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€1,199.00

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4.5 based on 66 customer reviews

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Picture Quality

Excellent

Sound Quality

Good

Features

Good

Design

Good

Ease of Use

Good

65 Customer Reviews

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Brilliant Camera

FDR-AX53 21/04/2018 by mikesachs53

Excellent video camera with the amazing BOSS system.

Picture Quality

Excellent

Sound Quality

Excellent

Features

Excellent

Design

Good

Ease of Use

Excellent

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Worth The Money!

FDR-AX53 23/03/2018 by darmstro64

This camera met all my expectations in terms of performance and build quality. I bought it to replace an ageing HDR-HC9E, and it certainly is a great improvement. I have not fully tested it yet, but initial results were very good. The stabilisation system works well and the menus are easy to navigate. The quality of the Full HD footage is excellent - I have not tested the 4K format yet.

Picture Quality

Excellent

Sound Quality

Good

Features

Good

Design

Good

Ease of Use

Good

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Magnificent picture, poor sound

FDR-AX53 23/03/2018 by CLR1

Brilliant picture quality is marred by the mechanical noise of the camera picked up on the built-in microphone. I thought this was a fault with the camera I bought and contacted Menna at the Sony support team who suggested returning the camera to Pencoed for repair. Before doing so I checked with John Lewis from whom I bought the camera and listened to their demo example. It made identical mechanical noise thus indicating a design fault. To get round the problem I purchased an ECM-XYST1 microphone which when placed on the camera leaves the hinged cover of the accessory shoe flapping about as it does not appear to be removeable. Had I known all this before purchasing the camera I would not have bought it. I have considerable experience of both Sony consumer and Sony broadcast products - I worked for over forty years for the BBC. I welcome your comments.

Picture Quality

Excellent

Features

Average

Ease of Use

Average

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Great video camera

FDR-AX53 18/02/2018 by Runner 55

Bought for a holiday to India and have been amazed at the quality of the videos taken. Zoom is brilliant and the graphics of fantastic. Have managed to take some superb videos of tiger and leopard which have made this purchase worth while. This video is easy to use ,light to carry and a good price. Very pleased with the purchase. It also takes excellent pictures a definite added plus. Overall a great buy and would recommend for a first purchase for novice video users.

Picture Quality

Excellent

Sound Quality

Excellent

Features

Excellent

Design

Excellent

Ease of Use

Excellent

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Superb quality

FDR-AX53 17/02/2018 by Merlin7

I have only had it for over a seek but immediately the high quality of the camera was evident. I am thrilled with it and am enjoying the experience of getting to know all of its superb qualities..

Picture Quality

Excellent

Sound Quality

Excellent

Features

Excellent

Design

Excellent

Ease of Use

Excellent

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Excellent product

FDR-AX53 07/02/2018 by Champy

An excellent product in every way..... so impressed with the 4K ..brilliant

Picture Quality

Excellent

Sound Quality

Excellent

Features

Excellent

Design

Excellent

Ease of Use

Excellent

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Great quality but not always instinctive to use

FDR-AX53 02/02/2018 by Worsley

Many features are an improvement on older models, but editing parts of shots for example was much easiere with tape model. Still trying to work out how to do 'in-camera' edits as I shoot with this digital version for example. Picture quality excellent compared to tapes, lighter and good lens etc. Happy on the whole so fa, will be very happy once I crack the code in the manual and work out what I'm supposed to do to access all but the most basic features. For the money a properly written manual in full should be included, not a skimpy one then an on-line poorly translated one lacking clarity.

Picture Quality

Excellent

Sound Quality

Good

Features

Good

Design

Excellent

Ease of Use

Good

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Great stability/ Great zoom/ easy to use.

FDR-AX53 19/01/2018 by Stargeezer1947

I wanted a good video camera for videos of my granddaughter’s and the Sony AX53 4K just fitted the bill. It as a very good sensor and low- light feature and a long zoom that comes in handy for those far hard to reach places, it has a good steady shot feature it’s just like having a gimbal permanently fitted to it. It’s all automatic for people to use but if you want to get more creative you can use manual modes to better your understanding of video film photography “Would I recommend this camera to the biginer “ yes I would as you can leave it in automatic and it does it all for you and the film a still photo’s that it produces are excellent and very professional and it comes in at a very reasonable price and gives the compertision a run for it’s money.

Picture Quality

Excellent

Sound Quality

Good

Features

Excellent

Design

Excellent

Ease of Use

Excellent

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easy to use

FDR-AX53 12/01/2018 by jeddy

easy to use light weight good quality picture easy to handle

Picture Quality

Excellent

Sound Quality

Good

Design

Good

Ease of Use

Excellent

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4k camcorder

FDR-AX53 05/01/2018 by Brisals

I have had this camcorder now for couple of weeks, over all i am happy with it but there are some functions that i'm not happy about, like the lose of IS when on a tripod, and there is only 12 seconds of slow motion video,also you have to use a computer to put "together" time laps video whilst other camcorders do it while recording.

Picture Quality

Good

Sound Quality

Fair

Features

Fair

Design

Average

Ease of Use

Average

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An embarrassment of riches

FDR-AX53 02/01/2018 by Alek Hidell

This 4K camcorder proves that the format is far from extinct. It can double as a very competent stills camera and does so very successfully. The 30x optical zoom is very clean, and the ability to program the “focus” ring to other functions is very useful.

Picture Quality

Excellent

Sound Quality

Excellent

Features

Excellent

Design

Excellent

Ease of Use

Excellent

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FDR-AX53 14/12/2017 by saab

Excellent Camera beautiful 4K Videos a proud owener love the camera

Picture Quality

Excellent

Sound Quality

Excellent

Features

Excellent

Design

Excellent

Ease of Use

Excellent

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AX53

FDR-AX53 14/12/2017 by HowH

Product does exactly what it is supposed to. Easy to use and set up. Excellent video and stabilsation works well

Picture Quality

Excellent

Sound Quality

Good

Features

Excellent

Design

Excellent

Ease of Use

Excellent

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Good but needs more manual control

FDR-AX53 13/12/2017 by Demmy

The best camera I ever bought in my life, couldn't ask for more except full manual control over the camera

Picture Quality

Excellent

Sound Quality

Excellent

Features

Good

Design

Average

Ease of Use

Good

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ax53

FDR-AX53 26/11/2017

very convenient packed with clever features and great price

Picture Quality

Excellent

Sound Quality

Excellent

Features

Excellent

Design

Excellent

Ease of Use

Excellent

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Great value for money

FDR-AX53 20/11/2017 by chasjardine

I bought this about a month ago to replace my 12 year old HD Sony, This new AX53 4K is a great upgrade, Sony have always made great products. I use it to record speaking engagements and some outdoor activities, really good in low light.

Picture Quality

Excellent

Sound Quality

Excellent

Features

Excellent

Design

Excellent

Ease of Use

Excellent

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Good Value

FDR-AX53 19/11/2017 by Luccombe Lad

Good camera, which works great in Auto mode. I like the touch screen, and the fact you can turn it to face you, which is great for Vlogging. But, I would have liked S-log gamma control.

Picture Quality

Good

Sound Quality

Good

Features

Good

Design

Average

Ease of Use

Good

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Great quality video pictures, not such good sound

FDR-AX53 13/11/2017 by Gricerman

I bought this Handycam 3 months ago and thought the picture quality was, as expected, excellent. The image stabilisation is also excellent. However I find the microphone being located on top of the camcorder with only a small; aperture pointing forward, does not give the best quality sound recordings. I shall have to purchase a separate microphone to plug in to give me better sound recordings to go with the video I am also concerned that the microphone being on top and exposed may be damaged if there is any mist or drizzle when recording.

Picture Quality

Excellent

Sound Quality

Average

Features

Excellent

Design

Good

Ease of Use

Excellent

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Cracking smallish 4K camcorder

FDR-AX53 29/10/2017 by Somerset Pete

Bought to replace an HDR-SR12E, superb picture quality, slightly more bulky than SR12E (bigger battery doesn't help) but great wide angle bigger zoom lens. Zoomed subjects tend to wander about a bit on Steadyshot, so still needs a steady hand. Bought a 256GB card so 5+ hours of shooting at full 4K 100Mb/s rate.

Picture Quality

Excellent

Sound Quality

Good

Features

Excellent

Design

Good

Ease of Use

Good

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Excellent product

FDR-AX53 27/09/2017 by Gaynor Cliff

Excited to start using this camera and recording family memories

Picture Quality

Excellent

Sound Quality

Excellent

Features

Excellent

Design

Excellent

Ease of Use

Excellent

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Really useful handy cam

FDR-AX53 25/08/2017 by Gourdando

Only just resonantly had the camera but was drawn to its size and and its promises of excellent specs . Not been disappointed love the use of its 16-9 chip and the motion cancelling properties ..

Picture Quality

Excellent

Sound Quality

Excellent

Features

Excellent

Design

Excellent

Ease of Use

Excellent

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Great piece of kit

FDR-AX53 24/08/2017 by Paulmcq1

Bought a few weeks ag for a holiday and updating my cameras

Picture Quality

Excellent

Sound Quality

Excellent

Features

Good

Design

Excellent

Ease of Use

Excellent

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Excellent Camera

FDR-AX53 09/08/2017 by Stephen52

I bought this camera to film my son's wedding and it is just brilliant.

Picture Quality

Excellent

Sound Quality

Good

Features

Good

Design

Excellent

Ease of Use

Excellent

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Packed full of features....

FDR-AX53 09/08/2017 by Rich_camera

Bought my AX53 a month ago after years of using a smaller camera that just wasn't up to the job. This is a lot heavier but the image quality with improved sound so far is great. Plus it's easy to use and is robust in design.

Picture Quality

Excellent

Sound Quality

Excellent

Features

Excellent

Design

Excellent

Ease of Use

Good

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