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Sony PXW-X160

£4,592.00
A 3 year old 1 Full HD camcorder with alright features and a massive 50MP total megapixels
50MP 1" Yes 2.7kg Jul 2014
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
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Sony PXW-X160 Review

With average features and at over 3 years old, we have ranked the Sony PXW-X160 number 308 across all camcorders.
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Average Features
49
3 Years Old
Overall Score
41
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 41?

Canon video cameras 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 video cameras 2017.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly large display diagonal
Fairly high maximum aperture number
Heavy
Only 1" optical sensor size

Sony PXW-X160 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Very Good Brand

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


Features

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The Sony PXW-X160's display diagonal of 3.5" is fairly large compared to most other video cameras. It is in the largest 10% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. Video cameras have display diagonals of between 0.24" and 11", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Fairly High Maximum Aperture Number

Across all the video cameras the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.6 to 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 4.9. The maximum aperture number of the PXW-X160 of 11 is in the highest 4% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Fairly Big Total Megapixels

Across all the video cameras the total megapixels range from 0.3MP to 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP. The total megapixels of the PXW-X160 of 50MP is very big compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 1% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The PXW-X160 supports HDMI, as do 67% of video cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Sony PXW-X160's optical zoom of 25x is relatively standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 54% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony PXW-X160 has a handheld remote control. 93% of video cameras do not have a handheld remote control.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The PXW-X160 has an image stabilizer. 66% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Full HD

Full HD

The PXW-X160 is Full HD, as are 73% of video cameras.

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Very Low Minimum Aperture Number

Across all the camcorders the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.1 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.2. The Sony PXW-X160's minimum aperture number of only 1.6 is quite low compared to most other video cameras. It is in the lowest 9% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Heavy

The weight of the PXW-X160 of 2.7kg is very heavy compared to most other video cameras. It is in the heaviest 3% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. The average weight of all video cameras is 530g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 7.5kg.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the PXW-X160 of only 26mm is in the shortest 17% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of camcorders is 1.8mm, the longest is 110mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 29mm.

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Supports Remote Operation

The Sony PXW-X160 supports remote operation. 95% of video cameras do not support remote operation.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

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

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Does Not Feature Wi-Fi

The PXW-X160 does not feature wi-Fi, although it is worth noting that 77% of video cameras also do not feature wi-Fi.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the PXW-X160 in July 2014.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04905524990270

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