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Sony HXR-NX3

A 3 year old 2.41MP 1 camcorder with not bad features but high running costs
2.41MP 1/2.8" Yes 2.2kg Jan 2014
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
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Sony HXR-NX3 Review

With good features and at over 3 years old, we have ranked the Sony HXR-NX3 number 302 across all camcorders.
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Good Features
43
3 Years Old
Overall Score
41
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 42?

Canon video cameras have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest camcorders 2017.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Full HD
Supports HDMI
Very low effective megapixels (image)
Heavy

Sony HXR-NX3 Video Reviews


Sony HXR-NX3 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Very Good Brand

Based on 6,133 user and expert reviews (including 1,986 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its camcorders. 89% of those that bought a Sony camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Average Video Recording Time

The video recording time of the HXR-NX3 of 6.85h is fairly standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the longest 71% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Sony HXR-NX3 is Full HD. 73% of video cameras also are Full HD.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Sony HXR-NX3 supports HDMI, as do 67% of video cameras.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (image)

Video cameras have effective megapixels (image) of between 1.1MP and 26MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 5.8MP. The HXR-NX3's effective megapixels (image) of only 2.07MP is quite low compared to most other video cameras. It is in the lowest 21% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The HXR-NX3 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 88% of camcorders do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Heavy

The weights of video cameras range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 530g. The HXR-NX3's weight of 2.2kg is quite heavy compared to most other camcorders. It is in the heaviest 6% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

Across all the video cameras the display diagonals range from 0.24" to 11", and the average display diagonal is 3". The HXR-NX3's display diagonal of 3.5" is in the largest 12% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Wi-Fi

The HXR-NX3 features wi-Fi, unlike 77% of video cameras which do not feature wi-Fi.

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Quite High Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture numbers of video cameras range from 1.6 to 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 4.9. The maximum aperture number of the HXR-NX3 of 11 is very high compared to most other video cameras. It is in the highest 4% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Sony HXR-NX3's optical zoom of 20x is fairly typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 40% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Very Small Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of camcorders range from 0.3MP to 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP. The HXR-NX3's total megapixels of only 2.41MP is quite small compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 16% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/2.8|1" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on camcorders.

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Very Low Minimum Aperture Number

The average minimum aperture number of all camcorders is 2.2, with the lowest being 1.1 and the highest being 22. The HXR-NX3's minimum aperture number of only 1.6 is quite low compared to most other camcorders. It is in the lowest 8% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HXR-NX3 has an image stabilizer. 66% of video cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This video camera has been on the market since January 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony hxrnx3vg1, sony hxrnx3e, sony sony
Barcodes 04905524973990, 04905524990249, 05054533730281

Other Popular Comparisons With The Sony HXR-NX3

Vastly larger viewfinder screen size
Bigger optical zoom
4% bigger total megapixels
Shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
30x bigger optical zoom
Higher effective megapixels (image)
Slightly bigger total megapixels
Two times lower maximum aperture number

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