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Sony PXW-X200

70

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Sony PXW-X200

£6,234.00
£5,799.00 £435 cheaper than 28 days ago
Sony PXW-X200

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A good spec but 3 year old 17x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder, representing only middle of the road value for money
17x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 1" 2.4kg Oct 2014
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Sony PXW-X200 Review

With very good features but at over 3 years old, we have ranked the Sony PXW-X200 number 18 in shoulder camcorders and number 201 across all camcorders.
53
Value for Money
Average
79
Features
Good Features
72
Age
3 Years Old
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

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 video cameras 2018.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Larger than average optical sensor size
Has an image stabilizer
Full HD XAVC intra/long GOP recordings and MPEG HD 422 50 mbps with superb picture quality for broadcast applications such as newsgathering and documentaries
Superb picture quality
Multi-format recordings, including XAVC
Professional features
17x fujinon professional HD zoom lens
Wireless operation capability
Heavier than average
Higher than average minimum aperture number

Should You Buy it Now?

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Sony PXW-X200 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Video Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 9,817 expert and owner reviews (including 2,796 verified purchases) for Sony camcorders and found that on average Sony has very good reviews. 91% of those that bought a Sony video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has average features, is over 6 months old and at £5,799.00 it is in the most expensive 2% of video cameras.

Price Has Gone Down by £435 (7%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony PXW-X200 and the United Kingdom price of £5,799.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $5,529.45 (£7,669.90).

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camcorder was released in October 2014.

Features

Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size

The PXW-X200's optical sensor size of 0.5" is larger than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the largest 13% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the camcorders the optical sensor sizes range from 0.12" to 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37".

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This camcorder has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many camcorders.

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Heavier Than Average

The average weight of all camcorders is 570g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 7.5kg. The PXW-X200's weight of 2.4kg is in the heaviest 4% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the PXW-X200 of 17x is relatively typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 50% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony PXW-X200 has an image stabilizer. 69% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Sony PXW-X200 supports HDMI. 70% of camcorders also support HDMI.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The PXW-X200's display diagonal of 3.5" is larger than 92% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The display diagonals of camcorders range from 1.3" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The PXW-X200 has a built-in microphone. 54% of camcorders also have a built-in microphone.

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Higher Than Average 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 5. The PXW-X200's maximum aperture number of 16 is in the highest 3% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Full HD

Full HD

The PXW-X200 is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.

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Higher Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Sony PXW-X200 of 1.9 is higher than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the highest 33% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The lowest minimum aperture number of video cameras is 1.1, the highest is 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.3.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

Like most other camcorders, the PXW-X200 does not support PictBridge. 97% of camcorders do not support PictBridge.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony PXW-X200 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 87% of camcorders do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony pxwx200u

Barcodes:

00027242886490, 00616348080521, 04905524996029, 04905524996234

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