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Sony HDR-TD30
Sony HDR-TD30
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Sony HDR-TD30 Camcorder

20.4MP 1/3 460g Sep 2013
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
Has an image stabilizer
Quite large display diagonal
Poor expert reviews

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Reviews

Sony Camcorders Have Good Reviews

Based on 4,270 expert and owner reviews (including 352 verified purchases), Sony has good reviews for its video cameras. Sony also has good reviews specifically within its big total megapixels video cameras range compared to other brands. 91% of those that bought a Sony camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Poor Expert Reviews

This camcorder received a score of 60 out of 100 from expert review website parentesis.com. The video camera expert review sites aren't convinced by this video camera.


Display

Quite Large Display Diagonal

The Sony HDR-TD30 has a fairly large display diagonal (3.5 inches) compared to most of the other camcorders of this spec and age. The display diagonals of camcorders of this age and type range from 2" to 7.6", and the average display diagonal is 3.1".

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Has a Touchscreen

The HDR-TD30 has a touchscreen. Most of the other video cameras that were released around the same time as this video camera also have a touchscreen.

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Very High Display Resolution (numeric)

When compared to other similar spec video cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camcorder that we have checked the display resolution (numeric) of, the HDR-TD30's display resolution (numeric) of 1,229,000 pixel is one of the highest. The average display resolution (numeric) of big total megapixels video cameras that came out around the same time as this camcorder is 650,000 pixels, and the display resolutions (numeric) range from 230,000 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels.

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Lens System

Has an Image Stabilizer

The HDR-TD30 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other video cameras of this age and spec also have an image stabilizer.

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Supports Wide Angle Lens System

The HDR-TD30 supports wide angle lens system, as do most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that are a similar age to this video camera.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 120 times zoom factor, the HDR-TD30 has a relatively average digital zoom compared to most of the other similar spec camcorders that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 10 times zoom factor, the HDR-TD30 has a fairly typical optical zoom compared to most of the other video cameras of this spec and age.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The HDR-TD30 supports HDMI. Most of the other similar spec camcorders that have been around for around the same time as this video camera also support HDMI.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The HDR-TD30 has a headphone outputs, as do most of the other camcorders of this age and spec.

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Video

Full HD

Full HD

The HDR-TD30 is Full HD. Most of the other similar spec camcorders that were launched more than two years ago also are Full HD.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camcorder supports a video resolutions of 720 x 576|1440 x 1080|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec video cameras that have been around for a similar time to it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This video camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on big total megapixels video cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Still Image

6016 X 4016 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the HDR-TD30 is 6016 x 4016. That's over four times the still image resolution of the most common still image resolution(s) of 2592 x 1944. In addition, this video camera supports a still image resolution(s) of 4512 x 3384.

This camcorder's still image resolution (6016 x 4016) is actually the best supported still image resolution across all video cameras of a comparable type and age to this camcorder.

The worst supported still image resolution across comparable types of camcorder is 640 x 360.

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6016 X 3384 Pixels Image Resolution

This video camera has a maximum image resolution of 6016 x 3384 pixels, which is typical of many big total megapixels video cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Flash

Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The HDR-TD30 has a shoe mounting point, as do most of the other camcorders of a similar age and type to this video camera.

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Has a Built-In Light

The HDR-TD30 has a built-in light. Most of the other video cameras of this spec and age also have a built-in light.

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Has a Built-In Flash

The HDR-TD30 has a built-in flash. Most of the other comparable spec video cameras that came out around the same time as this camcorder also have a built-in flash.

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Design

Tripod Mountable

The HDR-TD30 is tripod mountable, as are most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as this camcorder.

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Other Features

Features Manual Focus

The HDR-TD30 features manual focus. Most of the other video cameras that came out more than two years ago also feature manual focus.

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White Balance

Features Onepush White Balance

The HDR-TD30 features onepush white balance, as do most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Features Outdoor White Balance

The HDR-TD30 features outdoor white balance, as do most of the other video cameras of a comparable type and age to this video camera.

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Features Indoor White Balance

The HDR-TD30 features indoor white balance, as do most of the other video cameras of a similar spec and age to this camcorder.

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Focusing

Features Smile Detection

The HDR-TD30 features smile detection, as do most of the other comparable spec camcorders that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Face Detection

The HDR-TD30 has a face detection, as do most of the other video cameras of a similar age and type to this camcorder.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Sony HDR-TD30 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that were launched around the same time as this camcorder.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The HDR-TD30 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other video cameras of this age and spec.

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Packaging Content

Has a Batteries Included

The Sony HDR-TD30 has a batteries included. Most of the other video cameras of a comparable type and age to this video camera also have a batteries included.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this camcorder was released.


Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

With a weight of 460 grams, the Sony HDR-TD30 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other comparable spec video cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Image Sensor

1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/3.91" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on video cameras of a similar type and age to it.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony hdrtd30ve, sony pixels3d, hdrtd30e
Barcodes 00027242863668, 04905524924787, 05013493231610, 05053973575612

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