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Top specs and features

Canon Vixia Mini X vs Sony HDR-MV1: 36 facts in comparison

1. video recording

1.67x better video recording quality.
1080 x 30fps

2. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Canon Vixia Mini X
Sony HDR-MV1
71% have it

3. has a BSI sensor

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.
Canon Vixia Mini X
Sony HDR-MV1
29% have it

4. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Canon Vixia Mini X
Sony HDR-MV1
37% have it

5. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Canon Vixia Mini X
Sony HDR-MV1
51% have it

6. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Canon Vixia Mini X
Sony HDR-MV1
59% have it

7. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

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.
Canon Vixia Mini X
Sony HDR-MV1
24% have it

8. has a CMOS sensor

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.
Canon Vixia Mini X
Sony HDR-MV1
79% have it

9. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Canon Vixia Mini X
Sony HDR-MV1
75% have it

10. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Canon Vixia Mini X
Sony HDR-MV1
50% have it

11. Supports slow motion video recording

Canon Vixia Mini X
Sony HDR-MV1
16% have it

12. every pixel has three subpixels

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.
Canon Vixia Mini X
Sony HDR-MV1
78% have it

13. widest aperture

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

14. has manual exposure

This allows to manually set the exposure.
Canon Vixia Mini X
Sony HDR-MV1
25% have it

15. has manual ISO

This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Canon Vixia Mini X
Sony HDR-MV1
19% have it

16. has manual white balance

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.
Canon Vixia Mini X
Sony HDR-MV1
55% have it

17. has an external memory slot

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.
Canon Vixia Mini X
Sony HDR-MV1
76% have it

18. has touch autofocus

The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
Canon Vixia Mini X
Sony HDR-MV1
12% have it

19. supports AVCHD format

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.
Canon Vixia Mini X
Sony HDR-MV1
45% have it

20. has NFC

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
Canon Vixia Mini X
Sony HDR-MV1
10% have it

21. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Canon Vixia Mini X
Sony HDR-MV1
75% have it

22. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Canon Vixia Mini X
Sony HDR-MV1
76% have it

23. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Canon Vixia Mini X
Sony HDR-MV1
46% have it

24. has built-in optical image stabilization

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.
Canon Vixia Mini X
Sony HDR-MV1
51% have it

25. Has a hot shoe

A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.
Canon Vixia Mini X
Sony HDR-MV1
10% have it

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