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Sony PXWFS7K

£8,999.00
£7,999.00 £1,000.00 cheaper than 40 days ago
A 3 year old Full HD 2kg camcorder with passable features but high running costs
4/3" Yes 2kg CMOS Oct 2014
Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Sensor Type Release Date
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Sony PXW-FS7K Review

Released 3 years ago and with mediocre features, we have ranked the Sony PXW-FS7K number 162 across all camcorders.
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Poor
48
Average Features
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2 Years Old
Overall Score
39
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 39?

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 camcorders 2017.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Very high maximum aperture number
Quite large display diagonal
Heavy
Fairly high minimum aperture number

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Sony PXW-FS7K In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Camcorders 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 reviews compared to other manufacturers. 89% of those that bought a Sony video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old and at £7,999.00 it is more expensive than 99% of video cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony PXW-FS7K and the United Kingdom price of £7,999.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $14,474.99 (£18,810.25).

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Features

Very High Maximum Aperture Number

The lowest maximum aperture number of video cameras is 1.6, the highest is 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 4.9. The PXW-FS7K's maximum aperture number of 22 is very high compared to most other camcorders. It is in the highest 1% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all video cameras is 3", with the smallest being 0.24" and the largest being 11". The display diagonal of the PXW-FS7K of 3.5" is in the largest 8% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The PXW-FS7K supports HDMI, as do 67% of camcorders.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Sony PXW-FS7K is Full HD. 73% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Heavy

The weight of the PXW-FS7K of 2kg is in the heaviest 7% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. Camcorders have weights of between 50g and 7.5kg, and the average weight is 530g.

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Fairly High Minimum Aperture Number

The lowest minimum aperture number of video cameras is 1.1, the highest is 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.2. The minimum aperture number of the Sony PXW-FS7K of 4 is very high compared to most other video cameras. It is in the highest 2% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Microphone in

The Sony PXW-FS7K has a microphone in, which is unusual. 77% of video cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Supports Remote Operation

The PXW-FS7K supports remote operation, which is unusual. 95% of video cameras do not support remote operation.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest maximum video resolution of the PXW-FS7K is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all camcorders the best resolution is 6528 x 3672 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Has an Interchangeable Lens

The Sony PXW-FS7K has an interchangeable lens, unlike 94% of video cameras which do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

Video cameras have battery life (max) of between 0.083h and 8,700h, and the average battery life (max) is 52h. The battery life (max) of the PXW-FS7K of only 1h is quite short compared to most other video cameras. It is in the shortest 8% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This video camera has been on the market since October 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony pxwfs7k
Barcodes 00027242888449, 00616348060363, 04548736000452, 04905524999808

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