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Sony HXRNX5R Camcorder

2.07MP 1/2.8 2.1kg CMOS Oct 2016
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Weight Sensor Type Release Date
The HXR-NX5R is the ultimate Full HD handheld camcorder a feature packed successor to the best-selling HXR-NX5 and HXR-NX3 with XAVC S recording, 3G-SDI output and wireless workflow. Trust in this... More
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16 Reasons For

Sony Camcorders Have Good Reviews

Sony is one of the better rated video camera brands according to average reviews from users and experts, and Sony also has good reviews for its small total megapixels video cameras.

Only Released Four Months Ago

This Sony camcorder was only released four months ago.

Very Large Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of small total megapixels video cameras that are a similar age to the HXR-NX5R is 3.5", and the display diagonals range from 2" to 8.8". At 8.8 inches, the HXR-NX5R has a very large display diagonal compared to most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that are a similar age to the HXR-NX5R.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HXR-NX5R has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other camcorders that came out in the last 12 months.

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Has an HDMI

has an HDMI

The HXR-NX5R has an HDMI. Most of the other similar spec camcorders that came out around the same time as the HXR-NX5R also have an HDMI.

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Very Long Battery Life (max)

The average battery life (max) of small total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the HXR-NX5R is 3.1h, and the battery life (max)s range from 1.2h to 7.2h. With a battery life (max) of 7.2 hours, the HXR-NX5R has one of the longest battery life (max)s amongst small total megapixels video cameras of this age.

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1/2.8" Optical Sensor Size

The HXR-NX5R has a maximum optical sensor size of 1/2.8". That's 7% more optical sensor size than a 1/3" camcorder, which is the most common optical sensor size. The best optical sensor size of all similar spec video cameras that came out in the last year is 1/2" and the worst is 2/3".

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Two Memory Slotss

The HXR-NX5R is a two memory slots video camera. Most of the other comparable spec video cameras that are a similar age to the HXR-NX5R only have one memory slots.

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SDXC Compatible Memory Cards

SDXC compatible memory cards

The HXR-NX5R supports an SDXC compatible memory cards which is better than the SDHC compatible memory cards supported by most small total megapixels video cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. In addition, this video camera support an MS PRO Duo and SD compatible memory cards. SDXC cards are SD cards but with a much higher capacity and faster processing speeds. They have a maximum capacity of 2TB (Terabytes).

An SDXC compatible memory cards is actually the best supported memory card type amongst all small total megapixels video cameras that have been around for around the same time as the HXR-NX5R.

Amongst comparable types of camcorder the worst supported memory card type is SD.

SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.

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Has a Built-In Display

The Sony HXR-NX5R has a built-in display, as do most of the other new video cameras.

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Very Big Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution

The average bitrate at maximum video resolution of small total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the HXR-NX5R is 40 Mbit/s, and the bitrate at maximum video resolutions range from 24 Mbit/s to 50 Mbit/s. The HXR-NX5R has one of the biggest bitrate at maximum video resolutions (50 megabits per second) amongst comparable spec video cameras of this age.

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Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The Sony HXR-NX5R has a greater number of audio formats than most camcorders that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This Sony camcorder supports a PCM audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by video cameras that are a similar age to the HXR-NX5R.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

The Sony HXR-NX5R has one of the smaller closest focusing distances (only 0.01 meters) amongst small total megapixels video cameras of this age. Small total megapixels video cameras that were launched in the last 12 months have closest focusing distances of between 0.01m and 0.1m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.049m.

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Very Low Minimum Aperture Number

With a minimum aperture number of only 1.6, the Sony HXR-NX5R has one of the lower minimum aperture numbers amongst video cameras of this age. Camcorders that were launched in the last year have minimum aperture numbers of between 1.6 and 1.8, and the average minimum aperture number is 1.8.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Sony HXR-NX5R supports a higher video resolution than most small total megapixels video cameras that are a comparable age to it. This video camera supports a 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions, whereas most comparable spec video cameras that are a similar age to it support a 1280 x 720 pixels video resolutions. In addition, this Sony video camera support a video resolutions of 720 x 576 pixels and 1440 x 1080 pixels.

This video camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all small total megapixels video cameras that were released around the same time as the HXR-NX5R.

Amongst similar types of video camera the worst supported video resolution is 1280 x 720 pixels.

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Has Two White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Sony HXR-NX5R is more than most small total megapixels video cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. This camcorder has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on camcorders that have been around for a comparable time to the HXR-NX5R. The white balance "Outdoor" is also found on this Sony camcorder.

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9 Reasons Against

Not Full HD

Most recently released small total megapixels video cameras are not Full HD. The HXR-NX5R is no exception to this as it too is not Full HD.

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Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

Most small total megapixels video cameras that were released around the same time as the HXR-NX5R do not have an interchangeable lens. The Sony HXR-NX5R is no exception to this as it too does not have an interchangeable lens.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

At only 20 times zoom factor, the HXR-NX5R has a quite small optical zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec camcorders that were released in the last year. Similar spec video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the HXR-NX5R have optical zooms of between 20x and 50x.

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Not 3D

Most new camcorders are not 3D. The HXR-NX5R is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

The HXR-NX5R does not have a night mode. Most of the other similar spec camcorders that have been around for a comparable time to the HXR-NX5R also do not have a night mode.

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Not Waterproof

The HXR-NX5R is not waterproof, although this is within the context that most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that are a comparable age to the HXR-NX5R are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

Like most of the other latest small total megapixels video cameras, the HXR-NX5R does not have a built-in projector.

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Very Low Maximum Aperture Number

The HXR-NX5R has one of the lower maximum aperture numbers (only 3.4) amongst camcorders of this age. The maximum aperture numbers of video cameras that have been available for around the same time as the HXR-NX5R range from 3.4 to 4.5, and the average maximum aperture number is 4.2.

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Heavy

The average weight of small total megapixels video cameras that have been available for a similar time to the HXR-NX5R is 840g, and the weights range from 170g to 4kg. At 2.1 kilograms, the HXR-NX5R is fairly heavy compared to most of the other camcorders that were released around the same time as the HXR-NX5R.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony HXR-NX5R

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this camcorder is Full HD, which is typical of many small total megapixels video cameras that came out in the last year.

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Average Maximum Memory Card Size

At 64 gigabytes, the HXR-NX5R has a fairly standard maximum memory card size compared to most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that have been available for around the same time as the HXR-NX5R.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 40 times zoom factor, the HXR-NX5R has a relatively average digital zoom compared to most of the other small total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for the last year.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This video camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on video cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Specification

Image Sensor
Total Megapixels
Optical Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Image Stabilizer
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Aperture Number
Filter Size
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Storage
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slots
Compatible Memory Cards
Camcorder Media Type
Focusing
Closest Focusing Distance
Focus Adjustment
White Balance
White Balance
Shutter
Camera Shutter Speed
Display
Display Diagonal
Built-In Display
Display
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type
Camera
Camcorder Type
Minimum Illumination
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Colour of Product
Video
HD Type
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Maximum Video Resolution
Maximum Frame Rate
Analog Signal Format System
Audio
Audio Formats Supported
Built-In Microphone
PCM Digital Audio
Audio System
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
DC-In Jack
Composite Video Out
Headphone Outputs
XLR in
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Wi-Fi Standards
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Warranty Card
Technical Details
Lens Cover Included
Battery Charger Included

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony hxrnx5, sony hxrnx5r

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