Sony FDR-X3000 White

MPN: FDRX3000/W  |  EAN: 0841434149022  |  Model: FDR-X3000

Price Information

$368.00

as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:43 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Sony FDR-X3000 White - FDRX3000/W Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Just Right
Advanced Skill Level (Video)
Just Right
Professional Skill Level (Video)
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Just Right
POV (Point-of-view)
Outstanding
Events Photography
Just Right
Low-light Videos
Just Right
Underwater Photography
Just Right
Live Streaming
Just Right
Travel
Just Right
Event Videos
Just Right
Home Videos
Just Right
Vlogging
Just Right
Landscape Photography
Just Right
Action & Adventure Videos
Very Good
4K Videos
Just Right
Slow Motion Videos
Just Right
High FPS Videos
Just Right
Everyday Life Photography
Just Right
Time-lapse Videos
Just Right
Rainproof
Outstanding
WiFi Connectivity
Just Right
Underwater Use
Outstanding
Dust-proof
Just Right
Cute & Pretty Looks
Just Right
Fun & Funky Looks
Just Right
Regular Looks
Just Right
Shockproof
Outstanding
Action Camera
Outstanding
Bluetooth Connectivity
Just Right

Photography Skillset

Keeping it simple - For someone who is not too bothered about technicalities, this Sony device works!

Video skill level

Simple clips - As a videography noob, this Sony FDR-X3000 video camera should be sufficient for your needs.

If you're particular about getting the precise white balance or depth of field in a video you're recording, then you won't be looking to settle for anything ordinary. By purchasing the Sony FDR-X3000, you will acquire a device that comes with an exhaustive set of options that you can tweak to your heart's content. 

Working at the highest standards of videography, you'll want full control of every aspect of this vital tool. This camera from Sony, provides fully manual settings from your focusing ring to your aperture dilation.

Video Scenarios

Streaming video live is a great way to share your experiences and this camera from Sony provides a couple of connectivity options to help you with this.

The Sony FDR-X3000, is a very competent option when it comes to recording occasions and related activities. Also, the presence of its built-in Image stabilizer does help with making your clips look smooth and steady.

Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Sony FDR-X3000 is a great companion to have.

Self made video content - Whether its in a specialist niche or broad subject area, video content is king (or queen) these days. With an image sensor size of 5.76 x 4.29 mm (mm), this camera can deliver really good image quality in your videos. It's also got Wi-Fi so if you can still make your transfers even if you're not with your cables.

Nonstop Activity - capture you exploits in vivid colour without worrying too much about this camera handling tough environments. It comes with the usual impact protections ensuring you remain free to focus on the action.

Other Video needs

Slow motion recordings add an extra dimension of fun and entertainment. This camera comes with an in-built setting that enables this mode.

Ultra High Definition - you'll be able to capture immersive and highly detailed footage with this camera's 4K capability.

If you're looking for that silky-smooth rendering of your videos, this camera has got it as its able to handle 60 FPS at 1080p resolutions.

Breathtaking transitions such as rolling clouds or city lights can captured as a time-lapse using the Sony's in-built intervalometer

Low light recording can be tricky, however this camera has got what it takes to help you through that. This is because its minimum aperture number combined with it's maximum ISO sensitivity can produce crispy images with minimal noise.

POV recording are captivating because of how personal it makes the action. Which is why the Sony FDR-X3000 has been designed in such a manner to allow you mount and capture your experience from your perspective.

Photo Scenarios

If you're looking to simply use your camera to point-and-shoot everyday moments with an item or person as the subject matter, then the FDR-X3000 is an easy recommendation for this.

Actions shots are for more engaging than people posing for a photograph at events. The Sony FDR-X3000 comes with Auto Focus Tracking which helps ensure people in motion still look sharp in your photos.

Sea-life is always breathtaking. With this camera from Sony, you can expect to produce vivid images that showcases the unique tone that are found with photographs taken underwater.

As you make trips around the world, every moment tells a story. For this, a good camera is crucial and the FDR-X3000 is a great option for travel. It's got a combined zoom capability allowing you get a closer look at items that can't be reached easily.^506^*}

Composing photographs of landscapes is subject to the lighting conditions that you're faced with. The 5.76 x 4.29 mm(mm) Image Sensor Size on this model play a big role in this. Also, the Sony FDR-X3000 has a variety of scene modes which can be selected to suit the shot you're preparing to take.

Other considerations

After investing in an electronic kit of this nature, water resistance will come to mind each time you take it outdoors. Good news is that this model from Sony can handle splashes of water with no issues.

Sometimes carrying cables about just so you can move your photos across the devices can be a pain. Good thing this particular model comes with Wi-Fi.

Underwater photography is beautiful and you'll want a camera able to handle such wet conditions. Good thing the Sony FDR-X3000 is waterproof up to a depth of 60m m metres.

The outdoors can get quite sandy depending on the environment you'll be taking pictures in. Which is why a camera like this is what you'll need as its been fully certified as dust-proof.

Style

It's an eye-catching package with a bright and refreshing look about it. It could even play the role of an accessory to compliment a specific sense of style.

It comes in an unconventional package that stands out from the typical greys and blacks that are common with such devices.

When you're more concerned about what your camera does than how it looks, the FDR-X3000 is a safe bet.

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Technical Specifications

Sony FDR-X3000 White - FDRX3000/W Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Dustproof Yes
Product Colour White
Rainproof Yes
Splash Proof Yes
Waterproof Yes
Waterproof Up To 60m m
Camera
Image Formats Supported DCF, Exif, MPF
Focusing
Face Detection Yes
Shutter
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Video
4K Video Capable Yes
Camcorder Media Type SD, SDHC, SDXC
Live stream capable 1
Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Slow-Mo Capable 1
Video Formats Supported H.264, MPEG4
Video Recording Yes
Audio
Audio Formats Supported AAC-LC, LPCM
Audio System Mono
Built-in Microphone Yes
Microphone In Yes
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo
Lens System
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 32 mm
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 17 mm
Sensor
Image Sensor Size 1/2.5
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 5.76 x 4.29 mm
Sensor Format Cropped
Sensor Type CMOS
Other Features
GPS (satellite) Yes
Interval Recording 1
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity 1
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
USB 2.0 (Micro USB) Ports Quantity 1
Networking
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Version 4.1
Wi-Fi Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight 114 g