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Sony FDRX1000V

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Sony FDRX1000V

£349.00
£294.00 £55 cheaper than 45 days ago
Sony FDR-X1000
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An award winning and breathtakingly light weight 1x optical zoom 3840 x 2160 pixels resolution video camera, with features but representing only moderate value for money
1x 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels 13.5MP 1" Jul 2013
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Sony FDR-X1000 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony FDR-X1000 number 9 in water resistant camcorders, number 44 in best selling camcorders and number 51 across all camcorders.
93
Reviews
5 Reviews + 2 Awards
50
Value for Money
Average
91
Features
Fully-Featured
61
Age
4 Years Old
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 85%. This camcorder has received two awards including industry awards from Pocket Lint plus one other site. Looking across the entire GoPro video camera range, the average reviews for all GoPro camcorders are also excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer camcorders with better features are available. However this Sony camcorder has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest camcorders 2018.
The FDR-X1000 has some great features:
Bigger than average total megapixels
Larger than average optical sensor size
3840 x 2160 pixels resolution
Very light

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 £349 to £294 in the last 45 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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Sony FDR-X1000 Video Reviews

Sony FDR-X1000 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Two Industry Awards

The authors at two expert review sites both concluded that this video camera was very good. Pocket Lint gave this camcorder a "Hot Product" award and Expert Reviews gave it an "Ultimate" award.

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on five expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Pocket Lint, T3.com and letsgomobile.org/en the average expert rating of this video camera is 85 out of 100. The expert review sites think this Sony video camera is one of the better video cameras.

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Sony Video Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 9,795 expert and user reviews (including 3,082 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its camcorders. 90% of those that bought a Sony video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by £55 (16%)

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This camcorder was released in July 2013.

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Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

The average total megapixels of all video cameras is 7.8MP, with the smallest being 0.3MP and the biggest being 50MP. The Sony FDR-X1000's total megapixels of 13.5MP is bigger than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is bigger than 82% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size

Video cameras have optical sensor sizes of between 0.12" and 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.38". The optical sensor size of the Sony FDR-X1000 of 0.435" is larger than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is larger than 82% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Resolution

The highest maximum video resolution of the FDR-X1000 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. In addition, this video camera has a max video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all video cameras the resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 6528 x 3672 pixels (best).

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Very Light

The weight of the FDR-X1000 of only 89g is lighter than 91% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Video cameras have weights of between 50g and 7.5kg, and the average weight is 580g.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the FDR-X1000 of only 1x is smaller than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 22% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The smallest optical zoom of video cameras is 1x, the biggest is 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony FDR-X1000 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of video cameras.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The FDR-X1000 supports HDMI, as do 69% of video cameras.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Sony FDR-X1000 features wi-Fi. 76% of video cameras do not feature wi-Fi.

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Has a Continuous Shooting Mode

The FDR-X1000 has a continuous shooting mode, unlike 93% of video cameras which do not have a continuous shooting mode.

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Features Photo Mode

The FDR-X1000 features photo mode, unlike 79% of camcorders which do not feature photo mode.

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Deeper Than Average Waterproof Up to

The FDR-X1000's waterproof up to of 10m is deeper than 70% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. The waterproof up to of video cameras range from 1m to 100m, and the average waterproof up to is 16m.

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Full HD

Full HD

The FDR-X1000 is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.

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Bigger Than Average Closest Focusing Distance

Across all the camcorders the closest focusing distances range from 0.0005m to 1.5m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.18m. The closest focusing distance of the Sony FDR-X1000 of 0.5m is bigger than 86% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Wireless Connection

The FDR-X1000 has a wireless connection, unlike 90% of video cameras which do not have a wireless connection.

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Waterproof

The FDR-X1000 is waterproof, unlike 91% of video cameras which are not waterproof.

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Features Auto Focus

The FDR-X1000 features auto focus, which is unusual. 89% of video cameras do not feature auto focus.

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Has a Microphone in

The FDR-X1000 has a microphone in, which is unusual. 75% of video cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

fdrx1000vcen fdrx1000v, other fdrx1000vcen, sony fdrx1000vcen, sony fdrx1000vr, sony x1000v

Barcodes:

04548736000919, 04548736000957, 05053664167249

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