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Sony PMW300K1

67

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Sony PMW300K1

£7,509.60
Sony PMW-300
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A good spec but 4 year old 14x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder
14x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 1" 3.9kg Sep 2013
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Sony PMW-300 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Sony PMW-300 number 33 in shoulder camcorders and number 218 across all camcorders.
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Features
Good Features
64
Age
4 Years Old
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

HP camcorders have excellent reviews in general.
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 good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Larger than average optical sensor size
Has an image stabilizer
Heavier than average

Sony PMW-300 Video Reviews

Sony PMW-300 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Camcorders

We checked 9,817 owner and expert reviews (including 2,796 verified purchases) for Sony camcorders and found that on average Sony has very good reviews compared to other brands. 91% of those that bought a Sony camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This camcorder was released in September 2013.

Features

Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor size of the PMW-300 of 0.5" is larger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 14% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The average optical sensor size of all camcorders is 0.37", with the smallest being 0.12" and the largest being 1.8".

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Heavier Than Average

Across all the camcorders the weights range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g. The weight of the PMW-300 of 3.9kg is very heavy compared to most other camcorders. It is in the heaviest 1% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Sony PMW-300 of 14x is pretty average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 48% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This camcorder has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on camcorders.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The PMW-300 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of video cameras.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Sony PMW-300 supports HDMI. 70% of camcorders also support HDMI.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Sony PMW-300 has a built-in microphone. 54% of video cameras also have a built-in microphone.

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Full HD

Full HD

The PMW-300 is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.

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Has an Interchangeable Lens

The Sony PMW-300 has an interchangeable lens. 93% of camcorders do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony pmw300k2, sony pmw300k1

Barcodes:

00027242872028, 04905524951295

Sony PMW300K1

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