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Sony HDR-MV1

$338.10
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An award winning and fully featured 1x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution video camera
1x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 8.4MP 1" Mar 2016
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Sony HDR-MV1 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony HDR-MV1 number 132 across all camcorders.
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Reviews
106 Reviews + 2 Awards
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Features
Fully-Featured
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has good expert reviews and good user reviews with 68% of buyers recommending this video camera to others.
At over a year old this video camera is slightly out of date, and newer camcorders with more up to date technology are available. View the latest camcorders 2018.
This camcorder has some great features:
Larger than average optical sensor size
Touch remote and one-touch sharing: one-touch remote lets you use your smartphone or tablet as a viewfinder and remote control for a digital camera, and one-touch sharing lets you transfer your photos and videos from your camera. either way, by installing playmemories mobile app to your NFC enable android smartphone or tablet, you can avoid complex set-up sequences and establish wireless connection simply by touching your device to the camera. you are now ready to control your camera from your smartphone to take a photo from a previously out-of-reach spot, or simply be in your own group shot, as well as transfer them instantly to your smartphone for sharing on SNS. no NFC no problem. you can also pair the devices manual
Od mount for rock-steady recording: forget the shaky hand-held look you get w/ iphones and some camcorders. go for a pro look with clean crisp images when you use the built-in tripod mount to anchor the hdr-mv1 to a trip
Simply as a linear PCM recorder, too: sometimes you don't need an image when recording a song-in-progress to share with band members, for example. the hdr-mv1 doubles as a fast, easy linear PCM recorder for sound only. plus, it's equipped with a small speaker that lets you do a simple sound check without earphon
Cut filter decreases noise, clarifies sound: the music video recorder is equipped with a low-cut filter to reduce low-frequency sound. perfect for decreasing noise such as air conditioning and wind while recording; your video sounds great even when made under the most challenging conditio
Ge battery and transfer data simultaneously with the USB port: the hdr-mv1 is equipped with a USB port to simultaneously charge the battery and access content on a computer. moreover, with the supplied battery and optional AC adaptor (purchase separately, ac-ud10) users can operate while the device is chargi
St recording levels manually, monitor easily on the 2.7 lcd: control, fine-tune, and enhance recording quality quickly. adjust the recording level manually in 31 increments, and set an appropriate level for your particular performance environment. also monitor the recording level at a glance on the bright 2.7 L
T on polished playback with audio lip sync: match the timing of your image and sound. audio lip sync adjusts sound on the hdr-mv1 when outputting the image to other devices. you get playback that always looks profession
-quality 30p HD video recording: record high-quality 1920x1080/30p HD video even in low lighting situations. the mp4 format is ideal for enjoying and sharing your HD movies on a PC, mac or the intern
Rnal microphone option: use your favourite mic when recording by simply attaching via MIC IN termi
Very light
stereo sound with 120 x/y mic: the hdr-mv1's 120 cross opened microphone configuration records stereo sound but, unlike smartphones and conventional camcorders, its wide angle lets you capture every note from the band even in cramped quarters. additionally, it records with a focus on the center, so a group's main performer often the vocalist never gets lo
R R CMOS sensor is ideal for low light: sony's exmor R CMOS sensor is extremely sensitive, capturing facial expressions and fast movements, even in dark environments like studios or stag
-angle 120 carl zeiss tessar lens: the 120 wide angle carl zeiss vario-tessar lens not only captures high-quality video with excellent resolution, contrast, and colour reproduction, but its wide angle also allows you to put the entire band and stage into the frame from close distances. ideal for everything from shooting in your practice space to recording live performanc
Ar PCM and AAC audio formats for recording versatility: records in your choice of uncompressed linear PCM (lpcm) or AAC formats for cd-quality sound and simple internet upload
audience aw
Full HD
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
-in to hook up external equipment: easily connect the hdr-mv1 to studio equipment such as a sound board with the LINE-OUT termin

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Features

Average Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the HDR-MV1 of 8.4MP is pretty typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 62% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor size of the HDR-MV1 of 0.435" is larger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 29% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The smallest optical sensor size of camcorders is 0.12", the largest is 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.38".

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Very Light

The weights of camcorders range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g. The weight of the HDR-MV1 of only 140g is lighter than 82% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the HDR-MV1 of only 1x is in the smallest 10% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The smallest optical zoom of camcorders is 1x, the biggest is 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This camcorder has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on camcorders.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony HDR-MV1 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 87% of camcorders do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Full HD

The HDR-MV1 is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

focus camera hdrmv1k1, focus camera hdrmv1k3, sony hdrmv1

Barcodes:

00027242869004, 00600599643765, 00616320839895, 00616320839918, 04905524938548

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