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Sony FDRAX100B

$1,597.99
Digitaltrends.com Recommended Product reviewed.com Editor's Choice Les Numeriques.com 5 Star Digital Versus 5 Star
A multi award winning 14.2 megapixel 1 camcorder with good features
14.2MP 1" Yes 790g Jul 2015
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
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Sony FDR-AX100 Review

With excellent reviews but good features, we have ranked the Sony FDR-AX100 number 79 across all camcorders.
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Why Has it Scored 62?

It has great expert reviews and very good user reviews with 91% of buyers recommending this camcorder to others.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer video cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest video cameras 2017.
This Sony camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite large display diagonal
Very high effective megapixels (image)
Heavy
Fairly high minimum aperture number

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Sony FDR-AX100 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $1,597.99 it is more expensive than 73% of video cameras.

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Features

Average Digital Zoom

At 160 times zoom factor, the FDR-AX100 has a pretty average digital zoom compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of camcorders is 0.24" and the largest is 11". The FDR-AX100 has a quite large display diagonal (3.5 inches) compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Heavy

At 790 grams, the Sony FDR-AX100 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other camcorders. The lightest camcorder is 50g weight and the heaviest is 7.5kg.

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Very High Effective Megapixels (image)

When compared to other camcorders, the FDR-AX100's effective megapixels (image) of 20 megapixels is one of the highest. Video cameras have effective megapixels (image) of between 1.1MP and 26MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 5.8MP.

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Fairly High Minimum Aperture Number

The average minimum aperture number of camcorders is 2.2. With a minimum aperture number of 2.8, the FDR-AX100 has a quite high minimum aperture number compared to most of the other video cameras.

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Quite High Effective Megapixels (movie)

The lowest effective megapixels (movie) of camcorders is 0.41MP, the highest is 5,100,000MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 23,000MP. The FDR-AX100 has one of the highest effective megapixels (movie) (14.2 megapixels) amongst camcorders of this age.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony FDR-AX100 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other camcorders also have a handheld remote control.

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Features Wi-Fi

The FDR-AX100 features wi-Fi, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Full HD

Full HD

The FDR-AX100 is Full HD. Most of the other camcorders also are Full HD.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on camcorders.

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Quite Big Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of camcorders range from 0.3MP to 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP. At 14.2 megapixels, the FDR-AX100 has a fairly big total megapixels compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Not Waterproof

The Sony FDR-AX100 is not waterproof, unlike most of the other camcorders.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 12 times zoom factor, the FDR-AX100 has a fairly average optical zoom compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Sony FDR-AX100 supports HDMI, as do most of the other video cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

The FDR-AX100 has a built-in flash. Most of the other camcorders do not have a built-in flash.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The FDR-AX100 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other video cameras also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Has a Microphone in

The FDR-AX100 has a microphone in. Most of the other camcorders also have a microphone in.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The FDR-AX100 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other camcorders.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Sony FDR-AX100 has a 3840 x 2160 pixels maximum video resolution which is higher than most camcorders. Most video cameras have a 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution. Across all video cameras the worst maximum video resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony fdrax100b64gb, sony fdrax100bbdl, sony fdrax100biv, sony handycam

Barcodes:

00027242877542, 00083922915768, 00616348050661, 00617689595279, 00636983056453, 04056572579686, 04905524968712, 05013493246171, 05054230862612, 05554442396788

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