Sony FDR-X1000 vs Sony HDR-PJ30

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Sony FDR-X1000
Sony HDR-PJ30

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FREE Standard delivery
In stock
Unique Photo
Out of stock
6ave
Delivery unknown
In stock, only 6 left!
Overstock
42nd Street Photo
Delivery unknown
In stock (27 available)
Amazon US
Out of stock

Reasons For

3 Reasons For
$100 cheaper
The Sony FDR-X1000 is $100 cheaper than the Sony HDR-PJ30.
Available from 1 shops
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Expert reviews are a lot better
The Sony FDR-X1000 has an average expert review score of 85%, whereas the Sony HDR-PJ30 has an average rating of 73% (based on 5 reviews).
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Reasons Against

1 Reason Against
Two months older
The Sony FDR-X1000 is older than the Sony HDR-PJ30 by two months.
3 Reasons Against
More expensive by $100
The Sony HDR-PJ30 is $100 more expensive than the Sony FDR-X1000.
Not as many stockists
The Sony HDR-PJ30 is only stocked by 3 sellers, however the Sony FDR-X1000 is stocked by 4 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.
Expert review Rating is considerably Worse
The Sony HDR-PJ30 only has an average expert score of 73%, but the Sony FDR-X1000 has an average expert rating of 85% (based on 12 reviews).

Awards

2 Awards
Expert Reviews: Ultimate
Pocket Lint: Hot Product
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Average Expert Rating

Date Released

41 months Ago 40 months Ago

Image Sensor

Sensor Size
Unknown - Click to provide data
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Focal Length
2.8mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length
2.8mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length
2.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
2.8 Unknown - Click to provide data

Storage

Maximum Memory Card Size
Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Card Slot
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 Memory Stick (MS)
 MicroSD (Transflash)
 MicroSDHC
 MicroSDXC
BEST
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 Memory Stick (MS)
 MicroSD (Transflash)
 MicroSDHC
 MicroSDXC

Focusing

Closest Focusing Distance
0.5m Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Auto

Light Exposure

Scene Mode
 Underwater
 Underwater

White Balance

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Auto

Shutter

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

Display

Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data

Camera

Camcorder Type
 action cam
BEST
 action cam
Image Processor
 BIONZ X
BEST
 BIONZ X
Minimum Illumination
6lx Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour
 White
 Black
 White
 Black
Shock Proof Height
1.5m Unknown - Click to provide data
Waterproof Depth
10m Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

Video Capturing Speed
24fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Format
 MP4
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 AVC
BEST
 MP4
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 AVC
Video Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
BEST
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
Maximum Video Resolution
 3840 x 2160
BEST
 3840 x 2160

Audio

Audio Format
 MP4
BEST
 MP4

Ports & Interfaces

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

Battery

Battery Life
0.5h Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Recording Time
Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
NP-BX1 Lithium-Ion Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery
 Lithium
BEST
 Lithium

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
89g Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
51.7mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth
88.9mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width
24.4mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 USB
 Micro-USB
BEST
 USB
 Micro-USB

Other Features

Operating System
Windows & Mac Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Focal Range
2.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Interface
Micro USB Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable
Micro USB Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Recording Format
 MP4
 MP4
Other Features
Yes,Play Memories Home Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
17.1mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimensions
24.4 x 51.7 x 88.9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Compression Format
 AVC
 MP4
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 AVC
 MP4
 MPEG
 MPEG4

Technical Details

Dimensions (WxHxD)
24.4 x 51.7 x 88.9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Shutter Speed
1/30 - 1,1/10000 Unknown - Click to provide data
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