The Sony FDR-AX40 supports a higher video resolution than most medium total megapixels camcorders that were launched in the last year. This video camera supports a 3840 x 2160 pixels video resolutions, whereas most medium total megapixels camcorders that came out around the same time as it support a 1280 x 720 pixels video resolutions. In addition, this Sony camcorder support a video resolutions of 1440 x 1080 pixels and 1920 x 1080 pixels.
This video camera's video resolution (3840 x 2160 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution across all comparable spec camcorders that were launched in the last year.
The worst supported video resolution across comparable types of video camera is 1280 x 720 pixels.