The Sony HDR-CX455 supports a 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution which is higher than most similar spec video cameras that are a comparable age to it. Most latest medium sensor size video cameras support a 1280 x 720 pixels video resolution. This camcorder also supports a video resolution of 1440 x 1080 pixels.
This video camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution amongst all new medium sensor size video cameras.
A 1280 x 720 pixels video resolution is the worst supported video resolution across similar types of video camera.