SONY Handycam FDR-AX33 4K Ultra HD Camcorder - Black

Product code: 157615

Product features

  • 4K Ultra HD video (30 fps)
  • Optical zoom: 10 x
  • 3" tiltable LCD touchscreen
  • Built-in WiFi / NFC
  • Image stabilisation

Product features

  • 4K Ultra HD video (30 fps)
  • Optical zoom: 10 x
  • 3" tiltable LCD touchscreen
  • Built-in WiFi / NFC
  • Image stabilisation
Product information
Top features:

- 4K image quality for stunning footage

- Light and balanced for portable filming

- Stream and edit with ease

4K image quality

Shoot 4K footage that contains four times more detail than Full HD footage, letting you capture more of the incredible qualities that bring images to life with vibrant colour and detail.

Using the XAVC S format which was developed for professional use, you can record 4K Ultra HD and high-bitrate recording of incredible quality, no matter how much experience you have with camcorders. Even better, XAVC S data is compressed so that it becomes far more manageable. This means that you can create truly amazing recordings to amaze your family and friends.

Light and balanced

The Sony Handycam FDR-AX33 4K Ultra HD Camcorderis over 30% smaller and over 20% lighter than Sony's previous model FDR-AX100, making it one of the most mobile 4K camcorders on the market. This means that you can record in amazing quality no matter where you are, thanks to the light yet powerful design of the camcorder.

With Balanced Optical SteadyShot technology, the camcorder is capable of advanced image stabilisation to enable blur-free footage, even when the recording circumstances are shaky or bumpy. Whether you are walking through the woods or riding as a passenger in a car, you can be confident of smooth, impressive recording quality.

Stream and edit

From performances to sports events, some things are best seen in real time. With Live Streaming via Ustream, you can share scenes as they happen with high-quality picture and sound.

For those occasions when you want to create something truly remarkable, the FDR-AX33 comes equipped with many tools to help you make your directorial debut. With Multi Camera Control, you can easily record footage from a variety of angles, whether using cameras mounted directly to the camcorder or triggered wirelessly. This makes it incredibly easy to sync shooting settings on all of the devices, giving you total control.

And when the time to edit your masterpiece arrives, the camcorder offers the highly versatile Highlight Movie Maker function. Offering several time-saving features, it allows you to add highlight points to key moments while recording and lets the camcorder automatically sync your transitions to your chosen soundtrack.

Technical specifications for SONY Handycam FDR-AX33 4K Ultra HD Camcorder - Black

Type Digital camcorder
Maximum resolution 4K Ultra HD 3840 x 2160p (30 fps)
Other resolutions - Full HD 1920 x 1080p (60 fps)
- HD 1440 x 1080p (60 fps)
- MP4 1280 x 720p (30 fps)
Sensor CMOS
Image stabilisation SteadyShot
Sensitivity - 4K: 9 lux
- HD: 6 lux
Shutter speed 1/6 - 1/10000th
White balance Auto, Onepush, Outdoor, Indoor
Focal length 3.8 - 38 mm
35 mm equivalent 29.8 - 298 mm
Minimum focusing distance 1 cm
Normal focusing distance 1 cm to infinity
Focusing Autofocus & manual
Screen 75 mm tiltable LCD touchscreen
Screen features - Resolution: 921,600 dots
- 16:9 widescreen
- 270° wide-angle viewing
- Adjustable brightness
- LCD backlighting
- Grid line
Viewfinder Yes
Viewfinder features Resolution: 1,555,200 dots
Slow motion Yes
Scene modes Auto, Night scene, Sunrise & sunset, Fireworks, Landscape, Portrait, Spotlight, Beach, Snow
Photo mode Yes
Image resolution 6048 x 3400p
Sound - Dolby Digital 2ch Stereo
- Dolby Digital 5.1ch
Video file formats - XAVC S 4K
- AVCHD Version 2.0
- MPEG4-AVC/H.264
- MP4
Audio file formats - MPEG-4 Linear PCM 2ch
- Dolby Digital 5.1ch
- Dolby Digital 2ch Stereo
- MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
Optical zoom 10 x
Digital zoom 120 x
Memory card - SD
- Memory Stick PRO Duo
Interface USB 2.0
TV output Yes
WiFi connectivity Yes
App available Yes, Play Memories Home
Microphone input Yes
3.5 mm headphone port Yes
Other connections Micro USB
Battery type InfoLithium with AccuPower Meter System (V Series)
Battery life 2 hours 15 minutes
Self-timer 10 seconds
Filter diameter 52 mm
Built-in light / flash Yes
Colour Black
Box contents - Sony Handycam FDR-AX33 4K Ultra HD Camcorder
- NP-FV70 rechargeable battery pack
- AC power adapter
- HDMI (micro) cable
- USB connection support cable
- Operating guide
Dimensions 78.5 x 75 x 155 mm (H x W x D)
Weight 600 g
Manufacturer’s guarantee 1 year
Customer reviews

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GB Keen amateur
Great value and camcorder
Slightly heavy
0 of 1 people found this review helpful
Confirmed purchase: 21 October 2019
Published on: 27 November 2019
(9 out of 10)


Cambridgeshire GB Just point and shoot
Great camcorder for the price
2 of 4 people found this review helpful
Confirmed purchase: 16 July 2018
Published on: 11 August 2018
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SONY Handycam FDR-AX33 4K Ultra HD Camcorder - Black