- Henkelmann class currently the best compromise of light intensity and noise.
- In addition, there is a very clever operating concept that favors simple professional rotations.
- Small size despite high claimsThe case is not much larger than that of the consumer models AX100 and CX900.
- And the weight of 1,400 grams including and 900 grams without sun visor and handle is quite low.
- The video resolution is limited to Full HD, but a paid upgrade, for which Sony requires 485 EUR, can be retrofitted 4K.
- Thanks to the high sensor resolution, the zoom can be digitally doubled without loss of detail – Sony speaks here of a “clear picture zoom”, so with a 24-fold zoom is possible.
- This can be digitally doubled again, but not without the losses of image quality known from digital zooms.
- The X70 will record XDCAM HD 422 in video format and will also output videos in AVCHD, XAVC / MTS and MXF at frame rates of up to 60 frames per second.
- Otherwise, the focal length is controlled by the zoom rocker, a second zoom rocker is integrated in the removable handle.
- Recorded on SDXC cards for which there are two slots.
- Especially as for the 4K upgrade another 485 EUR estimated by Sony.
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