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Sony BRC-H800

£8,107.20
Sony BRC-H800

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A massive optical sensor size and high image quality 12x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder, with great features
12x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 20.4MP 1" 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 118 across all camcorders.
58
Value for Money
Average
84
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Age
2 Years Old
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

Looking across the entire GoPro camcorder 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 Reviews for Its Video Cameras

We checked 8,396 user and expert reviews (including 2,577 verified purchases) for Sony video cameras and found that on average Sony has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 90% of those that bought a Sony video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This video camera was released in February 2016.

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Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the BRC-H800 of 20.4MP is in the biggest 4% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The smallest total megapixels of video cameras is 0.3MP, the biggest is 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP.

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Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor size of the Sony BRC-H800 of 1" is in the largest 7% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The average optical sensor size of all video cameras is 0.38", with the smallest being 0.12" and the largest being 1.8".

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Very Heavy

The weight of the BRC-H800 of 4.3kg is heavier than 99% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The average weight of all video cameras is 580g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 7.5kg.

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Average Optical Zoom

The BRC-H800's optical zoom of 12x is relatively typical compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 46% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This camcorder has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on video cameras.

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Supports HDMI

The BRC-H800 supports HDMI. 69% of camcorders also support HDMI.

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Full HD

The BRC-H800 is Full HD. 69% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Very Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of all video cameras is 33mm, with the shortest being 10mm and the longest being 110mm. The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the BRC-H800 of 80mm is very long compared to most other camcorders. It is in the longest 3% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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