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Sony NEX-FS700R

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Sony NEX-FS700R

Sony NEX-FS700R
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A massive optical sensor size and fully featured 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution 11.6MP video camera
1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 11.6MP 4" 1.7kg Apr 2014
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Sony NEX-FS700R Review

With excellent features, we have ranked the Sony NEX-FS700R number 463 across all camcorders.
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Overall Score
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Why Has it Scored 69?

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It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest camcorders 2018.
This camcorder has some great features:
Bigger than average total megapixels
Very large optical sensor size
Supports HDMI
Larger than average display diagonal
Affordable 4k/2k RAW options with 4k super35mm sensor and super slow motion
NEX-FS700R is an NXCAM camcorder with a superior 4k super35mm CMOS sensor, super slow motion capability and an interchangeable e-mount lens system, offering unrivalled flexibility and creative express
High-end production functionality
4K RAW and 2k RAW output on AXS memory with hxr-ifr5 adaptor plus HFR

Sony NEX-FS700R Video Reviews

Sony NEX-FS700R In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Camcorders Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 9,795 user and expert reviews (including 3,082 verified purchases) for Sony camcorders and found that on average Sony has very good ratings compared to other brands. 90% of those that bought a Sony camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This video camera was released in April 2014.

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Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the Sony NEX-FS700R of 11.6MP is bigger than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is bigger than 73% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The total megapixels of camcorders range from 0.3MP to 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP.

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Very Large Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor size of the NEX-FS700R of 1.33" is very large compared to most other video cameras. It is larger than 97% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. The average optical sensor size of all camcorders is 0.38", with the smallest being 0.12" and the largest being 1.8".

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This video camera has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many camcorders.

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Heavier Than Average

Video cameras have weights of between 50g and 7.5kg, and the average weight is 580g. The weight of the NEX-FS700R of 1.7kg is heavier than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is heavier than 89% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The NEX-FS700R does not have an image stabilizer, unlike 69% of video cameras which have an image stabilizer.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The NEX-FS700R supports HDMI, as do 69% of video cameras.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the NEX-FS700R of 3.5" is very large compared to most other video cameras. It is in the largest 4% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of camcorders is 1.3", the largest is 9", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Full HD

Full HD

The Sony NEX-FS700R is Full HD, as are 70% of video cameras.

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Higher Than Average Effective Megapixels (image)

The effective megapixels (image) of video cameras range from 0.46MP to 25MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 5.7MP. The Sony NEX-FS700R's effective megapixels (image) of 8.4MP is higher than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is higher than 75% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Effective Megapixels (movie)

The Sony NEX-FS700R's effective megapixels (movie) of 8.3MP is in the highest 18% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The average effective megapixels (movie) of all video cameras is 4.8MP, with the lowest being 0.41MP and the highest being 17MP.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony NEX-FS700R has a handheld remote control. 92% of video cameras do not have a handheld remote control.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The NEX-FS700R has a vari-angle LCD display. 91% of camcorders do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony nexfs700rh

Barcodes:

00027242875371

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