85points

Sony HDR-TD30

86points

Sony RX0

Sony HDR-TD30
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Sony HDR-TD30 vs Sony RX0

Sony HDR-TD30
Sony RX0
Sony HDR-TD30
Sony RX0
85
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86
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Why is Sony HDR-TD30 better than Sony RX0?

  • Has a touch screen
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
  • 55% wider aperture at minimum focal length
    f/1.8 vs4f
  • Has a zoom microphone
  • Has a flash
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

Why is Sony RX0 better than Sony HDR-TD30?

  • Has a brand lens
  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • Weather sealed
  • Supports slow motion video recording
  • 350g lighter
    110gvs460g
  • Has 802.11n WiFi connection
  • 31mm shorter
    40.5mmvs71.5mm
  • Has WiFi

Top specs and features

Design

1.Weather sealed
Sony HDR-TD30
Sony RX0

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

2.Is dustproof and water resistant
Sony HDR-TD30
Sony RX0

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

3.height

71.5mm

40.5mm

Best

Canon Legria Mini

22mm

4.has a touch screen
Sony HDR-TD30
Sony RX0

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

5.volume

594.77cm³

71.21cm³

Best

Veho Muvi Atom

15.2cm³

6.thickness

131mm

29.8mm

Best

GoPro Hero6 Black

1.26mm

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 60fps

1080 x 30fps

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

2.has a 24p cinema mode
Sony HDR-TD30
Sony RX0

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 HDR-TD30
Sony RX0
4.has a serial shot mode
Sony HDR-TD30
Sony RX0

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.

5.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Sony HDR-TD30
Sony RX0

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

6.supports AVCHD format
Sony HDR-TD30
Sony RX0

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

20.4MP

15.3MP

Best

Samsung Gear 360

30MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Sony HDR-TD30
Sony RX0

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.

3.has a CMOS sensor
Sony HDR-TD30
Sony RX0

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.

4.has manual white balance
Sony HDR-TD30
Sony RX0

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.

5.has a brand lens
Sony HDR-TD30
Sony RX0

The lens is made by a reputable photographic equipment manufacturer, as opposed to a low-cost unbranded lens.

6.has manual ISO
Sony HDR-TD30
Sony RX0

This allows to manually set the ISO level.

Audio

1.has a microphone in
Sony HDR-TD30
Sony RX0

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

2.has a stereo microphone
Sony HDR-TD30
Sony RX0

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

3.has a zoom microphone
Sony HDR-TD30
Sony RX0

Zoom microphones record very high quality audio, and enable you to record sound from a distance. This can be useful for recording meetings, lectures and presentations.

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Sony HDR-TD30
Sony RX0

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

5.has stereo speakers
Sony HDR-TD30
Sony RX0

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 HDR-TD30
Sony RX0

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

2.battery power

1030mAh

700mAh

Best

Sony PMW-F55 CineAlta

6600mAh

3.has an external memory slot
Sony HDR-TD30
Sony RX0

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.

4.has a rechargeable battery
Sony HDR-TD30
Sony RX0

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.has GPS
Sony HDR-TD30
Sony RX0

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

For example

Sony HDR-PJ650V

2.has a HDMI output
Sony HDR-TD30
Sony RX0

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

3.Has WiFi
Sony HDR-TD30
Sony RX0

The device can connect to WiFi.

4.has NFC
Sony HDR-TD30
Sony RX0

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

For example

Samsung Gear 360 (2017)

5.Automatically syncs
Sony HDR-TD30
Sony RX0

The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.

For example

Graava Action Camera

6.Has a built-in USB male connector
Sony HDR-TD30
Sony RX0

The device comes with a built-in USB male connector and doesn't need a separate USB cable to connect with the computer.

For example

Sony HDR-PJ650V

Miscellaneous

1.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Sony HDR-TD30
Sony RX0

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.

2.has a flash
Sony HDR-TD30
Sony RX0

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

3.has a battery level indicator
Sony HDR-TD30
Sony RX0

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

4.Has a hot shoe
Sony HDR-TD30
Sony RX0

A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.

5.shoots raw
Sony HDR-TD30
Sony RX0

A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor. Raw files are so named because they are not yet processed and therefore are not ready to be printed or edited with a bitmap graphics editor.

6.Has Bluetooth
Sony HDR-TD30
Sony RX0

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

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