Sony FDR-AX100E

MPN: FDRAX100EB.CEE  |  EAN: 4905524968712  |  Model: FDR-AX100E

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as at 24 Sep 19 | 6:30 AM CET



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Sony FDR-AX100E - FDRAX100EB.CEE Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
4K Videos
High FPS Videos
Event Videos
Home Videos
Everyday Life Photography
Events Photography
Slow Motion Videos
Underwater Photography
Landscape Photography
WiFi Connectivity
Regular Looks
Bluetooth Connectivity
Camera Body with Lens

Kind of Camera

As a dedicated device for video, the Camcorder is a very good option that can cater for a wide variety recording needs.

Photography Skillset

Keeping it simple - For someone who is not too bothered about technicalities, this Sony device works!

Video skill level

Simple clips - As a videography noob, this Sony FDR-AX100E video camera should be sufficient for your needs.


Video Scenarios

The Sony FDR-AX100E, is a very competent option when it comes to recording occasions and related activities. Also, the presence of its built-in Image stabilizer does help with making your clips look smooth and steady.

Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Sony FDR-AX100E is a great companion to have.

For the YouTubers - This is a good choice for your video recordings because in addition to it's excellent Image Sensor Size (13.2 x 8.8 mm mm), it comes with an in-built image stablizer that ensures your shots remain steady.

Other Video needs

Slow motion recordings add an extra dimension of fun and entertainment. This camera comes with an in-built setting that enables this mode.

Ultra High Definition - you'll be able to capture immersive and highly detailed footage with this camera's 4K capability.

If you're looking for that silky-smooth rendering of your videos, this camera has got it as its able to handle 60 FPS at 1080p resolutions.

Photo Scenarios

If you're looking to simply use your camera to point-and-shoot everyday moments with an item or person as the subject matter, then the FDR-AX100E is an easy recommendation for this.

Its important to ensure the celebrant (or special guests) are in clear view in every photo taken. Keeping them in focus while they're moving about is one of the great features that comes with the FDR-AX100E.

Whether its for living or non-living things, using the Sony FDR-AX100E for aquatic photos is a treat.

Whether on holiday or exploring new places, this camera from Sony is a great choice. Taking photos of what's around you - near and far - with the FDR-AX100E is a breeze.

To capture mother nature in her full beauty requires a good eye and a camera that can adequately handle landscape scenarios. This model from Sony is good fit as it's got the ability to focus on multiple parts of your picture frame.

Other considerations

Sometimes carrying cables about just so you can move your photos across the devices can be a pain. Good thing this particular model comes with Wi-Fi.


It looks simple, capable and doesn't stand out in any particular way.

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Technical Specifications

Sony FDR-AX100E - FDRAX100EB.CEE Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Camcorder Type Handheld camcorder
Camera Type Camcorder
Product Colour Black
Aperture Range (F-F) 2.8-4.5
Image Formats Supported JPEG
Minimum Illumination 3 lx
White Balance Auto, Onepush, Outdoor, Indoor, WB Temp
Auto Focus Yes
Closest Focusing Distance 0.01 m
Face Detection Yes
Focus Adjustment Auto/Manual
Focusing Distance 100
Manual Focus Yes
Camera Shutter Speed 1/8 - 1/10000 s
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed 1/10000 s
Shutter Speed (photo) 1/50 - 1/10000 s
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 1/8 s
4K Video Capable Yes
Camcorder Media Type Memory Stick PRO Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC
HD Type Full HD
Max FPS @4K 30
Maximum Video Resolution 3840 x 2160 pixels
Slow-Mo Capable 1
Speakers 1
Supported Aspect Ratios 4:3, 16:9
Video Formats Supported MPEG4-AVC/H264
Video Recording Yes
Video Resolutions 1280x720, 1440x1080, 1920x1080, 3840×2160 pixels
Audio Formats Supported MPEG-4, LPCM
Audio System Dolby Digital
Built-in Microphone Yes
Built-in Speaker(s) Yes
Headphone Output Type 3.5mm
Headphone Outputs 1
Microphone In Yes
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo
Lens System
Digital Zoom 160 x
Filter Size 62 mm
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent) 29 - 348 mm
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent) (photo Mode) 29 - 348 mm
Focal Length Range (f-f) 9.3 - 111.6 mm
Maximum Aperture Number 4.5
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 348 mm
Minimum Aperture Number 2.8
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 29 mm
Optical Zoom 12 x
Wide Angle Lens System Yes
Camcorder Tape Type N
Compatible Memory Cards MS PRO Duo, MS Pro-HG Duo, MS XC-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Disc Types Supported N
Built-in Display Yes
Display LCD
Display Diagonal 3.5 "
Display Resolution (numeric) 921000 pixels
Flip-out Screen Yes
Touchscreen Yes
Vari-angle LCD Display Yes
Effective Megapixels (movie) 14.2 MP
Image Sensor Size 1
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 13.2 x 8.8 mm
Sensor Type CMOS
Total Megapixels 14.2 MP
Technical Details
Image Processor BIONZ X
Image Stabilizer Type Optical
Other Features
Effective Megapixels (image) 14.2 MP
Stabilizer Yes
SteadyShot 1
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity 1
HDMI Connector Type D
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
USB 2.0 (Micro USB) Ports Quantity 1
USB 2.0 Connectors 1
USB Connector Micro-USB
USB Version 2.0
Battery Type NP-FV50
Number Of Batteries Supported 1
Near Field Communication (NFC) Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi Standards b/g/n
Packaging Content
Batteries Included Yes
Cables Included HDMI, USB
Hand Strap Yes
Handheld Remote Control Yes
Warranty Card Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 196.5 mm
Height 83.5 mm
Weight 790 g
Width 81 mm
Picture Quality
Maximum Image Resolution 5968 x 3352 pixels
Still Image Resolution(s) 5968 x 3352, 4464 x 3352