The Sony PXW-X180 XDCAM Handheld Camcorder offers professional quality video capture. The following is an early rundown of key features:
- Professional Codecs. This camera uses Sony’s new XAVC codec to deliver 10-bit 4:2:2 footage at data rates exceeding 100Mbps.
- 25x Optical Zoom. Reach even farther with a 26 – 650mm f/1.6 – f/11 (Super35mm equivalent) zoom lens.
- Hi-Speed Capture. The X180 can capture at speeds up to 60fps in 1080p and 120fps in 720p for 5x over-cranked footage.