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Sony HXR-NX5R Review
|2 Reviews + 1 Award|
|Value for Money||
|10 Months Old|
Why Has it Scored 57?
It has great expert reviews and not bad user reviews with an average overall rating of 71%. This camcorder has received a "Recommended" award from Theregister.co.uk. Panasonic video cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
With it being less than a year since it was released by Sony, this camcorder features some of the latest camcorder technology. View the latest video cameras 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Very large display diagonal
Very low minimum aperture number
Very small total megapixels
Only 1" optical sensor size
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Sony HXR-NX5R In-Depth Analysis
One Industry Award
This Sony video camera received a "Recommended" award from website Theregister.co.uk who decided that this video camera was very good.
Expert Reviews Are Excellent
This video camera received a rating of 90 out of 100 from video camera expert review website theregister.co.uk. This puts this Sony video camera in the top 11% of all the video cameras when ranked by average expert review score.
Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Camcorders
Based on 6,121 owner and expert reviews (including 1,979 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its video cameras. Sony also has very good reviews specifically within its camcorders range compared to other brands. 88% of those that bought a Sony video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Mediocre Value for Money
The product has excellent reviews and is under a year old but has average features, and at £2,899.00 it is more expensive than 93% 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 $2,989.99 (£3,878.02).
Very Large Display Diagonal
Camcorders have display diagonals of between 0.24" and 11", and the average display diagonal is 3". The display diagonal of the Sony HXR-NX5R of 8.8" is very large compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 1% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.
Very Low Minimum Aperture Number
The minimum aperture numbers of camcorders range from 1.1 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.2. The minimum aperture number of the Sony HXR-NX5R of only 1.6 is quite low compared to most other video cameras. It is in the lowest 11% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.
Average Digital Zoom
The digital zoom of the HXR-NX5R of 40x is pretty average compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.
Very Small Total Megapixels
The average total megapixels of all camcorders is 8.2MP, with the smallest being 0.3MP and the biggest being 210MP. The total megapixels of the Sony HXR-NX5R of only 2.07MP is fairly small compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 10% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.
Only 1" Optical Sensor Size
This camcorder has a 1/2.8|1" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on camcorders.
The HXR-NX5R's weight of 2.1kg is fairly heavy compared to most other video cameras. It is in the heaviest 6% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Camcorders have weights of between 50g and 7.5kg, and the average weight is 530g.
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
The HXR-NX5R supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 88% of camcorders which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).
The Sony HXR-NX5R features wi-Fi, unlike 77% of camcorders which do not feature wi-Fi.
Average Maximum Memory Card Size
The HXR-NX5R's maximum memory card size of 64GB is relatively standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 1% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.
Average Optical Zoom
The HXR-NX5R's optical zoom of 20x is relatively typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 1% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.
Does Not Support PictBridge
The Sony HXR-NX5R does not support PictBridge. 97% of camcorders also do not support PictBridge.
Has an Image Stabilizer
The HXR-NX5R has an image stabilizer, as do 66% of video cameras.
Very Small Closest Focusing Distance
The smallest closest focusing distance of camcorders is 0.0005m, the biggest is 20m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.44m. The closest focusing distance of the Sony HXR-NX5R of only 0.01m is in the smallest 16% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.
The HXR-NX5R supports HDMI, as do 67% of video cameras.
The HXR-NX5R is Full HD, as are 73% of camcorders.
Fairly Long Battery Life (max)
The average battery life (max) of all camcorders is 53h, with the shortest being 0.083h and the longest being 8,700h. The HXR-NX5R's battery life (max) of 7.2h is in the longest 7% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.
Released 10 Months Ago
This video camera was released in October 2016.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||mcx500 mcx5002camkit, mcx500 hxrnx5r, mcx500 rm30bp, sony hxrnx5r|