**Video Performance ***(8.0)*
The Sony HDR-UX1 is equipped with a 1/3" CMOS sensor, the same chip found on the HDR-HC3, the HDR-SR1, and the DCR-DVD505. This chip offers 2.1 gross MP (that’s 2,100,000 pixels). In 16:9 aspect ratio, the chip produces 1.43 effective MP, and in 4:3, it produces 1.08 effective MP. This chip produced killer results in the HDR-HC3 and DCR-DVD505, some of our favorite camcorders in their respective categories.