Updated 31 Mar 2015

Sony

HDR-AZ1

Snapshot: The Sony HDR-AZ1 weighs 110g when in the case, has image stabilisation and has time-lapse. How well does it perform?

HDR-AZ1
Consumer score
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Average price

$535

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Key data

Model

Average price
$535

Specifications

Weight (g)
72
Weight in housing (g)
110
Dimensions (cm)
2 x 4 x 7
Dimensions in housing (cm)
3 x 5 x 8
Minimum/maximum operating temperature
-5° / 40°
Water immersion depth (without/with case, m)
Not stated
Ingress protection (IP) rating
IPX4
Submersible case
Included
Highest picture resolution
4608 x 2592
Main video codec
H.264, XAVC-S
Minutes/GB (highest quality)
6
Optical zoom range
1
Digital zoom range

1

Sensor size
1/2,3

Features

Image stabiliser

Yes

Monitor
×
Touchscreen

No

Remote control
×
USB port
HDMI output
×
Microphone input
×
Photo capture
Time-lapse
Slow-motion recording
Autofocus
×
White balance adjustable
×
Dedicated video capture button
Windfilter cut off
×
Mono audio microphone
×
Stereo audio microphone
GPS
×
Wireless link (WiFi etc)
Buttons accessible when in case

Yes

Full display readable in case

Yes

Attachments

Headband or goggle
×
Helmet
Multidirectional mount
×
Surface-mount (non-adhesive)
×
Bike-mount (non-adhesive)

Not tested

×