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Sony HXR-NX3/1

A 3 year old 2.41 megapixel 1 camcorder with average features
2.41MP 1/2.8" Yes 2.2kg Nov 2014
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
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Sony HXR-NX3/1 Review

Released 3 years ago and with mediocre features, we have ranked the Sony HXR-NX3/1 number 384 across all camcorders.
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Average Features
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2 Years Old
Overall Score
38
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 39?

Panasonic video cameras have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest camcorders 2017.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite long battery life (max)
Supports HDMI
Very small total megapixels
Heavy

Sony HXR-NX3/1 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Camcorders

Based on 6,121 user and expert reviews (including 1,979 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its camcorders. Sony also has very good reviews specifically for its camcorders compared to other brands. 88% of those that bought a Sony camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Quite Long Battery Life (max)

Across all the camcorders the battery life (max) range from 0.083h to 8,700h, and the average battery life (max) is 53h. The battery life (max) of the HXR-NX3/1 of 6.8h is in the longest 8% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HXR-NX3/1 supports HDMI, as do 67% of video cameras.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

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

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the HXR-NX3/1 of 3.5" is fairly large compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 7% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the camcorders the display diagonals range from 0.24" to 11", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Very Small Total Megapixels

The HXR-NX3/1's total megapixels of only 2.41MP is in the smallest 16% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Across all the video cameras the total megapixels range from 0.3MP to 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP.

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Heavy

Video cameras have weights of between 50g and 7.5kg, and the average weight is 530g. The weight of the HXR-NX3/1 of 2.2kg is in the heaviest 6% of all camcorders when ranked 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 typical of many camcorders.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HXR-NX3/1 has an image stabilizer, as do 66% of camcorders.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Sony HXR-NX3/1 features wi-Fi, unlike 77% of camcorders which do not feature wi-Fi.

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Average Optical Zoom

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

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (movie)

The effective megapixels (movie) of the HXR-NX3/1 of only 2.07MP is fairly low compared to most other camcorders. It is in the lowest 25% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Across all the video cameras the effective megapixels (movie) range from 0.41MP to 5,100,000MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 23,000MP.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HXR-NX3/1 is Full HD. 73% of video cameras also are Full HD.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Sony video camera was released in November 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony hxrnx31e
Barcodes 00027242884632, 00616348082921, 00616348083126, 00704660944031, 00704660944048, 04905524990249
Vastly bigger optical zoom
0.13MP higher effective megapixels (movie)
0.1MP bigger total megapixels
Lower display resolution (numeric)
1x bigger optical zoom
Two times lower display resolution (numeric)
4.5" larger display diagonal
30% lighter
5.3h shorter battery life (max)
6.52MP higher effective megapixels (movie)
4.3mm shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
920 pixels lower display resolution (numeric)

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