Sony Announces the ActionCam HDR-AS15 and HDR-AS10 HD POV Sports Cameras

Today, Sony announced two new POV cameras to compete with GoPro's offerings. The new HDR-AS15 and AS10 HD sports cameras offer the rugged and compact versatility sports enthusiast demand. These new cameras are ultra compact and ship with a rugged waterproof case, universal tripod mount, and adhesive mounts designed to allow you to capture full HD videos in various environments.

While the AS15 and AS10 are almost identical, the AS15 also includes built-in Wi-Fi , and can make use of Sony's new PlayMemories Suite of Camera and Mobile Apps - as discussed in our Sony NEX-5R announcement.

The new ActionCams feature a new 16-megapixel Exmor R HD CMOS Sensor that is mated to a fixed Carl Zeiss lens, and have a variety of features designed to help extreme sports enthusiasts - like slow motion video to help refine their form and technique, as well as more traditional shooting modes including Full HD video at 30 frames per second.

Sports Enthusiasts will also appreciate the interval recording features that can be programmed to automatically take still images at preset intervals.

See our ActionCam HDR-AS15/AS10 Preview for more info.