Comparing Canon Vixia Mini X vs Sony HDR-MV1

1. Canon Vixia Mini X

13 Reasons why Canon Vixia Mini X is better

Comparing Canon Vixia Mini X vs Sony HDR-MV1

1.Distinctly better video recording quality
1,080 x 50fpsvs 1,080 x 30fps (Sony HDR-MV1)
2.Has a touch screen
Yesvs No (Sony HDR-MV1)
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
3.Can be charged via standard USB cable
Yesvs No (Sony HDR-MV1)
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
4.Has a flip-out screen
Yesvs No (Sony HDR-MV1)
Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
5.Supports AVCHD format
Yesvs No (Sony HDR-MV1)
AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.
6.Supports slow motion video recording
Yesvs No (Sony HDR-MV1)
7.Has manual white balance
Yesvs No (Sony HDR-MV1)
With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
8.Has manual ISO
Yesvs No (Sony HDR-MV1)
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
9.Has manual exposure
Yesvs No (Sony HDR-MV1)
This allows to manually set the exposure.
10.Can be controlled remotely
Yesvs No (Sony HDR-MV1)
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
11.Is DLNA certified
Yesvs No (Sony HDR-MV1)
All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
12.Considerably more microphone(s)
2vs 0 (Sony HDR-MV1)
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
13.Cheaper Price
The Kraken Pro is $50 cheaper.
Canon Vixia Mini X
Canon Vixia Mini X specs
Canon Vixia Mini X features
Canon Vixia Mini X pros and cons
Canon Vixia Mini X advantages
Canon Vixia Mini X disadvantages

2. Sony HDR-MV1

6 Reasons why Sony HDR-MV1 is better

Comparing Sony HDR-MV1 vs Canon Vixia Mini X

1.Has a microphone in
Yesvs No (Canon Vixia Mini X)
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
2.Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Yesvs No (Canon Vixia Mini X)
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
3.Has NFC
Yesvs No (Canon Vixia Mini X)
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
4.Has USB mass storage support
Yesvs No (Canon Vixia Mini X)
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
5.Has or is a prime lens
Yesvs No (Canon Vixia Mini X)
A prime lens has a fixed focal length. In general, these are sharper, with a wider aperture.
6.Has an accelerometer
Yesvs No (Canon Vixia Mini X)
An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes from a vertical to a horizontal position.
Sony HDR-MV1
Sony HDR-MV1 specs
Sony HDR-MV1 features
Sony HDR-MV1 pros and cons
Sony HDR-MV1 advantages
Sony HDR-MV1 disadvantages