that are approximately 1.6x larger than the previous model for enhanced performance in all conditions, particularly low-light scenarios.

The camcorder’s 3.0 Xtra Fine LCD touchscreen with 921k dot resolution and the high-resolution 0.24” 1,555k dot OLED EVF allows for monitoring during shooting, but playback can be viewed on the camcorder’s in-built projector. The camcorder can be controlled via smartphone or tablet via Wi-Fi and NFC, and files can be wirelessly transferred to mobile devices or streamed to Ustream.

The camera is built for ease of use for a wide range of users, with automatic image and audio options for point-and-shoot operation, but also including assignable rings on the front of the camcorder assignable for zoom, focus, exposure, iris, shutter, exposure or white balance.


  • The camcorder features an Exmor R CMOS Sensor with pixels approximately 1.6 times larger than previous models for higher quality images and improved low-light performance
  • Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* Lens with 20x Optical Zoom – 35mm equivalent focal length of 26.8 (in movie mode) and Clear Image Zoom of 30x/40x
  • 5 -Axis Balanced Optical SteadyShot Image Stabilization for steady footage
  • Built-In 50 Lumen Projector
  • 64GB of Built-In Memory
  • Fast, intelligent autofocus with accurate contrast-detection autofocus by minimising lens motion, predicting AF range and accelerating lens drive to improve response to capture fleeting moments
  • 5.1 Channel On-Board Audio Capture in AVCHD recording mode
  • Lower Noise Audio Performance
  • High Speed Full HD Recording of up to 1080p/100fps
  • XAVC S, AVCHD, and MP4 Codecs
  • Dual Video Recording
  • 4K Time-Lapse
  • Super-Sampled Full HD Playback
  • Timecode / User Bit
  • 0.24″ OLED EVF
  • 3.0″ Xtra Fine LCD Touchscreen Display
  • Simple Connectivity to Smartphones via Wi-Fi/NFC
  • Live streaming to Ustream
  • Multi-camera control via wi-fi
  • Highlight Movie Maker
  • Intelligent AUTO Mode that analyses your shot and automatically applies settings for 10 distinct scene modes and wind noise reduction with up to 60 combination
  • Multi Interface Accessory Shoe
  • Trimming Playback
  • Manual Control Ring
  • Dual Record (video and still image recording)
  • Photo capture from movie
  • NightShot infrared recording
  • Face Detection and Smile Shutter
  • Motion/Golf Shot
  • BRAVIA Sync (CEC)
  • Lock-on AF
  • My Voice Cancelling