Product Highlights
  • 8.2MP Exmor R CMOS Sensor
  • Full HD (1920x1080) Up to 60p
  • Super-Slow Motion Up to 120 FPS
  • Livestreaming via Ustream®
  • 4K Time-lapse Capture
  • Includes LiveView Remote
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Overview

Full HD movies. With significant stability.

Action Cam is always nearby, ready to shoot beautiful steady movies and photos of your life.

Action Cam and Live-View Remote team up

More than just wristwear, this compact new remote controller also doubles as a mountable controller for convenient use with many optional accessories including Finger Grip.

Smart remote pairs with friendly UI

Get tighter teamwork between Action Cam and Live-View Remote via identical user interfaces. Take full control to turn the camera on/off to save battery power. The camera can also be turned on/off via smartphone with PlayMemories Mobile.

Key Features:

Display your Action Cam route

Built-in GPS shows where you’ve been. Location tracking and speedometer can be viewed on the movie image when you use Action Cam Movie Creator.

Highlight Movie Maker detects faces

In-camera Highlight Movie Maker immediately makes a short highlight movie with your favourite music for sharing. Faces as well as action are detected and used in your movie.

Create 4K Time-lapse movies

Use 4K Time-lapse Capture to shoot a series of stills of a scene over a period of time. Then edit the entire sequence with Action Cam Movie Creator into a 4K Time-lapse movie. Action Cam App can create a Time-lapse movie in Full HD.

Additional Features:

  • Balanced Optical Steady Shot for images with significant stability.

    By controlling the entire optical path as one floating unit, Balanced Optical SteadyShot is significantly more effective at cutting the effects of camera shake. This advanced stabilization system makes it easier to shoot beautifully clear, stable images while travelling, bike riding, and in other active situations.
  • Live-View Remote for easy control

    Perfect pairing for shooting success. Live-View Remote provides full command of shooting setting and now turning on/off the power. They even share the same friendly UI design for seamless teamwork in action. So however you shoot, wherever you go, your camera and remote are in sync and ready for adventure.
  • Smart operation with friendly UI

    Selecting and changing features has never been easier thanks to the new, intuitive user interface. All menus are easily accessible. Enjoy a seamless camera setting experience and find the perfect setting for your shooting needs. Camera can also be turned on/off via smartphone with PlayMemories Mobile.
  • Flexibly mountable Live-View Remote

    This compact new remote controller can not only be used as a wristwear accessory but also as a mountable controller in combination with a mount adapter and other mountable accessories. And, take full control through a Wi-Fi connection while turning the camera on/off via new Bluetooth® to save battery power.
  • Exmor R™ CMOS sensor with enhanced sensitivity

    Mountain-biking downhill at breakneck speed at dusk? Kayaking at dawn? Your footage is still going to look great, thanks to the low-light sensitivity with improved image clarity and drastically reduced grain provided by Sony’s Exmor R™ CMOS sensor.
  • BIONZ X™ for superior detail and texture

    Sony's image processing engine faithfully reproduces textures and details, as seen by the naked eye, via extra high-speed processing. Together with front-end LSI (large scale integration) that accelerates processing, BIONZ X™ enables more natural details, more realistic images, richer tonal gradations and lower noise whether you're shooting photos or movies.
  • Sharp, ultra-wide ZEISS® Tessar™ lens

    Capture epic wide-angle views with the ZEISS® Tessar lens or choose standard but striking views. Either way, you'll always be capturing beautiful shots of the most challenging ski slopes, mountain trails, swirling rapids or pitted asphalt paths.
  • Adjustable field of view and zoom freedom

    Discover new flexibility to vary your shooting in action for dramatic effects and added excitement. For example, your angle of view can be selected from “Wide”, "Medium" or “Narrow”. In addition, seamlessly adjustable zoom mode enables you to change zooming while shooting.
  • Built-in stereo mic captures quality sound

    Make a great movie even better with great audio. Built-in stereo microphone allows you to capture sounds of your adventure in two-track stereo, naturally. Clear sound with reduced noise enhances the most sophisticated movie work you can produce.
  • 4K Time-lapse Capture

    Time-lapse Capture lets you produce time-lapse movies easily by using high-quality 4K still images shot at designated intervals. Then Action Cam Movie Creator (v. 5.1 for Windows, v3.1 for Mac®) or Action Cam App (v. 2.0) simply transforms these images into an impressive time-lapse movie.
  • Highlight Movie Maker with face detection 

    Discover how easily built-in Highlight Movie Maker works with face detection for in-camera auto-editing. Highlight Movie Maker also supports a wider range of scenes—not just sports performance but also daily situations and travel—automatically selecting highlight points of footage to create a highlight movie, complete with background music. You can share your work immediately using your smartphone.
  • Manual control for sophisticated movie style

    Explore sophisticated shooting features for thrilling action movies you'll be proud to share with family, friends and fans. Use advanced manual settings like white balance and AE shifting, and optimise brightness and hue to match images of other camcorders for easier movie editing. Show your skill and style as a director and action star.
  • Live Streaming via Ustream®

    Share ski runs, killer waves and wipeouts in real time. Stream scenes as they happen with high-quality picture and sound.
  • 120 fps at HD resolution for slo-mo video

    See every detail of fast-moving action in smooth slow motion, thanks to 120fps high frame rate recording at HD resolution.
  • Burst Shooting

    Catch fast-moving action with burst shooting. This allows you to take a maximum of eight high-quality shots of a trick or transition, making it the perfect feature for those who love to go back and analyse their style. Settings are 10 fps, 5 fps and 2 fps.
  • Motion Shot LE

    Capture an entire action sequence in a single frame. This feature creates a composite image of a subject in motion, with variable settings for different burst speeds, which are 10 fps, 5 fps and 2 fps.
  • Multi Camera Control

    Use up to five cameras to get exciting ground-up or head-down shots. And control them all effortlessly with Live-View Remote or smartphone with PlayMemories Mobile™ app.
  • Action Cam Movie Creator for easy creative editing

    Make your movies look even better with Action Cam Movie Creator. Produce and edit videos quickly and easily thanks to a range of features such as time-lapse movie and slo-mo video. You can also flip your videos clockwise or counter clockwise by 90° with Movie Rotation, or use Multi View to combine up to four movie footage segments – captured simultaneously by different cameras – and make a split-screen composite.
  • Convenient Loop Recording

    Don’t worry about missing the perfect moment with loop recording. Loop overwrite shooting can be chosen with duration options of 5, 20, 60, 120 minutes, or “unlimited”. Use it to capture the decisive moment without worrying about running out of capacity.
  • Action Cam App

    Intuitive mobile app lets you “prove yourself” anytime anywhere — via easy video editing with time-lapse, slow motion/speed up, and wireless movie file transfer.
  • Underwater Housing as standard gear

    Take Action Cam diving to 60m/197ft. using supplied Underwater Housing — no need to buy optional gear. Equipped with a flat panel, it lets you control all camera buttons easily through the housing. What's more, it shields this hardy compact camera from shocks, damp, rust, dust, and sand. Enjoy carefree aquatic adventures and extend your exploration to tough terrain.
  • Tough body endures harsh conditions

    Action Cam body alone is splashproof and freezeproof, and supplied Waterproof Housing is dustproof, shockproof and waterproof to 60 m/197 ft. So whether you’re hiking on a rainy day, skiing or snowboarding, making dirt biking movies, surfing the waves or exploring undersea, Action Cam provides real-world rugged design.
  • Enhanced convenience 

    Built-in tripod socket means you can quickly attach your Action Cam to a tripod for rock-steady shots. And, USB connections are now located on the back of the camera for enhanced ease of accessory attachment.
  • Memory Stick Duo / SD slot

    The memory card slot accepts Memory Stick Micro™ (M2) and Micro SD / SDHC / SDXC Memory Card5 (class 4 or higher) memory cards. Choose the card best suited to your shooting requirements and compatibility with your PC. (Memory cards not supplied.)
  • Additional tally lights for easy recognition of camera status

    This Action Cam features three tally lights on the front, top and rear of the camera. Now you can easily check the recording status from various directions, as well as hear the sound of the helpful beep reminder.
  • Display your Action Cam route

    Built-in GPS inherited from previous models is available. Location tracking and speedometer can be indicated on the movie when Action Cam Movie Creator is used. This also allows GPS Data Overlay on Video to read your speed data and generates another video file that displays speed information, etc.
  • Works with iMovie and Final Cut Pro X

    This product is compatible with Final Cut Pro X and iMovie

What's Included

HDR-AS300R HD Action Cam
Attachment Buckle
Live-View Remote (RM-LVR3)
Wristband
Mount Adapter
Cradle
Micro USB cable
Rechargeable battery pack (NP-BX1)
Startup guide
Underwater Housing (MPK-UWH1)

Reviews

Product Specifications

HDR-AS300R

Size & Weight

 
DIMENSIONS (W X H X D) Approx. 29.4 x 47.0 x 83.0 mm (Approx. 1 3/16 x 1 7/8 x 3 3/8 in.)
WEIGHT Approx. 109 g (including supplied battery), Approx. 3.9 oz. (including supplied battery)

Sensor

 
SENSOR TYPE 1/2.5 type (7.20 mm) back-illuminated "Exmor R" CMOS Sensor
EFFECTIVE PIXELS (VIDEO) Approx. 8.2 Megapixels
EFFECTIVE PIXELS
(STILL IMAGE)
Approx. 8.2 Megapixels

Lens

 
LENS TYPE ZEISS® Tessar
F-NUMBER
(MAXIMUM APERTURE)
F2.8
FOCAL LENGTH (35MM) (VIDEO) f= 17 mm (WIDE), f= 23 mm (MEDIUM), f= 32 mm (NARROW)
FOCAL LENGTH (35MM) (STILL IMAGE) f= 17 mm (WIDE), f= 23 mm (MEDIUM), f= 32 mm (NARROW)
MINIMUM FOCUS DISTANCE Approx. 50 cm (Approx. 19 3/4 in)

Image Stabilization

 
STEADYSHOT Balanced Optical SteadyShot with Active mode

Exposure

 
EXPOSURE MODE Multi-segment
MINIMUM ILLUMINATION 6 lux (1/30 Shutter Speed)

White Balance

 
WHITE BALANCE MODES AUTO/Color Temp/Custom

Shutter

 
SHUTTER SPEED 1/30 – 1/10,000 (30 fps)

Shooting

 
IMAGE PROCESSOR BIONZ X™ image processor
OTHER SHOOTING FUNCTIONS Loop Recording, Motion Shot LE, Burst Shooting, 4K Time-lapse capture, Live Streaming
WATERPROOF Up to 60m with supplied Underwater Housing (MPK-UWH1)
DUSTPROOF With supplied Underwater Housing (MPK-UWH1)
SHOCKPROOF With supplied Underwater Housing (MPK-UWH1)

Recording Media

 
COMPATIBLE RECORDING MEDIA Memory Stick Micro™ and Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC compatible

Recording

 
RECORDING FORMAT (VIDEO) MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, XAVC S format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
RECORDING FORMAT (STILL IMAGE) DCF Ver.2.0 compatible, Exif Ver. 2.3 compatible, MPF Baseline compatible
VIDEO RESOLUTION MP4 PS: 1920 x 1080 60p/50p, MP4 HQ: 1920 x 1080 30p/25p, MP4 STD: 1280 x 720 30p/25p, MP4 HS120 (HS100): 1280 x 720 120p/100p, MP4 HS240(HS200): 800 x 480 240p/200p, XAVC S: 1920 x 1080 60p/50p/30p/25p/24p
VIDEO RECORDING RATE (ABR / VBR) MP4 PS: Approx. 28 Mbps/HQ: Approx. 16 Mbps/STD: Approx. 6 Mbps/HS120 (HS100): Approx. 28 Mbps/HS240 (HS200): Approx. 28 Mbps
XAVC S 1920 x 1080 60p/50p/30p/25p/24p Approx. 50Mbps
STILL IMAGE SIZE
(PHOTO MODE)
Approx. 12.0 Megapixels 16:9 (4608 x 2592)

Audio

 
AUDIO RECORDING FORMAT MP4/MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch, XAVC S: LPCM 2ch
MICROPHONE Built-in stereo microphone
SPEAKER Monaural Speaker

Interface

 
INPUT AND OUTPUT TERMINALS Memory card slot
Micro HDMI output
Multi/micro USB terminal
Stereo minijack

Power

 
POWER REQUIREMENTS 3.6 V (battery pack)
BATTERY TYPE NP-BX1

Continuous Recording Time

 
With fully charged supplied battery (approx.)

CAMERA'S WI-FI IS ON
MP4: 1920 x 1080 30p (HQ) 125 min

CAMERA'S WI-FI IS OFF
MP4: 1920 x 1080 30p (HQ) 135 min

Live-View Remote

 
MODEL NAME RM-LVR3
DIMENSIONS (WXHXD) 47.8 x 52.6 x 19.0 mm
WEIGHT 46 g (Body only)
BATTERY LIFE 155min. (Live-view displayed)
CONNECTIVITY Wi-Fi, Bluetooth V4.1

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Sony HDR-AS300R HD Action Cam with LiveView Remote

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