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Sony FDR-AX33 Review
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Why Has it Scored 69?
It has excellent expert reviews and not bad user reviews with 77% of buyers recommending this camcorder to others.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer camcorders 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:
Has an image stabilizer
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
Only 1" optical sensor size
Very short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
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Value For Money
Mediocre Value for Money
The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $749.99 it is more expensive than 62% of video cameras.
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Has an Image Stabilizer
The FDR-AX33 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other camcorders also have an image stabilizer.
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
The FDR-AX33 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other camcorders also support Near Field Communication (NFC).
Fairly High Effective Megapixels (image)
Camcorders have effective megapixels (image) of between 1.1MP and 26MP. The FDR-AX33 has one of the higher effective megapixels (image) (10.3 megapixels) amongst camcorders of this age.
3840 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution
The FDR-AX33 has a 3840 x 2160 pixels maximum video resolution which is higher than the 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution found on most camcorders. Across all camcorders the worst maximum video resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.
Only 1" Optical Sensor Size
This video camera has a 1/2.3|1" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on camcorders.
Quite High Effective Megapixels (movie)
At 8.29 megapixels, the Sony FDR-AX33 has a fairly high effective megapixels (movie) compared to most of the other camcorders. Across all the camcorders the effective megapixels (movie) range from 0.41MP to 5,100,000MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 23,000MP.
Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
At only 298 millimeters, the FDR-AX33 has a fairly short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other camcorders. The average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of camcorders is 790mm, and the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 0.5mm to 2,700mm.
Quite Big Total Megapixels
The Sony FDR-AX33 has one of the biggest total megapixels (20.6 megapixels) amongst camcorders of this age. The total megapixels of camcorders range from 0.3MP to 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP.
Does Not Support PictBridge
The Sony FDR-AX33 does not support PictBridge. Most of the other camcorders also do not support PictBridge.
Very Small Optical Zoom
The FDR-AX33 has one of the smaller optical zooms (only 10 times zoom factor) amongst video cameras of this age. The optical zooms of camcorders range from 1x to 78x.
The average weight of camcorders is 530g, and the weights range from 50g to 7.5kg. With a weight of 700 grams, the FDR-AX33 is one of the heavier video cameras amongst camcorders of this age.
The FDR-AX33 features wi-Fi. Most of the other camcorders also feature wi-Fi.
Has a Built-In Flash
The Sony FDR-AX33 has a built-in flash, unlike most of the other camcorders which do not have a built-in flash.
The FDR-AX33 supports HDMI, as do most of the other video cameras.
The FDR-AX33 is Full HD. Most of the other camcorders also are Full HD.
Average Display Diagonal
At 3 inches, the FDR-AX33 has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other camcorders.
Average Digital Zoom
With a digital zoom of 120 times zoom factor, the FDR-AX33 has a fairly standard digital zoom compared to most of the other camcorders.
Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
The minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of camcorders range from 1.8mm to 110mm. At only 26.8 millimeters, the Sony FDR-AX33 has a fairly short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other video cameras.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||sony fdrax33bk2, sony fdrax33bk1|
|Barcodes||00051473105846, 00616348081771, 00616639693027, 00616639693034, 04548736010062, 05013493258099|