Sony ain’t done with the announcements this month — this time, it has unveiled two new action cameras built with optical image stabilization (OIS), and one of them is the FDR-X3000 that shoots 4K videos right out of the box.
The FDR-X3000, is equipped with a new ZEISS Tessar lens with significantly less lens distortion. It also utilizes full pixel readout without pixel binning technology to produce exceptionally high resolution and accurate colors, allowing them to read and process data from all of the sensor’s pixels. Manual controls are also present, should the need to adjust them according to your preferences is needed. The X3000 is splashproof and freezeproof as a standalone unit, but is certified to be dust, shock, and waterproof for as deep as 60 meters when worn with its supplied housing.
Sony FDR-X3000 action camera specs:
8.2MP BSI 1/2.5 type (7.20 mm) f/2.8 Exmor R CMOS Sensor with full sensor readout, no pixel binning
ZEISS Tessar lens
Video recording at 4K resolution
BIONZ X processor
Stereo microphone with wind noise reduction
Memory card slot (Memory Stick Micro, microSD)
Micro HDMI output
Multi/micro USB terminal
1240mAh Li-Ion battery
The Sony FDR-X3000 is going on sale this month in the US for $400 (approximately Php19K) for the body only, or $550 (roughly Php26,100) for a kit that includes a live view remote wearable.