Sony HDR-AS50

Camscore
80/100

Key Specs

Price
$160
Release Date
2 years 8 months ago
Field of View
170 degrees
Adjustable FOV
Yes
360
No
Sensor
 
Chipset
 
Best Shooting Mode
 

Photo Specs and Settings

Photo Res
 
Burst rate
 
Exposure Modes
 
Optical Zoom
No
Optical Zoom Distance
 
Aperture
F2.00
Minimum Focus Distance
30cm

Video Specs and Settings

Best Video Res Pixel Count
 
Video Resolutions with Stabilization
 
Fastest FPS
120fps
Recording Bitrate
50Mbps
Video Loop Length
5 min
20 min
60 min
120 min
Adjust Aspect Ratio
Yes
Video Recording Options
 
Max ISO
 
360 Stitching
 

Physical

Screen Size
 
Screen
No
Info Screen
No
Flip Screen
 
Dimensions
4.7 × 8.2 × 2.4 cm
Dimensions Volume
 
Weight
83grams
Weight with Housing
 
Recording Lights
 
Flash
No
Colours
Glasses
 

Power

Manufacturer Claimed Battery Life
150 minutes (at 1080p 30fps)
Charge Time
 
Uptime Score
 
USB Charge
Yes
Extend Battery Life with External Battery
No
Removable Battery
Yes

Action

Waterproof Depth
60metre
Drop Proof
No
Waterproof Housing Required
Yes

Interface and Connections

Touch Screen
No
Peripherals
 
Memory Capacity
128gb
External Microphone
No
Phone App
Yes
Sensors
 
Remote
Yes
Photo & Video Examples
 
Buying Options
Used
New
Warranty
 
Warranty Length
 
Table of contents

Specs and features of the Sony HDR-AS50 action camera.

First Look
Underwater Video Example
Action Video Example
Image Stabilization Video Example
Firmware Downloads & Updates
 
User Guide
 
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Frequently Asked Questions

Can You Record Super Slow Motion Footage (120fps) in Real High Definition (1080p)?
No, you have to drop down to 720p to get 120fps slow motion videos
Can You Record Footage Whilst The Camera Charges?
No you can't record whilst charging this camera
What Is The Best Video Recording Resolutin & Framerate With Image Stabilization?
1080p is the highest you can use the cameras optical image stabalization
Does This Camera Record Real 4K Video Footage?
No this camera does not record full 4K video, it does though record HD 1080p

Mounting and Form

Mounting and Form

Your action camera's most important feature is how it will mount to you, your vehicles and other parts of your activities. Below we look at how this camera fits to certain mounts and what it's mounting setup is.

There are two main mounting systems, the GoPro (2 to 3 fin mount) and the 1/4" (quarter inch) thread mount.

When we decide how each camera is mounted, we talk about it's form, whether it would fit to a certain popular mounting type, such as on the chest, head or in-hand and whether there was a mounting type for this too.

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