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Sony NEX-FS700

A 3 year old 11.6MP Full HD camcorder with good features but high running costs
11.6MP 4/3" Yes 1.5kg Mar 2014
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date

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Sony NEX-FS700 Review

With good features and at over 3 years old, we have ranked the Sony NEX-FS700 number 274 across all camcorders.
67
Good Features
45
3 Years Old
Overall Score
43
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 44?

Canon video cameras have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest video cameras 2017.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly fast maximum frame rate
Fairly large display diagonal
Very small optical zoom
Does not have a built-in flash

Sony NEX-FS700 Video Reviews


Sony NEX-FS700 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Very Good Brand

We checked 6,133 owner and expert reviews (including 1,986 verified purchases) for Sony video cameras and found that on average Sony has very good reviews. 89% of those that bought a Sony video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Fairly Fast Maximum Frame Rate

The NEX-FS700's maximum frame rate of 60fps is in the fastest 18% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the camcorders the maximum frame rates range from 25fps to 960fps, and the average maximum frame rate is 60fps.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of video cameras range from 0.24" to 11", and the average display diagonal is 3". The NEX-FS700's display diagonal of 3.5" is in the largest 14% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Fairly High Effective Megapixels (movie)

The NEX-FS700's effective megapixels (movie) of 8.3MP is in the highest 17% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The effective megapixels (movie) of video cameras range from 0.41MP to 5,100,000MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 23,000MP.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The NEX-FS700 has an image stabilizer, as do 66% of video cameras.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The NEX-FS700 has a handheld remote control, unlike 93% of video cameras which do not have a handheld remote control.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The NEX-FS700 supports HDMI, as do 67% of camcorders.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The NEX-FS700's optical zoom of only 11.1x is quite small compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 21% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The optical zooms of camcorders range from 1x to 78x, and the average optical zoom is 26x.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The NEX-FS700 has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 91% of video cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Full HD

Full HD

The NEX-FS700 is Full HD, as are 73% of video cameras.

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Has a Microphone in

The NEX-FS700 has a microphone in. 77% of video cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Average Total Megapixels

The NEX-FS700's total megapixels of 11.6MP is pretty typical compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 74% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Fairly Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The maximum memory card sizes of video cameras range from 2GB to 260GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 63GB. The NEX-FS700's maximum memory card size of 128GB is very large compared to most other video cameras. It is in the largest 2% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Fairly High Maximum Aperture Number

The average maximum aperture number of all camcorders is 4.9, with the lowest being 1.6 and the highest being 38. The maximum aperture number of the NEX-FS700 of 6.3 is fairly high compared to most other video cameras. It is in the highest 15% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

The shortest battery life (max) of camcorders is 0.083h, the longest is 8,700h, and the average battery life (max) is 52h. The Sony NEX-FS700's battery life (max) of 8.5h is fairly long compared to most other video cameras. It is in the longest 5% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Interchangeable Lens

The Sony NEX-FS700 has an interchangeable lens, unlike 94% of video cameras which do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The NEX-FS700 does not have a built-in flash, although it is worth noting that 86% of video cameras also do not have a built-in flash.

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Heavy

The average weight of all video cameras is 530g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 7.5kg. The weight of the NEX-FS700 of 1.5kg is quite heavy compared to most other video cameras. It is in the heaviest 11% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Fairly High Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the NEX-FS700 of 3.5 is in the highest 7% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The average minimum aperture number of all video cameras is 2.2, with the lowest being 1.1 and the highest being 22.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camcorder was released in March 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony nexfs700rbdy, sony nexfs700e, sony nexfs700u
Barcodes 00027242855861, 00027242875388, 00616932802324, 00617689591974, 00880939026131, 04905524892031, 04905524892079, 04905524961638, 04905524961713

Other Popular Comparisons With The Sony NEX-FS700

1.7 lower minimum aperture number
20.9x bigger optical zoom
3.7 higher maximum aperture number
6.11MP lower effective megapixels (image)
Two batteries supported
22 times shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)

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