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Sony PXW-FS7

69

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Sony PXW-FS7

£7,380.00
Sony PXW-FS7
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A good spec but 3 year old 4096 x 2160 pixels resolution 2kg video camera, with one of the largest optical sensor sizes around but representing only average value for money
4096 X 2160 Pixels 4" 2kg No Oct 2014
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Sony PXW-FS7 Review

With very good features but at over 3 years old, we have ranked the Sony PXW-FS7 number 24 in shoulder camcorders, number 95 in best selling camcorders and number 206 across all camcorders.
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Value for Money
Average
76
Features
Good Features
72
Age
3 Years Old
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

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:
4096 x 2160 pixels resolution
Very large optical sensor size
High mobility professional camera with continuous super slow motion capabilities and mount lens system compatible with wide variety of e-mount and a-mount* lenses
Lightweight ergonomic design and low power consumption ideal for one-man operation and lower investment costs
High-sensitivity 4k super 35mm exmor CMOS sensor supports 4k motion-picture shooting
Super slow motion continuous recordings
Mount system for A wide selection of e-mount and a-mount lenses
Heavier than average
Does not have an image stabilizer

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £6,999 at Preston Media 20 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Sony PXW-FS7 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Video Cameras

Based on 9,817 expert and user reviews (including 2,796 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its video cameras. 91% of those that bought a Sony video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has average features, is over 6 months old and at £7,380.00 it is in the most expensive 2% of video cameras.

Price Has Gone Up by £381 (5%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony PXW-FS7 and the United Kingdom price of £7,380.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $7,388.29 (£10,246.82).

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This video camera was released in October 2014.

Features

Heavier Than Average

The Sony PXW-FS7's weight of 2kg is heavier than 92% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The lightest camcorder is 50g , the heaviest is 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g.

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Very Large Optical Sensor Size

Across all the video cameras the optical sensor sizes range from 0.12" to 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37". The optical sensor size of the Sony PXW-FS7 of 1.33" is very large compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 1% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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4096 X 2160 Pixels Resolution

The highest maximum video resolution of the PXW-FS7 is 4096 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The best resolution of all video cameras is 6528 x 3672 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The PXW-FS7 does not have an image stabilizer. 69% of video cameras do have an image stabilizer.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of video cameras is 1.3", the largest is 9", and the average display diagonal is 3". The Sony PXW-FS7's display diagonal of 3.5" is larger than 95% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The PXW-FS7 supports HDMI. 70% of camcorders also support HDMI.

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Does Not Support Bluetooth

Like most other camcorders, the PXW-FS7 does not support bluetooth. 98% of camcorders do not support bluetooth.

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Has an Interchangeable Lens

The PXW-FS7 has an interchangeable lens, which is unusual. 93% of video cameras do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Full HD

Full HD

The PXW-FS7 is Full HD, as are 70% of video cameras.

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Supports Remote Operation

The Sony PXW-FS7 supports remote operation, unlike 93% of camcorders which do not support remote operation.

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Does Not Feature Wi-Fi

The Sony PXW-FS7 does not feature wi-Fi. 76% of camcorders also do not feature wi-Fi.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony PXW-FS7 has a handheld remote control. 92% of camcorders do not have a handheld remote control.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Sony PXW-FS7 has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of camcorders.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony pxwfs7m2, sony fs7b1

Barcodes:

00027242884724, 00027242904699, 00616348060691, 00616348087674, 00617689594616, 04905524990348

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