Capture life just as you see it in true-to-life 4K HDR (HLG) images with the 1.0–type stacked Exmor RS™ CMOS image sensor. The unrivalled performance of Fast Hybrid AF ensures that autofocus and AF tracking are exceptionally precise, responsive, and reliable, so you'll have every chance to take fantastic shots of fleeting action. With such professional-caliber capabilities so conveniently at your command, there are no limits to how far this Handycam® can take your shooting ambitions.
An extraordinarily accurate AF system with 273 phase-detection auto-focus points can tenaciously lock onto and track fast subjects such as moving trains, and unpredictable ones such as nimble animals anywhere within the frame. With its powerful high-speed BIONZ X image processing engine and advanced new movie AF algorithm, the FDR-AX700 achieves focus with speed, precision, and flexibility unprecedented in the Handycam® lineup.
High Dynamic Range (HDR) technology represents a visual revolution, revealing a dramatically wider color and brightness range to match the high-resolution image quality of 4K. The FDR-AX700 makes taking these astonishing HDR images easy with Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG) recording—no extra processing is required. Simply connect the camcorder to an HLG-compatible Sony TV via a USB cable to enjoy immediately.
Take command of movie production with a wide range of manual controls, ergonomic button and grip design, plus a large zoom seesaw lever for fluid handheld shooting. A high-resolution electronic viewfinder and LCD touch panel make it easy to preview and monitor shots in precise detail. Dual memory card slots are versatile and convenient for extended relay recording or simultaneous backup recording.
A wide range of gamma and color space customization includes S-log2 and S-log3 profiles that professionals use for creative flexibility in post-production workflows. Also, with variable frame-rate recording at up to 960(NTSC)/1000(PAL) fps, you can see extraordinary detail in playback of slow-motion movies.