85points

Sony FDR-AX33

43points

Sony HDR-MV1

Sony FDR-AX33
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43 facts in comparison

Sony FDR-AX33 vs Sony HDR-MV1

Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-MV1

Why is Sony FDR-AX33 better than Sony HDR-MV1?

  • 3.56x better video recording quality (main camera)
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    1920 x 60fpsvs1080 x 30fps
  • 1.58x more battery power
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    1960mAhvs1240mAh
  • Has a 24p cinema mode
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  • Supports slow-motion video recording
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  • Has a brand lens
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  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
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  • Has manual exposure
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  • Has a touch screen
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Why is Sony HDR-MV1 better than Sony FDR-AX33?

  • 490g lighter
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    165gvs655g
  • Has a stereo microphone
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  • 44mm thinner
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    27mmvs71mm
  • Has an accelerometer
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  • 38.5mm narrower
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    116.5mmvs155mm
  • 8mm shorter
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    70.5mmvs78.5mm
  • Has or is a prime lens
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  • 11.6mm shorter minimum focal length
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    18.2mmvs29.8mm

Price comparison

Design

1.has a touch screen
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-MV1
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
2.weight

655g

165g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
3.thickness

71mm

27mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
4.Has a flip-out screen
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-MV1
Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.
5.has an accelerometer
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-MV1
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.
6.width

155mm

116.5mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1920 x 60fps

1080 x 30fps

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.
2.has a 24p cinema mode
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-MV1
24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Slow-motion is an artistic video effect that makes time seem to go slower. It is achieved by recording a video at a higher frame-rate than the standard playback rate of 24fps or 30fps. Frame rates for slow-motion videos vary between 60fps and 960fps.
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
5.has a serial shot mode
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-MV1
The burst mode, also called serial shot mode or continuous shooting mode, allows you to shoot multiple photos in a row.
6.supports AVCHD format
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-MV1
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.has a BSI sensor
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-MV1
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.
2.has a brand lens
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-MV1
The lens is made by a reputable photographic equipment manufacturer, as opposed to a low-cost unbranded lens.
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 exposure
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-MV1
This allows you to manually set the exposure.
5.has a CMOS sensor
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-MV1
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.
6.has manual white balance
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-MV1
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.

Audio

1.has a microphone input
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-MV1
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
2.has a stereo microphone
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-MV1
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.Has a zoom microphone
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-MV1
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.
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Battery

1.has a removable battery
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-MV1
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
2.battery power

1960mAh

1240mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
3.has an external memory slot
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-MV1
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
4.has a battery level indicator
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-MV1
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
5.has a rechargeable battery
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-MV1
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.has an HDMI output
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-MV1
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-MV1
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-MV1
Wi-Fi 4 (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.
4.has NFC
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-MV1
NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
5.has a flash
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-MV1
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

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