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Sony HXRMC2500E

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Sony HXRMC2500E

£1,190.00
Sony HXR-MC2500E
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The highest scoring shoulder camcorder around, with very good features but representing only middle of the road value for money
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Sony HXR-MC2500E Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony HXR-MC2500E number 1 in shoulder camcorders, number 20 in best selling camcorders and number 103 across all camcorders.
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6 Reviews
59
Value for Money
Average
86
Features
Fully-Featured
71
Age
3 Years Old
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has marvellous user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. HP camcorders also have excellent reviews in general.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer video cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest video cameras 2018.
This Sony camcorder is one of the best selling camcorders currently on the market. View best selling camcorders January 2018.
Customers report it is fairly priced but that it is not an acceptable size.
The HXR-MC2500E has some great features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Longer than average maximum battery life
Supports HDMI

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Sony HXR-MC2500E Video Reviews

Sony HXR-MC2500E In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent User Reviews

On average, based on 6 user reviews this camcorder has an excellent overall user rating. Over 100% of reviewers gave this camcorder the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Most HXR-MC2500E owners think it is one of the very best camcorders.

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Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Camcorders

Based on 9,817 owner and expert reviews (including 2,796 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its camcorders. 91% of those that bought a Sony camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Popular Choice

Across all video cameras, the HXR-MC2500E is one the fastest selling products currently available for sale.

Users Report That it is Not an Acceptable Size

One owner who reviewed the Sony HXR-MC2500E concluded that it was heavy and bulky. Anthony : West Yorkshire mentioned in their review of this camcorder on Amazon “Not too heavy to carry on your should, only thing wrong (it has no carry strap”.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that the Sony HXR-MC2500E was good value for money. Anthony : West Yorkshire mentioned two years ago “Excellent value for money”. Ian G Wickens rated it 8 stars and he said in his review of this camcorder “Very good piece of equipment good value at just over £1000.00”.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old, and at £1,190.00 it is more expensive than 77% of video cameras.

Price Has Gone Up by £8 (1%)

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the HXR-MC2500E in October 2014.

Features

Average Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the Sony HXR-MC2500E of 6.59MP is fairly average compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 43% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The HXR-MC2500E's optical zoom of 24x is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 65% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Across all the camcorders the optical zooms range from 1x to 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x.

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Heavier Than Average

The weights of video cameras range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g. The weight of the Sony HXR-MC2500E of 2.8kg is very heavy compared to most other video cameras. It is in the heaviest 2% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

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

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Average Optical Sensor Size

The HXR-MC2500E's optical sensor size of 0.253" is fairly standard compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 56% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HXR-MC2500E has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of camcorders.

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Longer Than Average Maximum Battery Life

The Sony HXR-MC2500E's maximum battery life of 4.75h is longer than 83% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Across all the camcorders the battery life (max) range from 0.16h to 93h, and the average maximum battery life is 4.4h.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the HXR-MC2500E of 3" is relatively average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 40% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Sony HXR-MC2500E supports HDMI, as do 70% of camcorders.

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Higher Than Average Effective Megapixels (movie)

Camcorders have effective megapixels (movie) of between 0.41MP and 17MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 4.7MP. The effective megapixels (movie) of the HXR-MC2500E of 6.14MP is in the highest 30% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Sony HXR-MC2500E features wi-Fi. 76% of camcorders do not feature wi-Fi.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Sony HXR-MC2500E's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 394mm is shorter than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is shorter than 73% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Video cameras have maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 58mm and 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 920mm.

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Lower Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The HXR-MC2500E's maximum aperture number of only 3.4 is lower than 70% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The average maximum aperture number of all camcorders is 5, with the lowest being 1.6 and the highest being 38.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Sony HXR-MC2500E is Full HD. 70% of video cameras also are Full HD.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The HXR-MC2500E has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of video cameras.

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Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the HXR-MC2500E of only 26.8mm is in the shortest 14% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of camcorders range from 10mm to 110mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 33mm.

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Has a Built-In Flash

The Sony HXR-MC2500E has a built-in flash, which is unusual. 86% of video cameras do not have a built-in flash.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The HXR-MC2500E supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 87% of camcorders do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

4905524990324 hxrmc2500e, offers hxrmc2500e, sony hxrmc2500e, offers mc2500e, sony mc2500e

Barcodes:

00027242884670, 00636983005857, 04905524990324

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