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Sony HDR-AS30 Review
Why Has it Scored 47?
It has very good user reviews but average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 73%, based on 108 reviews.
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 2017.
This Sony camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a wireless connection
Quite high minimum aperture number
Quite short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Sony HDR-AS30 Video Reviews
Sony HDR-AS30 In-Depth Analysis
Has a Wireless Connection
The HDR-AS30 has a wireless connection, as do most of the other camcorders.
The Sony HDR-AS30 is one of the lighter camcorders (only 65 grams) amongst video cameras of this age. Across all the video cameras the weights range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 530g.
Quite High Minimum Aperture Number
The lowest minimum aperture number of video cameras is 1.1 and the highest is 22. At 2.8, the HDR-AS30 has a fairly high minimum aperture number compared to most of the other camcorders.
Has an Image Stabilizer
The Sony HDR-AS30 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other camcorders also have an image stabilizer.
Fairly Big Total Megapixels
Camcorders have total megapixels of between 0.3MP and 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP. At 12 megapixels, the HDR-AS30 has a fairly big total megapixels compared to most of the other camcorders.
Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
At only 2.5 millimeters, the HDR-AS30 has a very short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other camcorders. 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.
The HDR-AS30 supports HDMI. Most of the other camcorders also support HDMI.
Quite Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
When compared to other camcorders, the Sony HDR-AS30's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 2.5 millimeters is one of the shortest. Camcorders have maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 0.5mm and 2,700mm.
The HDR-AS30 is waterproof. Most of the other camcorders also are waterproof.
The HDR-AS30 is Full HD, as are most of the other video cameras.
The Sony HDR-AS30 features wi-Fi, as do most of the other video cameras.
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
The HDR-AS30 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), as do most of the other camcorders.
Very Low Maximum Aperture Number
Camcorders have maximum aperture numbers of between 1.6 and 38. With a maximum aperture number of only 2.8, the HDR-AS30 has a quite low maximum aperture number compared to most of the other video cameras.
Features Auto Focus
The HDR-AS30 features auto focus, as do most of the other camcorders.
Has a Microphone in
The Sony HDR-AS30 has a microphone in. Most of the other video cameras also have a microphone in.
Features Photo Mode
The Sony HDR-AS30 features photo mode. Most of the other video cameras also feature photo mode.
Only 1" Optical Sensor Size
This video camera has a 1/2.3|1" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on camcorders.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||sony snyhdras30kedge, sony hdras30vb, sony as30v|
|Barcodes||00027242282285, 00027242870505, 00617689595088, 04905524945010, 04905524945027|