Sony HDR-CX160 Specification Guide

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High Defi nition Handycam
*35mm equivalent. 
Take stunning 1920x1080 Full HD video with the ultra-compact 
HDR-cX160 Handycam camcorder. It features an “Exmor R” 
cMOS sensor for superb low-light performance, 16 GB
embedded fl ash memory, wide angle Sony
 G lens, plus a 42X 
extended zoom feature for getting you closer to the action.
1920x1080 Full HD 60p 
Recording w/3MP still image
1920x1080 high defi nition resolution lets 
you record your memories in exceptional 
Sony Full High Defi nition quality. Capable 
of 60p recording with playback via HDMI
(cable sold separately) to an HDTV providing 
stunning clarity and incredibly detailed and 
smoother playback of your memories. 
16 GB
 embedded Flash Memory 
for up to 6 hours of recording
The built-in 16 GB
 embedded Flash memory 
can record and store up to 6 hours of high 
defi nition video footage (HD LP mode).* 
wide Angle G lens to capture 
everything you want
Experience the pinnacle of Sony
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 
29.8mm focal offers a broader perspective 
for enhanced wide angle shooting.
42x Extended Zoom to get even 
closer to the action
Extended Zoom works in conjunction with 30x 
optical zoom to get even closer to the action 
while maintaining HD image quality. 
Back-illuminated “Exmor R” cMOS 
sensor for superb low-light video
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” 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
stabilization w/Active Mode
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.
3.0” touch-screen clear Photo 
LcD Plus
 display (230K)
The 3.0” Clear Photo LCD Plus display 
provides exceptional viewing clarity with 
230K pixels resolution. The display rotates up 
to 270 degrees for multiple viewing angles, 
as well as provides sharp, detailed images 
for monitoring or playback. The convenient 
touch panel allows easy access to menus 
and additional functionality such as spot 
focus and spot metering.
Additional Features: 
•  Tracking Focus follows selected subjects
•  Wind noise reduction for clear 
voice recording
•  Event Browse groups video/stills by 
events automatically
•  Highlight Playback creates movies 
with transitions for you 
•  Wind noise reduction for clear 
voice recording
•  Intelligent Auto (90 different scene 
combinations possible)
•  Direct Copy to external HDD without PC
•  Golf Shot
•  Built-in USB Cable & pre-installed PMB portable 
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