With Sony FX30, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 3840 x 2160 at 120p, 60p, 50p,30p,25p,24p fps with bit rates up to 600 mbps and save in XAVC S, XAVC HS, XAVC S-I, H.264 and H.265 formats. Sony FX30's 4K is the common standard resolution in consumer video world.It is also a big step up from its predecessor which has a max video resolution of only. If you are thinking of upgrading your and shoot a lot of video, this is a big factor to consider in favor of FX30.
No Video Recording Limit
Sony FX30 doesn't have the 30 minutes max video recording limitation that many cameras have, so you can keep recording non-stop until either your storage is full or battery is depleted or the camera over-heats.
FX30 features a high speed mode where it captures videos at 240fps which helps to create slow motion videos. If you shoot a video at a frame rate of 240fps and play it back at 24fps, the video will be 10x slower and longer than normal.
Microphones, Speaker and Headphone Connections
Sony FX30 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker. Sony FX30 also has a port for an external microphone
and a headphone port
for connecting external headphones which make Sony FX30 a very suitable camera high quality videography.
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Electronic Video Stabilization
Sony FX30 also features an Digital Video Stabilization mode where videos are stabilized in-camera while you are shooting. Keep in mind that this effect may crop your videos a little bit and doesn't help stabilizing still images. This kind of video stabilization effect can be replicated by using some of the advanced video editing softwares in your PC.