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Sony HDR-GW55VE

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Sony HDR-GW55VE review: specs and price

Sony HDR-GW55VE
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Sony HDR-GW55VE

Why is Sony HDR-GW55VE better than the average?

  • Megapixels (main camera)
    20.4MPvs8.66MP
  • Weight
    188gvs563.67g
  • Height
    70.2mmvs85.56mm
  • Width
    32.2mmvs83.65mm
  • Thickness
    105.5mmvs125.69mm
  • Screen size
    ?

    3"vs2.81"
  • Widest aperture
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    f/1.80 vsf/2.11
  • Volume
    238.48cm³vs838.26cm³

Price comparison

Design

1.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.

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2.volume
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Best

Veho Muvi Atom

15.2cm³

238.48cm³

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

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4.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.

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5.weight
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Best

Veho Muvi Atom

30g

188g

6.screen size
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The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

JVC GC-PX100

7.6"

3"

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 23fps

2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

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3.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.

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4.has AF tracking
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With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

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5.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

28Mbps

Optics

1.megapixels (main camera)
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Best

Samsung Gear 360

30MP

20.4MP

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.

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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.

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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.

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5.has manual ISO
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This allows to manually set the ISO level.

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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.

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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

2.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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3.has a stereo microphone
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A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

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Battery

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

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2.battery power
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Best

Sony PMW-F55 CineAlta

6600mAh

960mAh

3.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.

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

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

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Features

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

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2.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.

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