Close

Loading image...
Sony NEX-FS100
7 Images + 41 Videos

Sony NEX-FS100 Camcorder

£3,905.00
£1,199.00 £2,706.00 cheaper than 24 days ago
fotovideo.nu Silver
1kg CMOS 11.1x Feb 2016
Weight Sensor Type Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
The NEX-FS100UK is an interchangeable lens camcorder featuring a Super 35mm sensor equivalent in size to Super35mm film like that used in the PMW-F3. Developed specifically as a digital motion... More
Prices will go up £847
within 2 weeks. 76% confidence. Chart
Get Price Alerts
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
eBay
Sony NEX-FS100 from eBay
£1,199.00
Checked 7 hours ago
Go to Store
MobiCity UK
£3,905.00
Checked 10 hours ago
Out of stock
Go to Store
Report an incorrect price Found it cheaper elsewhere?
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...
Sony NEX FS700 & FS100 - Setup & Overview - MagnanimousRentals.com
Sony NEX-FS100 Introductory preview / guide
Sony NEX FS700 & FS100 -- Overview & Setup -- Magnanimous Media
Sony NEX-FS100 [Review][HD]

12 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This Sony video camera was given a "Silver" award by Fotovideo.nu who said that this camcorder was very good.

Expert Reviews Are Good

This Sony camcorder received a rating of 80% from camcorder expert review website engadget.com.

Sony Has Good Video Camera Reviews

On average Sony camcorders have good reviews compared to other brands as do all video cameras built by Sony.

Good Quality Lens

One Sony NEX-FS100 reviewer considered that the Sony NEX-FS100 had a good autofocus. Expert website Kenstone.net said “By Gabe Strong Focus”.

Has an Interchangeable Lens

The Sony NEX-FS100 has an interchangeable lens, unlike most of the other camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as the NEX-FS100 which do not have an interchangeable lens.

Chart Edit

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony NEX-FS100 has an image stabilizer, unlike most of the other latest similar spec camcorders which do not have an image stabilizer.

Chart Edit

Has an HDMI

has an HDMI

The Sony NEX-FS100 has an HDMI, unlike most of the other camcorders that came out around the same time as the NEX-FS100 which do not have an HDMI.

Chart Edit

Very Long Battery Life (max)

When compared to other camcorders that came out in the last year, the NEX-FS100's battery life (max) of 8.5 hours is one of the longest. Across all the similar spec camcorders that were launched around the same time as the NEX-FS100 the battery life (max)s range from 2.2h to 8.5h.

Chart Edit

SDXC Compatible Memory Cards

SDXC compatible memory cards

The NEX-FS100 supports an SDXC compatible memory cards which is better than most video cameras that were released around the same time as it. Most camcorders that have been available for a comparable time to it support an SD compatible memory cards. In addition, this Sony video camera support MS PRO Duo, MS PRO Duo HS, MS PRO Duo Mark 2, MS Pro-HG and MS Pro-HG Duo and SDHC compatible memory cardss. 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 similar spec camcorders that are a comparable age to the NEX-FS100.

Amongst similar types of camcorder the worst supported memory card type is Not supported.

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

Read more Less Chart Edit

Has a Built-In Display

The NEX-FS100 has a built-in display. Most of the other camcorders that came out in the last 12 months do not have a built-in display.

Chart Edit

Very High Maximum Aperture Number

Across all the comparable spec video cameras that have been available for a similar time to the NEX-FS100 the maximum aperture numbers range from 2 to 6.3, and the average maximum aperture number is 4.3. When compared to other recently released similar spec video cameras, the Sony NEX-FS100's maximum aperture number of 6.3 is one of the highest.

Chart Edit

1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The NEX-FS100 supports a 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions which is higher than most similar spec camcorders that were launched in the last year. Most camcorders that are a similar age to it support a 1440 x 1080 pixels video resolutions. This video camera also support video resolutionss of 720 x 480 pixels and 720 x 576 pixels and 1280 x 720 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is in fact the best supported video resolution amongst all comparable spec camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as the NEX-FS100.

The worst supported video resolution across similar types of camcorder is 1440 x 1080 pixels.

Read more Less Chart Edit

9 Reasons Against

Not Full HD

Like most of the other camcorders that have been available for a similar time to the NEX-FS100, the Sony NEX-FS100 is not Full HD.

Chart Edit

Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zooms of camcorders that were launched in the last year range from 11x to 40x. The NEX-FS100 has a quite small optical zoom (only 11.1 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as the NEX-FS100.

Chart Edit

Not 3D

The NEX-FS100 is not 3D. Most of the other video cameras that have been around for the last year are also not 3D.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Night Mode

Like most of the other camcorders that were released in the last year, the Sony NEX-FS100 does not have a night mode.

Chart Edit

Not Waterproof

The NEX-FS100 is not waterproof, although this is within the context that most of the other camcorders that are a comparable age to the NEX-FS100 are also not waterproof.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

Like most of the other camcorders that were released in the last year, the Sony NEX-FS100 does not have a built-in projector.

Chart Edit

Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Video cameras that were released in the last 12 months have maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of between 300mm and 1,700mm. At only 300 millimeters, the Sony NEX-FS100 has a quite short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other comparable spec camcorders that were launched around the same time as the NEX-FS100.

Chart Edit

Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This camcorder has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on new camcorders.

Chart Edit

Very Low Effective Megapixels (movie)

Recently released similar spec video cameras have effective megapixels (movie)s of between 3.4MP and 16MP. At only 3.43 megapixels, the NEX-FS100 has a fairly low effective megapixels (movie) compared to most of the other newly released similar spec camcorders.

Chart Edit

5 Other reasons to consider the Sony NEX-FS100

Released Twelve Months Ago

This video camera was released twelve months ago.

Full HD HD Type

The NEX-FS100 has a Full HD HD type which is better than most comparable spec video cameras that have been around for the last year. Most latest comparable spec camcorders have a 4K Ultra HD HD type.

Chart Edit

Average Display Diagonal

At 3.5 inches, the NEX-FS100 has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the NEX-FS100.

Chart Edit

Average Weight

With a weight of 1 kilogram, the NEX-FS100 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other camcorders that were released in the last 12 months.

Chart Edit

CMOS Sensor Type

This video camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on comparable spec video cameras that have been on the market for the last year.

Chart Edit

Specification

Image Sensor
Sensor Type
Effective Megapixels (movie)
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Image Stabilizer
Interchangeable Lens
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Aperture Number
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Maximum Aperture Number
Filter Size
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Mount Interface
Storage
Maximum Memory Card Size
Compatible Memory Cards
Camcorder Media Type
Focusing
Focus Adjustment
Shutter
Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Display
Display Diagonal
Built-In Display
Display Resolution
Display Resolution (numeric)
Display
Display Aspect Ratio
Camera
Camcorder Type
On Screen Display (OSD)
Minimum Illumination
Design
Colour of Product
Video
HD Type
Supported Video Modes
Video Resolutions
Maximum Video Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) Out
XLR in
HDMI Version
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Voltage
Charging Source
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width

1 Award

fotovideo.nu Silver

Expert Reviews

(7)

Sony NEX FS100 Revolutions don't happen overnight. It just sometimes seems that way. There are multiple revolutions going on at the moment when it comes to video-capable DSLRs and CSCs, mirrorless... Read more…

Stunning footage
Great in low light
Modular design
No auto zoom
Lacks sturdiness
The sensor isn't as large as a DSLR's
26 August 2011

It's not going too far to say that the NEX-FS100 is more than just a camcorder...

3 July 2011

By Gabe Strong Focus. Chances are, you heard this word a lot as a kid 'You need to focus on your schoolwork!' f you were involved in sports or other activities, you probably heard this word even... Read more…

24 March 2011

Man, the Sony NEX FS-100 sure is looking nice. There are a few videos, which have trickled out in the past 24 hours, that either show off sample footage or have a bit of hands-on treatment. You... Read more…

22 March 2011

As much as we love seeing cameras come in for review here at Videomaker, we love seeing them come in before it's even in production better. So we eagerly embraced the chance to spend some time... Read more…

« Prev 1 of 2 Next »

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 7 September 2012 by Captain Slocum

By all accounts this is a very good camera and one I was seriously considering buying until I saw the price. Why does it cost 4700 dollars in the US and 4700+ pounds in UK? Should be under 3000... Read more…

+- Manufacturer's Description

Save Money with These Great Camcorder Vouchers & Offers

£20 Off
Voucher
£20 OFF A £100 SPEND
Valid 3 Jan 17 - 3 Jan 18
15% Off
Voucher
15% Off for new customers
Valid 17 Mar 16 - 17 Mar 17
£10 Off
Voucher
£10 Off when you spend £100
Valid 23 Sep 16 - 31 Dec 17
Free Next Day Delivery
Voucher
Free Next Day Delivery on orders over £100
Valid 11 Jan 17 - 31 Jan 17

See How Other Camcorders Compare to the Sony NEX-FS100

Sony FDR-AX53 vs Sony NEX-FS100

Sony FDR-AX53 vs Sony NEX-FS100
Sony FDR-AX53 Sony NEX-FS100
£ 729.00 £1,199.00
£470 Cheaper
Significantly Better User Reviews
Lower Minimum Aperture
74% Smaller
77% Bigger Minimum Illumination
Lower Maximum Aperture Value

Panasonic HC-V770 vs Sony NEX-FS100

Panasonic HC-V770 vs Sony NEX-FS100
Panasonic HC-V770 Sony NEX-FS100
£ 395.32 £1,199.00
£804 Cheaper
687g Lighter
Smaller
95% Lower Minimum Aperture
7.5h Shorter Battery Life
Vastly Lower Display Resolution

Sony FDR-AX33 vs Sony NEX-FS100

Sony FDR-AX33 vs Sony NEX-FS100
Sony FDR-AX33 Sony NEX-FS100
£ 599.99 £1,199.00
£599 Cheaper
Hugely Better Expert Reviews
Hugely Better User Reviews
79% Smaller
Older by Over One Year
Smaller Screen Size
Feedback