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SONY FDR-AX43 4K Handycam® with Exmor R™ CMOS sensor


Gimbal mechanism inside
Camera Resolution: 4K FULL HD

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Steady movies—no gimbal required

Pictured with optional Shooting Grip (GP-VPT1) and Shotgun Microphone (ECM-B1M)


Steady movies—no gimbal required

Pictured with optional Shooting Grip (GP-VPT1) and Shotgun Microphone (ECM-B1M)

Built for stability and productivity

Delivering superb solutions for content creators and videographers

With Balanced Optical SteadyShot™ to rival gimbal systems, high-resolution 4K movie recording, and high-quality sound with a unique mic, this Handycam® puts professional production and simple movie sharing within anyone’s grasp.


Suppress camera shake – Gimbal Mechanism Inside
High-resolution 4K recording
High-performance AF
Sound recording with superb natural presence
Ideal for content creators and videographers
Special effects, for high-impact movies

Suppress camera shake – Gimbal Mechanism Inside

Suppress camera shake – Gimbal Mechanism Inside

Extra-steady shooting on the move

Watch Balanced Optical SteadyShot in action

Stable while walking

The unique Balanced Optical SteadyShot stabilizer, with internal gimbal mechanism, is about 13 times more effective than other optical systems, allowing shake-free shooting while walking.

Stable even while running

The Balanced Optical SteadyShot internal gimbal mechanism and image processing algorithm deliver such stable shooting that you can even shoot steady movies while running.

Stable at full zoom

The stability delivered by the gimbal and algorithm of Balanced Optical SteadyShot allows you to shoot steady movies even at full zoom, where camera shake is most visible.


High-resolution 4K recording

High-resolution 4K recording

The brilliant true-to-life quality of 4K

The latest-generation lens and image sensor enhance the spectacular detail of 4K resolution, with increased sensitivity for capturing high-quality movies in low light. High-bitrate recording in XAVC S format clearly captures even fast-moving and complex scenes.

ZEISS® 20x zoom 4K-compatible lens

The ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T* lens has a widest angle of 26.8 mm, allowing more of a subject to fit in the frame. Capture a wide variety of scenes with the 20x optical zoom (26.8–536.0 mm; 16:9 mode), plus 30x (4K) or 40x (HD) Clear Image Zoom and 250x digital zoom

Exmor R™ CMOS sensor and BIONZ X™ image processing engine

The Exmor R CMOS sensor enhances image clarity, reduces noise in dark environments, and enables soft background defocusing, while the BIONZ X image processing engine achieves more naturally vivid and lifelike images and faster processing. 

See 4K movies in HD on non-4K devices

Super-sampled Full HD Playback on non-4K TV or device

4K movies automatically down-convert to Full HD to play on an HD TV.

Trimming Playback trims movie frame on TV at a touch

Trace a finger on the LCD to trim the frame of a 4K movie playing on TV in Full HD. 


High-performance AF

High-performance AF


Fast Intelligent AF speeds up smartly

The AF algorithm optimizes communication between the lens and image processor for extra-fast AF, while a state-of-the-art AF range prediction system helps ensure even moving subjects remain in sharp focus.


Sound recording with superb natural presence

Sound recording with superb natural presence


Great sound, less noise

Three mic capsules capture clear sound and reduce noise, enabling high-quality recording of sound with clear stereo separation. 


Ideal for content creators and videographers

Ideal for content creators and videographers


Shoot selfies, high- and low-position shots at will

Create the perfect vlogging setup with an optional shooting grip or microphone. The tilting LCD and grip make selfies, high- and low-position shots easy.

LCD touch control

With all settings accessible right on the touch screen, operation is fast and simple.

Serious audio connectivity

Headphone and microphone jacks are provided, for premium audio connectivity.

Battery life

The AX43 uses a high-capacity battery to enable recording for long periods. Up to 235 mins continuous recording time with the supplied battery.

One-touch remote and one-touch sharing

Connect NFC-capable Android devices with a simple touch, for remote control, viewing and image transfer using the Imaging Edge Mobile app. Easy manual pairing for iOS and other devices is also available.


Special effects, for high-impact movies

Special effects, for high-impact movies


Highlight Movie Maker

Streamline your movie editing with Highlight Movie Maker. Using Dual Video Rec, the FDR-AX43 can simultaneously capture at 4K (3840 x 2160) or Full HD (1920 x 1080), and HD (1280 x 720) for both full quality storage and easy sharing. The HD (1280 x 720) resolutions use an efficient MP4 video format to create quick and automatic HD highlight movies for immediate sharing, complete with video transitions and your choice of background music.

Fast frame rates, for slow-motion

With support for high framerate capture up to 100fps/120fps in Full HD, you can create slow-motion recordings, elevating every movement in stunning detail.

See times change with 4K time-lapse movies

With Time-lapse Capture, shoot stills of a scene over a period of time with a chosen interval between shots. The resulting images can be combined in 4K high resolution into a time-lapse movie on a PC, or viewed with a simple variable-speed preview function on the camera.


  • Balanced Optical SteadyShot with 5-axis Intelligent Active mode
  • 4K Ultra HD (3840 x 2160) recording
  • 26.8 mm wide-angle ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T* lens
  • 20x optical zoom with 30x/40x (4K/HD) Clear Image Zoom
  • Highlight Movie Maker


Sensor Type:
1/2.5 type (0.28 in [7.20 mm]) back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS Sensor

Effective Pixels (Video):
approx. 8.29 Megapixels (16:9)

Effective Pixels (Still Image):
approx. 8.29 Megapixels (16:9) / approx. 6.22 Megapixels (4:3)

Image Processor:
BIONZ X image processor

Lens Type:
Zeiss® Vario-Sonnar® T*

Filter Diameter:
55 mm

Lens Cover:

F 2.0-3.8

Focal Distance:
f = 4.4 to 88 mm

Focal Length (35 mm equivalent) (Video):
f = 1-1/16 to 21-1/8 inch , f=26.8-536.0 mm (16:9)

Focal Length (35 mm equivalent) (Still Image):
f = 1-1/16 to 21-1/8 inch (16:9), f = 1-5/16 to 25-7/8 inch (4:3), f = 26.8 to 536.0 mm (16:9), f = 32.8 to 656.0 mm (4:3)

Minimum Focus Distance:
approx. 1 cm (Wide), approx. 80 cm (Tele) (approx. 13/32 inch (Wide), approx. 31-1/2 inch (Tele))

Iris Diaphragm:
6 blades

ND Filter:

Optical Zoom:

Clear Image Zoom:
4K: 30x, HD: 40x

Digital Zoom:

Viewfinder Type:

Field of View:

Diopter adjustment:

Screen Type:
7.5 cm (3.0 type) Clear Photo LCD display (460,800 dots) Wide (16:9)

Touch Panel:

Brightness Control:
Yes (Menu)

Marker/Grid Display:
Grid Line

Angle Adjustment:
Opening angle: max. 90 deg.; Turning angle: max. 270 deg.

Image Stabilization Type:
Balanced Optical SteadyShot w/ Intelligent Active mode (5-axis)

Focus Type:
Contrast AF

Focus Points:

Focus Mode:
Auto / Manual (Touch Panel)

Focus Area:
Full range focus / spot focus

Fast Intelligent AF:

Lock-On AF:
Lock-on AF

Manual Focus Assist:
Peaking Display

Auto, Flexible Spot (Touch Panel), Manual (Menu)

Metering Modes:
Multi-segment / Spot

Exposure Compensation:
AE Shift (Touch Panel)


Auto Iris Control:

Manual Iris Control:

Manual Exposure Assist:
Zebra Pattern Display

Backlight Compensation:
Yes (Auto)

Gain Control:

AGC Limit:

Minimum Illumination:
4K: Standard: 9 lux (1/60 shutter speed), HD: Standard: 6 lux (1/60 shutter speed), 4K: Low Lux 1.8 lux (1/30 shutter speed), HD: Low Lux 1.2 lux (1/30 shutter speed)

Auto Control Range:


Manual Iris Control (Photo Mode):

Manual Shutter:

Smooth Slow:

White Balance Modes:
Auto / Onepush / Outdoor / Indoor

White Balance Shift:

Flash Metering System:
Pre-flash TTL

Flash Compensation:
Yes (3 steps)

Flash Mode:
Auto / On / OFF

Media Type:
XAVC S 4K (100 Mbps): SDHC Memory Card (4 GB or over, UHS-I U3 or higher) / SDXC Memory Card (UHS-I U3 or higher), XAVC S 4K (60 Mbps): SDHC Memory Card (4 GB or over, Class 10 or higher) / SDXC Memory Card (Class 10 or higher), XAVC S HD: SDHC Memory Card (4 GB or over, Class 10 or higher) / SDXC Memory Card (Class 10 or higher), AVCHD, Still: Memory Stick PRO Duo (Mark 2), Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, SD / SDHC / SDXC Memory Card (Class 4 or higher)

Internal Media:

Recording Format (Video):
XAVC S format: MPEG4-AVC / H.264, AVCHD format ver. 2.0 compatible: MPEG4-AVC / H.264, MP4: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264

Video Resolution:
XAVC S 4K: 3840 x 2160 / 30p, 24p, XAVC S HD: 1920 x 1080 / 60p, 30p, 24p, AVCHD: 1920 x 1080 / 60p (PS), 30p (FX, FH), 24p (FX, FH), 60i (FX, FH), 1440 x 1080 / 60i (HQ, LP), MP4: 1280 x 720 / 30p

Video Recording Rate (ABR / VBR):
XAVC S 4K: approx. 100 Mbps, XAVC S 4K: approx. 60 Mbps, XAVC S HD: approx. 50 Mbps, AVCHD PS: approx. 28 Mbps / FX: approx. 24 Mbps / FH: approx. 17 Mbps / HQ: approx. 9 Mbps / LP: approx. 5 Mbps, MP4: approx. 3 Mbps

Recording Format (Still Image):
JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0 compatible, Exif Ver. 2.3 compatible, MPF Baseline compatible)

Still Image Size (Photo Mode):
L: 16.6 Megapixels 16:9 (5440 x 3056), 12.5 Megapixels 4:3 (4080 x 3056), M: 8.3 Megapixels 16:9, (3840 x 2160), 6.2 Megapixels 4:3 (2880 x 2160), S: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920 x 1080), 0.3 Megapixels 4:3 (640 x 480)

Still Image Size (Movie Mode):
M: 8.3 Megapixels 16:9 (3840x2160), S: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920 x 1080)

Still Image Size (Photo Capture):
XAVC S 4K: 8.3 Megapixels 16:9 (3840x2160), XAVC S HD: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080), AVCHD: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920 x 1080)

Still Image Size (Time-Lapse Capture):
1920 x 1080), 3840 x 2160) / HD: S (2.1 M, 4K: L (8.3 M

Still Image Size (Dual Record):
M: 8.3 Megapixels 16:9 (3840 x 2160), S: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920 x 1080)

Built-in Zoom Microphone

Audio Recording Format:
LPCM 2ch (48 kHz / 16 bit), Dolby Digital 5.1ch, Dolby Digital 5.1 Creator, Dolby Digital 2ch Stereo, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch

Mic Level Control:
Yes (31 steps)

Auto Wind noise reduction:
Yes (On / Off)

My Voice Canceling:

Built-in Zoom Microphone, Monaural Speaker

High Speed Rec:
Yes (120p / 1920 x 1080, 100 / 60 Mbps)

Time-lapse Capture:
Time-Lapse Capture, Shooting Interval (1/2/5/10/30/60 sec), Shot Number (1-999), Capture Image Size (4K: L (8.3 M, 3840 x 2160) / HD: S (2.1 M, 1920 x 1080)), AE Mode (AE Lock / AE Tracking)

Scene Selection:
Auto / Night Scene / Sunrise & Sunset / Fireworks / Landscape / Portrait / Spotlight / Beach / Snow

NightShot Infrared System:

Time Code/User Bit:

Other Features:
Face Detection , Cinematone, Golf Shot (Yes), Smooth Slow Rec (Yes), Fader Effect(s) (White / Black), Intelligent Auto (Portrait / Baby / Walk / Tripod / Backlight / Landscape / Spotlight / Twilight / Macro / Low-light / Auto wind noise reduction), Smile Shutter (Off / Dual Capture / Always On), Red-Eye Reduction, Direct Copy

Fast Playback:
About 5 times / 10 times / 30 times / 60 times

Slow Playback:
Forward: 1/5 speed, Reverse: 1/2 speed

Trimming playback:

Highlight Movie Maker:
Highlight Movie Maker, highlight background music (6 preinstalled music files, music transfer compatible)

Motion Shot Video:

Slide Show (Still Image):

Light Output:

Resolution Output:

Projected Image Size:

Endurance (Battery Life):

Projector input:

Keystone Adjustment:

Yes (Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE 802.11 b/g/n (2.4 GHz band))

Yes (NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible)

Multi Camera Control:

Accessory shoe:
Yes (Multi Interface Shoe)

HDMI terminal:
Yes (HDMI micro)

Projector input:

Multi/Micro USB Terminal:

Remote Terminal:
Integrated into Multi/Micro USB Terminal

STD output:
Composite Video Out (AV CABLE (sold separately))

Microphone Input:
Stereo minijack

Headphone Jack:
Stereo minijack

Memory Card Slot:
Memory Stick PRO Duo and SD / SDHC / SDXC compatible


Battery Type:
InfoLITHIUM with AccuPower Meter System (V Series)

Power Consumption (LCD):
4K: 5.1 W

Power Consumption (Viewfinder):

Power Requirements:
6.8 V/7.3 V (battery pack), 8.4V (AC Adapter)

Charge on camcorder (charging time with supplied battery):
Yes (approx. 3h 25min)

USB Charging:
DC 5 V 1500 mA

USB Power Supply:

Dimensions (W x H x D) (including supplied battery):
Approx. 73 mm x 80.5 mm x 142.5 mm (Approx. 73 mm x 80.5 mm x 173 mm (NP-FV70A) (including supplied battery)), (Approx. 2-7/8 inch x 3-1/4 inch x 5-5/8 inch (Approx. 2-7/8 inch x 3-1/4 inch x 6-7/8 inch (NP-FV70A) (including supplied battery)))

Weight (main unit only):
Approx. 510 g, Approx. 1 lb 2.0 oz

Weight (including supplied battery):
Approx. 560 g (NP-FV50A), Approx. 600 g (NP-FV70A) (supplied battery), Approx. 660 g (NP-FV100A) (Approx. 1 lb 3.8 oz (NP-FV50A), Approx. 1 lb 5.2 oz (NP-FV70A) (supplied battery), Approx. 1 lb 7.3 oz (NP-FV100A))

Additional information

Weight 1.01 kg
Dimensions 7.3 × 8.05 × 14.25 cm


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