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Sony FDRAX1EB

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Sony FDRAX1EB

£3,816.51
Sony FDR-AX1
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A top-quality and classic 20x optical zoom 3840 x 2160 pixels resolution video camera, with a gigantic 18.9MP total megapixels but representing only moderate value for money
20x 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels 18.9MP 1" Oct 2013
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Sony FDR-AX1 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony FDR-AX1 number 2 in shoulder camcorders, number 55 in best selling camcorders and number 117 across all camcorders.
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4 Reviews
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Average
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Fully-Featured
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Age
4 Years Old
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has superb user reviews with an average user rating of 93%. HP camcorders also have excellent reviews in general.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer camcorders with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest camcorders 2018.
Customers report it is easy to use.
This Sony camcorder has some great features:
Bigger than average total megapixels
3840 x 2160 pixels resolution
Larger than average optical sensor size
Has an image stabilizer

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £9,855.55 to £3,816.51 in the last 47 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 71% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

Sony FDR-AX1 Video Reviews

Sony FDR-AX1 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Camcorders Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 9,817 owner and expert reviews (including 2,796 verified purchases) for Sony camcorders and found that on average Sony has very good ratings. 91% of those that bought a Sony video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Two customers concluded that the Sony FDR-AX1 was easy to use.

Customers Report Nice Design

Two people who purchased the Sony FDR-AX1 thought it was good looking.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and features, but is over 6 months old, and at £3,816.51 it is more expensive than 94% of video cameras.

Price Has Gone Down by £5,978 (61%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony FDR-AX1 and the United Kingdom price of £3,816.51 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $4,564.04 (£6,292.90).

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This video camera has been on the market since October 2013.

Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of camcorders range from 0.3MP to 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP. The total megapixels of the FDR-AX1 of 18.9MP is in the biggest 6% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Resolution

The FDR-AX1 has a maximum maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels video camera, which is the most common resolution. This video camera also has a max video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The resolution of all video cameras ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 6528 x 3672 pixels (best).

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Heavier Than Average

The weight of the FDR-AX1 of 2.4kg is in the heaviest 4% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The weights of video cameras range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g.

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Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor size of the Sony FDR-AX1 of 0.435" is larger than 78% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The optical sensor sizes of camcorders range from 0.12" to 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37".

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Average Optical Zoom

The FDR-AX1's optical zoom of 20x is relatively standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 60% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The FDR-AX1 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of camcorders.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Sony FDR-AX1 supports HDMI, as do 70% of camcorders.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

Camcorders have display diagonals of between 1.3" and 9", and the average display diagonal is 3". The display diagonal of the FDR-AX1 of 3.5" is in the largest 12% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The FDR-AX1 has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of camcorders.

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Higher Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the FDR-AX1 of 3.4 is higher than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is higher than 90% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Across all the camcorders the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.1 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.3.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Sony FDR-AX1 is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.

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Lower Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the FDR-AX1 of only 1.6 is very low compared to most other camcorders. It is in the lowest 1% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Across all the camcorders the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.6 to 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Sony FDR-AX1 does not have a touchscreen. 59% of camcorders also do not have a touchscreen.

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Higher Than Average Effective Megapixels (movie)

The effective megapixels (movie) of the FDR-AX1 of 8.3MP is higher than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the highest 18% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. The effective megapixels (movie) of video cameras range from 0.41MP to 17MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 4.7MP.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

fdrax1ebdiyg fdrax1eb, sony 4905524922455, sony fdrax1ebdiyg

Barcodes:

00027242865129, 04905524922455, 05013493241190, 05054230926680

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