With an official statement, Sony has given birth to two new Handycam camcorders belonging to the family: in particular the question DCR-SR21E and DCR-SX21E, which focused heavily on the optics chosen by the company. Both cameras have 57x optical zoom, a fact, and extended from a 67x, with which you can shoot scenes also pretty far with excellent results in terms of quality.
The main difference between the two models lies in the solution adopted by the Japanese giant storage of recorded movies: Sony DCR-SX21E it has a slot for flash memory, while the Sony DCR-SR21R offers an internal hard 80 GB hard drive, which equals approximately 61 hours of continuous recording in standard definition.
Among the main features of the new system include the Handycam SteadyShot image stabilization, which can remove the oscillations caused by shooting handheld, and a tool for the detection of faces in images recorded.
For the less experienced then, Sony has decided to introduce the Intelligent AUTO, with which you can assign the camera to choose the best configuration of recovery depending on external conditions, in which case the choice is between 18 different combinations. Several other parameters such as focus, brightness, color balance, etc. can be configured in a completely automatic.
Using a 2.7-inch LCD screen you can access the menu for the management of the camera and play back movies recorded in order to have immediate preview. Both models also allow you to use handy tools for uploading videos on the net, with a strong integration with services like YouTube and the like, and will be available on the market from next September.