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Sony HXRNX3VG1 Camcorder

£3,086.34
2.41MP 1/2 2.2kg Jan 2014
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
Sony has good reviews for its camcorders
Fairly fast maximum frame rate
Fairly large display diagonal
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Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Camcorders

We checked 4,268 expert and owner reviews (including 23 verified purchases) for Sony video cameras and found that on average Sony has good reviews. We also found that Sony has good reviews specifically for its small total megapixels video cameras. 100% of those that bought a Sony camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Expensive

We checked 24 small total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years and they range in price from £39 to £4,449. We think that this video camera looks expensive compared to other small total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.


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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was January 2014 when Sony released the HXR-NX3.


Video

Fairly Fast Maximum Frame Rate

Video cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camcorder have maximum frame rates of between 25fps and 60fps. With a maximum frame rate of 50 frames per second, the HXR-NX3 has one of the faster maximum frame rates amongst small total megapixels video cameras of this age.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HXR-NX3 is Full HD. Most of the other similar spec camcorders that have been available for a comparable time to this video camera also are Full HD.

Video cameras which are Full HD that might be worth considering include the Sony HXR-NX3-VG1.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This video camera supports a video resolutions of 720 x 576|1280 x 720|1440 x 1080|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported video resolutions on camcorders that were launched around the same time as it.

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Display

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of camcorders of a comparable age and type to this camcorder is 2.9", and the display diagonals range from 1.4" to 4.3". With a display diagonal of 3.5 inches, the HXR-NX3's display diagonal is one of the largest amongst comparable spec camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as this video camera.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

The HXR-NX3 has one of the higher display resolutions (numeric) (921,000 pixels) amongst small total megapixels video cameras of this age. The lowest display resolution (numeric) of video cameras of a comparable type and age to this camcorder is 23,000 pixels and the highest is 1,300,000 pixels.

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Lens System

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony HXR-NX3 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other video cameras of this spec and age.

Alternative video cameras which also have an image stabilizer that you might want to consider include the Sony HXR-NX3-VG1.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 20 times zoom factor, the HXR-NX3 has a relatively typical optical zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec camcorders that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly High Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture numbers of camcorders of a comparable age and type to this video camera range from 1.8 to 22, and the average maximum aperture number is 4.5. When compared to other video cameras of this spec and age, the maximum aperture number of the HXR-NX3 of 11 is one of the highest.

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Quite Low Minimum Aperture Number

With a minimum aperture number of only 1.6, the HXR-NX3 has one of the lower minimum aperture numbers amongst small total megapixels video cameras of this age. Video cameras of a comparable type and age to this camcorder have minimum aperture numbers of between 1.1 and 3.1, and the average minimum aperture number is 1.8.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The HXR-NX3 supports HDMI, as do most of the other camcorders of this type and age.

It is worth also looking at alternative video cameras which also support HDMI including the Sony HXR-NX3-VG1.

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Has an XLR in

The HXR-NX3 has an XLR in, as do most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camcorder.

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Has a DC-In Jack

The Sony HXR-NX3 has a DC-in jack. Most of the other video cameras of a similar age and type to this video camera also have a DC-in jack.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The Sony HXR-NX3 has a headphone outputs. Most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that were launched around the same time as this camcorder also have a headphone outputs.

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Networking

Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The HXR-NX3 supports near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other comparable spec camcorders that came out around the same time as this camcorder also support near Field Communication (NFC).

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Features Wi-Fi

The Sony HXR-NX3 features wi-Fi, as do most of the other video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Flash

Has a Built-In Light

The HXR-NX3 has a built-in light, unlike most of the other camcorders of this age and type which do not have a built-in light.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The HXR-NX3 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camcorder also have an AC adapter included.

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Has a Batteries Included

The HXR-NX3 has a batteries included. Most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that are a comparable age to this camcorder also have a batteries included.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The HXR-NX3 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that came out around the same time as this camcorder.

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Battery

Average Video Recording Time

At 6.85 hours, the HXR-NX3 has a relatively standard video recording time compared to most of the other video cameras of a comparable age and type to this video camera.

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Image Sensor

Quite Low Effective Megapixels (image)

The HXR-NX3 has a fairly low effective megapixels (image) (only 2.07 megapixels) compared to most of the other video cameras of a comparable type and age to this camcorder. The lowest effective megapixels (image) of camcorders of this age and type is 1.1MP, the highest is 16MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 2.7MP.

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1" Optical Sensor Size

The Sony HXR-NX3 has a maximum optical sensor size of 1". That's 11% more optical sensor size than the most frequently found optical sensor size of 1.8".

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2.41 Megapixels Total Megapixels

This is a 2.41 megapixels sensor camcorder.

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Heavy

When compared to other camcorders of this age and type, the weight of the HXR-NX3 of 2.2 kilograms is one of the heaviest. The average weight of small total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camcorder is 450g, and the weights range from 57g to 3.9kg.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04905524973990, 05054533730281

Sony HXR-NX3 Review Sources

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