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Sony FS5 II is a Super 35 mm Handheld Camcorder: Lightweight, 4K Super 35 CMOS Sensor E-Mount, 4K HDR, 120fps RAW, New Color Science, Instant HDR Workflow with HLG, Color Grading with S-Log2/3, Built-in Electronic Variable ND Filter with Auto ND Function

Sony FS5 II
Sony FS5 II

Sony’s super 35 mm handheld camcorder FS5 has evolved into the new camcorder FS5 II with new functionality based on user demand.

The following video presents Sony| FS5 II | Product Feature:
New look for unbounded creativity: FS5 II is Sony’s Super35 handheld camcorder with stunning 4K HDR and 120fps performance.

FS5 II’s all-new default look is specifically tuned to meet the requirements of today’s content creators with rich mid-range colours, alluring facial tones and a softer tonal look tuned with the same expertise as Sony’s world-leading VENICE digital cinematography camera. It also delivers four seconds 4K 120fps high frame rate recording with compatible external recorders.

PRESS RELEASE

08/04/2018

Sony Introduces FS5 II with 4K HDR, 120fps RAW and New Color Science

Sony’s Popular Super 35 mm handheld Camcorder Adds New Functionality Based on User Demand

Sony FS5 II (Body: PXW-FS5M2)

Sony FS5 II (Body: PXW-FS5M2)

Sony’s new Large Format Sensor lineup is expanding with the introduction of the FS5 II (Body: PXW-FS5M2, Lens Kit: PXW-FS5M2K). Complete with stunning 4096 x 2160 4K HDR and 120fps performance at 60Hz mode (and 100fps at 50Hz mode), as well as RAW capabilities, the new Super 35 mm camcorder marries outstanding image quality with an ergonomic modular frame, offering content creators ultimate creative flexibility.

Sony FS5 II (Lens Kit: PXW-FS5M2K)

Sony FS5 II (Lens Kit: PXW-FS5M2K)

In addition to S-Log 2/3, the FS5 II offers Instant HDR Workflow to produce HDR content, when shooting in HLG/BT.2020 mode, for quick post-production without the need for grading.

The FS5 II interchangeable lens, E-mount camcorder offers flexibility for applications including web commercials, music video production, dramas, corporate and event videography and documentaries.

Sony FS5 II: Dual XLR inputs for applications such as shooting in a confined space, such as a car interior, or when mounting on a gimbal

Sony FS5 II: Dual XLR inputs for applications such as shooting in a confined space, such as a car interior, or when mounting on a gimbal

Designed to meet the requirements of today’s content creators, the FS5 II features an all-new look with a refined picture tone to capture natural highlights, subtle, alluring and well rendered facial tones and a softer tonal look, for capturing lifelike portrayals. Using the accumulated expertise of Sony’s digital cinematography camera VENICE, the FS5 II promises a fresh and vivid look while still retaining plenty of creative options in post-production, as a result of its high performance 4K Super 35 Exmor® CMOS sensor.

Sony FS5 II: Multi-interface (MI) Shoe

Sony FS5 II: Multi-interface (MI) Shoe

Takuro Ema, product manager for Sony Professional Solutions Americas explains, “When Sony develops new camera technologies we gather feedback from all ends of the production chain – from DOPs to post production professionals. This camera was no exception. We’ve evolved and developed our hugely popular FS5 with default shooting capabilities and the FS5 II is now a powerful addition to the Large Format Sensor line-up which promises even more flexibility and creative choices.”

Sony FS5 II:: Versatile monitoring

Sony FS5 II:: Versatile monitoring

High Frame Rate shooting including 4K 120fps RAW output and HDR features

The FS5 II builds on Sony’s heritage for image quality, delivering stunning High Frame rate shots supporting four seconds of 120fps in 4K and continuous 240fps at 60Hz mode and 200fps at 50Hz mode in 2K (2048X1080) RAW output when used in conjunction with a compatible external recorder. Continuous 4K 60fps RAW output at 59.94p is fully supported, with 50fps supported at 50Hz mode.

Sony FS5 II: Dual SD card slots with independent record control

Sony FS5 II: Dual SD card slots with independent record control

The camcorder also offers High Frame Rate (HFR) recording to an internal SD card at Full HD 10bit 4:2:2 image quality and a frame rate of up to 240 fps of 8-second cache recording, allowing up to 10 x slow motion and capturing 239.76fps at HD or 2K, and playback at 23.98p. Continuous recording of 120fps in Full HD is also supported.

With an Instant HDR Workflow users can now reduce time in post-production and produce high-quality HDR content quickly without the need of grading. For productions of longer lead-times, S-Log 2/3 allows the HDR image to be fine-tuned via color grading.

Grab and Shoot Capabilities

Sony FS5 II:: Lightweight, modular and robust

Sony FS5 II:: Lightweight, modular and robust

Lightweight but robust, theFS5 II’s well balanced 0.8kg body, adaptability and creative features make it a perfect fit for movie shooting, while its modular design makes it easy to reconfigure for any application including mounting on a gimbal or drone. Sony’s unique Electronic Variable ND filter with Auto ND function covers a wide range of exposure adjustment, as well as creating a wide range of shallow Depth of Field control.

Now with ten Picture Profile settings, the FS5 II allows users to instantly and easily configure the camera for different shooting styles, such as cinematic and online content creation.

The FS5 II is planned to be available in June, with expected pricing as follows:

PXW-FS5M2, body only — $4,750 US and $5,940 CA
PXW-FS5M2K, with lens — $5,250 US and $6,560 CA

For further information, please visit www.sony.com/pro.


The following video presents Sony| FS5 II | Sample footage “Lucent”:
New look for unbounded creativity: FS5 II is Sony’s Super35 handheld camcorder with stunning 4K HDR and 120fps performance.
Sample footage shot on PXW-FS5M2 by Yoshihiro Enatsu.


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