Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera ILCE-5100

Movie recording formats

You can use the movie recording format "XAVC S" with this camera. For details on the "XAVC S" format, see the following description.

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*1
Records a more vivid movie compared to AVCHD with increased amounts of information.
Bit-rate: Approx. 28Mbps*2
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.