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Sony FDR-AX53 vs Sony NEX-VG30

Sony FDR-AX53 vs Sony NEX-VG30

Sony FDR-AX53

66

Overall Score

Sony FDR-AX53

£699.00
Our Verdict:
A top-rated 8.29MP 1 camcorder with adequate features but high running costs
86
44 Reviews
47
Average
59
Average Features
74
19 Months Old
Overall Score
66
Good
8.29MP 1" Yes 635g Jan 2016
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
Sony NEX-VG30

54

Overall Score

Sony NEX-VG30

£351.54
£1,678.95
Our Verdict:
An award winning 1 Full HD video camera with good features and a giant 16.7MP total megapixels
89
3 Reviews + 1 Award
13
Poor
68
Good Features
41
3 Years Old
Overall Score
54
Average
16.7MP 1.8" Yes 1.4kg Sep 2013
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date

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Reviews & Awards

Awards
No awards found 1 Award
Digitaltrends.com: Recommended Product
Average Expert Rating
Average User Rating

Specification

Image Sensor

Total Megapixels 8.29MP
BEST
16.7MP
Optical Sensor Size  1  1
Sensor Type  CMOS  CMOS
Effective Megapixels (movie) Unknown - Click to provide data 16.1MP

Lens System

Optical Zoom 20x
BEST
11.1x
Digital Zoom 250x 2x
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Image Stabilizer Type  Optical
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 Optical
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) Unknown - Click to provide data 322mm
Minimum Aperture Number Unknown - Click to provide data 3.5
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) Unknown - Click to provide data 29mm
Maximum Aperture Number Unknown - Click to provide data 6.3
Filter Size 55mm 67mm
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Focal Length Range (f-F) Unknown - Click to provide data

Storage

Memory Slots Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Compatible Memory Cards  SDXC  SDHC  MS PRO  MS PRO Duo  MS Pro-HG  MS Pro-HG Duo  MSXC  MS XC-HG Duo  MS PRO Duo Mark 2  SD/SDHC  SD/SDHC/SDXC  SDXC  SDHC  MS PRO  MS PRO Duo  MS Pro-HG  MS Pro-HG Duo  MSXC  MS XC-HG Duo  MS PRO Duo Mark 2  SD/SDHC  SD/SDHC/SDXC
Camcorder Media Type  Memory card  Memory card
Camera File System  RAW  RAW

Focusing

Closest Focusing Distance 0.01m Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Adjustment  Auto  Manual  Auto  Manual

Light Exposure

Scene Modes  Beach  Snow  Fireworks  Landscape  Night  Night landscape  Portrait  Sunset  Spotlight  Sunrise  Auto  Beach  Snow  Fireworks  Landscape  Night  Night landscape  Portrait  Sunset  Spotlight  Sunrise  Auto

White Balance

White Balance  Auto  Outdoor  Push  Indoor  One push  Auto  Outdoor  Push  Indoor  One push

Shutter

Shutter Speed (video) Unknown - Click to provide data
Shutter Speed (photo) Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Shutter Speed Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Display Diagonal Unknown - Click to provide data 3"
Display Resolution (numeric) Unknown - Click to provide data 921,600 pixels
Display  LCD  LCD
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Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5"
Viewfinder Type  electrical  electrical
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Camera

Camcorder Type  handheld  handheld
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Image Processor  BIONZ  BIONZ
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Minimum Illumination 1.2lx
BEST
9lx
Self-Timer Delay Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour  Black  Black

Video

HD Type  4K Ultra HD  Full HD  HD
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 4K Ultra HD  Full HD  HD
Video Formats Supported  MP4  MPEG  MPEG4  H.264  AVC  AVCHD  MP4  MPEG  MPEG4  H.264  AVC  AVCHD
Video Resolutions  3840 x 2160  1920 x 1080  1440 x 1080  1280 x 720
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 3840 x 2160  1920 x 1080  1440 x 1080  1280 x 720
Maximum Video Resolution  5440 x 3056
BEST
 5440 x 3056
Maximum Frame Rate Unknown - Click to provide data 50fps

Still Image

Image Formats Supported  RAW  RAW
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Still Image Resolution  4912 x 3264  4912 x 2760  4912 x 3264  4912 x 2760
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Maximum Image Resolution  4912 x 3264  4912 x 3264
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Audio

Audio Formats Supported  MP4  PCM  LC-AAC  AAC++
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 MP4  PCM  LC-AAC  AAC++
Audio System  Dolby Digital 2.0/5.1  Dolby Digital 2.0/5.1
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Ports & Interfaces

USB 2.0 Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) Out Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Connector Type  Micro-USB  Micro USB  Remote port (built into multi/micro USB port) - Stereo mini jack  Micro-USB  Micro USB  Remote port (built into multi/micro USB port) - Stereo mini jack

Battery

Battery Life (max) 3h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Voltage Unknown - Click to provide data 6.8V
Battery Technology  Rechargeable  Rechargeable

Weight & Dimensions

Weight 635g 1.4kg
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Packaging Content

Cables Included  USB  AV  USB  AV
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Other Features

I/O Ports Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F)
Dimensions (WxDxH) 80.5mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Compression Formats  MPEG  MPEG
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