Sony HDR-CX730 vs Veho MUVI K-Series K1

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Sony HDR-CX730
Veho MUVI K-Series K1

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
110x bigger digital zoom Edit
The Sony HDR-CX730 has a digital zoom of 120x, however the Veho MUVI K-Series K1 is only a 10x (digital) camcorder (110x 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.

314mm longer maximum focal length Edit
The Sony HDR-CX730 has a maximum focal length of 318mm, but the Veho MUVI K-Series K1 is only a 4mm maximum focal length camcorder (314mm shorter).
51% lower minimum aperture Edit
The Sony HDR-CX730 is a 1.8 minimum aperture camcorder. That's 0.9 lower than the Veho MUVI K-Series K1 (2.7).
3x shorter minimum focal length Edit
The Sony HDR-CX730 is a 26mm minimum focal length camcorder. That's 66mm shorter than the Veho MUVI K-Series K1 (92mm).
21% higher maximum aperture value Edit
The Sony HDR-CX730 is a 3.4 maximum aperture value camcorder. That's 0.7 higher than the Veho MUVI K-Series K1 (2.7).
5 Reasons For
Vastly smaller minimum illumination Edit
The Veho MUVI K-Series K1 is a 1lx minimum illumination camcorder. That's 2lx smaller than the Sony HDR-CX730 (1lx).
6x lighter Edit
The Veho MUVI K-Series K1 has a weight of 84g, however the Sony HDR-CX730 is a 545g weight camcorder (461g heavier). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

Cheaper by £494
The Veho MUVI K-Series K1 costs £494.01 less than the Sony HDR-CX730.
11 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder.
Better selling
The Veho MUVI K-Series K1 ranks No. 86737 by number of sales, however the Sony HDR-CX730 ranks No. 253546.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Bigger minimum illumination Edit
The Sony HDR-CX730 is a 3lx minimum illumination camcorder. That's 2lx bigger than the Veho MUVI K-Series K1 (1lx).
Significantly heavier Edit
The Sony HDR-CX730 has a weight of 545g, whereas the Veho MUVI K-Series K1 is an 84g weight camcorder (461g lighter). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

More expensive by £494
The Sony HDR-CX730 is £494.01 more expensive than the Veho MUVI K-Series K1.
Fewer sellers
The Sony HDR-CX730 is only stocked by 1 shop, but the Veho MUVI K-Series K1 is stocked by 12 sellers. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Less popular
The Sony HDR-CX730 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 253546 by number of sales in our camcorders, whereas the Veho MUVI K-Series K1 ranks No. 86737.
6 Reasons Against
Smaller digital zoom Edit
Veho MUVI K-Series K1 is only 10x (digital), but the Sony HDR-CX730 is a 120x (digital) camcorder (110x 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.

314mm shorter maximum focal length Edit
The Veho MUVI K-Series K1 has a maximum focal length of 4mm, whereas the Sony HDR-CX730 is a 318mm maximum focal length camcorder (314mm longer).
Higher minimum aperture Edit
The Veho MUVI K-Series K1 is a 2.7 minimum aperture camcorder. That's 0.9 higher than the Sony HDR-CX730 (2.7).
Longer minimum focal length Edit
The Veho MUVI K-Series K1 is a 92mm minimum focal length camcorder. That's 66mm longer than the Sony HDR-CX730 (92mm).
Lower maximum aperture value Edit
The Veho MUVI K-Series K1 is a 2.7 maximum aperture value camcorder. That's 0.7 lower than the Sony HDR-CX730 (2.7).
Older by two months
The Veho MUVI K-Series K1 is two months older than the Sony HDR-CX730.

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Date Released

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Manufacturer's Warranty

No data 1 Year

Image Sensor

Optical Sensor Size
 1/2
BEST
 1/2
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Megapixel Count
24.1MP Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Optical Zoom
10x Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Zoom
120x
BEST
10x
Image Stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
Interchangeable Lens
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Interchangeable lens
Image Stabiliser
 Digital
 Digital
Maximum Focal Length
318mm
BEST
4mm
Minimum Aperture
1.8
BEST
2.7
Minimum Focal Length
26mm
BEST
92mm
Maximum Aperture Value
3.4
BEST
2.7
Filter Size
52mm 46mm
Focal Length
26 - 260 4.0 - 92
Focal Length Range
3.8 - 38 4.0 - 92
Wide Angle Lens System
 Wide angle lens system
Unknown - Click to provide data

Storage

Memory Card Slot
1 1
Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS PRO Duo Mark 2
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
BEST
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS PRO Duo Mark 2
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
Storage Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card

Focusing

Closest Focusing Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.03m
Face Detection
 Face detection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Adjustment
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
Smile Detection
 Smile detection
Unknown - Click to provide data

Light Exposure

Scene Mode
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Sunset
 Twilight
 Spotlight
 Sunrise
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Sunset
 Twilight
 Spotlight
 Sunrise

White Balance

Outdoor White Balance
 Outdoor white balance
Unknown - Click to provide data
Indoor White Balance
 Indoor white balance
Unknown - Click to provide data
Onepush White Balance
 Onepush white balance
Unknown - Click to provide data
White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Outdoor
 Auto
 Outdoor

Flash

Shoe Mounting Point
 Shoe mounting point
Unknown - Click to provide data

Shutter

Video Shutter Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 1/4096 - 1
Shutter Speed
0.0001 - 0.125 1/4096 - 1

Display

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

Camera

Camcorder Type
 handheld
 action cam
 handheld
 action cam
3D Compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D compatible
Image Processor
 BIONZ
BEST
 BIONZ
Minimum Illumination
3lx 1lx
BEST
Self-Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,5,10
Geotagging
 Geotagging
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Tripod Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tripod mountable
Colour
 Black
 Grey
 Black
 Grey

Video

Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD Type
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution
28 Mbit/s Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Capturing Speed
50fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Format
 MPEG
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MP4
 MPEG
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MP4
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 720 x 576
BEST
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 720 x 576
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Maximum Frame Rate
50fps Unknown - Click to provide data

Still Image

Image Format
 JPG
BEST
 JPG
Still Image Resolution
 4912 x 3680
 3200 x 2400
BEST
 4912 x 3680
 3200 x 2400
Maximum Image Resolution
 6544 x 3680
BEST
 6544 x 3680
Continuous Shooting Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Continuous shooting mode

Audio

Audio Format
 MP3
 MP3
BEST
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio System
 Dolby Digital 5.1
BEST
 Dolby Digital 5.1
Microphone Connection
 USB
 USB

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Port
 HDMI port
 HDMI port
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video Out Port
 Composite video out port
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
Microphone in Port
 Microphone in port
 Microphone in port
Headphone Out Port
 Headphone out port
Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Out Port
 S-Video out port
Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video in Port
 S-Video in port
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi

Battery

Battery Life
Unknown - Click to provide data 4h
Battery Type
NP-FV50 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion
Battery
 Lithium
 Lithium
BEST
Battery Slot
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Charging Source
 AC
 AC

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
545g 84g
BEST
Height
73.5mm 173mm
Depth
137.5mm 205mm
Width
67.5mm 65mm

Packaging Content

Included Battery
 Included battery
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Included
 USB
 HDMI
 AV
 USB
 HDMI
 AV
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Night Mode
 Night mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System
Unknown - Click to provide data Windows & Mac
Lens Focal Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.0 - 92
Auto Focus
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto focus
Manual Focus
 Manual focus
Unknown - Click to provide data
Photo Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Photo mode
Interface
Unknown - Click to provide data USB 2.0
Cable
Unknown - Click to provide data USB charging
Aperture Range
1.8 - 3.4 2.7
The Windows Operating System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 The Windows operating system
USB Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB connectivity
Audio Recording Format
 MP3
 MP3
Mac Operating Systems
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating systems
Other Features
Unknown - Click to provide data Yes - MUVI K-Series App
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Unknown - Click to provide data 805mm
Backlight
 Backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB port
Extra/Smart Zoom
17x Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDMI out port
Dimensions
Unknown - Click to provide data 65 x 173 x 205
USB 2.0 Connector
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Integrated USB Cable
 Integrated USB cable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Electrical Viewfinder
 Electrical viewfinder
Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Cord Included
 Power cord included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Compression Format
 MP4
 MP4
Wireless Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wireless connection

Projector

Built-In Projector
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in projector

Technical Details

Dimensions (WxHxD)
Unknown - Click to provide data 65 x 173 x 205
Shutter Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 1/4096 - 1
Built-In WiFi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in WiFi
Self-Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Self-timer
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