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Sony FDR-AX33

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Sony FDR-AX33 review: specs and price

Sony FDR-AX33
Sony FDR-AX33
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Why is Sony FDR-AX33 better than the average?

  • Megapixels
    20.6MPvs8.57MP
  • Video recording (main camera)
    1920 x 60fpsvs50027.5fps
  • Height
    78.5mmvs88.11mm
  • Thickness
    71mmvs126.46mm
  • Widest aperture
    f/1.8 vsf/2.111834319526631
  • Continuous shooting at high resolution
    60fpsvs17.57fps
  • Screen size
    3"vs2.83"
  • Volume
    863.89cm³vs7476.43cm³

Top specs and features

Design

1.height

78.5mm

Best

Canon Legria Mini

22mm

2.has a touch screen
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You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

3.volume

863.89cm³

Best

Veho Muvi Atom

15.2cm³

4.thickness

71mm

Best

GoPro Hero6 Black

1.26mm

5.has a flip-out screen
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Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.

6.every pixel has three subpixels
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The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1920 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
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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.

3.Supports slow motion video recording
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4.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

5.has a serial shot mode
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You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.

6.supports AVCHD format
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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.

Optics

1.megapixels

20.6MP

Best

Samsung Gear 360

30MP

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.

3.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.

4.has manual white balance
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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 a brand lens
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The lens is made by a reputable photographic equipment manufacturer, as opposed to a low-cost unbranded lens.

6.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.

Audio

1.has a microphone in
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A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

2.number of microphones

1

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

Best

Nokia OZO

8

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

Battery

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

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.

3.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.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.

2.Has WiFi
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The device can connect to WiFi.

3.has NFC
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NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

4.USB version

2

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

GoPro Hero (2018)

3

Miscellaneous

1.Has 802.11n WiFi 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.

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

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

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