89points

Sony FDR-AX33

68points

Sony Handycam FDR-AX100

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Sony FDR-AX33 vs Sony Handycam FDR-AX100

Sony FDR-AX33
Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
89
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Sony FDR-AX33
68
points
Sony Handycam FDR-AX100

Why is Sony FDR-AX33 better than Sony Handycam FDR-AX100?

  • 47.14% more megapixels (main camera)
    20.6MPvs14MP
  • 3.56x better video recording quality (main camera)
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    1920 x 60fpsvs1080 x 30fps
  • Supports slow-motion video recording
  • Has a brand lens
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  • Has manual white balance
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  • Has a serial shot mode
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  • 35.71% wider aperture at minimum focal length
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    f/1.80 vs2.8f
  • Has touch autofocus
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Why is Sony Handycam FDR-AX100 better than Sony FDR-AX33?

  • Has manual ISO
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  • 16.67% bigger screen size
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    3.5"vs3"
  • Has an accelerometer
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  • Has a remote control
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  • Has AF tracking
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  • Has a hot shoe
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  • Has a built-in USB male connector
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  • Has manual shutter speed
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Design

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

Sony FDR-AX33
Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
2.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 FDR-AX33
Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
3.screen size
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The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

JVC GC-PX100

7.6"

3"

3.5"

4.Has a flip-out screen
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Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

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Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
5.has an accelerometer
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An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

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Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
6.Has an electronic viewfinder (EVF)
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An electronic viewfinder (or EVF) is a small display which shows the framed image. Benefits of these over optical viewfinders include: they show more of the image; they can be more compact; it's easier to focus with digital zoom; and they sometimes offer extra info on the display (such as a live histogram).

Sony FDR-AX33
Sony Handycam FDR-AX100

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

1920 x 60fps

1080 x 30fps

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 FDR-AX33
Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
3.has a serial shot mode
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The burst mode, also called serial shot mode or continuous shooting mode, allows you to shoot multiple photos in a row.

Sony FDR-AX33
Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
4.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

Sony FDR-AX33
Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
5.Supports slow-motion video recording
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Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
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.

Sony FDR-AX33
Sony Handycam FDR-AX100

Optics

1.megapixels (main camera)
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Best

Samsung Gear 360

30MP

20.6MP

14MP

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 FDR-AX33
Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
3.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 FDR-AX33
Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
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.

Sony FDR-AX33
Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
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.

Sony FDR-AX33
Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
6.has manual ISO
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This allows to manually set the ISO level.

Sony FDR-AX33
Sony Handycam FDR-AX100

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

1

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

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Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
3.Has a zoom microphone
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Zoom microphones record high-quality audio and enable you to record sound from a distance. They can be useful for recording meetings, lectures, and presentations.

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Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
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.

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Sony Handycam FDR-AX100

Battery

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

Sony FDR-AX33
Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
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 FDR-AX33
Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
3.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Sony FDR-AX33
Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
4.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Sony FDR-AX33
Sony Handycam FDR-AX100

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.

Sony FDR-AX33
Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
2.Has Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Sony FDR-AX33
Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
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 FDR-AX33
Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
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 FDR-AX33
Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
5.has NFC
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NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

Sony FDR-AX33
Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
6.has a flash
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A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

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Sony Handycam FDR-AX100

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