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Sony NEX-FS700E Camcorder

11.6MP 1.7kg CMOS Aug 2013
Total Megapixels Full HD Weight Sensor Type Release Date
Sony video cameras have good reviews
Fairly large display diagonal
Full HD
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Sony Video Cameras Have Good Reviews

We checked 4,268 expert and owner reviews (including 409 verified purchases) for Sony camcorders and found that on average Sony has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sony has good ratings specifically within its medium total megapixels camcorders range. 88% of those that bought a Sony video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Released Over Three Years Ago

This Sony video camera has been on the market since August 2013.


Display

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

Across all the video cameras of this spec and age the display diagonals range from 1.5" to 4". With a display diagonal of 3.5 inches, the NEX-FS700E has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other camcorders that are a comparable age to this video camera.

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Fairly 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 similar spec video cameras that are a comparable age to this camcorder. The average display resolution (numeric) of medium total megapixels camcorders that have been around for around the same time as this video camera is 390,000 pixels.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The NEX-FS700E supports HDMI, as do most of the other video cameras of this spec and age.

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Has an XLR in

The Sony NEX-FS700E has an XLR in. Most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that have been available for around the same time as this camcorder also have an XLR in.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The Sony NEX-FS700E has a headphone outputs. Most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that have been on the market for more than two years also have a headphone outputs.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

Like most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that were released more than two years ago, the Sony NEX-FS700E does not support PictBridge.

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Video

Full HD

Full HD

The NEX-FS700E is Full HD. Most of the other video cameras of a similar age and type to this camcorder also are Full HD.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

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 comparable spec video cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This video camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on video cameras of a similar type and age to it.

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Image Sensor

Quite High Effective Megapixels (movie)

With an effective megapixels (movie) of 8.3 megapixels, the Sony NEX-FS700E has one of the higher effective megapixels (movie) amongst medium total megapixels camcorders of this age. Camcorders that were launched more than two years ago have effective megapixels (movie) of between 0.49MP and 10MP.

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11.6 Megapixels Total Megapixels

This is an 11.6 megapixels sensor camcorder.

If this video camera total megapixels is too small for you then you might want to consider the Sony HDR-AZ1 (£259.99) (11.9MP) which is also higher rated.

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Weight & Dimensions

Heavy

With a weight of 1.7 kilograms, the NEX-FS700E is quite heavy compared to most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that have been around for a comparable time to this camcorder. Across all the similar spec camcorders that have been around for around the same time as this camcorder the weights range from 50g to 2.8kg.

Camcorders with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the JVC GY-HMQ10 (£2,394) (1.7kg), or the Sony NEX-FS700R (£4,074) (1.7kg).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony nexfs700e
Barcodes 00099800067603, 04905524892031

Sony NEX-FS700E Review Sources

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