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Sony FDR-AX100vsSony PXW-X70

Sony FDR-AX100

77

Overall Score

77

Overall Score

Sony FDR-AX100

£649.99
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and gigantic optical sensor size 12x optical zoom 3840 x 2160 pixels resolution video camera, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website and 6 further awards from other expert sites
95
Reviews
715 Reviews + 7 Awards
50
Value for Money
Average
93
Features
Fully-Featured
64
Age
4 Years Old
77
Overall Score
Very Good
12x 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels 14.2MP 1" Jan 2014
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Optical Zoom 12x
Max Video Resolution 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels
Total Megapixels 14.2MP
Optical Sensor Size 1"
Release Date Jan 2014
Sony PXW-X70

72

Overall Score

72

Overall Score

Sony PXW-X70

£2,097.60
Our Verdict:
A fully loaded and gigantic optical sensor size 12x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder, but representing only average value for money
51
Value for Money
Average
90
Features
Fully-Featured
70
Age
3 Years Old
72
Overall Score
Very Good
12x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 14.2MP 1" Aug 2014
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Optical Zoom 12x
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Total Megapixels 14.2MP
Optical Sensor Size 1"
Release Date Aug 2014
Sony FDR-AX100

77

Overall Score

77

Overall Score

Sony FDR-AX100

£649.99
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and gigantic optical sensor size 12x optical zoom 3840 x 2160 pixels resolution video camera, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website and 6 further awards from other expert sites
95
Reviews
715 Reviews + 7 Awards
50
Value for Money
Average
93
Features
Fully-Featured
64
Age
4 Years Old
77
Overall Score
Very Good
12x 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels 14.2MP 1" Jan 2014
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Optical Zoom 12x
Max Video Resolution 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels
Total Megapixels 14.2MP
Optical Sensor Size 1"
Release Date Jan 2014
Sony PXW-X70

72

Overall Score

72

Overall Score

Sony PXW-X70

£2,097.60
Our Verdict:
A fully loaded and gigantic optical sensor size 12x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder, but representing only average value for money
51
Value for Money
Average
90
Features
Fully-Featured
70
Age
3 Years Old
72
Overall Score
Very Good
12x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 14.2MP 1" Aug 2014
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Optical Zoom 12x
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Total Megapixels 14.2MP
Optical Sensor Size 1"
Release Date Aug 2014

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Sony FDR-AX100 Sony PXW-X70
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Reasons For

Sony FDR-AX100 Sony PXW-X70
4 Reasons For
14% Lighter
The Sony FDR-AX100 has a weight of 790g, however the Sony PXW-X70 is a 900g camcorder (110g heavier).

This denotes the weight of the camcorder, including battery.

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

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Cheaper by £1,448
The Sony FDR-AX100 costs £1,447.61 less than the Sony PXW-X70.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder.
Better User Reviews
Based on 614 reviews, the Sony FDR-AX100 has an average user review score of 89%, however the Sony PXW-X70 has an average rating of 80% (based on 2 reviews).
1 Reason For
More Popular
The Sony PXW-X70 is a more popular choice amongst buyers.

Reviews & Awards

Awards

Sony FDR-AX100 Sony PXW-X70
7 Awards
Digital Versus: 5 Star Digitaltrends.com: Recommended Product Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star ljudochbild.se: Especially Recommended Lydogbilde.no: Especially Recommended lydogbillede.dk: Especially Recommended 5 Star reviewed.com: Editor's Choice
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

Sony FDR-AX100 Sony PXW-X70
Best
5 stars
9 reviews
4 stars
2 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
No reviews found

Average User Rating

The Sony FDR-AX100 has better user reviews than the Sony PXW-X70. The average user reviews score for the Sony FDR-AX100 is 89% based on 614 reviews, where as the average score for the Sony PXW-X70 is 80% based on 2 reviews.
Sony FDR-AX100 Sony PXW-X70
Best
5 stars
371 reviews
4 stars
185 reviews
3 stars
25 reviews
2 stars
20 reviews
1 star
13 reviews
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Date Released

Sony FDR-AX100 Sony PXW-X70
50 months old 42 months old Best

Key Features

Weight

This denotes the weight of the camcorder, including battery.

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

Specification

 
 
 
Lens System Sony FDR-AX100 Sony PXW-X70
Optical Zoom 12x 12x
Digital Zoom 160x Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 348mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Aperture Number 2.8 2.8
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 29mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Aperture Number 4.5 4.5
Image Stabilizer Type
Optical
 Optical
Optical
 Optical
Filter Size 62mm 62mm
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent) Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
 
 
 
Video Sony FDR-AX100 Sony PXW-X70
Max Video Resolution
3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
Maximum Frame Rate Unknown - Click to provide data 59.94fps
HD Type
Full HD HD
HD
 Full HD
 HD
 HD
Full HD HD
HD
 Full HD
 HD
 HD
Supported Video Modes
1080p
 1080p
1080p
 1080p
Video Resolutions
3840 x 2160 (4K) 3840 x 2160
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) 1920 x 1080
1440 x 1080 1280 x 720
720 x 576 720 x 480
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
3840 x 2160 (4K) 3840 x 2160
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) 1920 x 1080
1440 x 1080 1280 x 720
720 x 576 720 x 480
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
 
 
 
Image Sensor Sony FDR-AX100 Sony PXW-X70
Total Megapixels 14.2MP 14.2MP
Optical Sensor Size 1" 1"
Sensor Type
CMOS
 CMOS
CMOS
 CMOS
Effective Megapixels (image) 20MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Effective Megapixels (movie) 14.2MP Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Storage Sony FDR-AX100 Sony PXW-X70
Memory Slots Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Compatible Memory Cards
SDXC SDHC
MS PRO MS PRO Duo
MS Pro-HG MS Pro-HG Duo
MSXC MS XC-HG Duo
SD/SDHC SD/SDHC/SDXC
 SDXC
 SDHC
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 MSXC
 MS XC-HG Duo
 SD/SDHC
 SD/SDHC/SDXC
SDXC SDHC
MS PRO MS PRO Duo
MS Pro-HG MS Pro-HG Duo
MSXC MS XC-HG Duo
SD/SDHC SD/SDHC/SDXC
 SDXC
 SDHC
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 MSXC
 MS XC-HG Duo
 SD/SDHC
 SD/SDHC/SDXC
Camcorder Media Type
Memory card
 Memory card
Memory card
 Memory card
 
 
 
Focusing Sony FDR-AX100 Sony PXW-X70
Closest Focusing Distance 0.01m Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Adjustment
Auto Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Auto Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 
 
 
Light Exposure Sony FDR-AX100 Sony PXW-X70
Light Exposure Modes
Auto
 Auto
Auto
 Auto
 
 
 
White Balance Sony FDR-AX100 Sony PXW-X70
White Balance
Auto Outdoor
 Auto
 Outdoor
Auto Outdoor
 Auto
 Outdoor
 
 
 
Shutter Sony FDR-AX100 Sony PXW-X70
Camera Shutter Speed
 
 
 
Display Sony FDR-AX100 Sony PXW-X70
Display Diagonal 3.5" 3.5"
Display Resolution (numeric) 921,000 Pixels Unknown - Click to provide data
Display
LCD
 LCD
LCD
 LCD
 
 
 
Viewfinder Sony FDR-AX100 Sony PXW-X70
Viewfinder Screen Size Unknown - Click to provide data 0.39"
Viewfinder Type
Electronic
 Electronic
Electronic
 Electronic
 
 
 
Camera Sony FDR-AX100 Sony PXW-X70
Minimum Illumination 3lx 1.7lx
BEST
 
 
 
Still Image Sony FDR-AX100 Sony PXW-X70
Image Formats Supported
JPG
 JPG
JPG
 JPG
Maximum Image Resolution
5968 x 3352
 5968 x 3352
5968 x 3352
 5968 x 3352
 
 
 
Audio Sony FDR-AX100 Sony PXW-X70
Audio System
Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Sony FDR-AX100 Sony PXW-X70
USB 2.0 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Battery Sony FDR-AX100 Sony PXW-X70
Battery Type
Battery Technology
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Supported 1 1
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Sony FDR-AX100 Sony PXW-X70
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Sony FDR-AX100 Sony PXW-X70
Weight 790g
BEST
900g
Height 83.5mm 103.5mm
Depth 196.5mm 274.3mm
Width 81mm 120.7mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Sony FDR-AX100 Sony PXW-X70
Cables Included
USB HDMI
 USB
 HDMI
USB HDMI
 USB
 HDMI

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