|25x||1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels||1"||2.7kg||Jul 2014|
|Optical Zoom||Max Video Resolution||Optical Sensor Size||Weight||Release Date|
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This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
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Sony PXW-X180 In-Depth Analysis
Sony Video Cameras Have Very Good Reviews
Based on 9,795 user and expert reviews (including 3,082 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its camcorders. 90% of those that bought a Sony camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value for Money
Price Has Gone Up by £179 (4%)
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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas
We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony PXW-X180 and the United Kingdom price of £4,799.00 was the cheapest.
The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $3,949.89 (£5,478.10).
Released Over Three Years Ago
This video camera has been on the market since July 2014.
Heavier Than Average
The average weight of all video cameras is 580g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 7.5kg. The PXW-X180's weight of 2.7kg is very heavy compared to most other video cameras. It is in the heaviest 3% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.
Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom
The smallest optical zoom of video cameras is 1x, the biggest is 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x. The optical zoom of the Sony PXW-X180 of 25x is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 66% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.
Average Optical Sensor Size
The Sony PXW-X180's optical sensor size of 0.333" is fairly standard compared to most other video cameras. It is larger than 48% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution
This video camera has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many video cameras.
Has an Image Stabilizer
The PXW-X180 has an image stabilizer. 69% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.
The PXW-X180 supports HDMI. 69% of video cameras also support HDMI.
Larger Than Average Display Diagonal
The PXW-X180's display diagonal of 3.5" is larger than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is larger than 91% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of video cameras is 1.3", the largest is 9", and the average display diagonal is 3".
Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of video cameras is 10mm, the longest is 110mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 32mm. The Sony PXW-X180's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 26mm is in the shortest 11% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.
Higher Than Average Maximum Aperture Number
The maximum aperture numbers of video cameras range from 1.6 to 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5. The maximum aperture number of the Sony PXW-X180 of 11 is higher than 95% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.
The PXW-X180 is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.
Very Low Minimum Aperture Number
The minimum aperture numbers of video cameras range from 1.1 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.3. The minimum aperture number of the PXW-X180 of only 1.6 is lower than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the lowest 9% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
The PXW-X180 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 88% of camcorders do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).
Has a Built-In Microphone
The PXW-X180 has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of camcorders.
Supports Remote Operation
The PXW-X180 supports remote operation, unlike 93% of video cameras which do not support remote operation.
Has a Handheld Remote Control
The Sony PXW-X180 has a handheld remote control, unlike 92% of camcorders which do not have a handheld remote control.
The PXW-X180 features wi-Fi. 76% of video cameras do not feature wi-Fi.