Sony Handycam camcorder SX21E : Sony launches a new Standard Definition Handycam camcorder that pulls distant objects closer than ever with an ultra-powerful 67x Extended Zoom range. Light, compact and easy to use, the new Sony Handycam DCR-SX21E shoots crisp, clear video and stereo sound onto a Memory Stick or SD card (not supplied). The Sony Handycam SX21E is packed with smart features for sharing and enjoying your video footage. The Sony Handycam SX21E make it easy to share your favourite video clips via the web. Built-in PMB Portable software simplifies uploads to popular sites like YouTube from almost any Internet-ready PC.
Sony Handycam SX21E lens
The high-power 57x Optical Zoom lens by Sony delivers frame-filling close-ups with superb image quality. And if you still want to get closer, the Sony Handycam SX21E offers an Extended Zoom zoom function that boosts maximum magnification to an incredible 67x with virtually no visible degradation.
Sony Handycam SX21E features
The new Sony Handycam camcorder offers SteadyShot image stabilisation to keep things crisp and clear, reducing the effects of camera shake when you’re shooting handheld. If you’re shooting portraits of friends and family, Face Detection automatically fine-tunes exposure for more natural looking faces.
AUTO mode on the Sony SX21E
Even if you’re not sure what settings to use under different shooting conditions, Sony makes it easy to achieve great results with the Sony Handycam SX21E. New to entry-level Sony Handycam camcorders, Intelligent AUTO mode recognizes up to 18 different scene combinations – from portraits and landscapes to night views. Focus, exposure, colour and other settings are adjusted automatically for best results, whatever the situation.
500GB Sony HD-PG5UB hard disk drive
Direct Copy allows simple, PC-free transfers of video footage direct from your Sony Handycam to an external hard disk drive (available separately). A great partner for the Sony Handycam DCR-SX21E, the new 500GB Sony HD-PG5UB hard disk drive easily connects to your Sony Handycam SX21E for quick, reliable data transfers (USB cable adaptor included). Weighing just 166g and slipping easily into a pocket or travel bag, the compact hard disk drive makes it easy to back up precious video footage via Direct Copy while you’re travelling.
Sony Handycam SX21E price & availability
The compact and easy to use Sony Handycam SX21E Standard Definition camcorder is available from early September 2011.