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Sony FDRAX53B

$831.00
A highly rated 8.29 megapixel 1 camcorder with good features
8.29MP 1" Yes 635g Jan 2016
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
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Sony FDR-AX53 Review

With excellent reviews but good features, we have ranked the Sony FDR-AX53 number 70 across all camcorders.
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Why Has it Scored 65?

It has great user reviews with 50% of buyers recommending this camcorder to others.
At over a year old this camcorder is slightly out of date, and newer camcorders with more up to date technology are available. View the latest camcorders 2017.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an image stabilizer
Supports HDMI
Heavy
Only 1" optical sensor size

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Sony FDR-AX53 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $831.00 it is more expensive than 64% of video cameras.

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Features

Has an Image Stabilizer

The FDR-AX53 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The FDR-AX53 supports HDMI. Most of the other camcorders also support HDMI.

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Heavy

The weights of camcorders range from 50g to 7.5kg. With a weight of 635 grams, the Sony FDR-AX53 is one of the heavier camcorders amongst camcorders of this age.

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Features Photo Mode

The FDR-AX53 features photo mode, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Average Total Megapixels

At 8.29 megapixels, the FDR-AX53 has a fairly typical total megapixels compared to most of the other video cameras.

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5440 X 3056 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The FDR-AX53 has a higher maximum video resolution than most camcorders. This camcorder has a 5440 x 3056 pixels maximum video resolution, whereas most camcorders have a 1440 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution. The worst maximum video resolution of all camcorders is Ultra HD 3840 x 1920 (30 fps) pixels and the best is 6528 x 3672 pixels.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1" optical sensor size, which is typical of many camcorders.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The FDR-AX53 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other camcorders also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Has a Wireless Connection

The FDR-AX53 has a wireless connection. Most of the other camcorders also have a wireless connection.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 3 hours, the Sony FDR-AX53 has a fairly average battery life (max) compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 250 times zoom factor, the Sony FDR-AX53 has a pretty average digital zoom compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 20 times zoom factor, the FDR-AX53 has a fairly average optical zoom compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

With a closest focusing distance of only 0.01 meters, the FDR-AX53 has a fairly small closest focusing distance compared to most of the other camcorders. The closest focusing distances of video cameras range from 0.0005m to 20m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.44m.

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Has a Built-In Flash

The Sony FDR-AX53 has a built-in flash, which is unusual. Most of the other video cameras do not have a built-in flash.

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Full HD

Full HD

The FDR-AX53 is Full HD. Most of the other camcorders also are Full HD.

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Features Manual Focus

The FDR-AX53 features manual focus. Most of the other camcorders also feature manual focus.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers focus camera asonfdrax53bk4, sony handycam, sony fdrax53b, sony fdrax53e
Barcodes 00646791357598, 04548736028715

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