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Sony FDR-X3000R

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of Sony FDR-X3000R. 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 really like the image quality and usability. Reviews about the price and portability are different. Some have doubts about the reliability and size.

usability, image quality

battery, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony FDR-X3000R is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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Consumer review by: (very.co.uk)

Wow!

 

This is an unbelieveble camera. I am very satisfied.

Aug, 2017

Consumer review by: Blobby55 (very.co.uk)

Neat little action cam

 

It's worth every penny and weight in gold it's lovely to handle

Jun, 2017

Consumer review by: gajos (very.co.uk)

sony akcion cam

 

Hi. I recommend this camera Sony Action Cam FDR-X3000R everyone who likes to record in different conditions. Even underwater. Great recording in 4K and Full HD. Good stabilization. I use it mainly in the field I am very satisfied.

Jun, 2017

Consumer review by: Rick P (very.co.uk)

Fantastic camera - terrible accessories

 

There's no doubt in my mind that the camera itself is fabulous. The image stabilisation is the main reason I bought it and I haven't been disappointed. However, everything else about Sony and their action camera ecosystem is less than helpful with the...

May, 2017

Consumer review by: supser (very.co.uk)

good choice

 

bought it 2 weeks ago..battery life should be better and the siftware doesn't have fish eye correction

Apr, 2017

Consumer review by: Shiraz55 (very.co.uk)

My Sony Little Friend

 

I start my review by saying how amazing is the quality of the videos from this little tiny camera and how pleased Iam with my purchase .My first video camcorder was a full VHS Panasonic M7 which I bought around 1990, A very heavy and huge camcorder .I...

Mar, 2017

Consumer review by: BossyRossy (very.co.uk)

Super Video Quality

 

I needed an action cam that could produce the similar quality as my sony HDR PJ810E and I believe the FDR-X3000 more than met my quality expectations. The image stabilization technology is the feature of this Sony product that makes it truely unique. I...

Mar, 2017

Consumer review by: davelee (very.co.uk)

Excellent Action Camera

 

Had the GoPro 5 Black, had so many issues with it so purchased the Sony FDR-X3000 Camera, so far it has been MAGIC

Feb, 2017

Consumer review by: (very.co.uk)

Exceptional performance!

 

I initially thought it was a lot to pay for an action cam. However upon receiving and using the camera I found the performance to be head and shoulders above the competition. Even comparing the X1000V of which I own two the X3000R is so much better in...

Jan, 2017

Consumer review by: cipnt (very.co.uk)

An impressive improvement over the last model

 

Through the years I've owned and used extensively GoPro 3 and 3+, Sony AS15 and AS100. The main reason I bought my first Sony action cam, the AS15, was for its image stabilisation. Sony has always had great stabilisation in all its cameras, both...

Jan, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y / Yes

Battery

Battery Type:NP-BX1
Battery voltage:3.6

Display

Built-in Display:Y / Yes

Features

Colour of product:White
Fastest camera shutter speed:1/10000
Main camera sensor:CMOS

GPS Performance

GPS (satellite):N / No

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (movie):8.2
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 2.5
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:8.2

Indication

LED indicators:Y / Yes

Lens System

Image stabilizer:Y / Yes

Networking

Wi-Fi:Y / Yes

Packaging Content

Action camera adapter:Y / Yes
Cables included:MICRO-USB
Mounting kit:Y / Yes
Quick start guide:Y / Yes
User guide:Y / Yes
Warranty card:Y / Yes
Wrist strap included:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone Out:Y / Yes
Micro HDMI ports quantity:1
USB connector type:MICRO-USB

Still image

Maximum image resolution:4608 x 2592
Photo mode:Y / Yes

Storage

Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD,SDHC,SDXC
Storage Media:Memory Card

Technical Details

Colour of product:White
Fastest camera shutter speed:1/10000
Main camera sensor:CMOS

Video

3D:N / No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Full HD: Yes
HD type:Full HD
Maximum frame rate:60
Maximum Video Resolution:3840 x 2160
Video formats supported:MP4
Video Resolutions:800 x 480,1280 x 720,1920 x 1080,3840 x 2160

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:8.3 / 83
Height :4.7 / 47
Weight (including battery):114
Width:2.94 / 29.4

White balance

White Balance:Auto, Custom modes