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Sony NEX-FS700E
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Sony NEX-FS700E Camcorder

11.6MP 1.7kg CMOS Aug 2013
Total Megapixels Full HD Weight Sensor Type Release Date
The NEX-FS700E is an NXCAM camcorder with a superior Super35mm CMOS sensor, super slow-motion capability and an interchangeable E-mount lens system, offering unrivalled flexibility and creative... More
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Sony Video Cameras Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Sony camcorders and also specifically for Sony medium total megapixels video cameras and found that in both cases Sony had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this video camera is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium total megapixels video cameras that are a similar age to it.

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Very Large Display Diagonal

The Sony NEX-FS700E has one of the largest display diagonals (3.5 inches) amongst similar spec video cameras of this age. The smallest display diagonal of video cameras that have been available for around the same time as the NEX-FS700E is 1.5", the largest is 4", and the average display diagonal is 2.8".

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Full HD

Full HD

The Sony NEX-FS700E is Full HD. Most of the other camcorders of a comparable type and age to the NEX-FS700E are not Full HD.

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Has an HDMI

has an HDMI

The NEX-FS700E has an HDMI, as do most of the other medium total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

There are a number of alternative camcorders with an HDMI currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Sony HDR-PJ530.

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SDXC Compatible Memory Cards

SDXC compatible memory cards

The Sony NEX-FS700E supports an SDXC compatible memory cards which is better than the SDHC compatible memory cards supported by most similar spec video cameras that came out more than two years ago. This camcorder also support an MS PRO Duo and SD compatible memory cards. 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 amongst all medium total megapixels video cameras that were released more than two years ago.

A MicroSD (Transflash) compatible memory cards is the worst supported memory card type amongst comparable types of camcorder.

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

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Lithium Battery Technology

This video camera has a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery technology, which is the most frequently found battery technology on video cameras of a similar type and age to it.

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Very High Effective Megapixels (movie)

Across all the camcorders of a similar age and type to the NEX-FS700E the effective megapixels (movie)s range from 0.92MP to 9.9MP. When compared to other video cameras of this spec and age that we have assessed, the NEX-FS700E's effective megapixels (movie) of 8.3 megapixels is one of the highest.

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

With a display resolution (numeric) of 921,000 pixels, the NEX-FS700E has a quite high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other camcorders that came out around the same time as the NEX-FS700E. Medium total megapixels video cameras that were released around the same time as the NEX-FS700E have display resolution (numeric)s of between 91,000 pixels and 1,200,000 pixels.

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Has a Built-In Display

The NEX-FS700E has a built-in display. Most of the other video cameras of a similar age and spec to the NEX-FS700E also have a built-in display.

We compared all the other video cameras with a built-in display to this camcorder and we think the Canon EOS C300 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This camcorder has a 1080i|1080p|480i|576i|720p supported video modes, which is the most frequently found supported video modes on video cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The Sony NEX-FS700E has a greater number of audio formats than most medium total megapixels video cameras that are a comparable age 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 video camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

This video camera 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 medium total megapixels video cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This video camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on camcorders of a comparable spec and age to it.

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H.264 Video Formats Supported

This video camera has an AVC|AVCHD|H.264|MPEG2|MPEG4 video formats supported, which is the most commonly found video formats supported on camcorders of this type and age.

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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 the most commonly found maximum video resolution on video cameras of a comparable spec and age to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The NEX-FS700E does not have an image stabilizer, unlike most of the other video cameras of a comparable type and age to the NEX-FS700E.

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Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

The NEX-FS700E does not have an interchangeable lens, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium total megapixels video cameras that have been around for around the same time as the NEX-FS700E also do not have an interchangeable lens.

We compared all the other camcorders which also have an interchangeable lens to this video camera and we think the Panasonic HS900, or the Canon EOS C300 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D

The Sony NEX-FS700E is not 3D. Most of the other medium total megapixels video cameras that came out around the same time as the NEX-FS700E are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

The Sony NEX-FS700E does not have a night mode. Most of the other video cameras that have been on the market 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-FS700E does not have a built-in projector, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other camcorders of a similar spec and age to the NEX-FS700E also do not have a built-in projector.

We compared this camcorder to all the other video cameras with a built-in projector and we think the Sony HDR-PJ530, or the Aiptek ProjectorCam C25 (£197.17) which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

Most medium total megapixels video cameras that came out around the same time as the NEX-FS700E are not waterproof. The Sony NEX-FS700E is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

If you want a video camera that is waterproof then you might want to consider the JVC GZ-R15.

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Heavy

The lightest camcorder of a comparable type and age to the NEX-FS700E is 76g weight and the heaviest is 3.3kg. With a weight of 1.7 kilograms, the NEX-FS700E is fairly heavy compared to most of the other camcorders of this age and spec.

Video cameras with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the Panasonic AG-AC90 (£1,701.19) (1.8kg).

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1 Other reason to consider the Sony NEX-FS700E

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Sony released the NEX-FS700E.

Specification

Image Sensor
Total Megapixels
Sensor Type
Effective Megapixels (image)
Effective Megapixels (movie)
Storage
Compatible Memory Cards
Camcorder Media Type
Display
Display Diagonal
Built-In Display
Display Resolution
Display Resolution (numeric)
Camera
Camcorder Type
3D
Design
Colour of Product
Video
Full HD
HD Type
Capture Modes
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
Headphone Outputs
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) Out
S-Video Out
PictBridge
XLR in
Mini-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Headphone Connectivity
Battery
Battery Voltage
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers offers nexfs700, offers nexfs700e
Barcodes 00099800067603

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