Sony launches FX6 Full-frame Professional Camera and FE C 16-35mm T3.1G E-mount lens to Expand its Cinema Line
FX6 Combines the Best of Sony’s Industry-leading Digital Cinema Technology with Advanced Imaging Features from Alpha™ Mirrorless Cameras
1. Exceptional 4K Full-frame back-illuminated CMOS Exmor R™ sensor
2. Fast Hybrid Auto Focus, also used in Alpha cameras and FX9
3. High quality recording up to 4K 120p / HD 240p, 10 bit 4:2:2 colour depth in full frame
4. Support for up to 12G-SDI and 4K at up to 60p 16-bit SDI RAW output
5. Compact and lightweight body design for on-the-go shooting
6. Ultra-high sensitivity with ISO expandable to 409,600 for very low light conditions
7. Wider range of tones with 15+ stops of dynamic range[i]
8. S-Cinetone™ look profile, also used in FX9 and inspired by VENICE colourimetry
9. BIONZ XR™ image processing engine, first used in Alpha 7S III
10. Compatible with more than 50 E-mount lenses
SELC1635G lens offers accurate operability and intelligent shooting functions
11. Free B&W Type 6600 outdoor case worth Rs. 22,990/- available as a part of introductory offer
New Delhi, 1st February 2021: Sony India today announced the FX6 camera (model ILME-FX6V), a full frame professional camera, accompanied with E-mount lens, 16-35mm (FE C 16-35mm T3.1 G), the latest addition to Sony’s Cinema Line that brings the company’s expertise in imaging technology to a broad range of filmmakers and content creators. As part of the Cinema Line, the all-new FX6 incorporates Sony’s core technologies of image sensor, processing engine, and AF (autofocus) performance.
Sony also introduced a new full-frame E-mount lens, 16-35mm (FE C 16-35mm T3.1 G) to accompany the newly announced ILME-FX6V full-frame format camera, offering high optical performance, reliable operability and intelligent shooting functions for professional video creation. Compatible with a wide range of E-mount cameras from VENICE to Alpha™ Interchangeable lens cameras. The addition of this new lens, optimized for professional video shooting, brings unprecedented creative flexibility for content creators. Sony will further enhance its Cinema Lens line-up going forward.
“With the new FX6, Sony brings a versatile creative tool to all types of visual storytellers and continuously pushing the boundaries of imaging technology based on our customer’s needs,” said Mukesh Srivastava, Digital Imaging Head at Sony India. “We aim to nurture the extraordinary skills and talent of today’s content creators and cinematographers. The FX6 leverages technology from Sony’s industry-leading VENICE cinema camera and marries it with the best of Sony’s innovative Alpha mirrorless camera technology. Along with Sony’s “One Mount” solution based on its Alpha series; the flexibility of our new E-mount Cinema Lens series offers content creators greater creative freedom to create top notch quality of content”
Exceptional 4K Full-frame back-illuminated CMOS Exmor R™ sensor
The new FX6 camera offers optical performance, reliable operability and intelligent shooting functions for professional video creation and features a 10.2 MP[i] full-frame back-illuminated Exmor R™ CMOS sensor.
Fast Hybrid Auto Focus, also used in Alpha cameras and FX9
Pulling from Sony Alpha’s impressive AF features, FX6 offers Fast Hybrid AF by combining 627-point[ii] focal plane phase-detection AF with advanced Face Detection and Real-time Eye AF in high frame rates with continuous AF, allowing camera operators to effortlessly and precisely track fast-moving subjects in slow motion without losing focus. The camera can also capture up to five times slow-motion with 4K (QFHD) 120fps.
Recording up to 4K 120p / HD 240p, 10 bit 4:2:2 colour depth in full frame
The new FX6 is capable of recording in XAVC All Intra 4:2:2 10-bit depth with stunning image quality in DCI 4K (4096 x 2160 – up to 60p), QFHD 4K (3840 x 2160 – up to 120p[iii]) and FHD (1920×1080 – up to 240p) for incredibly detailed slow motion. When more convenient file sizes are needed, FX6 can record in XAVC Long GOP 4:2:0 8-bit QFHD 4K (3840 x 2160 – up to 120p6) and 4:2:2 10-bit FHD (1920×1080 – up to 240p).
Support for up to 12G-SDI and 4K at up to 60p 16-bit SDI RAW output
In line with professional workflows, FX6 includes a 12G-SDI output that also supports 16-bit RAW, HDMI output, timecode in/out, built-in Wi-Fi and four channel audio recording (via XLR Interface, Multi-Interface Shoe and built-in Stereo Mic). The new camera also features two media slots compatible with CFexpress Type A cards[iv] for higher overall capacity and faster read and write speeds in addition to SDXC UHS-II/UHS-I cards.
Compact and lightweight body design for on-the-go shooting
Built with a durable magnesium alloy chassis, measuring just 4.6 inches x 6 inches x 4.5 inches (116 millimetres x 153 millimetres x 114 millimetres) and weighing just 1.96 pounds (0.89 kilograms), FX6 has a compact and lightweight design making it easy for users to grab and shoot with outstanding for Mobility and Operability. FX6 also features a modular design allowing users to easily pair accessories, such as grips and viewfinders, or attach the camera to other mechanisms, such as gimbals and drones.
FX6’s 3.5-inch LCD Viewfinder can be attached on multiple locations of the camera body for added freedom and easy menu control with touch operation. Using a quick access control menu for commonly accessed features, camera operators can change key settings with a single touch – including Codec, Imager Scan Mode, Picture Size and Frequency, Base ISO and Sensitivity, Shooting Mode and Audio Levels.
Ultra-high sensitivity with ISO expandable to 409,600 for very low light conditions
FX6 comes with a base sensitivity is ISO 800 with an enhanced sensitivity setting of ISO 12,800[v]
expandable to 409,600[vi] for shooting in low and very low light conditions.
Wider range of tones with 15+ stops of dynamic range
The new FX6 delivers a 15+ stop wide dynamic range[vii] with high sensitivity and low noise for greater details in the highlights and shadows of a scene.
S-Cinetone™ look profile, also used in FX9 and inspired by VENICE colourimetry
Developed with the same expertise as Sony’s world-leading VENICE cinema camera, FX6 offers advanced cinematic colour science including S-CinetoneTM for richer tonal reproduction right out of the box as well as S-Log3,S-Gamut3 and S-Gamut3.Cine for post-production flexibility. FX6’s cinematic colour science is optimised for premium applications by capturing the maximum dynamic range from the sensor and providing creative freedom. Leveraging the colour science of VENICE, FX6 also allows productions to easily match footage with other cameras in the cinema line.
BIONZ XR™ image processing engine, first used in Alpha 7S III
FX6 also includes a BIONZ XR™ image processing engine, first used in the new Sony Alpha 7S III camera, providing up to four times faster processing performance compared to the FS5 II.
Compatible with more than 50 E-mount lenses
FX6 is also compatible with wide range of Sony E-mount lenses for creative flexibility.
SELC1635G lens with accurate operability and intelligent shooting functions
The new lens is compatible with intelligent shooting functions of E-mount system that support and improve Large Format Sensor (LFS) shooting. Paired with the new full-frame format camcorder, the new lens supports fast and accurate auto focus, making it possible to track fast moving subjects while maintaining a shallow depth of field. It also has two XA (Extreme Aspherical) elements with extreme surface precision of 0.01-micron, together with circular 11-blade apertures deliver beautifully smooth bokeh in every frame.
The two XA elements and three aspheric lenses are positioned in a way that effectively reduces field curvature, astigmatism and, in combination with two ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glasses, reduces colour distortion. Additionally, floating focus provides outstanding resolution at every zoom position. Nano AR (Anti Reflection) coating drastically reduces flare and ghost phenomenon.
Free B&W Type 6600 outdoor case worth Rs. 22,990/- available as a part of introductory offer
To make purchase attractive, Sony has announced a special introductory offer. Customer will now get a B&W Type 6600 outdoor case worth Rs. 22,990/- free with the purchase of FX6 camera.
Price and Availability
The new FX6 Full-frame Professional Camera and SELC1635G Lens will be available at select Sony Centers & Alpha Flagship stores from 4th February 2021 onwards.
|Model||MRP (in INR)||Availability|
|FX6 Full-frame camera||599,990/-||4th February 2021 onwards|
|FE C 16-35mm T3.1G E-mount lens||679,990/-||4th February 2021 onwards|