91points

Sony FDR-AX33

90points

Sony HDR-PJ810

Sony FDR-AX33
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Sony FDR-AX33 vs Sony HDR-PJ810

Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-PJ810

Why is Sony FDR-AX33 better than Sony HDR-PJ810?

  • 1.78x better video recording quality (main camera)
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    1920 x 60fpsvs1080 x 60fps
  • 1.9x more battery power
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    1960mAhvs1030mAh
  • Has a brand lens
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  • Has manual gain
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  • 63mm thinner
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    71mmvs134mm
  • Has a serial shot mode
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  • Has touch autofocus
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  • Has a built-in HDR mode
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Why is Sony HDR-PJ810 better than Sony FDR-AX33?

  • 18.93% more megapixels (main camera)
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    24.5MPvs20.6MP
  • Has manual ISO
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  • 195g lighter
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    460gvs655g
  • Has a stereo microphone
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  • 24.09% less body volume
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    655.76cm³vs863.8925cm³
  • 87.5mm narrower
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    67.5mmvs155mm
  • 6mm shorter
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    72.5mmvs78.5mm
  • 1 more microphone(s)
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    2vs1

Price comparison

Sony FDR-AX33

ProductStorePrice
Sony FDR-AX33 AmazonSony 4K HD Video Recording FDRAX33 Handy...Sony 4K HD Video Recording FDRAX33 Handycam Camcorder
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$899.99

Sony HDR-PJ810

ProductStorePrice
Sony HDR-PJ810 AmazonSony Handycam FDR-AX100 Wi-Fi 4K HD Vide...Sony Handycam FDR-AX100 Wi-Fi 4K HD Video Camera Camcorder with 64GB Card + Case + LED Light + Battery & Charger + Mic + Filter + Kit
Amazon logo
$1,348.00
Sony HDR-PJ810 AmazonSony Handycam FDR-AX100 Wi-Fi 4K HD Vide...Sony Handycam FDR-AX100 Wi-Fi 4K HD Video Camera Camcorder with 64GB Card + Case + LED Light + Battery + Tripod + Microphone + 3 Filters Kit
Amazon logo
$1,298.00
Sony HDR-PJ810 AmazonSony - HDRCX405 HD Video Recording Handy...Sony - HDRCX405 HD Video Recording Handycam Camcorder (black)
Amazon logo
$198.00
Sony HDR-PJ810 AmazonSony FDRAX53/B 4K HD Video Recording Cam...Sony FDRAX53/B 4K HD Video Recording Camcorder (Black)
Amazon logo
$848.00
Sony HDR-PJ810 AmazonSony FDRX3000/W Underwater Camcorder 4K,...Sony FDRX3000/W Underwater Camcorder 4K, White
Amazon logo
$368.00
Sony HDR-PJ810 AmazonSony HD Video Recording HDRCX440 Handyca...Sony HD Video Recording HDRCX440 Handycam Camcorder
Amazon logo
$268.00
Sony HDR-PJ810 AmazonSony HDR-CX440 Handycam - 8GB Wi-Fi 60p ...Sony HDR-CX440 Handycam - 8GB Wi-Fi 60p HD Camcorder (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$209.95
Sony HDR-PJ810 AmazonSony HDRCX675/B Full HD 32GB Camcorder (...Sony HDRCX675/B Full HD 32GB Camcorder (Black)
Amazon logo
$598.00
Sony HDR-PJ810 AmazonSony Handycam HDR-CX405 1080p HD Video C...Sony Handycam HDR-CX405 1080p HD Video Camera Camcorder with 32GB Card + Case + Battery & Charger + Flex Tripod + Kit
Amazon logo
$218.00
Sony HDR-PJ810 AmazonSony Handycam HDR-CX405 1080p HD Video C...Sony Handycam HDR-CX405 1080p HD Video Camera Camcorder with 32GB Card + Case + LED Light + Battery + Tripod + Kit
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$256.00

Design

1.has a touch screen
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-PJ810
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
2.weight

655g

460g

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.screen size

3"

3"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.thickness

71mm

134mm

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.
5.volume

863.89cm³

655.76cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
6.width

155mm

67.5mm

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 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.
2.has a 24p cinema mode
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-PJ810
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
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-PJ810
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.
4.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-PJ810
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
5.has a serial shot mode
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-PJ810
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-PJ810
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 (main camera)

20.6MP

24.5MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
2.has a BSI sensor
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-PJ810
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.
3.has a brand lens
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-PJ810
The lens is made by a reputable photographic equipment manufacturer, as opposed to a low-cost unbranded lens.
4.has manual ISO
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-PJ810
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
5.has a CMOS sensor
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-PJ810
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 built-in optical image stabilization
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-PJ810
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.

Audio

1.has a microphone input
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-PJ810
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
2.has a stereo microphone
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-PJ810
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
3.number of microphones

1

2

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-PJ810
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.
5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-PJ810
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
6.has stereo speakers
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-PJ810
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Battery

1.has a removable battery
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-PJ810
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
2.battery power

1960mAh

1030mAh

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-PJ810
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-PJ810
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
5.has a rechargeable battery
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-PJ810
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.has an HDMI output
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-PJ810
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-PJ810
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-PJ810
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 a remote control
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-PJ810
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
5.has NFC
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-PJ810
NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
6.Has a built-in USB male connector
Sony FDR-AX33
Sony HDR-PJ810
The device comes with a built-in USB male connector and doesn't need a separate USB cable to connect with the computer.

Price comparison

Sony FDR-AX33

ProductStorePrice
Sony FDR-AX33 AmazonSony 4K HD Video Recording FDRAX33 Handy...Sony 4K HD Video Recording FDRAX33 Handycam Camcorder
Amazon logo
$899.99

Sony HDR-PJ810

ProductStorePrice
Sony HDR-PJ810 AmazonSony Handycam FDR-AX100 Wi-Fi 4K HD Vide...Sony Handycam FDR-AX100 Wi-Fi 4K HD Video Camera Camcorder with 64GB Card + Case + LED Light + Battery & Charger + Mic + Filter + Kit
Amazon logo
$1,348.00
Sony HDR-PJ810 AmazonSony Handycam FDR-AX100 Wi-Fi 4K HD Vide...Sony Handycam FDR-AX100 Wi-Fi 4K HD Video Camera Camcorder with 64GB Card + Case + LED Light + Battery + Tripod + Microphone + 3 Filters Kit
Amazon logo
$1,298.00
Sony HDR-PJ810 AmazonSony - HDRCX405 HD Video Recording Handy...Sony - HDRCX405 HD Video Recording Handycam Camcorder (black)
Amazon logo
$198.00
Sony HDR-PJ810 AmazonSony FDRAX53/B 4K HD Video Recording Cam...Sony FDRAX53/B 4K HD Video Recording Camcorder (Black)
Amazon logo
$848.00
Sony HDR-PJ810 AmazonSony FDRX3000/W Underwater Camcorder 4K,...Sony FDRX3000/W Underwater Camcorder 4K, White
Amazon logo
$368.00
Sony HDR-PJ810 AmazonSony HD Video Recording HDRCX440 Handyca...Sony HD Video Recording HDRCX440 Handycam Camcorder
Amazon logo
$268.00
Sony HDR-PJ810 AmazonSony HDR-CX440 Handycam - 8GB Wi-Fi 60p ...Sony HDR-CX440 Handycam - 8GB Wi-Fi 60p HD Camcorder (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$209.95
Sony HDR-PJ810 AmazonSony HDRCX675/B Full HD 32GB Camcorder (...Sony HDRCX675/B Full HD 32GB Camcorder (Black)
Amazon logo
$598.00
Sony HDR-PJ810 AmazonSony Handycam HDR-CX405 1080p HD Video C...Sony Handycam HDR-CX405 1080p HD Video Camera Camcorder with 32GB Card + Case + Battery & Charger + Flex Tripod + Kit
Amazon logo
$218.00
Sony HDR-PJ810 AmazonSony Handycam HDR-CX405 1080p HD Video C...Sony Handycam HDR-CX405 1080p HD Video Camera Camcorder with 32GB Card + Case + LED Light + Battery + Tripod + Kit
Amazon logo
$256.00

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