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Sony HXR-NX3

Sony HXR-NX3
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A fully featured but 4 year old 20x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder
20x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 2.41MP 1" Jan 2014
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Sony HXR-NX3 Review

With excellent features, we have ranked the Sony HXR-NX3 number 28 in shoulder camcorders and number 490 across all camcorders.
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Features
Fully-Featured
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Age
4 Years Old
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

HP camcorders have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest video cameras 2018.
This camcorder has some great features:
Has an image stabilizer
Supports HDMI
Larger than average display diagonal
Shorter than average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Original full HD sony sensor for impressive imagery
High performance sony G lens with 40x zoom range
AVCHD 2.0 (1080/50p) and DV recordings
Slow and quick motion options at full HD
Excellent low light recording

Sony HXR-NX3 Video Reviews

Sony HXR-NX3 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

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

Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Sony camcorder was released in January 2014.

Features

Very Small Total Megapixels

The Sony HXR-NX3's total megapixels of only 2.41MP is in the smallest 16% 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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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 commonly found resolution on camcorders.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the HXR-NX3 of 20x is fairly average compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 39% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The Sony HXR-NX3's weight of 2.2kg is in the heaviest 6% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The weights of video cameras range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g.

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Average Optical Sensor Size

The HXR-NX3's optical sensor size of 0.357" is pretty average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 64% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony HXR-NX3 has an image stabilizer. 69% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HXR-NX3 supports HDMI. 70% of video cameras also support HDMI.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the HXR-NX3 of 3.5" is larger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 11% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Across all the camcorders the display diagonals range from 1.3" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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

Across all the video cameras the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 10mm to 110mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 33mm. The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the HXR-NX3 of only 28.8mm is shorter than 65% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Minimum Aperture Number

The HXR-NX3's minimum aperture number of only 1.6 is lower than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is lower than 89% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The average minimum aperture number of all video cameras is 2.3, with the lowest being 1.1 and the highest being 22.

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Higher Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Sony HXR-NX3 of 11 is very high compared to most other camcorders. It is higher than 96% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The maximum aperture numbers of camcorders range from 1.6 to 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Sony HXR-NX3 has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of camcorders.

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Longer Than Average Video Recording Time

The shortest video recording time of camcorders is 0.67h, the longest is 95h, and the average video recording time is 14h. The HXR-NX3's video recording time of 6.85h is longer than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is longer than 67% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The HXR-NX3 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 87% of camcorders do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Full HD

Full HD

The Sony HXR-NX3 is Full HD, as are 70% of video cameras.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Sony HXR-NX3 features wi-Fi. 76% of camcorders do not feature wi-Fi.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (image)

The effective megapixels (image) of camcorders range from 0.46MP to 25MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 5.6MP. The effective megapixels (image) of the HXR-NX3 of only 2.07MP is in the lowest 15% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony 6513640583, sony hxrnx3vg1

Barcodes:

00006513640583, 04905524973990, 04905524990249, 05054533730281

Sony HXR-NX3

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