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Sony Handycam FDR-AX1

alaTest has collected and analyzed 72 reviews of Sony Handycam FDR-AX1. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the price and design. The portability and usability also get good feedback. Many are critical about the reliability and memory.

size, usability, portability, design, price

memory, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony Handycam FDR-AX1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 72 reviews)

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony Handycam FDR-AX1

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Sony Handycam FDR-AX1 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the usability. The portability also gets good feedback, whereas there are some critical reviews about the reliability.

design, portability, usability

reliability

50% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony FDRAX1 4K Camcorder Video Camera with 20x Optical Zoom with 3.5-Inch LCDSony FDRAX1 4K Camcorder Video Camera with 20x Optical Zoom with 3.5-Inch LCD

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Eric Reagan (photographybay.com)

Sony FDR-AX1 4K Camcorder

 

The Sony FDR-AX1 is a 4K camcorder that comes in at a low $4498 price tag and is really the first of its kind in bringing affordable 4K to the masses with its lightweight XAVC-S codec.

Oct, 2013

Consumer review by: LightBrothers (sony.com)

Nice Camera

 

I was chosen to participate in a short film contest at the Napa Valley Film Festival designed to work out the Sony 4k camera. Each filmmaker was given a Sony AX1 and had 55 hours to write and produce a short film using Sony gear. None of us had seen...

Dec, 2013

Product Specifications

Configuration

3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Image Stabiliser:Optical Image Stabiliser
Sensor Size:1/2.3''
Smartphone Remote Control: No

Connectivity

HDMI: Yes
Near Field Communication: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface :MS Duo / Pro Duo
Type of SD Card Interface :SD/ SDHC/ SDXC Card
USB: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

3D: No
Format:Memory Card
Product Type:Camcorder
Resolution:4K

Recording

Face Detection Mode: No
HD Video Format:MPEG4
Recording Format:16:9 / 4:3
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