Sony FDR-X3000 White

MPN: FDRX3000/W  |  EAN: 0192223004610  |  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 (Photo)
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Just Right
Advanced Skill Level (Video)
Just Right
Professional Skill Level (Video)
Just Right
Home Videos
Just Right
Landscape Photography
Just Right
Vlogging
Just Right
4K Videos
Just Right
Action & Adventure Videos
Very Good
High FPS Videos
Just Right
Slow Motion Videos
Just Right
Time-lapse Videos
Just Right
POV (Point-of-view)
Outstanding
Everyday Life Photography
Just Right
Low-light Videos
Just Right
Events Photography
Just Right
Underwater Photography
Just Right
Live Streaming
Just Right
Travel
Just Right
Event 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
Action Camera
Outstanding
Bluetooth Connectivity
Just Right
Shockproof
Outstanding

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.

When you've got deep theoretical and practical knowledge about what makes a great video clip, there's a minimum level - and camera - you'll need to operate with. This camera from Sony with its array of settings works really well for those who are meticulous about what they produce each time they shout action!

Having established yourself as an authority and full-on pro in the world video capture, you'll be looking for a device that goes beyond simply ticking the boxes. With the Sony FDR-X3000, you'll have a great companion for your craft. This model comes with a comprehensive set of controls allowing you deliver excellent results for clients and customers.

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.

Recording every moment of the day's events is precious and this device certainly delivers. While the camera is rolling it has a handy Image stabilization feature built-in.

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.

For the YouTubers - This is a good choice for your video recordings because in addition to it's excellent Image Sensor Size (5.760 x 4.290 mm mm), it comes with an in-built image stablizer that ensures your shots remain steady.

Rough and Tumble - It's rugged and built for the outdoors. As such you won't have to worry about getting splash of water on it nor if it gets the odd bump now and then.

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.

Because you are keen to show the action from your perspective, the build and form factor of the FDR-X3000 is a good fit your needs.

Photo Scenarios

As you go about your business each day, there are moments or situations that come up that you'll want to capture on camera. The Sony FDR-X3000 makes for a great partner for taking those everyday shots, whether planned or spontaneous. 

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.

Whether its for living or non-living things, using the Sony FDR-X3000 for aquatic photos is a treat.

Whether on holiday or exploring new places, this camera from Sony is a great choice. Taking photos of what's around you - near and far - with the FDR-X3000 is a breeze.

Composing photographs of landscapes is subject to the lighting conditions that you're faced with. The 5.760 x 4.290 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

During wet weather, not all cameras can cope with the odd splash or two. Fortunately, this device from Sony is sufficiently resistant to water to protect it from rain and drizzles.

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.

As it comes with a waterproof depth of up to 60m m metres, this camera ticks the box for underwater use.

While out and about taking photos or recording video, you may encounter quite a bit of dust. This could come from various sources such as a construction site or just the natural environment in your location. Being certified as dust-proof, the FDR-X3000 is a great companion to have in these situations.

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.

Fed up with the black and grey devices that dominate the laptop market? The bold colours and exciting design of the FDR-X3000 offer a very funky alternative.

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Technical Specifications

Sony FDR-X3000 White - FDRX3000/W Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Dustproof Yes
Freezeproof Yes
Product Colour White
Rainproof Yes
Splash Proof Yes
Waterproof Yes
Waterproof Up To 60m m
Camera
Image Formats Supported DCF, exif, MPF
Shutter
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Video
4K Video Capable Yes
Camcorder Media Type SD, SDHC, SDXC
Live stream capable 1
Max FPS @4K 30
Maximum Video Resolution 3840 x 2160 pixels
Slow-Mo Capable 1
Video Formats Supported H.264, MP4
Video Recording Yes
Audio
Audio Formats Supported AAC, LPCM
Audio System Mono
Built-in Microphone Yes
Microphone In Yes
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo
Sensor
Image Sensor Size 1/2.5
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 5.760 x 4.290 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
USB Charging Yes
Networking
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Version 4.1
Wi-Fi Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight 114 g