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Sony Action Cam

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Sony Action Cam review: specs and price

Sony Action Cam
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Sony Action Cam

Why is Sony Action Cam better than the average?

  • Video recording (main camera)
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    1080 x 60fpsvs51611.25fps
  • Weight
    90gvs563.67g
  • Width
    82mmvs83.65mm
  • Height
    47mmvs85.56mm
  • Thickness
    24.5mmvs125.69mm
  • Volume
    94.42cm³vs838.26cm³
  • Waterproof depth rating
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    60mvs28.13m
  • Exposure time
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    30svs4.04s

Price comparison

Design

1.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sony Action Cam
2.Is dustproof and water-resistant
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The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.

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3.volume
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Best

Veho Muvi Atom

15.2cm³

94.42cm³

4.weight
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Best

Veho Muvi Atom

30g

90g

5.thickness
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Best

GoPro Hero6 Black

1.26mm

24.5mm

6.height
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Best

Canon Legria Mini

22mm

47mm

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)
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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

1080 x 60fps

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

Sony Action Cam
3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

Sony Action Cam
4.Supports slow-motion video recording
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5.movie bitrate
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The higher the movie recording bitrate the better the movie quality with more and crispier details and less compression artifacts.

Best

Sony PMW-F55 CineAlta

440Mbps

16Mbps

Optics

1.has a CMOS sensor
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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.

Sony Action Cam
2.has built-in optical image stabilization
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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.

Sony Action Cam
3.has a BSI sensor
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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.

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4.widest aperture
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With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

JVC Everio GZ-VX815

f/1.20

f/2.80

5.has a built-in HDR mode
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It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).

Sony Action Cam
6.exposure time
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When the camera shutter is open for a long time, more light is absorbed by the sensor. You can use this slow shutter speed to produce vivid night time photography, or capture the trajectory of moving objects such as motorway traffic.

Best

Garmin Virb Ultra 30

60s

30s

Audio

1.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Nokia OZO

8

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2.has a microphone input
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A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

Sony Action Cam

Battery

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

Sony Action Cam
2.has an external memory slot
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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.

Sony Action Cam
3.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Sony Action Cam
4.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Sony Action Cam

Features

1.has GPS
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GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

Sony Action Cam
2.Is compatible with Android
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It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.

Sony Action Cam
3.has a HDMI output
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Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Sony Action Cam
4.Has Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Sony Action Cam
5.Has a remote control
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A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

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