Sony FDR-AX100 vs Easypix DVC5127 Trip

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easypix DVC5127 Trip
Sony FDR-AX100

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Four times lighter Edit
The easypix DVC5127 Trip has a weight of 190g, however the Sony FDR-AX100 is a 790g weight camcorder (600g heavier). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

Smaller Edit
The easypix DVC5127 Trip is a 56mm high camcorder. That's 27.5mm smaller than the Sony FDR-AX100 (83.5mm).
3x smaller Edit
The easypix DVC5127 Trip has a depth of 54mm. That's 142.5mm smaller than the Sony FDR-AX100 (196.5mm).
Cheaper by £487
The easypix DVC5127 Trip costs £487.01 less than the Sony FDR-AX100.
Better selling
The easypix DVC5127 Trip ranks No. 251767 by number of sales, however the Sony FDR-AX100 ranks No. 275681.
8 Reasons For
Bigger sensor size Edit
Sony FDR-AX100 is 14.2MP sensor. That's 2.2MP bigger than the easypix DVC5127 Trip (14.2MP). Read more

A megapixel (MP or Mpx) is one million pixels, and is a term used not only for the number of pixels in an image, but also to express the number of image sensor elements of digital cameras or the number of display elements of digital displays. For example, a camera that makes a 2048 1536 pixel image typically uses a few extra rows and columns of sensor elements and is commonly said to have "3.2 megapixels" or "3.4 megapixels", depending on whether the number reported is the "effective" or the "total" pixel count (as opposed to the 2048 1536 = 3,145,728 finished image pixels).

A larger number of megapixels increases the sharpness of images and video.

Vastly bigger digital zoom Edit
The Sony FDR-AX100 has a digital zoom of 160x, however the easypix DVC5127 Trip is only a 4x (digital) camcorder (156x smaller). Read more

A digital zoom enlarges the pixels in a digital image to make the subject appear closer. Using digital zoom can result in images becoming blurry as the underlying image remains the same.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge a subject without having to move closer. Digital zoom can be used as an alternative to an optical zoom, although it will result in a loss of image quality.

Higher maximum aperture value Edit
The Sony FDR-AX100 is a 4.5 maximum aperture value camcorder. That's 1.3 higher than the easypix DVC5127 Trip (4.5).
0.8" larger screen size Edit
The Sony FDR-AX100 is a 3.5" screen size camcorder. That's 0.8" larger than the easypix DVC5127 Trip (3.5"). Read more

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to record and review video and images.

Full HD Edit
The Sony FDR-AX100 is a Full HD camcorder, however the easypix DVC5127 Trip is not Full HD. Read more

A full HD camcorder captures video with a minimum resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD camcorders capture more pixels which make the recording appear sharper compared to camcorders with a lower resolution.

HDMI port Edit
The Sony FDR-AX100 has an HDMI port, whereas the easypix DVC5127 Trip does not have an HDMI port.
39% smaller Edit
The Sony FDR-AX100 is an 81mm wide camcorder. That's 31mm smaller than the easypix DVC5127 Trip (81mm).
14 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this camcorder remaining in stock.

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
2.2MP smaller sensor size Edit
The easypix DVC5127 Trip is a 12MP sensor camcorder. That's 2.2MP smaller than the Sony FDR-AX100 (14.2MP). Read more

A megapixel (MP or Mpx) is one million pixels, and is a term used not only for the number of pixels in an image, but also to express the number of image sensor elements of digital cameras or the number of display elements of digital displays. For example, a camera that makes a 2048 1536 pixel image typically uses a few extra rows and columns of sensor elements and is commonly said to have "3.2 megapixels" or "3.4 megapixels", depending on whether the number reported is the "effective" or the "total" pixel count (as opposed to the 2048 1536 = 3,145,728 finished image pixels).

A larger number of megapixels increases the sharpness of images and video.

156x smaller digital zoom Edit
Easypix DVC5127 Trip is only 4x (digital), but the Sony FDR-AX100 is a 160x (digital) camcorder (156x bigger). Read more

A digital zoom enlarges the pixels in a digital image to make the subject appear closer. Using digital zoom can result in images becoming blurry as the underlying image remains the same.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge a subject without having to move closer. Digital zoom can be used as an alternative to an optical zoom, although it will result in a loss of image quality.

Lower maximum aperture value Edit
The easypix DVC5127 Trip is a 3.2 maximum aperture value camcorder. That's 1.3 lower than the Sony FDR-AX100 (4.5).
Smaller screen size Edit
The easypix DVC5127 Trip is a 2.7" screen size camcorder. That's 0.8" smaller than the Sony FDR-AX100 (3.5"). Read more

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to record and review video and images.

Not Full HD Edit
The easypix DVC5127 Trip is not Full HD, whereas the Sony FDR-AX100 is. Read more

A full HD camcorder captures video with a minimum resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD camcorders capture more pixels which make the recording appear sharper compared to camcorders with a lower resolution.

Does not have an HDMI port Edit
The easypix DVC5127 Trip does not have an HDMI port, but the Sony FDR-AX100 does.
28% bigger Edit
The easypix DVC5127 Trip has a width of 112mm. That's 31mm bigger than the Sony FDR-AX100 (81mm).
Less retailers
The easypix DVC5127 Trip is only stocked by 2 retailers, whereas the Sony FDR-AX100 is stocked by 16 retailers. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this camcorder remaining in stock.
Older by over three years
The easypix DVC5127 Trip is four years older than the Sony FDR-AX100.
5 Reasons Against
600g heavier Edit
The Sony FDR-AX100 has a weight of 790g, whereas the easypix DVC5127 Trip is a 190g weight camcorder (600g lighter). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

Bigger Edit
Sony FDR-AX100 is 83.5mm high. That's 27.5mm bigger than the easypix DVC5127 Trip (83.5mm).
73% bigger Edit
The Sony FDR-AX100 is a 196.5mm deep camcorder. That's 142.5mm bigger than the easypix DVC5127 Trip (196.5mm).
More expensive by £487
The Sony FDR-AX100 is £487.01 more expensive than the easypix DVC5127 Trip.
Less popular
The Sony FDR-AX100 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 275681 by number of sales in our camcorders, whereas the easypix DVC5127 Trip ranks No. 251767.

Awards

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Date Released

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Image Sensor

Sensor Size
12MP 14.2MP
BEST
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Megapixel Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 14.2MP
Movie Megapixel Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 14.2MP

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 12x
Digital Zoom
4x 160x
BEST
Image Stabiliser
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Image stabiliser
Image Stabiliser
 Optical
 Optical
BEST
Maximum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 348mm
Minimum Aperture
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.8
Minimum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 29mm
Maximum Aperture Value
3.2 4.5
BEST
Filter Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 62mm
Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 29 - 348
Focal Length Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 9.3 - 111.6
Wide Angle Lens System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wide angle lens system

Storage

Maximum Memory Card Size
8GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Card
 SDHC
 SD
 MMC+
 SDHC
 SD
 MMC+
Storage Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card

Focusing

Closest Focusing Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.01m
Normal Focusing Range
1.5 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual

Light Exposure

Scene Mode
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Spotlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Spotlight
Exposure Mode
 Auto
 Auto
ISO Sensitivity
 Auto
 Auto

White Balance

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Outdoor
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Outdoor

Flash

Built-In Flash
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in flash
Built-In Light
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in light

Shutter

Shutter Speed
1/2 - 1/1024 1/60
Shutter Type
 Electronic
 Electronic

Display

Screen Size
2.7" 3.5"
BEST
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
Touch Sensitive Screen
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Touch sensitive screen
Display Resolution
Unknown - Click to provide data 921,000 pixels
Display
 LCD
 LCD

Camera

Camcorder Type
 handheld
 handheld
Photo Effect
 Black&White
 Negative film
 Neutral
 Sepia
 Black&White
 Negative film
 Neutral
 Sepia
Image Processor
 BIONZ X
 BIONZ X
BEST
Minimum Illumination
Unknown - Click to provide data 3lx
Self-Timer
2,10 Unknown - Click to provide data
GPS Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 GPS function

Design

Colour
 Black
 Silver
 Black
 Silver

Video

Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
Video Format
 H.264
 AVC
 H.264
 AVC
BEST
Video Resolution
 720 x 480
 640 x 480
 320 x 240
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 720 x 480
 640 x 480
 320 x 240
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
BEST
Maximum Video Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
BEST
HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
 PAL
 NTSC

Still Image

Image Format
 JPG
 JPG
BEST
Still Image Resolution
 4000 x 3000
 2592 x 1944
 2048 x 1536
 1280 x 960
 640 x 480
BEST
 4000 x 3000
 2592 x 1944
 2048 x 1536
 1280 x 960
 640 x 480
Maximum Image Resolution
 4000 x 3000
 5968 x 3352
 4000 x 3000
 5968 x 3352
BEST

Audio

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Port
 HDMI port
 HDMI port
BEST
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Microphone in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in port
Headphone Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out port
S-Video Out Port
 S-Video out port
 S-Video out port
Micro-USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Networking

WiFi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi
Near Field Communication
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Near field communication

Battery

Battery Type
AAA NP-FV50
Battery Voltage
1.5V Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery
 Lithium
 Lithium
BEST
Battery Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
190g
BEST
790g
Height
56mm
BEST
83.5mm
Depth
54mm
BEST
196.5mm
Width
112mm 81mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Included Battery
 Included battery
 Included battery
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Hand Strap
 Hand strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Included
 USB
 AV
 HDMI
 USB
 AV
 HDMI
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card

Other Features

AV Output
 AV output
Unknown - Click to provide data
Waterproof
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Waterproof
Shock Proof
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Shock proof

Technical Details

Freeze-Resistant
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Freeze-resistant
Dust-Resistant
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Dust-resistant
USB Charging
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB charging
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