Sony HDR-AS15 vs Sony HDR-AZ1

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Sony HDR-AS15
Sony HDR-AZ1

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In stock, only 8 left!
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In stock
Target
Out of stock

Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Cheaper by $75
The Sony HDR-AS15 costs $54.55, whereas the Sony HDR-AZ1 is $129.95.
Five more awards
The Sony HDR-AS15 has 6 awards from expert review sites, however the Sony HDR-AZ1 has 1 award.
3 Reasons For
Lighter Edit
The Sony HDR-AZ1 is a 63gg weight camcorder. That's 2g lighter than the Sony HDR-AS15 (63gg). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

Available from 3 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Expert reviews are a little better
Based on 25 reviews, the Sony HDR-AZ1 has an average expert review score of 75%, whereas the Sony HDR-AS15 has an average rating of 71% (based on 39 reviews).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Marginally heavier Edit
The Sony HDR-AS15 has a weight of 65gg, but the Sony HDR-AZ1 is a 63gg weight camcorder (2g lighter). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

Not as many stockists
The Sony HDR-AS15 is only stocked by 3 shops, however the Sony HDR-AZ1 is stocked by 6 shops. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder.
Older by ten months
The Sony HDR-AS15 is ten months older than the Sony HDR-AZ1.
Expert review Rating is a bit Worse
The Sony HDR-AS15 only has an average expert score of 71%, but the Sony HDR-AZ1 has an average expert rating of 75% (based on 25 reviews).
2 Reasons Against
$75 more expensive
The Sony HDR-AZ1 is more expensive than the Sony HDR-AS15 by $75.40.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Sony HDR-AZ1 has received 1 award, the Sony HDR-AS15 has received 6 awards.

Awards

6 Awards
bondfaro.com.br: Recommended
conowego.pl: Recommended
ljudochbild.se: Best Buy
Lydogbilde.no: Best Buy 5 Star
lydogbillede.dk: Best Buy 5 Star
toptenreviews.com: Silver
1 Award
Digitaltrends.com: Editor's Choice

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

52 months Ago 42 months Ago

Image Sensor

Sensor Size
16.8MP
BEST
Optical Sensor Size
 1/2
BEST
 1/2
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Megapixel Count
2MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Movie Megapixel Count
11.9MP Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Stabiliser
 Digital
BEST
 Digital
Maximum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.8mm
Minimum Aperture
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.8
Minimum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.8mm
Maximum Aperture Value
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.8
Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.8
Focal Length Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.8

Storage

Maximum Memory Card Size
Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Card Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Memory Card
 SDHC
 MS Micro (M2)
 MicroSD (Transflash)
 MicroSDHC
 SDXC
 MicroSDXC
 SDHC
 MS Micro (M2)
 MicroSD (Transflash)
 MicroSDHC
 SDXC
 MicroSDXC
BEST
Storage Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card

Focusing

Closest Focusing Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3m
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Auto

White Balance

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Auto

Shutter

Video Shutter Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 1/30 - 1,1/10000
Shutter Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 1/30 - 1,1/10000

Display

Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data

Camera

Camcorder Type
 action cam
 action cam
Image Processor
 BIONZ X
 BIONZ X
BEST
Minimum Illumination
6lx 6lx
Self-Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,10

Design

Colour
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
Waterproof Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 5m

Video

HD Type
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
Video Format
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MP4
 AVC
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MP4
 AVC
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
BEST
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080

Still Image

Still Image Resolution
 4608 x 2592
 4608 x 2592
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080

Audio

Audio Format
 MP4
 MP4
BEST

Ports & Interfaces

USB 2.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB

Battery

Battery Life
Unknown - Click to provide data 2h
Video Recording Time
Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
Unknown - Click to provide data NP-BY1 Lithium-ion
Battery
 Lithium
 Lithium
BEST

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
65g 63g
BEST
Height
47mm 36mm
Depth
82mm 74mm
Width
24.5mm 24.2mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 USB
 Micro-USB
 USB
 Micro-USB

Other Features

Lens Focal Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.8
Interface
Unknown - Click to provide data Micro USB
Cable
Unknown - Click to provide data Micro USB
Aperture Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.8
Audio Recording Format
 MP4
 MP4
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Unknown - Click to provide data 17.1mm
Dimensions
Unknown - Click to provide data 24.2 x 36 x 74
Video Compression Format
 AVC
 MP4
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 AVC
 MP4
 MPEG
 MPEG4

Technical Details

Dimensions (WxHxD)
Unknown - Click to provide data 24.2 x 36 x 74
Shutter Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 1/30 - 1,1/10000
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