Sony FDR-AX53

Sony FDR-AX53 Price in USA

The Sony FDR-AX53 is a 4K handycam that was released in 2016. Its price in USA is 1,098.00 dollars (approximately). It will be available only in black color.

Model FDR-AX53
Brand Sony
Camera Type Video Camera
Price (Approx) 1,098.00 USD
Color Black

Sony FDR-AX53 Full Specifications


Lens Type ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T
Focal Length f = 4.4mm - 88mm
35mm equivalent (Video) f = 26.8mm - 536.0mm (16:9)
35mm equivalent (Image) f = 26.8mm - 536.0mm (16:9), f = 32.8mm - 656.0mm (4:3)
Aperture F2.0 - F3.8
Filter Diameter 55mm
Iris Diaphragm 6 blades
Optical Zoom 20x
Digital Zoom 250x
Clear Image Zoom 30x (4K), 40x (HD)

Image Sensor

Sensor Type 1/2.5 type (7.20mm) back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS Sensor
Effective Pixels Still image:
Approx. 8.29 megapixels (16:9)
Approx. 6.22 megapixels (4:3)

Approx. 8.29 megapixels (16:9)


Focus Type Contrast AF
Focus Mode Automatic, Manual Focus (Touch Panel/Ring)
Focus Area Full range focus / Spot focus
Fast Intelligent AF Yes
Lock-On AF Yes


Exposure Mode Auto, Flexible Spot (Touch Panel), Manual (Menu/Ring)
Metering Mode Multi-segment, Spot
Exposure Compensation AE Shift (Touch Panel/Ring)


Size 0.24-inch
Resolution Approx. 1555200 dots
Field of View 100%
Diopter Adjustment -4.0 to +3.0 m


Type Xtra Fine LCD display
Size 3.0-inch
Resolution Approx. 9,21,600 dots
Angle Adjustment Opening Angle: Max. 90 deg.
Turning Angle : Max. 270 deg.
Touch Panel Yes

File Type

Image Format JPEG (DCF Ver.2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant)
Image Resolutions Photo Mode:
L: 16.6 Megapixels 16:9 (5440x3056), 12.5 Megapixels 4:3 (4080x3056)
M: 8.3 Megapixels 16:9 (3840x2160), 6.2 Megapixels 4:3 (2880x2160)
S: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080), 0.3 Megapixels 4:3 (640x480)

Movie Mode:
M: 8.3 Megapixels 16:9 (3840x2160)
S: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080)
Video Format XAVC S format: MPEG4-AVC/H.264
AVCHD format ver.2.0 compatible: MPEG4-AVC/H.264
MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Video Resolutions XAVC S 4K : 3840x2160 at 25p/24p
XAVC S HD : 1920x1080 at 50p/25p/24p
AVCHD : 1920x1080 at 50p (PS), 25p (FX, FH), 24p (FX, FH), 50i (FX, FH)
AVCHD : 1440x1080 at 50i (HQ, LP)
MP4: 1280x720 at 25p


Wi-Fi Yes
Multi/Micro USB Terminal Yes
Microphone Yes, stereo mini jack
Headphone Yes, stereo mini jack
DC In Yes

Power Source

Battery Rechargeable battery pack NP-FV70/NP-FV70A
Power Requirements 6.8V/7.3V (battery pack), 8.4V (AC Adaptor)
Power Consumption 4K: 4.9W (LCD/Viewfinder)
USB Charging DC 5V 1500mA
Charging Time Approx. 3h 25min


Dimensions Approx. 73mm x 80.5mm x 161mm (W X H X D)
Weight Approx. 535g (main unit only)

Other Features

Image Processor BIONZ X
Image Stabilization Type Balanced Optical SteadyShot w/ Intelligent Active mode (5-axis)
White Balance Auto/ Onepush/ Outdoor/ Indoor
Storage Type SDHC/SDXC Memory Card (UHS-I U3 or Higher), SDHC/SDXC Memory Card (Class10 or Higher), 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)

Sony FDR-AX53 Highlights

The Sony FDR-AX53 is a powerful and versatile handycam for capturing stunning video footage. It features a 1/2.5 type back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor that delivers high resolution and excellent low-light performance. The camera has a 20x optical zoom lens. It has also an advanced 30x clear image zoom feature for 4k recording and 40x zoom for HD recording. The FDR-AX53 can record stunning 4K video at up to 25fps and Full HD video at up to 50fps. Moreover, this video camera has a 3.0-inch LCD monitor. Its 0.24-inch viewfinder provides a clear and accurate view of the scene. It has Wi-Fi and NFC (Near Field Communication) connectivity that makes it easy to share photos and videos wirelessly to your smartphone or computer. It also has a variety of professional features such as BIONZ X image processor, live streaming, automatic focus, manual focus, etc. It can record in multiple formats including AVCHD, XAVC S, and MP4. Moreover, it offers the performance and features that professional users demand.

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