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Sony NEXFS700R
Sony NEX-FS700R
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Sony NEXFS700R Camcorder

£4,074.00
11.6MP 4/3 1.7kg Apr 2014
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
Sony has good camcorder reviews
Not cheap
Only 4/3" optical sensor size
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Sony Has Good Camcorder Reviews

We checked 4,268 owner and expert 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 for its medium total megapixels camcorders. 88% of those that bought a Sony video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Not Cheap

Video cameras of a similar age and spec range in price from £24 to £4,074. We think that this medium total megapixels video camera looks expensive compared to other video cameras of a similar age and spec.


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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2014 when this Sony video camera was released.


Display

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3.5 inches, the NEX-FS700R has one of the larger display diagonals amongst video cameras of this age. Across all the camcorders that came out around the same time as this video camera the display diagonals range from 1.5" to 4", and the average display diagonal is 2.8".

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The NEX-FS700R has a vari-angle LCD display. Most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that have been around for around the same time as this video camera also have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The display resolutions (numeric) of medium total megapixels camcorders that have been on the market for a similar time to this camcorder range from 91,000 pixels to 1,200,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 390,000 pixels. At only 91,200 pixels, the NEX-FS700R has a very low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other camcorders of this type and age.

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Image Sensor

Only 4/3" Optical Sensor Size

The biggest optical sensor size of the Sony NEX-FS700R is 4/3". That's 20% less optical sensor size than the most common optical sensor size of 1".

A 4/3" optical sensor size is in fact the worst optical sensor size amongst all comparable spec video cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

Amongst comparable types of video camera the best optical sensor size is 1/2".

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Fairly High Effective Megapixels (movie)

At 8.3 megapixels, the Sony NEX-FS700R has a fairly high effective megapixels (movie) compared to most of the other camcorders of a similar age and spec to this video camera. Across all the medium total megapixels camcorders that have been around for a comparable time to this video camera the effective megapixels (movie) range from 0.49MP to 10MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 4.7MP.

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11.6 Megapixels Total Megapixels

This is an 11.6 megapixels sensor video camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The NEX-FS700R supports HDMI. Most of the other video cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camcorder also support HDMI.

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Has an XLR in

The NEX-FS700R has an XLR in, as do most of the other camcorders that have been around for a comparable time to this video camera.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The NEX-FS700R has a headphone outputs. Most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that have been available for more than two years also have a headphone outputs.

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Has a Composite Video Out

The NEX-FS700R has a composite video out. Most of the other video cameras of this spec and age also have a composite video out.

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Video

Full HD

Full HD

The NEX-FS700R is Full HD, as are most of the other video cameras of a comparable age and type to this camcorder.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

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 the most commonly supported video resolutions on camcorders that have been on the market for more than two years.

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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 camcorders that have been on the market for more than two years.

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White Balance

Features Onepush White Balance

The Sony NEX-FS700R features onepush white balance, as do most of the other video cameras of this spec and age.

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Features Indoor White Balance

The NEX-FS700R features indoor white balance. Most of the other video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also feature indoor white balance.

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Features Outdoor White Balance

The NEX-FS700R features outdoor white balance, as do most of the other camcorders of this type and age.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The NEX-FS700R has a handheld remote control. Most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been available for more than two years also have a handheld remote control.

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Has a Batteries Included

The NEX-FS700R has a batteries included, as do most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that are a similar age to this video camera.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The Sony NEX-FS700R has an AC adapter included. Most of the other video cameras of a similar age and type to this video camera also have an AC adapter included.

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Flash

Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The NEX-FS700R does not have a built-in flash. Most of the other video cameras of this spec and age also do not have a built-in flash.

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Heavy

At 1.7 kilograms, the NEX-FS700R is quite heavy compared to most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that came out around the same time as this camcorder. The lightest medium total megapixels video camera that has been available for a similar time to this video camera is 50g weight and the heaviest is 2.8kg.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242875371

Sony NEX-FS700R Review Sources

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