Sony FDR-AX33 vs Sony HDR-CX240 vs Sony HDR-PJ810
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Sony FDR-AX33

87

Overall Score

87

Overall Score

Sony FDR-AX33

$539.95
$185.04
Our Verdict:
A high image quality and award winning 10x optical zoom 3840 x 2160 pixels resolution video camera, with great features and a fair price
97
Reviews
841 Reviews + 1 Award
85
Value for Money
Very Good
87
Features
Fully-Featured
87
Overall Score
Excellent
10x 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels 20.6MP 1" May 2015
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Optical Zoom 10x
Max Video Resolution 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels
Total Megapixels 20.6MP
Optical Sensor Size 1"
Release Date May 2015
Sony HDR-CX240

96

Overall Score

96

Overall Score

Sony HDR-CX240

$189.00
$100.99
Our Verdict:
A low cost and classic 27x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder, with features
98
Reviews
544 Reviews
99
Value for Money
Excellent
95
Features
Fully-Featured
96
Overall Score
Excellent
27x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 9.2MP 1" Jan 2014
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Optical Zoom 27x
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Total Megapixels 9.2MP
Optical Sensor Size 1"
Release Date Jan 2014
Sony HDR-PJ810

79

Overall Score

79

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
An award winning and high image quality 12x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder, with very good features
97
Reviews
30 Reviews + 1 Award
83
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Overall Score
Very Good
12x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 24.5MP 1" Jan 2014
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Optical Zoom 12x
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Total Megapixels 24.5MP
Optical Sensor Size 1"
Release Date Jan 2014
Sony FDR-AX33

87

Overall Score

87

Overall Score

Sony FDR-AX33

$539.95
$185.04
Our Verdict:
A high image quality and award winning 10x optical zoom 3840 x 2160 pixels resolution video camera, with great features and a fair price
97
Reviews
841 Reviews + 1 Award
85
Value for Money
Very Good
87
Features
Fully-Featured
87
Overall Score
Excellent
10x 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels 20.6MP 1" May 2015
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Optical Zoom 10x
Max Video Resolution 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels
Total Megapixels 20.6MP
Optical Sensor Size 1"
Release Date May 2015
Sony HDR-CX240

96

Overall Score

96

Overall Score

Sony HDR-CX240

$189.00
$100.99
Our Verdict:
A low cost and classic 27x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder, with features
98
Reviews
544 Reviews
99
Value for Money
Excellent
95
Features
Fully-Featured
96
Overall Score
Excellent
27x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 9.2MP 1" Jan 2014
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Optical Zoom 27x
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Total Megapixels 9.2MP
Optical Sensor Size 1"
Release Date Jan 2014
Sony HDR-PJ810

79

Overall Score

79

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
An award winning and high image quality 12x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder, with very good features
97
Reviews
30 Reviews + 1 Award
83
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Overall Score
Very Good
12x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 24.5MP 1" Jan 2014
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Optical Zoom 12x
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Total Megapixels 24.5MP
Optical Sensor Size 1"
Release Date Jan 2014

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Sony HDR-CX240/B Full HD 9.2 MP Camcorder with 27x Optical Zoom, MicroHDMI, USB 2.0, WiFi, NFC, 2.7" LCD and SteadyShot Image Stabilization, Black
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Reasons For

Sony FDR-AX33 Sony HDR-CX240 Sony HDR-PJ810
5 Reasons For
Built-In Flash
The Sony FDR-AX33 has a built-in flash, whereas the Sony HDR-CX240 and the Sony HDR-PJ810 do not have a built-in flash.

This denotes whether the camcorder has a flash unit built into it, or whether you have to rely on natural lighting or external flash units.

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0.3" Larger Display Diagonal
The Sony FDR-AX33 is a 3" screen size camcorder (as does the Sony HDR-PJ810), whereas the Sony HDR-CX240 is only a 2.7" screen size camcorder (0.3" smaller).

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

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

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More Shops Are Selling it
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.
More Popular
The Sony FDR-AX33 is a more popular choice amongst buyers.
Expert Reviews Are Marginally Better
The average expert review score of the Sony FDR-AX33 is 92% based on 4 reviews, whereas the average rating of the Sony HDR-PJ810 is 90% (based on 2 reviews).
4 Reasons For
17x Bigger Optical Zoom
The Sony HDR-CX240 has an optical zoom of 27x, whereas the Sony FDR-AX33 is only a 10x optical zoom camcorder (17x smaller) and the Sony HDR-PJ810 is only a 12x optical zoom camcorder (15x smaller).

An optical zoom lets you enlarge the subject without having to move closer to it.

An optical zoom lets you zoom without loosing image quality. Digital zooms will simply enlarge the pixels and make the image look blurry.

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Bigger Digital Zoom
The Sony HDR-CX240 has a digital zoom of 320x. That's 200x bigger than the Sony FDR-AX33 (120x) and 160x bigger than the Sony HDR-PJ810 (160x).

A digital zoom enlarges the pixels in a digital image to make the subject appear closer. Using digital zoom can result in images becoming blurry as the underlying image remains the same.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge a subject without having to move closer. Digital zoom can be used as an alternative to an optical zoom, although it will result in a loss of image quality.

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510g Lighter
The Sony HDR-CX240 is a 190g camcorder. That's 510g lighter than the Sony FDR-AX33 (700g) and 270g lighter than the Sony HDR-PJ810 (460g).

This denotes the weight of the camcorder, including battery.

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

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$351 Cheaper
The Sony HDR-CX240 is $350.95 cheaper than the Sony FDR-AX33.
7 Reasons For
Interchangeable Lens
The Sony HDR-PJ810 has an interchangeable lens, whereas the Sony FDR-AX33 and the Sony HDR-CX240 do not have an interchangeable lens.

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.

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63% Bigger Total Megapixels
The Sony HDR-PJ810 is a 24.5MP camcorder. That's 3.9MP bigger than the Sony FDR-AX33 (20.6MP) and 15.3MP bigger than the Sony HDR-CX240 (9.2MP).

A megapixel (MP or Mpx) is one million pixels, and is a term used not only for the number of pixels in an image, but also to express the number of image sensor elements of digital cameras or the number of display elements of digital displays. For example, a camera that makes a 2048 1536 pixel image typically uses a few extra rows and columns of sensor elements and is commonly said to have "3.2 megapixels" or "3.4 megapixels", depending on whether the number reported is the "effective" or the "total" pixel count (as opposed to the 2048 1536 = 3,145,728 finished image pixels).

A larger number of megapixels increases the sharpness of images and video.

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Larger Display Diagonal
Sony HDR-PJ810 is 3" screen size, and so does the Sony FDR-AX33. That's 0.3" larger than the Sony HDR-CX240 (2.7").

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

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

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Touchscreen
The Sony HDR-PJ810 has a touchscreen, however the Sony HDR-CX240 does not have a touchscreen.

This denotes whether the camcorder display is touch-enabled or not.

Touchscreens make it far easier and intuitive to control the device.

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Handheld Remote Control
The Sony HDR-PJ810 has a handheld remote control, whereas the Sony HDR-CX240 does not have a handheld remote control.

This denotes whether the camcorder comes with a remote, that can be used for controlling the device (start/stop recording, change volume, etc.) from afar.

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Built-In Projector
The Sony HDR-PJ810 has a built-in projector, however the Sony HDR-CX240 does not have a built-in projector.

This denotes whether the camcorder has an internal projector or not.

A built-in projector allows you to easily show off the videos you've recorded, without having to hook the device up to a monitor or TV first.

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Much Better User Reviews
The Sony HDR-PJ810 has an average user review score of 97%, but the Sony FDR-AX33 has an average rating of 83% (based on 753 reviews) and the Sony HDR-CX240 has an average rating of 85% (based on 454 reviews).

Reasons Against

Sony FDR-AX33 Sony HDR-CX240 Sony HDR-PJ810
6 Reasons Against
Smaller Optical Zoom
The Sony FDR-AX33 has an optical zoom of 10x, whereas the Sony HDR-CX240 is a 27x optical zoom camcorder (17x bigger) and the Sony HDR-PJ810 is a 12x optical zoom camcorder (2x bigger).

An optical zoom lets you enlarge the subject without having to move closer to it.

An optical zoom lets you zoom without loosing image quality. Digital zooms will simply enlarge the pixels and make the image look blurry.

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Vastly Smaller Digital Zoom
The Sony FDR-AX33 has a digital zoom of 120x. That's 200x smaller than the Sony HDR-CX240 (320x) and 40x smaller than the Sony HDR-PJ810 (160x).

A digital zoom enlarges the pixels in a digital image to make the subject appear closer. Using digital zoom can result in images becoming blurry as the underlying image remains the same.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge a subject without having to move closer. Digital zoom can be used as an alternative to an optical zoom, although it will result in a loss of image quality.

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Smaller Total Megapixels
The Sony FDR-AX33 has a total megapixels of 20.6MP, but the Sony HDR-CX240 is a 9.2MP camcorder (11.4MP smaller) and the Sony HDR-PJ810 is a 24.5MP camcorder (3.9MP bigger).

A megapixel (MP or Mpx) is one million pixels, and is a term used not only for the number of pixels in an image, but also to express the number of image sensor elements of digital cameras or the number of display elements of digital displays. For example, a camera that makes a 2048 1536 pixel image typically uses a few extra rows and columns of sensor elements and is commonly said to have "3.2 megapixels" or "3.4 megapixels", depending on whether the number reported is the "effective" or the "total" pixel count (as opposed to the 2048 1536 = 3,145,728 finished image pixels).

A larger number of megapixels increases the sharpness of images and video.

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73% Heavier
The Sony FDR-AX33 is a 700g camcorder. That's 510g heavier than the Sony HDR-CX240 (190g) and 240g heavier than the Sony HDR-PJ810 (460g).

This denotes the weight of the camcorder, including battery.

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

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$351 More Expensive
The Sony FDR-AX33 is more expensive than the Sony HDR-CX240 by $351.
A Lot Lower User Review Score
The average user rating of the Sony FDR-AX33 is 83%, whereas the average user rating of the Sony HDR-CX240 is 85% (based on 454 reviews) and the Sony HDR-PJ810 is 97% (based on 29 reviews).
8 Reasons Against
Two Times Smaller Total Megapixels
The Sony HDR-CX240 has a total megapixels of 9.2MP, but the Sony FDR-AX33 is a 20.6MP camcorder (11.4MP bigger) and the Sony HDR-PJ810 is a 24.5MP camcorder (15.3MP bigger).

A megapixel (MP or Mpx) is one million pixels, and is a term used not only for the number of pixels in an image, but also to express the number of image sensor elements of digital cameras or the number of display elements of digital displays. For example, a camera that makes a 2048 1536 pixel image typically uses a few extra rows and columns of sensor elements and is commonly said to have "3.2 megapixels" or "3.4 megapixels", depending on whether the number reported is the "effective" or the "total" pixel count (as opposed to the 2048 1536 = 3,145,728 finished image pixels).

A larger number of megapixels increases the sharpness of images and video.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash
The Sony HDR-CX240 does not have a built-in flash (As does the the Sony HDR-PJ810), however the Sony FDR-AX33 has a built-in flash.

This denotes whether the camcorder has a flash unit built into it, or whether you have to rely on natural lighting or external flash units.

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0.3" Smaller Display Diagonal
The Sony HDR-CX240 is a 2.7" screen size camcorder, whereas the Sony FDR-AX33 and the Sony HDR-PJ810 are both 3" screen size camcorders (0.3" larger).

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

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

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen
The Sony HDR-CX240 does not have a touchscreen, whereas the Sony HDR-PJ810 has a touchscreen.

This denotes whether the camcorder display is touch-enabled or not.

Touchscreens make it far easier and intuitive to control the device.

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Fewer Sellers
Only 3 stores sells the Sony HDR-CX240, but 10 shops sell the Sony FDR-AX33.
The smaller the number of stores that stock this camcorder, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
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Over One Year Older
The Sony HDR-CX240 is older than the Sony FDR-AX33 by 17 months. The Sony HDR-CX240 is the same age as the Sony HDR-PJ810.
Less Popular
The Sony HDR-CX240 is a less popular choice amongst buyers.
A Lot Lower User Review Score
The average user rating of the Sony HDR-CX240 is 85%, whereas the average user rating of the Sony HDR-PJ810 is 97% (based on 29 reviews).
7 Reasons Against
Two Times Smaller Optical Zoom
The Sony HDR-PJ810 is a 12x optical zoom camcorder. That's 2x bigger than the Sony FDR-AX33 (10x) and 15x smaller than the Sony HDR-CX240 (27x).

An optical zoom lets you enlarge the subject without having to move closer to it.

An optical zoom lets you zoom without loosing image quality. Digital zooms will simply enlarge the pixels and make the image look blurry.

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160x Smaller Digital Zoom
The Sony HDR-PJ810 is a 160x (digital) camcorder, whereas the Sony FDR-AX33 is a 120x (digital) camcorder (40x smaller) and the Sony HDR-CX240 is a 320x (digital) camcorder (160x bigger).

A digital zoom enlarges the pixels in a digital image to make the subject appear closer. Using digital zoom can result in images becoming blurry as the underlying image remains the same.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge a subject without having to move closer. Digital zoom can be used as an alternative to an optical zoom, although it will result in a loss of image quality.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash
The Sony HDR-PJ810 does not have a built-in flash (As does the the Sony HDR-CX240), whereas the Sony FDR-AX33 has a built-in flash.

This denotes whether the camcorder has a flash unit built into it, or whether you have to rely on natural lighting or external flash units.

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270g Heavier
The Sony HDR-PJ810 has a weight of 460g, but the Sony FDR-AX33 is a 700g camcorder (240g heavier) and the Sony HDR-CX240 is a 190g camcorder (270g lighter).

This denotes the weight of the camcorder, including battery.

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

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Not Currently Available
We couldn't find any retailers that are currently selling the product.
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Older by Over One Year
The Sony HDR-PJ810 is 17 months older than the Sony FDR-AX33. The Sony HDR-PJ810 is the same age as the Sony HDR-CX240.
Expert Review Rating is a Bit Worse
The Sony HDR-PJ810 has an average expert score of 90%, but the Sony FDR-AX33 has an average expert rating of 92% (based on 4 reviews).

Reviews & Awards

Awards

The Sony FDR-AX33 and the Sony HDR-PJ810 both have 1 award. Compare all award winning camcorders.
Sony FDR-AX33 Sony HDR-CX240 Sony HDR-PJ810
1 Award
Digital Versus: 5 Star
No awards found
1 Award
altomdata.dk: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

The Sony FDR-AX33 has better expert reviews than the Sony HDR-PJ810. The average expert reviews score for the Sony FDR-AX33 is 92% based on 4 reviews, where as the average score for the Sony HDR-PJ810 is 90% based on 2 reviews.
Sony FDR-AX33 Sony HDR-CX240 Sony HDR-PJ810
Best
5 stars
3 reviews
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

The Sony HDR-PJ810 has the best user reviews out of the three camcorders with an average review score of 97% based on 29 reviews. The Sony HDR-CX240 has the second best user reviews with an average review score of 85% based on 454 reviews. The Sony FDR-AX33 has the third best user reviews with an average review score of 83% based on 753 reviews.
Sony FDR-AX33 Sony HDR-CX240 Sony HDR-PJ810
5 stars
393 reviews
4 stars
206 reviews
3 stars
74 reviews
2 stars
38 reviews
1 star
42 reviews
5 stars
229 reviews
4 stars
164 reviews
3 stars
28 reviews
2 stars
17 reviews
1 star
16 reviews
Best
5 stars
25 reviews
4 stars
4 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Proportion of Users That Recommend It

The Sony FDR-AX33 has the greatest proportion of users recommending it. Out of 811 reviews, 66.2% recommend the Sony FDR-AX33. 59.9% recommend the Sony HDR-CX240 and 0% recommend the Sony HDR-PJ810.

Date Released

Sony FDR-AX33 Sony HDR-CX240 Sony HDR-PJ810
33 months old Best 50 months old 50 months old

Key Features

Optical Zoom

An optical zoom lets you enlarge the subject without having to move closer to it.

An optical zoom lets you zoom without loosing image quality. Digital zooms will simply enlarge the pixels and make the image look blurry.

Digital Zoom

A digital zoom enlarges the pixels in a digital image to make the subject appear closer. Using digital zoom can result in images becoming blurry as the underlying image remains the same.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge a subject without having to move closer. Digital zoom can be used as an alternative to an optical zoom, although it will result in a loss of image quality.

Interchangeable Lens

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.

Sony FDR-AX33 Sony HDR-CX240 Sony HDR-PJ810
Best
No
Best
No
Yes

Total Megapixels

A megapixel (MP or Mpx) is one million pixels, and is a term used not only for the number of pixels in an image, but also to express the number of image sensor elements of digital cameras or the number of display elements of digital displays. For example, a camera that makes a 2048 1536 pixel image typically uses a few extra rows and columns of sensor elements and is commonly said to have "3.2 megapixels" or "3.4 megapixels", depending on whether the number reported is the "effective" or the "total" pixel count (as opposed to the 2048 1536 = 3,145,728 finished image pixels).

A larger number of megapixels increases the sharpness of images and video.

Optical Sensor Size

Optical sensor size is one of the most important factors affecting the image quality produced by a camcorder. The sensor is what processes the light from the lens and transfers it into a digital image.

A larger optical sensor produces better quality results, because more light can be brought into the lens at once, This leads to larger, more highly-detailed videos and photos.

Display Diagonal

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

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

Weight

This denotes the weight of the camcorder, including battery.

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

Built-in Projector

This denotes whether the camcorder has an internal projector or not.

A built-in projector allows you to easily show off the videos you've recorded, without having to hook the device up to a monitor or TV first.

Sony FDR-AX33 Sony HDR-CX240 Sony HDR-PJ810
unknown
Best
No
Yes

Specification

 
 
 
Lens System Sony FDR-AX33 Sony HDR-CX240 Sony HDR-PJ810
Optical Zoom 10x 27x
BEST
12x
Digital Zoom 120x 320x
BEST
160x
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 298mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 26.8mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Stabilizer Type
Optical
 Optical
Optical
 Optical
Optical
 Optical
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent) Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
 
 
 
Video Sony FDR-AX33 Sony HDR-CX240 Sony HDR-PJ810
Max Video Resolution
3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
Maximum Frame Rate 50fps Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
HD Type
Full HD HD
HD
 Full HD
 HD
 HD
Full HD HD
HD
 Full HD
 HD
 HD
Full HD HD
HD
 Full HD
 HD
 HD
Supported Video Modes
1080i 1080p
720p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
1080i 1080p
720p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
1080i 1080p
720p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
Video Resolutions
3840 x 2160 (4K) 3840 x 2160
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) 1920 x 1080
1440 x 1080 1280 x 720
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
3840 x 2160 (4K) 3840 x 2160
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) 1920 x 1080
1440 x 1080 1280 x 720
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
3840 x 2160 (4K) 3840 x 2160
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) 1920 x 1080
1440 x 1080 1280 x 720
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 
 
 
Image Sensor Sony FDR-AX33 Sony HDR-CX240 Sony HDR-PJ810
Total Megapixels 20.6MP 9.2MP
BEST
24.5MP
Optical Sensor Size 1" 1" 1"
Sensor Type
CMOS
 CMOS
CMOS
 CMOS
CMOS
 CMOS
Effective Megapixels (image) 10.3MP Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Effective Megapixels (movie) 8.29MP Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Storage Sony FDR-AX33 Sony HDR-CX240 Sony HDR-PJ810
Compatible Memory Cards
SDXC SDHC
MS PRO MS PRO Duo
MS Pro-HG MS Pro-HG Duo
MSXC MS XC-HG Duo
SD/SDHC SD/SDHC/SDXC
MS Micro (M2) MicroSD (Transflash)
microSD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 MSXC
 MS XC-HG Duo
 SD/SDHC
 SD/SDHC/SDXC
 MS Micro (M2)
 MicroSD (Transflash)
 microSD
SDXC SDHC
MS PRO MS PRO Duo
MS Pro-HG MS Pro-HG Duo
MSXC MS XC-HG Duo
SD/SDHC SD/SDHC/SDXC
MS Micro (M2) MicroSD (Transflash)
microSD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 MSXC
 MS XC-HG Duo
 SD/SDHC
 SD/SDHC/SDXC
 MS Micro (M2)
 MicroSD (Transflash)
 microSD
SDXC SDHC
MS PRO MS PRO Duo
MS Pro-HG MS Pro-HG Duo
MSXC MS XC-HG Duo
SD/SDHC SD/SDHC/SDXC
MS Micro (M2) MicroSD (Transflash)
microSD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 MSXC
 MS XC-HG Duo
 SD/SDHC
 SD/SDHC/SDXC
 MS Micro (M2)
 MicroSD (Transflash)
 microSD
Camcorder Media Type
Memory card
 Memory card
Memory card
 Memory card
Memory card
 Memory card
 
 
 
Focusing Sony FDR-AX33 Sony HDR-CX240 Sony HDR-PJ810
Focus Adjustment
Auto Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Auto Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Auto Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 
 
 
Light Exposure Sony FDR-AX33 Sony HDR-CX240 Sony HDR-PJ810
Light Exposure Modes
Auto
 Auto
Auto
 Auto
Auto
 Auto
 
 
 
White Balance Sony FDR-AX33 Sony HDR-CX240 Sony HDR-PJ810
White Balance
Auto Outdoor
Indoor
 Auto
 Outdoor
 Indoor
Auto Outdoor
Indoor
 Auto
 Outdoor
 Indoor
Auto Outdoor
Indoor
 Auto
 Outdoor
 Indoor
 
 
 
Shutter Sony FDR-AX33 Sony HDR-CX240 Sony HDR-PJ810
Camera Shutter Speed Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Display Sony FDR-AX33 Sony HDR-CX240 Sony HDR-PJ810
Display Diagonal 3"
BEST
2.7" 3"
BEST
Display Resolution (numeric) 921,600 Pixels
BEST
230,000 Pixels 921,000 Pixels
Display
LCD
 LCD
LCD
 LCD
LCD
 LCD
 
 
 
Viewfinder Sony FDR-AX33 Sony HDR-CX240 Sony HDR-PJ810
Viewfinder Screen Size 0.24" Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewfinder 1,555,200 Pixels 230,000 Pixels
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewfinder Type
electrical
 electrical
electrical
 electrical
electrical
 electrical
 
 
 
Camera Sony FDR-AX33 Sony HDR-CX240 Sony HDR-PJ810
Minimum Illumination Unknown - Click to provide data 6lx 3lx
BEST
Self-Timer Delay Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Still Image Sony FDR-AX33 Sony HDR-CX240 Sony HDR-PJ810
Image Formats Supported
JPG
 JPG
JPG
 JPG
JPG
 JPG
Maximum Image Resolution
6592 x 3712
 6592 x 3712
6592 x 3712
 6592 x 3712
6592 x 3712
 6592 x 3712
 
 
 
Audio Sony FDR-AX33 Sony HDR-CX240 Sony HDR-PJ810
Audio System
Dolby Digital 5.1
 Dolby Digital 5.1
Dolby Digital 5.1
 Dolby Digital 5.1
Dolby Digital 5.1
 Dolby Digital 5.1
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Sony FDR-AX33 Sony HDR-CX240 Sony HDR-PJ810
USB 2.0 Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
 
 
 
Battery Sony FDR-AX33 Sony HDR-CX240 Sony HDR-PJ810
Battery Type
Battery Technology
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Sony FDR-AX33 Sony HDR-CX240 Sony HDR-PJ810
Weight 700g 190g
BEST
460g
Height 78.5mm 59.5mm 72.5mm
Depth 155mm 128mm 134mm
Width 71mm 54mm 67.5mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Sony FDR-AX33 Sony HDR-CX240 Sony HDR-PJ810
Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
USB HDMI
 USB
 HDMI
USB HDMI
 USB
 HDMI
USB HDMI
 USB
 HDMI
 
 
 
Other Features Sony FDR-AX33 Sony HDR-CX240 Sony HDR-PJ810
Aperture Range (F-F) Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Projector Sony FDR-AX33 Sony HDR-CX240 Sony HDR-PJ810
Projector Brightness Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 50 ANSI Lumens
Minimum Projection Distance Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5m
 
 
 
Technical Details Sony FDR-AX33 Sony HDR-CX240 Sony HDR-PJ810
Flash Exposure Compensation Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Diaphragm Blades 6 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

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