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Sony HXRNX5R Camcorder

£2,995.00
2.07MP 1/2 2.1kg Oct 2016
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
One industry award
Just released seven months ago
Oneline display makes menus difficult to navigate
theregister.co.uk Recommended
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Reviews

One Industry Award

This Sony video camera was given a "Recommended" award by review websites Theregister.co.uk who decided that this small total megapixels camcorder was good.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This small total megapixels camcorder received an expert rating of 90% from theregister.co.uk. This means that experts think this camcorder is one of the very best small total megapixels camcorders that were released in the last 12 months.

Sony Has Good Camcorder Reviews

We checked 4,270 user and expert reviews (including 56 verified purchases) for Sony video cameras and found that on average Sony has good reviews. We also found that Sony has good reviews specifically within its small total megapixels camcorders range. 100% of those that bought a Sony camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Oneline Display Makes Menus Difficult to Navigate

One person mentioned in their reviews that the Sony HXR-NX5R did not have a good screen. Theregister.co.uk wrote in their review of this camcorder “Oneline display makes menus difficult to navigate”.


Other

Just Released Seven Months Ago

This camcorder was only released seven months ago. Newer camcorders like this one are likely to have better features.


Price

Price Has Gone Up by £96 (3%)

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Pricey

Small total megapixels camcorders that were launched in the last 12 months range in price from £41 to £2,995. We think that this small total megapixels camcorder looks expensive compared to other small total megapixels camcorders that were launched in the last 12 months.

Good Value

Two customers thought it was good value for money. Theregister.co.uk said five years ago “Good value” . Theregister.co.uk also mentioned “The Sony HTC 260 delivers excellent sound quality for a budget sound barsubwoofer system” in their review.


Smart TV

Bluetooth Wireless Connectivity

One person concluded that this camcorder was good in terms of connectivity. Theregister.co.uk wrote “Bluetooth wireless connectivity”.


Design

Very Good Sound Quality

Two people wrote in their reviews that the product was good quality. Theregister.co.uk wrote “Very good sound quality” in their review of this camcorder.

Easy to Use

One customer said in their reviews that the product was easy to use.

It Has a Distinctive, Angular Design, Plus a Builtin Remote Control Signal Repeater in Case the Sound Bar Blocks Your TV's Remote Sensor

One customer who bought the product reckoned that it was well designed. Theregister.co.uk mentioned “It has a distinctive, angular design, plus a builtin remote control signal repeater in case the sound bar blocks your TV's remote sensor” in their review of this camcorder.

One customer reckoned that this camcorder was good looking. Theregister.co.uk wrote “It’s beautiful to behold” in their review of this camcorder.

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Display

Very Large Display Diagonal

Small total megapixels camcorders that were released in the last 12 months have display diagonals of between 1.7" and 8.8", and the average display diagonal is 3.5". When compared to other newly released video cameras, the Sony HXR-NX5R's display diagonal of 8.8 inches is one of the largest.

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Battery

Very Long Battery Life (max)

When compared to other new small total megapixels camcorders that we have checked the battery life (max) of, the Sony HXR-NX5R's battery life (max) of 7.2 hours is one of the longest. The battery life (max) of small total megapixels camcorders that came out around the same time as this video camera range from 1.2h to 7.2h, and the average battery life (max) is 3.5h.

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Storage

Average Maximum Memory Card Size

At 64 gigabytes, the Sony HXR-NX5R has a relatively average maximum memory card size compared to most of the other comparable spec video cameras that were launched in the last 12 months.

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Lens System

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony HXR-NX5R has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that were released in the last 12 months.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

Across all the small total megapixels camcorders that have been around for a similar time to this camcorder the digital zooms range from 20x to 1,200x. At only 40 times zoom factor, the Sony HXR-NX5R has a quite small digital zoom compared to most of the other newly released video cameras.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

At only 20 times zoom factor, the HXR-NX5R has a fairly small optical zoom compared to most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that have been around for a comparable time to this camcorder. Across all the recently released small total megapixels camcorders the optical zooms range from 20x to 50x, and the average optical zoom is 30x.

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Very Low Minimum Aperture Number

The lowest minimum aperture number of camcorders that were released around the same time as this video camera is 1.6, the highest is 1.8, and the average minimum aperture number is 1.8. At only 1.6, the HXR-NX5R has a fairly low minimum aperture number compared to most of the other newly released small total megapixels camcorders.

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Very Low Maximum Aperture Number

At only 3.4, the HXR-NX5R has a fairly low maximum aperture number compared to most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been on the market for the last year. Latest similar spec video cameras have maximum aperture numbers of between 2 and 8, and the average maximum aperture number is 4.8.

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Video

Full HD

Full HD

The HXR-NX5R is Full HD, as are most of the other new small total megapixels camcorders.

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Very Big Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution

The bitrate at maximum video resolutions of recently released comparable spec camcorders range from 35 Mbit/s to 50 Mbit/s, and the average bitrate at maximum video resolution is 37 Mbit/s. When compared to other comparable spec camcorders that were launched around the same time as this video camera, the bitrate at maximum video resolution of the Sony HXR-NX5R of 50 megabits per second is one of the biggest.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Sony HXR-NX5R supports a 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions which is higher than most small total megapixels camcorders that came out in the last year. Most small total megapixels camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as it support a 1280 x 720 pixels video resolutions. In addition, this Sony camcorder 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 in fact the best supported video resolution across all comparable spec video cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this video camera.

The worst supported video resolution across similar types of video camera is 1280 x 720 pixels.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The HXR-NX5R supports HDMI. Most of the other new video cameras also support HDMI.

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Has an XLR in

The HXR-NX5R has an XLR in, as do most of the other comparable spec video cameras that were launched in the last 12 months.

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Has a DC-In Jack

The HXR-NX5R has a DC-in jack. Most of the other comparable spec camcorders that came out in the last year also have a DC-in jack.

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Has a Composite Video Out

The Sony HXR-NX5R has a composite video out, as do most of the other recently released similar spec video cameras.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The Sony HXR-NX5R does not support PictBridge, although it is worth noting that most of the other new video cameras also do not support PictBridge.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The HXR-NX5R has a headphone outputs, as do most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that were released in the last year.

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Networking

Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The HXR-NX5R supports near Field Communication (NFC), as do most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that are a comparable age to this video camera.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Sony HXR-NX5R features wi-Fi. Most of the other similar spec video cameras that have been on the market for the last year also feature wi-Fi.

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Packaging Content

Has a Batteries Included

The HXR-NX5R has a batteries included, as do most of the other camcorders that were launched in the last year.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The Sony HXR-NX5R has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other video cameras that are a comparable age to this video camera.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The HXR-NX5R has a built-in microphone. Most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that have been available for the last year also have a built-in microphone.

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Camera

Very Big Minimum Illumination

Latest similar spec camcorders have minimum illuminations of between 0.1lx and 1lx, and the average minimum illumination is 0.45lx. With a minimum illumination of 1 lux, the Sony HXR-NX5R's minimum illumination is one of the biggest amongst small total megapixels camcorders that are a comparable age to this camcorder.

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Weight & Dimensions

Heavy

The weights of comparable spec camcorders that were launched in the last year range from 90g to 4kg. At 2.1 kilograms, the Sony HXR-NX5R is fairly heavy compared to most of the other latest video cameras.

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Image Sensor

1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/2.8" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on video cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04548736044715

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