Sony released FX3, the smallest cinema camera to date: Support 4K/120p shooting

On the evening of February 23, Sony officially released the full-frame movie camera FX3 (model name: ILME-FX3), which is Sony’s most compact and compact movie camera at present, priced at CNY 32,000.

As the latest product of Sony’s movie camera system, FX3 brings together Sony’s technical advantages in the field of digital movie cameras, and the excellent imaging technology of the Sony Alpha mirrorless system, helping video creators to have a visual expression of movie texture at their fingertips.

The FX3 is equipped with a full-frame back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor, which is approximately 10.2 million effective pixels for video recording (approximately 12.1 million effective pixels for photos). With the BIONZ XR image processor, it can achieve high sensitivity and low noise.

The standard sensitivity range of FX3 is ISO 80 to ISO 102400 (which can be extended to ISO 409600 when shooting video), and can achieve 15+ dynamic range. FX3 supports 4K 120p shooting, and supports auto focus. The ultra-smooth slow motion images (up to 5 times) with QFHD (3840 x 2160) resolution provide rich expressiveness.

Despite the compact body, the FX3 has no compromises in terms of professional operability. For example, buttons often used in movie shooting, such as sensitivity, aperture and white balance adjustments, are set on the handle and on the top of the body. This design is sufficient Taking into account the holding habits of video creators.

The body of FX3 is specially designed to improve maneuverability and shooting efficiency. It has 5 screw holes (1/4-20 UNC), which can be easily connected to compatible accessories. It is easy to carry and set up, while maintaining a lightweight for handheld shooting .

The included XLR handle unit can be firmly installed on the fuselage through a multi-interface hot shoe without using special tools, and 3 additional screw holes are provided to connect external monitors, recorders, and wireless microphones firmly Receiver, hot shoe kit (hot and cold shoe plate) or other accessories.

FX3 product features:

-Approximately 10.2 million effective pixels, full-frame back-illuminated ExmorR CMOS image sensor and BIONZ XR image processor.

-Support 4.2K 16Bit Raw external recording, 10Bit 4:2:2 mode supports all optional recording formats in the camera.

-High sensitivity, ISO can be extended to 409600, can shoot in low light conditions and supports 15+ dynamic range.

-S-Cinetone picture profile adopts the same color science as CineAltaV, FX9 and FX6, and supports 4K 120p recording.

-640g (body only) Small and light body design, with professional operability, can be used for handheld, stabilizer and drone shooting.

-The body and handle are equipped with a total of 8 1/4-20 UNC screw holes, which can be installed directly without additional expansion kits.

-Detachable XLR handle unit with 2 XLR / TRS audio inputs, supports 4-channel digital audio interface, and has a built-in stereo microphone.

-Built-in 5-axis image stabilization and “enhanced mode” image stabilization function. At the same time, the gyroscope records the jitter metadata, and can use Sony’s native software for anti-shake processing. Hand-held shooting can also obtain stable picture effects.

-Adopt the advanced fast hybrid autofocus technology of Alpha mirrorless camera, which can realize touch tracking (real-time tracking) and real-time eye focusing functions.

-Efficient cooling system, built-in cooling fan, can record 4K 60p video continuously and stably for a long time.

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