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Sony PMWEX3

A 6 year old 1 1.9kg camcorder with not very good features and high running costs
1" 1.9kg CMOS 14x Jul 2011
Optical Sensor Size Weight Sensor Type Optical Zoom Release Date
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Sony PMWEX3 Review

With mediocre features, we have ranked the Sony PMWEX3 number 572 across all camcorders.
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Missing Some Features
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6 Years Old
Overall Score
27
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 28?

Canon video cameras have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest video cameras 2017.
This camcorder is missing some features:
Very slow maximum frame rate
Heavy
Only 1" optical sensor size

Sony PMWEX3 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Video Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 6,133 expert and owner reviews (including 1,986 verified purchases) for Sony video cameras and found that on average Sony has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 89% of those that bought a Sony camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Very Slow Maximum Frame Rate

The average maximum frame rate of all video cameras is 60fps, with the slowest being 25fps and the fastest being 960fps. The Sony PMWEX3's maximum frame rate of only 30fps is fairly slow compared to most other video cameras. It is in the slowest 7% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Sony PMWEX3 of 3.5" is fairly large compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 14% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. The display diagonals of camcorders range from 0.24" to 11", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony PMWEX3 has an image stabilizer, as do 66% of video cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Sony PMWEX3's optical zoom of 14x is relatively typical compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 28% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Heavy

Video cameras have weights of between 50g and 7.5kg, and the average weight is 530g. The Sony PMWEX3's weight of 1.9kg is quite heavy compared to most other video cameras. It is in the heaviest 8% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Interchangeable Lens

The Sony PMWEX3 has an interchangeable lens, unlike 94% of video cameras which do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on video cameras.

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Age

Released Over Six Years Ago

This Sony camcorder has been on the market since July 2011.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04905524475036
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