Sony HDR-MV1Canon Vixia Mini X
Top 49%688 points
Top 49%
Top 55%609 points
Top 55%
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Top specs and features

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

1. video recording

1.67x better video recording quality.
1080 x 30fps
JVC GY-LS300: 2160 x 150fps
1080 x 50fps

2. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Sony HDR-MV1
Canon Vixia Mini X
70% 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.
Sony HDR-MV1
Canon Vixia Mini X
29% have it

4. has a touch screen

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

5. has a stereo microphone

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

6. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Sony HDR-MV1
Canon Vixia Mini X
58% have it

7. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Sony HDR-MV1
Canon Vixia Mini X
49% have it

8. Supports slow motion video recording

Sony HDR-MV1
Canon Vixia Mini X
17% have it

9. 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.
Sony HDR-MV1
Canon Vixia Mini X
80% have it

10. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Sony HDR-MV1
Canon Vixia Mini X
74% have it

11. 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.
Sony HDR-MV1
Canon Vixia Mini X
25% have it

12. 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.
2.8f
JVC Everio GZ-VX815: 1.2f
2.8f

13. 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.
Sony HDR-MV1
Canon Vixia Mini X
78% have it

14. has NFC

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
Sony HDR-MV1
Canon Vixia Mini X
9% have it

16. has touch autofocus

The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
Sony HDR-MV1
Canon Vixia Mini X
11% have it

17. 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.
Sony HDR-MV1
Canon Vixia Mini X
55% have it

18. has manual ISO

This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Sony HDR-MV1
Canon Vixia Mini X
20% have it

19. has manual exposure

This allows to manually set the exposure.
Sony HDR-MV1
Canon Vixia Mini X
26% have it

20. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Sony HDR-MV1
Canon Vixia Mini X
75% have it

21. 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.
Sony HDR-MV1
Canon Vixia Mini X
76% have it

22. 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.
Sony HDR-MV1
Canon Vixia Mini X
44% have it

23. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sony HDR-MV1
Canon Vixia Mini X
47% have it

24. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Sony HDR-MV1
Canon Vixia Mini X
42% 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.
Sony HDR-MV1
Canon Vixia Mini X
10% have it

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