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Sony Handycam FDR-AX1

alaTest has collected and analyzed 76 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. People really like the image quality and price. The design and usability also get good comments. Many are less positive about the reliability and memory, and comments are divided on the portability.

size, usability, design, price, image quality

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 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (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. Reviewers are impressed by the usability. The portability also gets good feedback, whereas many are critical about the reliability.

design, portability, usability

reliability

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

Jul, 2020

Expert review by : Evan Kypreos (trustedreviews.com)

Sony FDR-AX100E

 

Hands-on: A 4K camcorder for under £2k

The Sony FDR-AX100E is set to hit stores in April 2014 at a fraction under £1,800 in the UK or $2,000 in the US.

Jan, 2014

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Sony FDR-AX100E review

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Sony's FDR-AX100E is a top of the range camcorder with a 12x optical zoom, 3.4-inch monitor and the ability to shoot in ultra-high-definition 4K. For its eye-watering price you'd expect this camcorder to deliver outstanding video, but what does our...

Jul, 2014

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.com)

Sony debuts $4.5K 4K camcorder that's part pro, part prosumer

 

The company's Quad HD resolution camcorder comes with a a pro body and price, but Sony wants to sell it to consumers.

Sep, 2013

Consumer review (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

Price comparison for Sony Handycam FDR-AX1

  Store     Price
Sony FDR-AX1EB Professional 4K Ultra HD Camcorder
Ultra-HD 4K images, pro-quality sound, and a full range of manual controls. Create truly life-like footage
£9999.00 TO SHOP
Sony FDR-AX53 Camcorder
The Exmor R CMOS sensor has 1.6 x larger pixels for improved low-light recording.
£847.00 TO SHOP
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...
£799.00 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...
£1549.00 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-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...
£915.00 TO SHOP
Sony FDR-AX33 Camcorder
4K Ultra HD (3840 x 2160) recording
£799.00 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...
£699.00 TO SHOP
Sony FDRX3000RFDI.EU R AKA-FGP1 Ultra HD 4K Action...
Renown balanced optical steadyshot technology from handycam lineup makes incredibly stable 4K footage...
£499.00 TO SHOP
Sony FDR-AX100 Camcorder
Optical Sensor Size:1.0"
£1446.00 TO SHOP
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Designed as a camera that is at home on productions as diverse as "Cinema Verite "-style documentaries...
£4019.00 TO SHOP
Sony Used Sony PXW-FS7
Designed as a camera that is at home on productions as diverse as "Cinema Verite "-style documentaries...
£3894.00 TO SHOP
Sony Used Sony PXW-FS7
Designed as a camera that is at home on productions as diverse as "Cinema Verite "-style documentaries...
£4519.00 TO SHOP
Sony Used Sony PXW-FS7
Designed as a camera that is at home on productions as diverse as "Cinema Verite "-style documentaries...
£4519.00 TO SHOP
Sony Used Sony PXW-FS7
Designed as a camera that is at home on productions as diverse as "Cinema Verite "-style documentaries...
£3819.00 TO SHOP
Sony Used Sony PXW-X70 Camcorder
The Sony PXW-X70 Camcorder is about the same size as a conventional 1/3" professional compact camcorder...
£974.00 TO SHOP

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