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Sony HXR-NX3/1

Sony HXR-NX3/1
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A fully featured but 3 year old 20x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder
20x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 2.41MP 1" Nov 2014
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Sony HXR-NX3/1 Review

With excellent features but at over 3 years old, we have ranked the Sony HXR-NX3/1 number 13 in shoulder camcorders and number 381 across all camcorders.
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Features
Fully-Featured
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Age
3 Years Old
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

Looking across the entire GoPro video camera 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:
Has an image stabilizer
Longer than average maximum battery life
Larger than average display diagonal
Supports HDMI
A multi-purpose professional camcorder offering exceptional image quality and three full HD sensors ready to maximise your creative potential
Original full HD sony sensor for impressive imagery
High performance sony G lens with 40x zoom range
Two models offering AVCHD 2.0 1080/50p or 1080/60p recordings
Slow and quick motion options at full HD
Battery pack included

Sony HXR-NX3/1 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Video Cameras

We checked 9,795 expert and user reviews (including 3,082 verified purchases) for Sony video cameras and found that on average Sony has very good reviews. 90% of those that bought a Sony video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Sony camcorder has been on the market since November 2014.

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Features

Very Small Total Megapixels

The HXR-NX3/1's total megapixels of only 2.41MP is smaller than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 16% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The average total megapixels of all video cameras is 7.8MP, with the smallest being 0.3MP and the biggest being 50MP.

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Heavier Than Average

Video cameras have weights of between 50g and 7.5kg, and the average weight is 580g. The HXR-NX3/1's weight of 2.2kg is in the heaviest 7% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the HXR-NX3/1 of 20x is fairly standard compared to most other video cameras. It is bigger than 43% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Average Optical Sensor Size

The HXR-NX3/1's optical sensor size of 0.357" is relatively typical compared to most other video cameras. It is in the largest 64% of all video cameras when sorted 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 commonly found resolution on camcorders.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony HXR-NX3/1 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of video cameras.

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Longer Than Average Maximum Battery Life

The battery life (max) of camcorders range from 0.16h to 93h, and the average maximum battery life is 4.4h. The HXR-NX3/1's maximum battery life of 6.8h is in the longest 7% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the HXR-NX3/1 of 3.5" is larger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 88% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. Video cameras have display diagonals of between 1.3" and 9", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Sony HXR-NX3/1 supports HDMI. 69% of video cameras also support HDMI.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The HXR-NX3/1 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 88% of video cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Features Wi-Fi

The Sony HXR-NX3/1 features wi-Fi, unlike 76% of video cameras which do not feature wi-Fi.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The HXR-NX3/1 has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of video cameras.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Sony HXR-NX3/1 is Full HD. 70% of video cameras also are Full HD.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (movie)

The effective megapixels (movie) of the Sony HXR-NX3/1 of only 2.07MP is lower than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is lower than 80% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. The effective megapixels (movie) of camcorders range from 0.41MP to 17MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 4.8MP.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony hxrnx31e

Barcodes:

00027242884632, 00616348082921, 00616348083126, 00704660944024, 00704660944031, 00704660944048, 04905524990249

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