Movie recording formats
The following movie recording formats are available with this camera.
What is XAVC S?
Records high-definition movies such as 4K 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
- XAVC S 4K:
Bit-rate: Approx. 100 Mbps or approx. 60 Mbps
Records movies in 4K resolution (3840×2160).
- XAVC S HD:
Bit-rate: Approx. 100 Mbps, Approx. 60 Mbps, or Approx. 50 Mbps
Records a more vivid movie compared to AVCHD with increased amounts of information.
Movies will be recorded at a bit-rate of approximately 16 Mbps or 12 Mbps during High Frame Rate shooting.
- 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.