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Sony Action Cam Mini

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Sony Action Cam Mini review: specs and price

Sony Action Cam Mini
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Sony Action Cam Mini

Why is Sony Action Cam Mini better than the average?

  • Megapixels (main camera)
    11.9MPvs8.66MP
  • Video recording (main camera)
    ?

    1080 x 60fpsvs51611.25fps
  • Weight
    63gvs563.67g
  • Thickness
    74mmvs125.69mm
  • Width
    36mmvs83.65mm
  • Height
    24.2mmvs85.56mm
  • Minimum focal length
    ?

    2.8mmvs31.53mm
  • Movie bitrate
    ?

    50Mbpsvs37.87Mbps

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 Mini
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.

Sony Action Cam Mini
3.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
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The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

Sony Action Cam Mini
4.weight
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Best

Veho Muvi Atom

30g

63g

5.thickness
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Best

GoPro Hero6 Black

1.26mm

74mm

6.height
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Best

Canon Legria Mini

22mm

24.2mm

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 Mini
3.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

50Mbps

Optics

1.megapixels (main camera)
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Best

Samsung Gear 360

30MP

11.9MP

2.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 Mini
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.minimum focal length
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A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.

Best

Ricoh WG-M2

1.6mm

2.8mm

6.maximum focal length
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A longer maximum focal length allows you to focus in on a small part of a scene, and offers a narrower angle of view than shorter focal lengths.

Best

Panasonic HC-V10

2.26m

21.8mm

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

1

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 Mini
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 Mini
3.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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

Sony Action Cam Mini

Features

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

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

Sony Action Cam Mini
3.Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
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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 Mini
4.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.

Sony Action Cam Mini
5.has NFC
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NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

Sony Action Cam Mini
6.Has a built-in USB male connector
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The device comes with a built-in USB male connector and doesn't need a separate USB cable to connect with the computer.

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