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Sony NEX-FS700
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Sony NEXFS700R Camcorder

11.6MP 3.2kg CMOS 11x Mar 2014
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Affordable 4K/2K RAW Options With 4K Super 35mm Sensor And Super Slow Motion The NEX-FS700RH is an NXCAM camcorder with a superior 4K Super 35mm CMOS sensor, super slow-motion capability and an... More
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Review of Sony NEX FS700 Part 1_ Slow motion and first impressions
Sony FS700 review part 1
Sony FS700 Review_ Pros and Cons
Gear Review - Sony NEX FS700 Review

23 Reasons For

Good Brand

Sony is one of the better rated video camera brands according to average reviews from users and experts, and Sony also has good reviews for its medium total megapixels video cameras.

Acceptable Noise Level

One customer concluded that it was noisy. Expert review site Studiodaily.com mentioned “Still, there is no denying that 4K capture may produce superior HD images, with the additional fine detail and reduced noise making a much better HD picture than originating”.

Good Quality Lens

A number of customers said in their reviews that it had a good lens. Camcorderinfo.com said “It has an E-Mount lens system, which means it works with Sony's NEX lenses out of the bo” in their Sony NEX-FS700 review.

Reasonably Priced

One Sony NEX-FS700 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was good value for money. Five years ago expert website Camcorderinfo.com wrote “Although its $10,000 price tag may seem high” in their review of this camcorder.

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this camcorder is Full HD, which is typical of many comparable spec camcorders that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has an Interchangeable Lens

Unlike most of the other medium total megapixels video cameras that are a similar age to the NEX-FS700 which do not have an interchangeable lens, the Sony NEX-FS700 has an interchangeable lens.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The NEX-FS700 has one of the larger display diagonals (3.5 inches) amongst medium total megapixels video cameras of this age. The average display diagonal of medium total megapixels video cameras that are a similar age to the NEX-FS700 is 2.8", and the display diagonals range from 1.5" to 4".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other camcorders of this spec and age, the NEX-FS700 has an image stabilizer.

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Has an HDMI

has an HDMI

The NEX-FS700 has an HDMI. Most of the other video cameras of a comparable age and spec to the NEX-FS700 also have an HDMI.

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Optical Image Stabilizer Type

This video camera has an Optical image stabilizer type, which is typical of many video cameras that have been available for more than two years. Optical image stabilisation is hardware based. Digital cameras with optical IS typically have a built-in gyro sensor and microprocessor that detects camera shake as it occurs. The stabiliser compensates for any camera movement.

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SDXC Compatible Memory Cards

SDXC compatible memory cards

The NEX-FS700 supports a better memory card type than most similar spec camcorders that have been available for around the same time as it. This video camera supports an SDXC compatible memory cards, whereas most comparable spec video cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it support an SDHC compatible memory cards. In addition, this Sony video camera support MS PRO Duo and MS Pro-HG Duo HX and SD 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 in fact the best supported memory card type across all medium total megapixels video cameras that are a comparable age to the NEX-FS700.

A MicroSD (Transflash) compatible memory cards is the worst supported memory card type amongst similar types of video camera.

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

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Quite High Maximum Aperture Number

With a maximum aperture number of 6.3, the NEX-FS700 has a quite high maximum aperture number compared to most of the other video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. Across all the video cameras of this age and spec the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 34.

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Quite High Effective Megapixels (movie)

Across all the medium total megapixels video cameras that have been around for around the same time as the NEX-FS700 the effective megapixels (movie)s range from 0.92MP to 9.9MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 4.2MP. The NEX-FS700 has a fairly high effective megapixels (movie) (8.3 megapixels) compared to most of the other medium total megapixels video cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

The average display resolution (numeric) of video cameras that were launched around the same time as the NEX-FS700 is 410,000 pixels, and the display resolution (numeric)s range from 91,000 pixels to 1,200,000 pixels. At 921,000 pixels, the NEX-FS700 has a fairly high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other similar spec camcorders that are a comparable age to the NEX-FS700.

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Has a Built-In Display

The Sony NEX-FS700 has a built-in display, as do most of the other video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This camcorder has a 1080i|1080p|480i|576i|720p supported video modes, which is the most commonly found supported video modes on medium total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The number of audio formats supported by the NEX-FS700 is more than most video cameras of a similar age and type to it. The most commonly supported audio formats supported is AAC++, but this audio formats supported is not supported by this video camera. The audio formats supporteds LPCM are also supported by this Sony camcorder.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

This camcorder supports a video resolutions of 720 x 480|720 x 576|1280 x 720|1440 x 1080|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many video cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This video camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many camcorders that have been around for a similar time to it.

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H.264 Video Formats Supported

This camcorder has an AVC|AVCHD|H.264|MPEG2|MPEG4 video formats supported, which is the most commonly found video formats supported on camcorders that are a similar age to it.

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Has Four Cables Includeds

The Sony NEX-FS700 has a greater number of included cables than most video cameras of this age and type. This Sony camcorder has a USB cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on similar spec camcorders that have been available for around the same time as the NEX-FS700. The cables includeds "AC", "AV" and "Component" are also found on this Sony video camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This camcorder has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium total megapixels video cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Has Four White Balances

The NEX-FS700 has a greater number of white balance modes than most medium total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This camcorder has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on medium total megapixels video cameras that have been available for more than two years. The white balances "Indoor", "Manual" and "Outdoor" are also found on this Sony camcorder.

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9 Reasons Against

Not Full HD

Like most of the other medium total megapixels video cameras that were released more than two years ago, the NEX-FS700 is not Full HD.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The smallest optical zoom of video cameras of a comparable age and type to the NEX-FS700 is 1x and the biggest is 52x. With an optical zoom of only 11 times zoom factor, the NEX-FS700 has a fairly small optical zoom compared to most of the other medium total megapixels video cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Expensive

After checking the price of 18 camcorders of this age and spec they range in price from £29 to £9,954. We think that this Sony video camera looks expensive compared to other camcorders of this age and spec.

Not 3D

Most medium total megapixels video cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the NEX-FS700 are not 3D. The Sony NEX-FS700 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

The NEX-FS700 does not have a night mode. Most of the other medium total megapixels video cameras that have been around for more than two years also do not have a night mode.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

The NEX-FS700 does not have a built-in projector. Most of the other video cameras of this type and age also do not have a built-in projector.

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Not Waterproof

Most camcorders of a comparable age and spec to the NEX-FS700 are not waterproof. The NEX-FS700 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Very Heavy

Across all the medium total megapixels video cameras that were launched more than two years ago the weights range from 76g to 3.3kg. With a weight of 3.2 kilograms, the NEX-FS700's weight is one of the heaviest amongst camcorders of a comparable type and age to the NEX-FS700.

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Quite High Minimum Aperture Number

Across all the camcorders of a similar type and age to the NEX-FS700 the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.1 to 6.8. With a minimum aperture number of 3.5, the Sony NEX-FS700 has one of the higher minimum aperture numbers amongst medium total megapixels video cameras of this age.

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1 Other reason to consider the Sony NEX-FS700

Released Over Two Years Ago

This video camera was released over two years ago.

Specification

Image Sensor
Total Megapixels
Sensor Type
Effective Megapixels (image)
Effective Megapixels (movie)
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Image Stabilizer
Interchangeable Lens
Image Stabilizer Type
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)
Storage
Compatible Memory Cards
Camcorder Media Type
White Balance
Outdoor White Balance
Indoor White Balance
Onepush White Balance
White Balance
Flash
Built-In Flash
Display
Display Diagonal
Built-In Display
Display Resolution
Display Resolution (numeric)
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Display Aspect Ratio
Camera
Camcorder Type
Design
Colour of Product
Video
HD Type
Supported Video Modes
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Maximum Video Resolution
Audio
Audio Formats Supported
PCM Digital Audio
Audio System
Microphone Connectivity
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
Composite Video Out
Headphone Outputs
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) Out
S-Video Out
Mini-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Headphone Connectivity
Battery
Battery Type
Battery Voltage
Number of Batteries Supported
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Handheld Remote Control
Warranty Card
Lens Hood

Expert Reviews

24 April 2012

Sony FS700The Sony FS700 is one camera that I was really looking forward to checking out up close and personal at NAB 2012 . As you can tell from the images, it looks and feels a lot like the... Read more…

19 April 2012

Although its $10,000 price tag may seem high, the NEX-FS700 is actually more modestly-priced than the competition. At $5,000, the JVC GY-HMQ10 is a cheaper option, but its 4K workflow solution...

19 April 2012

The Sony NEX-FS700 has a lot of things going for it. It can produce slow-motion full HD video at 120 or 240fps, and it can record up to 960fps at lower resolutions. It has an E-Mount lens system,... Read more…

17 April 2012

Best Camcorder: Sony NEX-FS700U - 4K High Speed CamcorderNow the NEX-FS700U is worth talking about, as a 4K camera with a Super CMOS 35mm sensor and optimization for high-speed shooting, we don't... Read more…

11 December 2012

Een professionele dslr met alle benodigde accessoires om goed te kunnen filmen kost ongeveer de helft van de Sony NEX-FS700. Die dslr maakt dan ook nog eens fantastische foto's.De Sony NEX-FS700...

6 February 2013

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