Canon Vixia Mini XSony HDR-MV1
Top 53%76 points
Top 53%
Top 53%75 points
Top 53%
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Video recording
Number of camcorders
lowmidhigh
Top 95%
100 camcorders
40200fps - 66000fps
NaN% of all camcordersYes
No
video recording
widest aperture
1080 x 50
fps
1080 x 30
fps
JVC GY-LS300
2160 x 150fps
Best

Canon Vixia Mini X vs Sony HDR-MV1: 31 facts in comparison

1. video recording

1.67x better video recording quality.
1080 x 50fps
JVC GY-LS300: 2160 x 150fps
1080 x 30fps
42
0

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
41
0

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
30% have it
40
0

4. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Canon Vixia Mini X
38% have it
35
0

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
50% have it
33
0

6. 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
31
0

7. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Canon Vixia Mini X
Sony HDR-MV1
50% have it
31
0

8. 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
25% have it
31
0

9. 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
31
0

10. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Canon Vixia Mini X
Sony HDR-MV1
74% have it
31
0

11. Supports slow motion video recording

Canon Vixia Mini X
15% have it
31
0

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
79% have it
30
0

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.
2.80f
JVC Everio GZ-VX815: 1.20f
2.80f
30
0

14. 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
55% have it
29
0

15. 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
74% have it
29
0

16. 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
45% have it
29
0

17. has NFC

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
Canon Vixia Mini X
Sony HDR-MV1
10% have it
29
0

18. 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
77% have it
29
0

19. has manual exposure

This allows to manually set the exposure.
Canon Vixia Mini X
27% have it
29
0

20. has manual ISO

This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Canon Vixia Mini X
20% have it
29
0

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.
Canon Vixia Mini X
Sony HDR-MV1
77% have it
28
0

22. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Canon Vixia Mini X
Sony HDR-MV1
46% have it
28
0

23. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Canon Vixia Mini X
Sony HDR-MV1
44% have it
28
0

24. has an accelerometer

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes from a vertical to a horizontal position.
Canon Vixia Mini X
Sony HDR-MV1
26% have it
27
0

25. has or is a prime lens

A prime lens has a fixed focal length. In general, these are sharper, with a wider aperture.
Canon Vixia Mini X
Sony HDR-MV1
4% have it
27
0

26. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Canon Vixia Mini X
Sony HDR-MV1
99% have it
26
0

27. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Canon Vixia Mini X
53% have it
26
0

28. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Canon Vixia Mini X
Sony HDR-MV1
96% have it
26
0

29. has a dedicated camera button

A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
Canon Vixia Mini X
Sony HDR-MV1
95% have it
25
0

30. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
2
Nokia OZO: 8
0
25
0

31. Is DLNA certified

All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
Canon Vixia Mini X
2% have it
25
0

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