Movie recording formats

The following movie recording formats are available with this camera.

What is XAVC S?

Records high-definition movies by converting them to MP4 movies using the MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 codec. MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 is capable of compressing images at higher efficiency. You can record high-quality images while reducing the amount of data.

XAVC S/AVCHD recording format

Bit-rate: Approx. 50 Mbps
Records a more vivid movie compared to AVCHD with increased amounts of information.
Bit-rate: Approx. 28 Mbps (Maximum), Approx. 24 Mbps (Maximum) or Approx. 17 Mbps (Average)
The AVCHD format has a high degree of compatibility with storage devices other than computers.
  • Bit rate is the amount of the data processed within a given length of time.