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Sony NEX-FS100

£999.00
fotovideo.nu Silver
A 1 year old Full HD 1,040 gram video camera with average reviews
4/3" Yes 1kg CMOS Feb 2016
Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Sensor Type Release Date
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Sony NEX-FS100 Review

Released 1 year ago but with good reviews, we have ranked the Sony NEX-FS100 number 121 across all camcorders.
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2 Reviews + 1 Award
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Poor
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Average Features
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18 Months Old
Overall Score
45
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 45?

It has not bad expert reviews but below average user reviews with an average overall rating of 59%. This camcorder has received a "Silver" award from Fotovideo.nu. Panasonic video cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this camcorder is slightly out of date, and newer video cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest video cameras 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly long battery life (max)
Has an image stabilizer
Does not support PictBridge
Does not have a built-in flash

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Sony NEX-FS100 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

The editor of website Fotovideo.nu concluded that this camcorder was great and gave it their "Silver" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

This video camera received an expert rating of 80% from engadget.com.

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Sony Camcorders Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 6,121 expert and user reviews (including 1,979 verified purchases) for Sony camcorders and found that on average Sony has very good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Sony has very good reviews specifically within its camcorders range. 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 less than 18 months old but has mediocre features, and at £999.00 it is more expensive than 80% of video cameras.


Features

Does Not Support PictBridge

The Sony NEX-FS100 does not support PictBridge. 97% of camcorders also do not support PictBridge.

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Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

Camcorders have battery life (max) of between 0.083h and 8,700h, and the average battery life (max) is 53h. The battery life (max) of the NEX-FS100 of 8.5h is fairly long compared to most other camcorders. It is in the longest 5% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Like most other camcorders, the Sony NEX-FS100 does not have a built-in flash. 86% of camcorders do not have a built-in flash.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony NEX-FS100 has an image stabilizer, as do 66% of camcorders.

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Fairly High Maximum Aperture Number

Across all the camcorders the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.6 to 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 4.9. The maximum aperture number of the NEX-FS100 of 6.3 is quite high compared to most other camcorders. It is in the highest 17% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Quite High Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the NEX-FS100 of 3.5 is fairly high compared to most other camcorders. It is in the highest 5% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The average minimum aperture number of all camcorders is 2.2, with the lowest being 1.1 and the highest being 22.

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Heavy

The Sony NEX-FS100's weight of 1kg is in the heaviest 14% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The weights of camcorders range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 530g.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Sony NEX-FS100 supports HDMI, as do 67% of video cameras.

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Full HD

Full HD

The NEX-FS100 is Full HD, as are 73% of camcorders.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The Sony NEX-FS100's display diagonal of 3.5" is in the largest 19% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The average display diagonal of all camcorders is 3", with the smallest being 0.24" and the largest being 11".

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Fairly Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The maximum memory card sizes of camcorders range from 2GB to 260GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 63GB. The maximum memory card size of the NEX-FS100 of 128GB is in the largest 18% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

Across all the video cameras the optical zooms range from 1x to 78x, and the average optical zoom is 26x. The optical zoom of the NEX-FS100 of only 11.1x is fairly small compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 21% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Interchangeable Lens

The NEX-FS100 has an interchangeable lens, unlike 94% of video cameras which do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Age

Released 18 Months Ago

This video camera was released in February 2016.


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