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Sony introduces latest XDCAM camera

Sony has announced the PXW-Z150, the latest addition to its XDCAM range of professional camcorders

Sony has announced the PXW-Z150, the latest addition to its XDCAM range of professional camcorders.

The camera possesses new functionality to enable wireless operation and 4K shooting. The set up is designed to enable content creators of all experience levels to deliver imagery for content and events shooting scenarios.

It features a 1.0 type stacked Exmor RS CMOS image sensor, providing users with 4K recording and 5x slow motion in full HD.

“We wanted to introduce a portable camcorder which supports our customers in demanding situations, where there is the need for a solution which provides a quick set-up yet with high quality creative options,” said James Leach, product marketing manager at Sony Professional Solutions Europe.

“The compact, lightweight camera body coupled with high quality creative features and 4K capability gives filmmakers the tools needed to take their work to the next level, whether it’s corporate, event or online videography.

The camera also offers up to 120 frames per second, with 24x zoom and 18x zoom in HD and 4K modes respectively. It possesses live streaming capabilities and FTP wireless connection with built-in Wi-Fi.

Leach added, “Clients’ expectations within the creative landscape are constantly evolving and content creators need solutions that can not only provide high quality images, but also deliver this in a timely and professional manner.

“The effortless set up ensures flexible shooting, while the Wi-Fi integration means you can take advantage of live streaming, ensuring the PXW-Z150 is ready when you are.”