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Sony NEX-FS700R
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Sony NEX-FS700R Camcorder

11.6MP 1.7kg CMOS 3.5" Apr 2014
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The 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... More
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16 Reasons For

Sony Has Good Camcorder Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Sony video cameras and also specifically for Sony medium total megapixels video cameras and found that in both cases Sony had good ratings.

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this camcorder is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on similar spec video cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Large Display Diagonal

At 3.5 inches, the Sony NEX-FS700R has a fairly large display diagonal compared to most of the other camcorders that came out more than two years ago. The smallest display diagonal of medium total megapixels video cameras that were released around the same time as the NEX-FS700R is 1.5", the largest is 4", and the average display diagonal is 2.8".

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3.5" screen size camcorders currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon Legria HF S30[plb_1125145_price].

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Has an HDMI

has an HDMI

The Sony NEX-FS700R has an HDMI, as do most of the other camcorders of this age and spec.

There are a number of other camcorders with an HDMI currently available that you might want to consider including the Sony HDR-PJ530[plb_2109584_price] which has better reviews.

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SDXC Compatible Memory Cards

SDXC compatible memory cards

The NEX-FS700R supports a better memory card type than most similar spec video cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This Sony camcorder supports an SDXC compatible memory cards, whereas most medium total megapixels video cameras that came out around the same time as it support an SDHC compatible memory cards. In addition, this camcorder support MS PRO and MS Pro-HG Duo and SD compatible memory cardss. SDXC cards are SD cards but with a much higher capacity and faster processing speeds. They have a maximum capacity of 2TB (Terabytes).

This video camera's memory card type (SDXC) is actually the best supported memory card type amongst all camcorders of this type and age.

Amongst similar types of video camera the worst supported memory card type is MicroSD (Transflash).

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

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Very High Effective Megapixels (movie)

With an effective megapixels (movie) of 8.3 megapixels, the NEX-FS700R has a fairly high effective megapixels (movie) compared to most of the other video cameras of a comparable type and age to the NEX-FS700R. The lowest effective megapixels (movie) of camcorders that were released more than two years ago is 0.92MP, the highest is 9.9MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 4.2MP.

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Has a Built-In Display

The NEX-FS700R has a built-in display, as do most of the other camcorders that are a comparable age to the NEX-FS700R.

There are a number of alternative camcorders with a built-in display currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Canon EOS C300[plb_1585371_price].

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Not Available Viewfinder Type

This video camera has a Not available viewfinder type, which is typical of many medium total megapixels video cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This video camera has a 1080i|1080p|480i|576i|720p supported video modes, which is the most commonly found supported video modes on camcorders of a similar spec and age to it.

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Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The number of audio formats supported by the NEX-FS700R is more than most video cameras of a comparable type and age to it. The most frequently 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 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 camcorders of this age and type.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This camcorder has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on camcorders of this spec and age.

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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 frequently found video formats supported on medium total megapixels video cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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Has Four Cables Includeds

The NEX-FS700R has a greater number of included cables than most camcorders of a similar type and age to it. This video camera has a USB cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on camcorders of a comparable type and age to the NEX-FS700R. The cables includeds "AC", "AV" and "Component" are also found on this Sony video camera.

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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 medium total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has Four White Balances

The NEX-FS700R has a greater number of white balance modes than most comparable spec camcorders that came out more than two years ago. This video camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on video cameras of this age and type. The white balances "Indoor", "Manual" and "Outdoor" are also found on this camcorder.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The NEX-FS700R does not have an image stabilizer, unlike most of the other video cameras of a similar age and spec to the NEX-FS700R.

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Not Full HD

The Sony NEX-FS700R is not Full HD. Most of the other camcorders of this type and age are also not Full HD.

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Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

The NEX-FS700R does not have an interchangeable lens, although keep in mind that most of the other camcorders of this age and type also do not have an interchangeable lens.

We think you might also be interested in alternative video cameras which also have an interchangeable lens including the Panasonic HS900[plb_1047313_price], or the Canon EOS C300[plb_1585371_price] which is also higher rated.

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

When compared to other camcorders of a similar spec and age to the NEX-FS700R, the Sony NEX-FS700R's display resolution (numeric) of only 91,200 pixels is one of the lowest. The display resolution (numeric)s of similar spec camcorders that were released more than two years ago range from 91,000 pixels to 1,200,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 410,000 pixels.

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Not 3D

The NEX-FS700R is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other similar spec video cameras that are a comparable age to the NEX-FS700R are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

The Sony NEX-FS700R does not have a night mode, although this is within the context that most of the other camcorders of this type and age also do not have a night mode.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

The NEX-FS700R does not have a built-in projector. Most of the other similar spec video cameras that were launched around the same time as the NEX-FS700R also do not have a built-in projector.

There are a number of alternative camcorders which also have a built-in projector which you might also want to look at including the Sony HDR-PJ530[plb_2109584_price], or the Aiptek ProjectorCam C25[plb_2167191_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other medium total megapixels video cameras that came out around the same time as the NEX-FS700R, the NEX-FS700R is not waterproof.

Camcorders which are waterproof that might also be worth looking at include the JVC GZ-R15[plb_2450097_price] which is also higher rated.

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Heavy

The NEX-FS700R is quite heavy (1.7 kilograms) compared to most of the other video cameras that are a comparable age to the NEX-FS700R. The average weight of medium total megapixels video cameras that have been available for a similar time to the NEX-FS700R is 390g.

Other camcorders with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Canon EOS C500[plb_1582777_price] (1.8kg), or the Panasonic AG-AC90[plb_1834081_price] (1.8kg).

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1 Other reason to consider the Sony NEX-FS700R

Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the NEX-FS700R over two years ago.

Specification

Image Sensor
Total Megapixels
Sensor Type
Effective Megapixels (image)
Effective Megapixels (movie)
Lens System
Image Stabilizer
Interchangeable Lens
Storage
Compatible Memory Cards
Camcorder Media Type
White Balance
Outdoor White Balance
Indoor White Balance
Onepush White Balance
White Balance
Flash
Built-In Flash
Display
Display Diagonal
Built-In Display
Display Resolution
Display Resolution (numeric)
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Display Aspect Ratio
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type
Camera
Camcorder Type
Design
Colour of Product
Video
HD Type
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
Composite Video Out
Headphone Outputs
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) Out
S-Video Out
XLR in
Mini-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Headphone Connectivity
Battery
Battery Type
Battery Voltage
Number of Batteries Supported
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Handheld Remote Control
Warranty Card
Lens Hood

Expert Reviews

9 October 2013

I'll admit I'm not a big fan of 4K. It's a bear to deal with, manage, and store. Still, there is no denying that 4K capture may produce superior HD images, with the additional fine detail and... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony nexfs700rb, sony nexfs700rbd, sony nexfs700rbdy
Barcodes 00027242875371, 04905524961638

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