Sony NEX-FS100 Review
|2 Reviews + 1 Award|
|Value for Money||
|18 Months Old|
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At over a year old this camcorder is slightly out of date, and newer video cameras with more up to date technology are available.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
Sony NEX-FS100 Video Reviews
Sony NEX-FS100 In-Depth Analysis
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.
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.
Does Not Support PictBridge
The Sony NEX-FS100 does not support PictBridge. 97% of camcorders also do not support PictBridge.
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.
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.
Has an Image Stabilizer
The Sony NEX-FS100 has an image stabilizer, as do 66% of camcorders.
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.
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.
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.
The Sony NEX-FS100 supports HDMI, as do 67% of video cameras.
The NEX-FS100 is Full HD, as are 73% of camcorders.
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".
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.
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.
Has an Interchangeable Lens
The NEX-FS100 has an interchangeable lens, unlike 94% of video cameras which do not have an interchangeable lens.
Released 18 Months Ago
This video camera was released in February 2016.