Sony has officially announced their latest camcorder that designed for professional users, the NEX-FS700. Sony NEX-FS700U is the next generations of Sony NEX-FS100 with improved capabilities and features than the earlier model offering unrivalled flexibility and creative expression. Like other NEX series, the camcorder takes interchangeable lenses via its E-mount allowing you to use a huge array of lenses and support Sony Alpha lenses, cine lenses and Canon EF lenses, more convenient operation.
New Sony Camcorder uses a new 4K “Exmor” Super 35 CMOS sensor with a resolution of 11.6 megapixels, support face detection, auto focus and has high sensitivity and low noise shooting capability. Designed for high-speed shooting, the device can record 8 seconds of full-resolution 1080p video at 240 frames per second (fps), record 9 seconds of full-resolution 1080p video at 960 frames per second (fps) and up to 16 seconds of full-resolution 1080p video at 480 fps. Users can save up to 99 camcorder profile and up to 10 picture profiles settings on a memory card without time wasted adjusting parameters and can copy the same setting to multiple units.
Comes with refined ergonomic design with a robust detachable handle and grip make it easily operate the camcorder while holding it, the devce also equipped with a3.5-inch LCD with Viewfinder, memory card slot with support SD/SDHC/SDXC / MemoryStick, 3G HD-SDI and ND filters (clear, 1/4, 1/16, and 1/64). In the future, the Sony FS700U will support 4k data-stream output from its built-in 3G-SDI connector. Sony NEX-FS700U Camcorder expected will be available for oder in June 2012 with estimated price less than $10,000. For more detailed specifocations and features, you can check below.
Sony NEX-FS700 Specifications
Image Device : 4K Exmor Super 35mm CMOS Image Sensor (11.6MP)
Lens Mount : Sony E mount
Effective Pixels : HD: 8,400,000 pixels (approx.)
Photo (3:2): 7,100,000 (approx.)
Slow Motion : 120, 240, 480, 960 fps
Sensitivity : ISO 500 (0 dB) – ISO 16,000 (30 dB)
Signal System : 50/60 Hz
Built-in Filters : ND: Clear, 1/4 (2 stops), 1/16 (4 stops), 1/64 (6 stops)
LCD Monitor : 3.5″ LCD
Viewfinder : Supplied VF tube for LCD
Memory Card Slot : SD/SDHC/SDXC / MemoryStick
Recording Formats : NTSC SD, 1920 x 1080 (23.98p), 1920 x 1080 (25p), 1920 x 1080 (29.97p), 1920 x 1080 (50p), 1920 x 1080 (60p)
File Format : AVCHD; MPEG-2 for SD
BNC Connector : 3G/HD-SDI 4:2:2 8-bit (59.94p, 50p, 29.97p or PsF, 25p, 23.98p or PsF)
HDMI Output : HDMI 4:2:2 8-bit (59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p)