Sony FDR-AX33 vs Sony PXW-FS7K

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Sony FDR-AX33
Sony PXW-FS7K

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Reasons For

1 Reason For
Two times lighter Edit
The Sony FDR-AX33 has a weight of 700g, but the Sony PXW-FS7K is a 2kg weight camcorder (1.3kg heavier). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

3 Reasons For
Interchangeable lens Edit
The Sony PXW-FS7K has an interchangeable lens, however the Sony FDR-AX33 does not. Read more

The lens in the device can be swapped round.

An interchangeable lens system allows the user to use alternative lenses which might be better suited for a shoot than a standard lens.

0.5" larger display diagonal Edit
The Sony PXW-FS7K is a 3.5" screen size camcorder. That's 0.5" larger than the Sony FDR-AX33 (3.5"). Read more

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to record and review video and images.

Higher display resolution (numeric) Edit
The Sony PXW-FS7K has a display resolution (numeric) of 1,560,000 pixels. That's 638,400 pixels higher than the Sony FDR-AX33 (1,560,000 pixels). Read more

Total number of pixels that display has.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Does not have an interchangeable lens Edit
The Sony FDR-AX33 does not have an interchangeable lens, however the Sony PXW-FS7K has an interchangeable lens. Read more

The lens in the device can be swapped round.

An interchangeable lens system allows the user to use alternative lenses which might be better suited for a shoot than a standard lens.

Smaller display diagonal Edit
Sony FDR-AX33 is only 3" screen size. That's 0.5" smaller than the Sony PXW-FS7K (3.5"). Read more

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to record and review video and images.

70% lower display resolution (numeric) Edit
The Sony FDR-AX33 is a 921,600 pixels display resolution camcorder. That's 638,400 pixels lower than the Sony PXW-FS7K (1,560,000 pixels). Read more

Total number of pixels that display has.

3 Reasons Against
Significantly heavier Edit
The Sony PXW-FS7K has a weight of 2kg, whereas the Sony FDR-AX33 is a 700g weight camcorder (1.3kg lighter). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

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Older by three months
The Sony PXW-FS7K is three months older than the Sony FDR-AX33.

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Date Released

25 months Ago 28 months Ago

Image Sensor

Optical Sensor Size
 1/2
BEST
 1/2
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Effective Megapixels (image)
10.3MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Effective Megapixels (movie)
8.29MP Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Optical Zoom
10x Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Zoom
120x Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Interchangeable Lens
 Interchangeable lens
 Interchangeable lens
BEST
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
298mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Aperture Number
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
26.8mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Aperture Number
Unknown - Click to provide data 22
Filter Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 90mm
Focal Length Range (f-F)
3.8 - 38 28 - 135
Lens Mount Interface
 Sony E
 Sony E

Storage

Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 MSXC
 MS XC-HG Duo
 XQD
BEST
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 MSXC
 MS XC-HG Duo
 XQD
Camcorder Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card

Focusing

Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual

Light Exposure

ISO Sensitivity
 2000
 200
 2000
 200
BEST

White Balance

White Balance
 Auto
 Outdoor
 Indoor
 Auto
 Outdoor
 Indoor

Flash

Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
Unknown - Click to provide data

Shutter

Camera Shutter Speed
1/6 - 1/10000 1/9000 - 1/3

Display

Display Diagonal
3" 3.5"
BEST
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
Display Resolution (numeric)
921,600 pixels 1,560,000 pixels
BEST
Display
 LCD
 LCD

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
0.24" Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewfinder
1,555,200 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data

Camera

Camcorder Type
 handheld
 Shouldercam
 handheld
 Shouldercam
3D
 3D
 3D
Image Processor
 BIONZ X
BEST
 BIONZ X
Minimum Illumination
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.7lx
Self-Timer Delay
10 Unknown - Click to provide data
Remotely Operated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Remotely operated

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Video

Full HD
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Full HD
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution
Unknown - Click to provide data 600 Mbit/s
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MP4
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVCHD
 AVC
Video Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
Maximum Video Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
Maximum Frame Rate
50fps Unknown - Click to provide data

Still Image

Still Image Resolution(s)
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
BEST
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
Maximum Image Resolution
 6048 x 3400
BEST
 6048 x 3400

Audio

Audio Formats Supported
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM
BEST
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio System
 Dolby Digital 2.0
BEST
 Dolby Digital 2.0

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
 DC-in jack
Composite Video Out
 Composite video out
Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
 Headphone outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Out
 S-Video out
Unknown - Click to provide data
PictBridge
 PictBridge
Unknown - Click to provide data
XLR in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 XLR in
Mini-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Near Field Communication (NFC)
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Battery Life (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1h
Battery Type
NP-FV70 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 14.4V
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Unknown - Click to provide data 28Wh
Battery Recharge Time
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.16h

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
700g
BEST
2kg
Height
78.5mm 239mm
Depth
155mm 247mm
Width
71mm 156mm

Packaging Content

Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 USB
 HDMI
 USB
 HDMI
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card

Other Features

USB Connectivity
 USB connectivity
 USB connectivity

Technical Details

Flash Exposure Compensation
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Diaphragm Blades
Unknown - Click to provide data 9
User Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Battery Charger Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery charger included
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