Sony introduces new handheld NXCAM camcorder, HXR-NX200

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Sony recently announced a new introduction to its NXCAM handheld camcorder line-up, the HXR-NX200. Targeting at professional videographers and content creators, the latest camcorder, capable of delivering stunning 4K* images in beautiful colour achieved by the newly refined colour science. It is a cost-effective choice offering all the professional features one needs in a robust yet compact chassis.

“When Sony develops new camera technologies, our top consideration is to gather the voices of our customers. The HXR-NX200 is no exception,” said Hany Bartella, head of Media Sales for Middle East at Sony Professional Solutions MEA. “The latest addition to our NXCAM family is a versatile camcorder that is perfect for on-the-go shootings with its stunning picture quality and long battery life, allowing content creators and videographers to focus on what they do best, with minimal hassle.”

*3840 x 2160 pixels

High Quality Picture in 4K/HD

Positioned as an optimal choice for users venturing into 4K productions, the HXR-NX200 is capable of capturing 4K high resolution images, in addition to its excellent HD capabilities. This is possible with Sony’s 1.0-type Exmor R CMOS image sensor with effective 14.2 megapixel that achieves high sensitivity and delivers superb image quality in 4K. Further, thanks to the large high-resolution sensor, superior image quality when shooting in HD is achieved effortlessly. In addition, the latest NXCAM camcorder offers users the flexibility to shoot in 4K and cut out in HD during post production.

Beautiful Colour Reproduction

The compact and lightweight HXR-NX200 delivers stunning lifelike images beautifully with the newly developed refined colour science. Developed based on the voice of customers, this major advancement allows the camcorder to express more vivid, deep, rich variation of colours and natural skin tones regardless of exposure condition. The well-balanced and true-to-life colour reproduction is ideal for applications including live events, weddings and other festivities, as well in houses of worship, education and seminars.

Range of features to support professional shooting and workflow

To capture even the most expansive scenes with outstanding clarity, the HXR-NX200 is equipped with a 29mm wide-angle G Lens alongside three independent manual lens rings, enabling manual control of focus, zoom and iris, for quick and precise adjustment. A 12x optical zoom is dramatically enhanced with Sony’s unique By Pixel Super Resolution Technology, Clear Image Zoom, at 24x in HD and 18x in 4K. With the built-in 4 Step ND Filters, the HXR-NX200 is able to adjust quickly to capture quality content in a multitude of environments, producing sharp, clear images without losing the details anytime, anywhere.
The HXR-NX200 NXCAM camcorder enables users to stream live events in HD effortlessly through a simple and affordable production ecosystem when paired with the MCX-500 multi-camera live producer and the RM-30BP remote commander.
Extending the recording format of Sony’s NXCAM family, the HXR-NX200 is capable of recording 4K XAVC S 100Mbps for superb picture quality with less noise due to higher bitrate. Further, the latest camcorder features dual media slots, realising extended recording time and workflow flexibility through relay and simultaneous back-up recording.
The HXR-NX200 will be available in select countries from October 2018 onwards.

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