Sony - XAVC format compliant XDCAM professional video camera for ¥480,000

Sony is going to release a XAVC recording format compliant XDCAM video camera for professional use - PXW-X160 - on August 21. The estimated price is around ¥480,000.

It's a memory handy camcorder with an optical 25X zoom lens (offers a 35mm equivalent focal range of 26-650mm) and an effective 20.7MP pixel 1/3 full HD CMOS sensor built-in. One of the main features is that it supports XAVC recording format along with MPEG HD422 (50Mbps) and AVCHD.  It able to shoot at 1,920×1,080/59.94p (Long) and 1,920×1,080/59.94i (Intra), and supports some recording formats such as HD422, AVCHD and DVCAM.

Also, it features 0.5inch organic EL view finder (2.36MP) and 3.5inch LCD monitor (1.56MP).