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Sony FDR-AX53

alaTest has collected and analyzed 332 reviews of Sony FDR-AX53. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People really like the price and image quality. The portability and size also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the battery. There are some mixed views about the color.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony FDR-AX53 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony FDR-AX53

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Sony FDR-AX53 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the zoom and image quality. The price and usability also get good feedback.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony FDR-AX53

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Sony FDR-AX53 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2020

Expert review by : Rik Henderson (pocket-lint.com)

Sony FDR-AX53 offers pro quality 4K video recording for a consumer price

 

As part of its annual camcorder line-up refresh, Sony has introduced a powerhouse 4K Handycam that brings professional standard features to the consumer field. And it won't be priced in loopyville neither, as it comes in at the same price as last...

Jan, 2016

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Super 4k handycam

 

Owned this fabulous AX53 over two years now, so happy to confirm it has lived up to, and beyond my expectations. It has never missed a beat. Perhaps the best thing is the ability to record 4k images, say a stage widescreen, and then to zoom and crop in...

Nov, 2019

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Fantastic features, not confident about body.

 

I purchased the FDR- AX53 about two weeks ago. It's got superb feature's and the results are amazing. I love the time-lapse facility and the steady shot is truly amazing. I am sure that there are many more things I will love about this camera and hope...

Oct, 2019

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Great pictures at a value for money price.

 

I bought the FDR-AX53 HandyCam primarily because my previous tape-cassette camcorder had become problematic due the tapes attracting moisture and dieting the Rec/Playback heads. This being a record to disk model it is really up to the task I wish it to...

Sep, 2019

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

AX53

 

Excellent video quality, and surround sound recording, but surround recording doesn't work when you are using 4K.. Plus no internal hard drive..

Sep, 2019

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Fantastic Camcorder

 

I was looking for a quality camcorder for some time and my loyalty to SONY contued to bring me back to not only the brand but the AX53 which I can't fault! Amazing piece of kit! I love it and it's ease of use!

Sep, 2019

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Great 4K Handycam

 

I brought this handycam a month ago mainly because it has a view finder, so far I'm very pleased with the results.

Aug, 2019

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Great Camcorder

 

I am really happy with this camcorder. It does what it says on the tin.Great

Aug, 2019

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

focus ring

 

PExcellent pice of equipment great value for money I would also add that this camera could be used proffesionalally

Jul, 2019

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Good compact camcorder

 

I bought this because it had a viewfinder as I have struggled in the past to use screens when videoing in bright light. The image stabiliser works very well Sadly I was unable to edit the XAVC S HD and in with my Roxio NTX 7 software However, it did...

Jul, 2019

Price comparison for Sony FDR-AX53

  Store     Price
Sony FDR-AX53 Ultra HD 4K Compact Camcorder (HD 5...
Newly developed Exmor R CMOS sensor has 1.6x larger pixels than its predecessor, giving better low light...
£719.00 TO SHOP
Sony FDR-AX53 Ultra HD Camcorder / 20 x Optical Zoom...
The Exmor R CMOS sensor has 1.6 x larger pixels for improved low-light recording.
£703.00 TO SHOP
Sony FDR-AX43 4K Camcorder (Exmor R CMOS Sensor...
26.8 mm wide angle Zeiss Vario Sonnar T* lens F2.0-3.8 (20x opt. Zoom / 30x (4K) / 40x (FHD) clear image...
£599.00 TO SHOP
Sony FDR-AX43 | Ultra HD (UHD) 4K Compact Camcorder...
STEADY SHOOTING: Sony's incredible Balanced Optical SteadyShotTM with Intelligent Active Mode delivers...
£599.00 TO SHOP
Sony FDR-AX700 4K HDR Camcorder with 273-point Fast...
Fast and precise autofocus: Fast hybrid autofocus system with 273 phase-detection AF points and 84 Percent...
£1600.00 TO SHOP
Sony FDR-AX100EB Ultra HD 4K Camcorder (29 mm Wide...
Image quality is assured with a 1.0 type Exmor R sensor and Zeiss lens, NFC and Wi-Fi make it easy to share...
£1124.00 TO SHOP
Sony HDR-CX625 Full HD Compact Camcorder (5-Axis...
Balanced optical steadyshot with five axis intelligent active mode.Minimum Focus Distance approx. 13/32...
£379.00 TO SHOP
Sony FDR-AX33 4K Ultra HD Handycam with Exmor R CMOS...
4K image quality - shoot 4K footage that contains about four times more detail than full HD (3840 x 2160...
£689.00 TO SHOP
Sony FDR-AX100 Camcorder
Optical Sensor Size:1.0"
£1468.00 TO SHOP
Sony HDR-CX405 9.2 MP Full HD Camcorder (30x Optical...
Optical steadyshot with intelligent active mode
£179.00 TO SHOP
Sony Used Sony PXW-FS7
Designed as a camera that is at home on productions as diverse as "Cinema Verite "-style documentaries...
£3674.00 TO SHOP

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