49points

JVC GC-XA2 Adixxion

85points

Sony HDR-TD30

JVC GC-XA2 Adixxion
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43 facts in comparison

JVC GC-XA2 Adixxion vs Sony HDR-TD30

JVC GC-XA2 Adixxion
Sony HDR-TD30
JVC GC-XA2 Adixxion
Sony HDR-TD30
49
points
85
points

Why is JVC GC-XA2 Adixxion better than Sony HDR-TD30?

  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • Weather sealed
  • 325g lighter
    135gvs460g
  • 18.5mm shorter
    53mmvs71.5mm
  • Has WiFi
  • 28.5mm narrower
    35mmvs63.5mm
  • 57mm thinner
    74mmvs131mm

Why is Sony HDR-TD30 better than JVC GC-XA2 Adixxion?

  • 27.5% more megapixels (main camera)
    20.4MPvs16MP
  • Has a 24p cinema mode
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
  • Has a microphone in
  • Has manual ISO
  • Has manual exposure
  • Has a stereo microphone

Top specs and features

Design

1.Weather sealed
JVC GC-XA2 Adixxion
Sony HDR-TD30

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

2.Is dustproof and water resistant
JVC GC-XA2 Adixxion
Sony HDR-TD30

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

3.height

53mm

71.5mm

Best

Canon Legria Mini

22mm

4.has a touch screen
JVC GC-XA2 Adixxion
Sony HDR-TD30

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

5.has a flip-out screen
JVC GC-XA2 Adixxion
Sony HDR-TD30

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.

6.thickness

74mm

131mm

Best

GoPro Hero6 Black

1.26mm

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 60fps

1080 x 60fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

JVC GY-LS300

2160 x 150fps

2.has a 24p cinema mode
JVC GC-XA2 Adixxion
Sony HDR-TD30

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

3.has a serial shot mode
JVC GC-XA2 Adixxion
Sony HDR-TD30

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.

4.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
JVC GC-XA2 Adixxion
Sony HDR-TD30

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

5.supports AVCHD format
JVC GC-XA2 Adixxion
Sony HDR-TD30

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.has AF tracking
JVC GC-XA2 Adixxion
Sony HDR-TD30

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

Optics

1.megapixels

16MP

20.4MP

Best

Samsung Gear 360

30MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
JVC GC-XA2 Adixxion
Sony HDR-TD30

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

3.has a CMOS sensor
JVC GC-XA2 Adixxion
Sony HDR-TD30

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.

4.has manual white balance
JVC GC-XA2 Adixxion
Sony HDR-TD30

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.

5.has manual ISO
JVC GC-XA2 Adixxion
Sony HDR-TD30

This allows to manually set the ISO level.

6.has a BSI sensor
JVC GC-XA2 Adixxion
Sony HDR-TD30

A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.

Audio

1.has a microphone in
JVC GC-XA2 Adixxion
Sony HDR-TD30

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

2.has a stereo microphone
JVC GC-XA2 Adixxion
Sony HDR-TD30

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

3.has a zoom microphone
JVC GC-XA2 Adixxion
Sony HDR-TD30

Zoom microphones record very high quality audio, and enable you to record sound from a distance. This can be useful for recording meetings, lectures and presentations.

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
JVC GC-XA2 Adixxion
Sony HDR-TD30

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

5.has stereo speakers
JVC GC-XA2 Adixxion
Sony HDR-TD30

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Battery

1.has a removable battery
JVC GC-XA2 Adixxion
Sony HDR-TD30

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

2.has an external memory slot
JVC GC-XA2 Adixxion
Sony HDR-TD30

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

3.has a rechargeable battery
JVC GC-XA2 Adixxion
Sony HDR-TD30

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.has a HDMI output
JVC GC-XA2 Adixxion
Sony HDR-TD30

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

2.Has WiFi
JVC GC-XA2 Adixxion
Sony HDR-TD30

The device can connect to WiFi.

Miscellaneous

1.has a flash
JVC GC-XA2 Adixxion
Sony HDR-TD30

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

2.has a battery level indicator
JVC GC-XA2 Adixxion
Sony HDR-TD30

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.Has a hot shoe
JVC GC-XA2 Adixxion
Sony HDR-TD30

A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.

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