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68

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Sony BRC-H800

Sony BRC-H800

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Our Verdict:
A fully featured but 2 year old 12x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution video camera
12x 1920 X 1080 Pixels 20.4MP 4.3kg Feb 2016
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Sony BRC-H800 Review

With excellent features but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Sony BRC-H800 number 394 across all camcorders.
52
Value for Money
Average
81
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Age
2 Years Old
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

Looking across the entire GoPro video camera range, the average reviews for all GoPro camcorders are excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest camcorders 2018.
This camcorder has some great features:
Bigger than average total megapixels
Larger than average optical sensor size
Supports HDMI
Full HD

Sony BRC-H800 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Has Very Good Camcorder Reviews

Based on 9,359 expert and user reviews (including 2,704 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its camcorders. 90% of those that bought a Sony camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camcorder has been on the market since February 2016.

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Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

The Sony BRC-H800's total megapixels of 20.4MP is in the biggest 4% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The total megapixels of camcorders range from 0.3MP to 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.7MP.

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Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size

The average optical sensor size of all camcorders is 0.37", with the smallest being 0.12" and the largest being 1.8". The optical sensor size of the Sony BRC-H800 of 1" is very large compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 96% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Very Heavy

The BRC-H800's weight of 4.3kg is very heavy compared to most other camcorders. It is heavier than 99% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The weights of video cameras range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 540g.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Sony BRC-H800 of 12x is pretty average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 42% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

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Supports HDMI

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The Sony BRC-H800 supports HDMI, as do 64% of camcorders.

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Full HD

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The Sony BRC-H800 is Full HD. 60% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Very Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Sony BRC-H800 of 80mm is very long compared to most other camcorders. It is in the longest 3% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Video cameras have minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 10mm and 110mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 33mm.

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