The Sony PXW-X180 XDCAM Handheld Camcorder features three 1/3″ Exmor CMOS sensors and a 25x Sony G zoom lens with 26mm wide angle. It records high-quality, 10-bit 1080p video using the XAVC Intra and XAVC Long GOP codecs. It also offers MPEG HD 422, MPEG HD 420, AVCHD, and DV codecs to fit into a variety of broadcast and production workflows. Other key features include a 0.5″ OLED viewfinder, dual SxS memory card slots, proxy recording to SD cards, and an electronically controlled variable ND filter. The camcorder can be controlled wirelessly with a smartphone or tablet using the included wireless LAN module.
Video Recording formats supported:
XAVC-Intra 1920x1080 59.94i: 111 Mbps max 1920x1080 50i: 112 Mbps max 1920x1080 29.97p: 111 Mbps max 1920x1080 25p: 112 Mbps max 1920x1080 23.98p: 89 Mbps max 1280x720 59.94p: 111 Mbps max 1280x720 50p: 112 Mbps max XAVC-Long 1920x1080 59.94i, 50i: 50/35/25 Mbps max 1920x1080 59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p: 50/35 Mbps max 1280x720 59.94p, 50p: 50 Mbps max MPEG HD422 1920x1080 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p: 50 Mbps max 1280x720 59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p: 50 Mbps max MPEG HD420 1920x1080 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p: 35Mbps max 1440x1080 59.94i, 50i: 35 Mbps max 1280x720 59.94p, 50p: 35Mbps max AVCHD 1920x1080 59.94p, 50p: 28 Mbps max 1920x1080 59.94i, 50i, 29.97p, 25p, 23.98p: 24 Mbps max 1280x720 59.94p, 50p: 24 Mbps max DVCAM 720x480 59.94i: 25 Mbps 720x576 50i: 25 Mbps Proxy 1280x720: 9 Mbps 640x360: 3 Mbps 480x270: 1 Mbps 480x270: 500 Kbps