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Sony NEX-VG30H

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Sony NEX-VG30H review: specs and price

Sony NEX-VG30H
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Sony NEX-VG30H

Why is Sony NEX-VG30H better than the average?

  • Megapixels (main camera)
    16.1MPvs8.66MP
  • Screen size
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    3"vs2.81"
  • Number of microphones
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    4vs1.48
  • Minimum focal length
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    27mmvs31.53mm
  • Exposure time
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    30svs4.04s
  • Sensor size
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    23.5 x 15.6mmvs70.77mm
  • Focus points
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    25vs12.43
  • Maximum light sensitivity
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    25600 ISOvs25058.82 ISO

Price comparison

Design

1.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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2.weight
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Best

Veho Muvi Atom

30g

650g

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

Best

JVC GC-PX100

7.6"

3"

4.thickness
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Best

GoPro Hero6 Black

1.26mm

294mm

5.Has a flip-out screen
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Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

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6.height
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Best

Canon Legria Mini

22mm

103mm

Videography

1.has a 24p cinema mode
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24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

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2.has a serial shot mode
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The burst mode, also called serial shot mode or continuous shooting mode, allows you to shoot multiple photos in a row.

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

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4.continuous shooting at high resolution
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Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

Best

Sony Action Cam FDR-X3000

120fps

6fps

5.shoots raw
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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.

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Optics

1.megapixels (main camera)
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Best

Samsung Gear 360

30MP

16.1MP

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.widest aperture
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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.

Best

JVC Everio GZ-VX815

f/1.20

f/3.50

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

4

2.has a microphone input
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A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

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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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4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

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

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

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Features

1.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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2.USB version
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Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

GoPro Hero (2018)

3

2

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