Sony Action Cam FDR-X3000
Sony Action Cam FDR-X3000
Top 11%3,494 points
Top 11%
Top specs and features

Sony Action Cam FDR-X3000 review: 42 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

8.2MP
Samsung Gear 360: 30MP

2. video recording (main camera)

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.
1080 x 60fps
JVC GY-LS300: 2160 x 150fps

3. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Sony Action Cam FDR-X3000
71% have it

4. has a 24p cinema mode

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 FDR-X3000
31% have it

5. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Sony Action Cam FDR-X3000
13% have it

6. has a BSI sensor

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.
Sony Action Cam FDR-X3000
31% have it

7. has a brand lens

The lens is made by a reputable photographic equipment manufacturer, as opposed to a low-cost unbranded lens.
Sony Action Cam FDR-X3000
7% have it

8. Is compatible with Android

It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
Sony Action Cam FDR-X3000
23% have it

9. Supports slow motion video recording

Sony Action Cam FDR-X3000
18% have it

10. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony Action Cam FDR-X3000
53% have it

11. weight

114g
Veho Muvi Atom: 30g

12. has a CMOS sensor

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 FDR-X3000
80% have it

13. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.
Sony Action Cam FDR-X3000
26% have it

14. has manual exposure

This allows to manually set the exposure.
Sony Action Cam FDR-X3000
27% have it

15. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Sony Action Cam FDR-X3000
30% have it

16. Has timelapse function

A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.
Sony Action Cam FDR-X3000
7% have it

17. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Sony Action Cam FDR-X3000
58% have it

18. has built-in optical image stabilization

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 FDR-X3000
52% have it

19. has manual white balance

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.
Sony Action Cam FDR-X3000
55% have it

20. height

47mm
Canon Legria Mini: 22mm

21. Supports 4K resolution

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
Sony Action Cam FDR-X3000
5% have it

22. has an external memory slot

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 FDR-X3000
77% have it

23. width

83mm
Veho Muvi Micro Camcorder: 20mm

24. thickness

29.4mm
GoPro Hero6 Black: 1.26mm

25. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sony Action Cam FDR-X3000
48% have it

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