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Sony HXRNX5R

£2,899.00
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A relatively new and fully featured 20x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder, but representing only average value for money
20x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 2.07MP 1" Oct 2016
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Sony HXR-NX5R Review

Released 1 year ago and with excellent features, we have ranked the Sony HXR-NX5R number 99 in best selling camcorders and number 124 across all camcorders.
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Value for Money
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Fully-Featured
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Age
16 Months Old
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Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has great expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 71%. HP camcorders also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this video camera is slightly out of date, and newer camcorders with more up to date technology are available.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
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 multi-purpose workhorse for everything from corporate video to education, live events to weddi
Stunning pictures made easy
Gned to get the job done quickly and efficiently, the nx5r's advanced three 1/2.8-type full HD exmor CMOS system can be relied upon to deliver sharp, cleanly focused imagery in almost any shooting scenario. recorded images are remarkably lifelike in texture and detail, while shooting is fast and hassle-free with all the nx5r's key functions right at your fingertips. direct menu options display on-screen, so shooting parameters can be changed quickly and conveniently without taking your eyes off the act
Working smarter
NX5R's advanced network functions mean there's no need for expensive add-on's to take advantage of new business opportunities or speed-up your workflow efficiency. the hxr-nx5r is ready to go straight out of the box, whatever the business opportunity today or tomorrow live streaming events, multi-camera shoots and FTP ing breaking news to your editor are all just a button press a
Simple multi-camera shoots
NX5R is also an ideal partner for sony's innovative mcx-500 multi camera live producer an affordable, easy to operate and fully featured switcher that delivers broadcast quality results. expand your business with multi-camera shoots for live presentation, live streaming and recording across a wide number of applicati
Everything you need
Et about expensive accessories, the nx5r's built-in features include an adjustable brightness LED video light, 3g-sdi terminal with full HD 60p/50p output and advanced multi-interface (mi) shoe to power and control key accessories. hxr-nx5 and hxr-nx3 accessories are fully compatible, including sony's popular l-series batteries, so your existing investment is protected. widely available consumer SDHC and SDXC media make shooting with 5xr both economical and conveni

Should You Buy it Now?

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There is a 73% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Sony HXR-NX5R Video Reviews

Sony HXR-NX5R In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Camcorders

We checked 9,817 user and expert reviews (including 2,796 verified purchases) for Sony video cameras and found that on average Sony has very good reviews compared to other brands. 91% of those that bought a Sony camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews, good features and is less than 18 months old, however at £2,899.00 it is in the most expensive 10% of video cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony HXR-NX5R and the United Kingdom price of £2,899.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $2,898.00 (£4,019.82).

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Age

Released 16 Months Ago

This camcorder was released in October 2016.

Features

Very Small Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the Sony HXR-NX5R of only 2.07MP is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is smaller than 91% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Across all the video cameras the total megapixels range from 0.3MP to 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 typical of many video cameras.

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Heavier Than Average

The weight of the Sony HXR-NX5R of 2.1kg is in the heaviest 7% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The average weight of all camcorders is 570g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 7.5kg.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the HXR-NX5R of 20x is fairly standard compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 49% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Optical Sensor Size

The HXR-NX5R's optical sensor size of 0.357" is pretty typical compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 36% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony HXR-NX5R has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of camcorders.

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Longer Than Average Maximum Battery Life

Across all the video cameras the battery life (max) range from 0.16h to 93h, and the average maximum battery life is 4.4h. The HXR-NX5R's maximum battery life of 7.2h is longer than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is longer than 95% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

Camcorders have digital zooms of between 1.5x and 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 460x. The digital zoom of the Sony HXR-NX5R of only 40x is in the smallest 26% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all camcorders is 3", with the smallest being 1.3" and the largest being 9". The display diagonal of the HXR-NX5R of 3.52" is in the largest 3% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HXR-NX5R supports HDMI. 70% of camcorders also support HDMI.

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Average Maximum Memory Card Size

The maximum memory card size of the HXR-NX5R of 64GB is relatively standard compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 42% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Lower Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The HXR-NX5R's maximum aperture number of only 3.4 is lower than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the lowest 32% of all camcorders when ranked 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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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The HXR-NX5R supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 87% of camcorders do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Does Not Support PictBridge

Like most other camcorders, the HXR-NX5R does not support PictBridge. 97% of video cameras do not support PictBridge.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

The average closest focusing distance of all camcorders is 0.35m, with the smallest being 0.0005m and the biggest being 20m. The HXR-NX5R's closest focusing distance of only 0.01m is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 6% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Sony HXR-NX5R has a built-in microphone. 54% of camcorders also have a built-in microphone.

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Features Wi-Fi

The HXR-NX5R features wi-Fi. 76% of video cameras do not feature wi-Fi.

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Very Low Minimum Aperture Number

The lowest minimum aperture number of video cameras is 1.1, the highest is 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.3. The HXR-NX5R's minimum aperture number of only 1.6 is in the lowest 10% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HXR-NX5R is Full HD. 70% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

6ave hxrnx5repal, sony hxrnx5r

Barcodes:

00027242902800, 00636983059072, 00650726489247, 00650726489254, 04548736044715

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