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Sony HDR-AZ1

alaTest has collected and analyzed 267 reviews of Sony HDR-AZ1. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the price and image quality. The portability and size also get good feedback. Comments are divided on the zoom, while many are critical about the memory.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony HDR-AZ1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony HDR-AZ1

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Sony HDR-AZ1 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 image quality. The durability also gets good feedback. There are some less positive opinions about the reliability.

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

This summary is based on the products: Sony HDR-AZ1 Action Cam im Mini-Format mit Profi-FeaturesSony HDR-AZ1 Action Cam im Mini-Format mit Profi-Features

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony HDR-AZ1

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 84 user reviews of Sony HDR-AZ1 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. People really like the battery and image quality. The size and portability also get good feedback, but there are some mixed reviews about the zoom.

usability, portability, size, image quality, battery

95% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony AZ1 Action Camera Mini POV HD Video CameraSony AZ1 Action Camera Mini POV HD Video Camera

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Joshua Goldman (cnet.com.au)

Sony Action Cam Mini review: Terrific performance in a tiny package

 

Consider Sony's Action Cam Mini HDR-AZ1 to be a streamlined version of the Action Cam HDR-AS100V, its top-of-the-line POV camera.

The Sony Action Cam Mini HDR-AZ1 is smaller and lighter than many competitors; it has excellent video quality with solid electronic image stabilization; the live-view remote lets you wirelessly preview, review and change settings, and has GPS; it has a...

Recording at its highest bitrate requires a microSDXC card; changing settings requires a wireless connection to a mobile device or the remote; battery life can be brief; its curved lens isn't great for underwater use; Wi-Fi connection to the live-view...

A leaner, lighter version of its top POV camera, the Sony Action Cam Mini HDR-AZ1 puts big performance in a little package.

Oct, 2014

Product Specifications

Display

Built-in Display: Yes

GPS Performance

GPS (satellite): Yes

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (movie):11.9
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 2.3
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:11.9

Indication

LED indicators: Yes

Lens System

Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):2.18
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):1.71

Operational conditions

Waterproof: Yes

Packaging Content

Flat surface mount: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Underwater case: Yes
Wrist strap included: Yes

Ports & interfaces

USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB connector type:MICRO-USB

Still image

Maximum image resolution:4608 x 2592
Photo mode: Yes

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC, MS Micro (M2)

Technical Details

Colour of product:White
Fastest camera shutter speed:1/10000
Image processor:BIONZ X
Minimum illumination:6
Slowest camera shutter speed:0.03

Video

Bitrate at maximum video resolution:50
Full HD: No
Video formats supported:AVC, H.264, MP4, MPEG4

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:7.4
Height :3.6
Weight:63
Width:2.42

White balance

White Balance:Auto