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Rough and ready Full HD Action Camcorder

A knock-around, Full HD Action Camcorder for extreme action. Equipped with a Carl Zeiss® lens but weighing only 90g (with supplied battery), HDR-AS15/AS10 captures every adrenaline rush with amazing clarity. After the thrills, share your experience using built-in Wi-Fi(HDR-AS15 only).

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Shoot steady in Full HD

SteadyShot (Active Mode) image stabilization delivers smooth, roll-free footage whether biking, boarding, skiing or surfing.The 1920 x 1080 resolution captures tiny details for spectacular movies. Also supporting up to 60p recording and HDMI® playback heighten enjoyment.You can also shoot in 2x or 4x slow motion.

High-quality Full HD 1080p recording and slow motion

Wireless freedom (HDR-AS15 only)

Upload footage via Wi-Fi to smartphones and tablets running the free PlayMemories Mobile™ app, then share on social networking media. The super-fast, hassle-free way to shout your adventures to the world.

Share via Connected Phone/Tablet

Mountable in so many ways

HDR-AS15/AS10 comes with two adhesive mounts and a rugged waterproof housing (max. depth 60 m/197 ft) with standard tripod screw mount. Additional Sony accessories vastly expand mounting options.


Wrap yourself in action

Take in the entire scene with the Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar® lens. The 170-degree viewing angle* makes for mind-blowing perspectives that capture all the action around you.

*when SteadyShot mode is OFF

Ultra wide-angle Carl Zeiss Lens (170° field of view)

SteadyShot® image stabilization reduces blur

SteadyShot® with Active Mode compensates for camera shake to deliver stunningly smooth action footage. In addition, innovative 3-Way Shake Canceling adds electronic roll compensation for even smoother video.

Share via SmartPhones and Tablets (HDR-AS15 only)

Wi-Fi enabled smartphones and tablets running the free PlayMemories Mobile™ app can pull movies and photos from HDR-AS15 wirelessly. Once the content is on your mobile device you can upload and share it via e-mail or social media.

Tough waterproof housing with universal tripod mount

To handle extreme environments, HDR-AS15/AS10 comes with a ruggedized, waterproof housing with universal tripod mount, allowing you to concentrate on safety and composition while capturing Full HD videos. The housing can withstand depths down to 60 m/197 ft, and includes dirt and dust resistant seals that make it nearly impervious to mud, snow, rain and grime.

Ultra wide-angle Carl Zeiss Lens (170° field of view)

The ultra wide angle Carl Zeiss® Vario-Tessar® lens provides a spacious 170° viewing angle — the perfect way to capture breathtaking scenes of expansive ski slopes and winding mountain trails.

Exmor R CMOS sensor for superb low-light performance

Experience stunning low-light performance thanks to the back-illuminated Exmor® R CMOS sensor. Designed for compact cameras and camcorders, Exmor® R improves image clarity and drastically reduces noise when shooting in dimly lit environments. Photo diodes positioned above the circuitry help maximize the light gathering area per pixel. The end result is clearer, cleaner images in dark environments.

High-quality Full HD 1080p recording and slow motion

HDR-AS15/AS10 offers a variety of video modes to suit any action. Extreme sports enthusiasts will appreciate 2x and 4x slow-motion recording — including both HD 60p and class-above 120 fps in 720p HD — which are ideal for studying and refining technique. For standard video, choose from Full HD (1920 x 1080, 30p), HD (1280 x 720, 30p) or SD VGA (640 x 480, 30p). Support for HDMI® and HDTV4 makes for stunning clarity and incredibly smooth playback.

Large start/stop button for one-touch shooting ease

Just press the large start/stop button to begin shooting. It's just that easy!

Built-in stereo mic

A built-in stereo microphone allows you to capture all the exciting sounds of your adventure.

Compatible with Memory Stick Micro and Micro SD/SDHC

The memory card slot accepts Memory Stick Micro™ (M2) and Micro SD/SDHC Memory Card (class 4 or higher) memory cards. Choose the card best suited to shooting requirements and compatibility with your PC. (Memory cards not included.)

Attach to flat and curved surfaces with two adhesive mounts

Hands-free shooting convenience! Mount HDR-AS15/AS10 easily and securely to flat and curved surfaces with the included adhesive mounts.

HDMI interface for easy file transfers

Support for HDMI makes it easy to share content with family and friends on HDTVs. (HDMI cable not included.)


Intuitive, easy-to-use PlayMemories Home™ software makes organizing, editing and sharing photos and videos a cinch. Instantly import and sort content by event or date. Then turn the ordinary into extraordinary using a variety of adjustments and filters. You can even create heartwarming slide-shows complete with transitions and soundtracks in three simple steps. Finally, share your picks with family and friends or on popular social networking sites like Facebook® and YouTube™. PlayMemories Online™ service can even securely store your content in the Cloud, allowing you to access photos and videos with virtually any digital device, anytime or anywhere.


Optional accessories expand shooting enjoyment and creative possibilities.


Action Cam

Model: HDR-AS15,HDR-AS10

Basic Specifications

Size & Weight

Dimensions (Approx.)

Approx. 24.5mm x 47.0mm x 82.0mm (Approx. 31/32inch x 1 7/8inch x 3 1/4inch)

Weight (Approx.)

Approx. 65g (Approx. 2oz)

Specifications (details)

Date&Time, Area Setting

Date & Time, Summer Time,Area Set

Yes (except Summer Time)

Media Format

Quick Format (Initialize)

Memory Card


Media Type

Memory Stick Micro™ (Mark 2) , Micro SD/SDHC Memory Card (Class 4 or Higher)

Still Image Mode


Still Image Max Effective Resolution

2.0 megapixels

Video Format


Video Resolution

1920×1080/30P (HQ) , 1280×720/30P (STD,SLOW,SSLOW) , 680×480/30P (VGA)

Video Actual (Pixel)

Approx. 11900K pixels

Video Signal

HD: HDTV 1080/60p

Audio Format


Microphone / Speaker

Built-in Microphone , Monoral Speaker

Movie Recording Rate (Average Bit Rate/VBR)

HQ: Approx. 16Mbps / SSLOW: Approx. 24Mbps / SLOW: Approx. 12Mbps STD: Approx. 6Mbps / VGA: Approx. 3Mbps

Still Image File Format

DCF Ver. 2.0 compatible, Exif Ver. 2.3 compatible, MPF Baseline compatible

Still Image Size (Photo Mode)

2.0 megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080)

Progressive Mode


Drive System

Shutter Speeds

Auto Control Range: 1/30 - 1/10,000 (30fps)


Memory Card Slot

Memory Stick Micro™ and Micro SD/SDHC compatible

Wi-Fi(HDR-A15 only)

IEEE 802.11b/g/n(2.4GHz band)

HD Output

HDMI Out (micro)

USB Port(s)

micro-B / USB2.0 Hi-speed (mass-storage)



Microphone Input

Stereo Minijack

HDMI Terminal

Yes (micro)

Display Panel

Display Panel


USB Power Supply

Yes (1.5A or more is recommended)


Camera Type

Digital HD Video Camera Recorder

Auto Non Flicker


Gain Control


Optics / Lens

Lens Type

Carl Zeiss® Tessar® Lens



Focal Length (35mm equivalent)


Minimum Focus Distance

Approx. 30cm (11 7/8inch)

Angle of View

170° (without SteadyShot) , 120° (with SteadyShot)

Focal Distance

f=2.5mm, f=1/8inch

Steady Shot Mode: Active


Convenience Features

Date / Time Stamp

Yes (Rec Date and Time)

Media/Battery Indicator

Yes (recordable time) / Yes (remaining capacity)

Multiple Language Display


Fast Playback

About 5 times/10 times

Image Management File Repair

Yes (AUTO)

On Screen Main Indicators

Recording Mode; Image stabilization

Weights and Measurements

Dimensions (Approx.)

Approx. 24.5mm x 47.0mm x 82.0mm (Approx. 31/32inch x 1 7/8inch x 3 1/4inch)

Weight (Approx.)

Approx. 65g (Approx. 2oz)

Weight (Approx.) (Total)

Approx. 90g (with supplied battery NP-BX1)

Imaging Sensor (details)

Recording pixels (photo, 16:9)

Approx. 11900000 pixels

Imaging Sensor

Imaging Sensor

1/2.3 type (7.77mm) back-illuminated Exmor® R CMOS Sensor


BIONZ® image processor

Pixel Gross

Approx. 16800K pixels

Effective Picture Resolution

Approx. 11900K pixels (16:9)

Color Filter System

RGB primary color filters

Exposure System

Metering Modes


Exposure Settings


Noise Reduction


White Balance Mode


Minimum Illumination

6 lux

Backlight Compensation

Yes (Auto)

Gain Control


Advanced Features


Yes (In use with Waterproof Case (SPK-AS1))


Yes (In use with Waterproof Case (SPK-AS1))


Yes (In use with Waterproof Case (SPK-AS1))

Image Stabilization

Electrical SteadyShot™ image stabilization with Active mode

Wi-Fi (HDR-AS15 only)

Send to Smartphone, Control with Smartphone

Interval Recording

Yes (photo) (5s/10s/30s/60s)

Power Save



Power Consumption (in Operation)

1.7W (in Display Panel operation)

Power Requirements

3.6V (battery pack)

Battery Type

NP-BX1 (supplied), NP-BG1 (optional), NP-FG1 (optional)

Charge on camcorder (Charging time with supplied Battery)

Yes (Approx. 4h 05min)

USB Charging (details)

DC 5V 500mA/600mA

In the Box

In the Box

Operating Guide (1)Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-BX1) (1)Waterproof Case (1)Micro USB Cable (1)Adhesive Mount (1)

Mounting Accessories

Headband Mount

Adhesive Mount Pack

Handlebar Mount

Tilt Adapter

Waterproof Headband Mount

Camcorder Cradle with LCD

Ball Head

Dog Harness

Skeleton Frame

Wrist Mount Strap

Surfboard Mount

Action Cam Clip Mount

Power & Cable Accessories

Rechargeable Battery Pack

Battery Charger

Accessory Kit

Micro to HDMI Cable - 3m (9' 6")

Micro to HDMI Cable - 1.5m ( 4' 7")

Other Accessories

Waterproof Case

Replacement Doors — 2 Pack

8GB Memory Stick Micro (Mark2)

16GB Memory Stick Micro (Mark2)

32GB microSDHC Memory Card

8GB microSDHC Memory Card

Anti-Fog Sheets


Action Cam Semi Hard Carrying Case

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