The FDR-X1000 supports a higher video resolution than most big total megapixels video cameras that have been around for more than two years. This video camera supports a 3840 x 2160 pixels video resolutions, whereas most comparable spec camcorders that were released more than two years ago support a 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions. In addition, this camcorder supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels.
This video camera's video resolution (3840 x 2160 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution across all similar spec camcorders that have been around for a comparable time to this video camera.
The worst supported video resolution amongst similar types of video camera is 640 x 480 pixels.