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4K performance in your palm.

From crawling across the floor to striding across the stage, life is full of powerful moments. Capture them in ultra-detailed 4K quality with the compact FDR-AX33.


AX33 4K Handycam® with Exmor R™ CMOS sensor


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Pro performance in your palm

Relive memories in rich 4K resolution with about four times more detail than Full HD. The unprecedented FDR-AX33 offers Balanced Optical SteadyShot™ and a ZEISS® lens for utmost image quality. 

4K/HD XAVC S recording

SDXC/SDHC memory card (UHS-I U3 or higher) is required for 4K 100 Mbps recording and SDXC/SDHC memory card (Class10 or higher) is required for 4K 60 Mbps and HD 50 Mbps recording. To use SDHC memory card, firmware update of camera may be required.

Extra-compact with manual operation functions

The FDR-AX33 is over 30% more compact and portable than the diminutive FDR-AX100 that preceded it. Yet, its extensive manual control is simple and intuitive for customizing settings as desired according to shooting conditions.

Behold your blurless best

By controlling the optical path from lens to sensor as one floating unit, our advanced Balanced Optical SteadyShot ensures incredibly stable recording.

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Balanced Optical SteadyShot

Achieve supremely stable footage from wide angle to telephoto. Our latest image stabilization is 13x more effective compared to that of an Optical SteadyShot model in standard mode. 

Outstanding images 

To elevate camcorder images to professional-quality heights, Sony advances the revolution in resolution with leading technologies optimised to make the most of the latest recording formats.

Blow them away with rich 4K

With four times more pixels than Full HD (3,840 x 2,160 vs. 1,920 x 1,080), 4K resolution offers incredibly lifelike image detail.

Full HD
4K (3840 x 2160)

Shoot longer, shoot better

Not all images are recorded equally. Through clever digital compression, the XAVC S format enables extended 4K high-bitrate recording of up to 100Mbps.

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Large Exmor R™ CMOS sensor

The sensor absorbs ample light to capture the true ambience of indoor and low-light shooting situations.

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BIONZ X™ image processor

BIONZ X achieves more lifelike images and enables new features that take advantage of faster processing.

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29.8mm ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lens

Fine-tuned for 4K and ideal for capturing grand landscapes, it also provides 10x optical zoom.

Fun during & after shooting

Designed for easy shooting as well as expedited editing, the FDR-AX33 ensures your memories are preserved exactly as you envision them.

More creative movies made easier

Multi Camera Control lets you record a scene from several angles at once, TV program-style. Later, edit scenes in PlayMemories Home with such advanced features as picture-in-picture.

  • Multi Camera Control
  • PlayMemories™ Home
One-touch remote control

One-touch remote control

With Wi-Fi and NFC functions, FDR-AX33 can be remotely operated, and content can be transferred between the camcorder and a smartphone or tablet via PlayMemories Mobile app for mobile devices.

Wide-ranging accessories meet every need

Professional level options open up new possibilities.

Further expand your shooting pleasure and give your photography a professional edge with accessories specially designed for this model.

Bring memories to greater life with the 4K camcorder. Recording in 4K Ultra HD for 4x more detail than Full HD. Minimising shaky handling effect with Balanced Optical SteadyShot.  Realising stunning results from every perspective with a 29.8mm ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lens. Offering intuitive control of key shooting parameters with a manual ring.  All contained in a compact body.
  • 4K Ultra HD (3840 x 2160) recording

  • Balanced Optical SteadyShot™

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    29.8mm ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lens

  • 10x optical zoom with 15x Clear Image Zoom (4K)

  • Versatile manual settings

Lens Type
ZEISS Vario Sonnar T*
Sensor Type
1/2.3 type (7.76mm) back-illuminated "Exmor™ R" CMOS Sensor
Screen Type
7.5cm(3.0 type) Xtra Fine LCD™ display (921 600dots) Wide (16:9)
Input and Output Terminals
4K Output, Accessory Shoe, DC IN, HDMI Terminal, Headphone Jack, Multi/Micro USB Terminal, STD Output, Stereo Minijack

What's in the Box

Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-FV70), AC Adaptor, Power Cord, Operating Guide, HDMI (micro) Cable, USB Connection Support Cable

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