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Sony FDRAX33B

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$539.95 $185 cheaper than 18 days ago
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A high image quality and award winning 10x optical zoom 3840 x 2160 pixels resolution video camera, with great features and a fair price
10x 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels 20.6MP 1" May 2015
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Sony FDR-AX33 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Sony FDR-AX33 number 69 across all camcorders.
97
Reviews
841 Reviews + 1 Award
85
Value for Money
Very Good
87
Features
Fully-Featured
87
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 87?

It has fantastic expert reviews and very good user reviews with 82% of buyers recommending this video camera 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 2018.
This Sony camcorder has some great features:
Bigger than average total megapixels
29.8mm wide-angle ZEISS lens providing 10x optical zoom is not only ideal for capturing grand landscapes, among a range of other scenes it is fine-tuned specifically for
High-precision xtra fine LCD features a whitemagic display that uses white pixels in addition to RGB pixels to boost screen brightness, allowing users to see subtle details and tones on the screen in all types of shooting environments, including outdoors in bright sunlig
Yse your swing with no need for fancy equipment. golf shot mode lets you capture video and stills of each step of your swi
Ce the intensity of behind-camera sounds, whether you are talking to or cheering on your subject as you sho
G an advanced sound-analysis algorithm, this feature eliminates wind noise the biggest culprit of bad outdoor aud
Rd clear sound that accurately captures the atmosphere of the scene, and enjoy surround sound playback on your home theatre system. level meters on the LCD panel provide visual monitoring of each channel's leve
Nces the tracking of moving subjects by using the optimal AF point at all times, and adjusting the target frame size to match your subject's characteristics. thanks to advances in phase-detection AF, it's now more accurate than ever so lock on and shoot fast-moving targets with precisi
Face detection to optimise focus, exposure and colour for people who are the most important subject of a shot. you can prioritise a subject's face by touching it on the LCD. and with smile shutter, the fdr-ax33 can also automatically capture still shots of great (but fleeting) smiles, even while recording movi
Rd two movies at the same time one in the maximum-quality XAVC S or AVCHD format and another in mp4 format. that way you ve got a small file ready for instant sharing, plus a professional-grade file for further editi
convenient feature allows playback of a dramatic sequence of superimposed images to trace every split second of action, a powerful tool for analysing sports motion on screen. during playback, you can adjust the interval between images, or pause to capture still images to share with frien
feature uses infrared light to take pictures even in complete darkness. by using NIGHTSHOT, parents can easily capture children's cute sleeping fac
Times you don't need or want video. put your video camera in still image mode and capture amazing high-quality single images as easily as you do with a still came
Mploying XAVC S format, which was developed from the XAVC format for professional use, 4k ultra HD and high-bitrate recording of incredible quality are realised. yet, XAVC S data is compressed so that it is more manageable for general consume
Advanced BIONZ X image processing engine helps achieve more naturally vivid and lifelike image quality as well as faster processing capabiliti
3840 x 2160 pixels resolution
cutting-edge sensor enhances image clarity, reduces noise in dark environments, and enables soft background defocusi
Rsatile function to streamline movie editing, highlight movie maker offers several time-saving features. add highlight points to key moments while recording, and let the camcorder automatically sync your transitions to your chosen soundtra
performances to sports events, some things are best seen in real time. share scenes as they happen with high-quality picture and sou
shots mean more editing opportunities. easily record footage from a variety of angles, whether using cameras mounted directly to the fdr-ax33 or triggered wirelessly. multi camera control makes it easy to sync shooting settings on all devic
Can select a specific portion of the picture and play it back in full HD, thanks to 4k high resolution. also, you can change trimming size with the zoom lever or on-screen display ic
Nce your viewing experience even without a 4k television. using super-sampling, the fdr-ax33 automatically down-converts 4k footage to exceptionally detailed full
Y total customisation with ergonomic manual controls. use the intuitive multi-purpose manual ring to adjust zoom, focus, exposure, IRIS, shutter speed, AE shift, or white balance shift mode after using the manual button to select the mode. the electronic viewfinder offers accurate image previ
Advanced image stabilisation enables blur-free footage, even when the recording circumstances are shaky or bum
FDR-AX33 is over 30% smaller and over 20% lighter than current model the fdr-ax100, making it the most mobile 4k camcorder on the mark
T 4k footage that contains about four times more detail than full HD (3840 x 2160 pixels vs. 1920 x 1080) footage, and capture more of the incredible qualities that bring images to vibrant li
Y 4k camcorder with balanced optical steady
Has an image stabilizer
Larger than average optical sensor size
Built-in USB cable stowed in the hand strap is very convenient for extra-quick charging and connection to a PC, so there is no need to pack a bulky extra USB cable or AC adapter. for charging without a PC, use a compact AC-USB adapter (optiona

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Sony FDR-AX33 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $539.95 it is in the most expensive 39% of video cameras.

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Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony FDR-AX33 and the United States price of $539.95 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £549.97 ($549.97).

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Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

The Sony FDR-AX33's total megapixels of 20.6MP is very big compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 3% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Across all the camcorders the total megapixels range from 0.3MP to 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP.

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Heavier Than Average

The weight of the FDR-AX33 of 700g is heavier than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is heavier than 79% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The weights of camcorders range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the FDR-AX33 of only 10x is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is smaller than 67% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Camcorders have optical zooms of between 1x and 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Resolution

The highest maximum video resolution of the FDR-AX33 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels camcorder, which is the most frequently found resolution. In addition, this Sony video camera has a max video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The best resolution of all camcorders is 6528 x 3672 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor size of the Sony FDR-AX33 of 0.435" is larger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 79% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The smallest optical sensor size of video cameras is 0.12", the largest is 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.38".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony FDR-AX33 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of camcorders.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Sony FDR-AX33's digital zoom of 120x is fairly standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 42% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Sony FDR-AX33's display diagonal of 3" is pretty standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 41% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Sony FDR-AX33 supports HDMI. 70% of video cameras also support HDMI.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Sony FDR-AX33's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 298mm is shorter than 89% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Camcorders have maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 58mm and 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 930mm.

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Features Wi-Fi

The FDR-AX33 features wi-Fi, which is unusual. 76% of camcorders do not feature wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The Sony FDR-AX33 does not support PictBridge, although it is worth keeping in mind that 97% of camcorders also do not support PictBridge.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The FDR-AX33 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 87% of camcorders do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Has a Built-In Flash

The Sony FDR-AX33 has a built-in flash. 86% of camcorders do not have a built-in flash.

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Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the FDR-AX33 of only 26.8mm is shorter than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is shorter than 87% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of video cameras is 10mm, the longest is 110mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 32mm.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The FDR-AX33 has a built-in microphone. 54% of camcorders also have a built-in microphone.

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Full HD

Full HD

The FDR-AX33 is Full HD, as are 70% of video cameras.

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Higher Than Average Effective Megapixels (movie)

Across all the camcorders the effective megapixels (movie) range from 0.41MP to 17MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 4.7MP. The FDR-AX33's effective megapixels (movie) of 8.29MP is higher than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the highest 23% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Effective Megapixels (image)

The average effective megapixels (image) of all camcorders is 5.6MP, with the lowest being 0.46MP and the highest being 25MP. The effective megapixels (image) of the FDR-AX33 of 10.3MP is in the highest 15% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony fdrax33bk2, sony fdrax33bk1

Barcodes:

00616348081771, 00616639693027, 00616639693034, 04548736010062, 05013493258099

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