Sony HDR-AZ1 Action Cam

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Review: Sony HDR-AZ1 Action Cam

The Sony HDR-AZ1 Bike Miniformat Action Camera provides some useful and useful features. The compact and lightweight design ensures optimum mobility. The images of this camera are crisp and sharp, delivering stunning shots no matter what activity. 120 frames per second in HD ensure recordings in cinema quality, thanks to the integrated stereo microphone, the sound quality is excellent. This small action camera is technically very mature and offers with its extensive technical details excellent possibilities to create stunning videos. The camera can also be easily attached thanks to the rail. The camera is equipped with a remote control, which can be attached to the wrist. The remote control is connected to the action camera via Bluetooth.

Optimal mobility thanks to its compact design

This action camera is a real lightweight, this model is only two-thirds as big as the previous models. The small design offers some advantages, because it is not so prone to wind and water pressure. The camera is of course protected in a splash-proof housing, on the side of the housing are the buttons, in order to be able to operate the camera quickly and easily. The buttons on the side of the case can be operated even with gloves.  

SteadyShot for crispy images

The SteadyShot function resembles shots and movements, the camera also takes sharp images on stony or hunchback slopes as well as on large waves. This feature allows the captured videos to present clear images. The SteadyShot reliably reduces motion blurring and noise even in low light conditions.  

Good sound quality

The built-in stereo microphone of the camera balances the sound image and absorbs the natural noise. The sound is thus very authentic, annoying whistling or loud noise is filtered out by the stereo microphone. Picture and sound are a real pleasure with this really good camera. These technical features make it possible to get the best out of the film recordings and make the recordings a special film.  

Technical features

The Sony HDR-AZ1 Bike Miniformat Action Camera has different technical features, which as a complete package make this camera a reliable companion with an excellent quality. The camera is equipped with the XAVCS, which allows a high bit rate recording. High bit rates are a must for professional videofilmers. Furthermore, the camera is equipped with an EXMOR R CMOS sensor. This sensor improves the sensitivity and compensates for unwanted picture noise. This sensor provides clear images even on uneven slopes. The BIONZ X provides excellent details and textures. The BIONZ X processor lets the recordings look even and realistic. Images are reproduced in the original and reproduced with powerful color shades.  

170 ° ZEISS Vario-Tessar wide angle lens

Thanks to the 170 ° ZEISS Vario-Tessar lens, the Sony camera can record impressive wide-angle images. The camera also offers the possibility of a rapid action scene to switch to a conventional 120 ° view. This technique allows fascinating shots, no matter what activity, the action camera leaves no, wishes more open.  

Videos in Super-Zeitlupe

120 images per second in HD provide meaningful shots of videos in slow motion. The refresh rate of incredible 120 frames per second are recorded, with an HD resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. This allows recording in real 30p cinema quality. This allows the recording of effective, 4-time slow-motion effects, every movement being recorded down to the smallest detail.


Conclusion guy This small action camera is an excellent camera that houses a whole host of technical features in its small case. The case protects the camera from water, but the action camera is easy to operate. The keys can be operated very easily even with gloves. The image stabilizer stabilizes the images and reduces blur even with extremely jerky and daring slopes.The integrated microphone ensures a good sound quality of the recordings, together with the sharp recordings, the videos become real highlights. The camera is very light and compact, which makes it comfortable to wear, it does not interfere, even if it is attached to the helmet. The remote control, which can be attached to the wrist is simply awesome. This remote control allows the settings of the camera, as well as the recordings to start or stop comfortably from the wrist. The live images are streamed onto the small display on the remote control, which makes a live viewing possible. The picture quality is simply first-class, changing light conditions are compensated by the Sony very well. The color accuracy as well as the detail accuracy delight every user of this camera. Thanks to the additional batteries and the additional memory card, the user can take relatively long shots with this action camera. In summary, the SonyHDR-AZ1 Bike Miniformat Action Camera is highly recommended, for those looking for a lightweight and reliable camera with excellent picture shots.

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