Capture family memories you'll cherish forever. The Sony Handycam® HDR-CX380 camcorder makes it easy with remarkable Full HD 60p video and a host of advanced yet user-friendly features. Optical SteadyShot™ image stabilization ensures beautiful, blur-free footage even when shooting on the move, while impressive 55x digital zoom technology brings distance subjects into view. From vacations and soccer games to baby's first steps, every memorable occasion will be preserved with incredible clarity and quality to be enjoyed for years to come.
Precious moments become even more special the second time around when captured in exquisitely rich 1920 x 1080/60p Full HD video. Notice the perfect photo op while recording? You can shoot 8.9MP still images and video at the same time so you won't miss an ounce of the action. Gather up the gang and share your fantastic footage on the big screen simply by connecting the camcorder to your compatible HDTV with an HDMI™ cable4.
Capture faraway subjects without moving an inch. Featuring Extended Zoom digital technology that works in conjunction with 30x optical zoom, you can get 55x closer to the action, all while maintaining HD image quality. Your video will be crisp and clear, even as you pan in for extreme close-ups.
Optical SteadyShot image stabilization with Active Mode compensates for greater degrees of camera shake to deliver stunningly smooth video?from wide angle, all the way to full telephoto shooting. Innovative 3-way shake-canceling adds electronic roll stability for even smoother video capture. It's perfect for shooting footage while walking, chasing after the kids or any other less-than-steady scenario.
When it comes to HD quality and file size, you've got options. Choose between shooting in the AVCHD™ or MP4 formats depending on how you plan to use and share the footage. AVCHD provides premium video quality that looks amazing when played back on large screen HDTVs. MP4 is a smaller file size perfect for quick, easy uploads to sites like Facebook® and YouTube or storing in the cloud. The best part? It's all HD, and it all looks incredible.
Complement your first-class video footage with equally excellent audio. The Handycam HDR-CX380 camcorder includes a built-in microphone for capturing the sounds of special occasions, but also features a dedicated mic input for expanded audio recording options (external microphone sold separately).
Your subjects will stay crisp, clear and blur-free thanks to advanced focusing technology. Working as an extension of Face Detection technology, Tracking Focus allows you to select the subject you'd like to keep in focus simply by touching the LCD. Even if the object leaves the frame then comes back in again, the camcorder will maintain a tack-sharp focus as your subject moves in and out of view.
Capturing incredible 1920 x 1080 Full HD 60p video and 8.9MP photos is fun and easy with this Sony Handycam® HDR-CX380/B high-definition camcorder. The back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor delivers excellent low-light performance, while Optical SteadyShot image stabilization cuts down on camera shake to deliver beautiful, blur-free footage in unsteady scenarios. 55x Extended Zoom works in conjunction with 30x optical zoom to get you even closer to the action while maintaining HD image quality. The 3.0" Clear Photo™ touchscreen LCD displays sharp, bright images—so navigating settings, composing shots and reviewing footage is a breeze. And with 16GB1 of built-in flash memory, you can record up to 6 hours and 25 minutes of HD video footage (HD LP mode).
Create cinematic video in high definition 1920 x 1080 24p/60p and high quality 8.9MP still images. Experience stunning low-light sensitivity with improved image clarity and drastically reduced grain with Sony’s back-illuminated Exmor® R CMOS sensor. Designed for compact cameras and camcorders, the Exmor® R CMOS sensor relocates the photo diodes above the support circuitry, maximizing the light gathering area per pixel so you can shoot with better results in lower lighting conditions.
Optical SteadyShot™ image stabilization with Active Mode compensates for greater degrees of camera shake to deliver stunningly smooth video from wide angle to full telephoto shooting. In addition, innovative 3-Way Shake-Canceling adds electronic roll stability for even smoother video capture.
Features dedicated mic and input for expanded audio recording options (external microphones sold separately).
Wind Reduction reduces noise and interference that is produced when wind passes over the microphone, giving you a clearer and more enjoyable sound experience.
Bring your video alive with Clear Phase stereo speakers. Drawing on Sony’s high-end audio expertise, renown S-Master™ digital amplifier technology is utilized to produce more true-to-life sound.
Intelligent Auto mode goes a step beyond traditional auto modes by analyzing your shot and then automatically selecting the appropriate settings from ten distinct scene modes and wind noise reduction. There are 180 different combinations possible: Portrait, Baby, Walk, Tripod , Backlight, Landscape, Spotlight, Twilight, Macro, Low light, Auto Wind Noise Reduction. The camcorder utilizes an advanced sound processor and sophisticated noise reduction algorithms to reduce wind noise by up to 10db compared to other models. In addition to reducing low frequency noise, iAuto also suppresses mid- and upper-frequency noise, resulting in clearer, more enjoyable sound.
Extended Zoom works in conjunction with 30x optical zoom to get even closer to the action while maintaining HD image quality.
Experience the pinnacle of Sony® lens technology with the professional-quality G Lens. Engineered for superior optical performance, Sony G lenses deliver brilliant, accurate color reproduction and sharp, amazingly detailed images. In addition, the 26.8mm focal length in Photo and Video Modes offers a broader perspective for enhanced wide angle shooting.
Tracking Focus works as an extension of Face Detection to allow you to select an object with a touch of the LCD and have the focus follow the selected object, even if it leaves the frame and returns.
Why spend hours editing your movies when you can let your camcorder do it for you? Highlight Playback identifies and compiles key scenes into a short, entertaining movie complete with music and transitions. You can even pinpoint the exact scene you want to include in the highlight reel.
The high-speed, built-in USB 2.0 cable allows for easy connection to your computer for charging or file transfer without having to remember separate cables. It also fits conveniently into the hand strap so it’s out of the way until you need it. Charging your camcorder is faster than ever now through the USB; for every two minutes of charge time you get one minute of recording time.
The built-in 16GB1 embedded Flash memory can record and store up to 6 hours 25 minutes of high definition video footage (HD LP mode).
The 3.0” (16:9) Clear Photo Plus™ LCD touch screen (230K) displays sharp, bright, vivid images, letting you compose a shot more easily -- even outdoors, while enabling you to change settings to best represent the scene. Use the touchscreen to select faces and objects to keep in focus and monitor levels of exposure while you record.
Select between HD video in the AVCHD or MP4 format for highest quality or easy transfer and sharing.AVCHD provides premium video that can be enjoyed on large screen HDTVs, and is ideal for capturing precious memories at special occasions, family vacations and other moments you want to treasure for a lifetime. MP4 is great for those moments that you want to quickly share on your social networks or store on the cloud.
When the camcorder’s Face Detection technology identifies people in a scene, an Advanced Acoustic Processor automatically reduces background noise, resulting in recorded voices with outstanding clarity and intelligibility.
Store your memories in a whole new way with the ability to copy videos from your camcorder directly to an external hard disk drive13 (sold separately), all without a computer. Your camcorder can also access videos stored on the external hard drive for playback on your HDTV4, allowing you to utilize the camcorder’s handy playback features.
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Handycam Camcorder Soft Case
Soft Carrying Case
Soft Compact Carrying Case
Handycam Camcorder Case
Portable Camcorder Speaker
Rechargeable Camcorder Battery Pack
Rechargeable Camcorder Battery Pack
InfoLithium V Series Battery Pack
Compact Remote Control Tripod
Micro to HDMI Cable - 4' 7"
Micro to HDMI Cable - 9' 6"
16GB SDHC UHS-1 Memory Card
32GB SDHC UHS-1 Memory Card
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