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Sony FDR-X1000

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A multi award winning 13.5 megapixel 1 camcorder with good features
13.5MP 1/2.3" Yes 89g Jul 2013
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Sony FDR-X1000 Review

With excellent reviews but good features, we have ranked the Sony FDR-X1000 number 193 across all camcorders.
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5 Reviews + 2 Awards
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Good Features
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Overall Score
52
Average

Why Has it Scored 52?

It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 85%.
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 camcorders 2017.
This Sony camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Full HD
Quite short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Quite small shock proof up to
Quite short battery life (max)

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Sony FDR-X1000 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Full HD

Full HD

The FDR-X1000 is Full HD, as are most of the other camcorders.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 2.8 millimeters, the FDR-X1000 has a fairly short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other video cameras. The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of camcorders is 29mm, and the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 1.8mm to 110mm.

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Features Photo Mode

The Sony FDR-X1000 features photo mode, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Quite Small Shock Proof Up to

The smallest shock proof up to of camcorders is 1m, the biggest is 3m, and the average shock proof up to is 1.6m. The FDR-X1000 has one of the smaller shock proof up to (only 1.5 meters) amongst camcorders of this age.

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Quite Short Battery Life (max)

At only 0.5 hours, the FDR-X1000 has a very short battery life (max) compared to most of the other camcorders. The shortest battery life (max) of camcorders is 0.083h and the longest is 8,700h.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Sony FDR-X1000 features wi-Fi, as do most of the other video cameras.

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of camcorders is 0.5mm, the longest is 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 790mm. With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 2.8 millimeters, the Sony FDR-X1000 has a very short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Very Light

The weights of video cameras range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 530g. At only 89 grams, the Sony FDR-X1000 is quite light compared to most of the other video cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The FDR-X1000 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other camcorders.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The FDR-X1000 has a 3840 x 2160 pixels maximum video resolution which is higher than most video cameras. Most camcorders have a 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution. Across all video cameras the best maximum video resolution is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/2.3|1" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on camcorders.

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Fairly Big Total Megapixels

With a total megapixels of 13.5 megapixels, the Sony FDR-X1000 has one of the bigger total megapixels amongst camcorders of this age. Across all the camcorders the total megapixels range from 0.3MP to 210MP.

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Features Auto Focus

The Sony FDR-X1000 features auto focus, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Has a Wireless Connection

The FDR-X1000 has a wireless connection, as do most of the other video cameras.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The FDR-X1000 supports HDMI. Most of the other camcorders also support HDMI.

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Has a Microphone in

The FDR-X1000 has a microphone in. Most of the other camcorders also have a microphone in.

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Waterproof

The Sony FDR-X1000 is waterproof, as are most of the other camcorders.

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Has a Continuous Shooting Mode

The Sony FDR-X1000 has a continuous shooting mode, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Quite Big Closest Focusing Distance

The closest focusing distances of camcorders range from 0.0005m to 20m. With a closest focusing distance of 0.5 meters, the FDR-X1000 has one of the bigger closest focusing distances amongst camcorders of this age.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony fdrx1000vrw, sony fdrx1000vw
Barcodes 00027242888647, 00027242888654, 04548736000940
70% longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Longer battery life (max)
Shallower waterproof up to

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