|12x||1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels||14.2MP||1"||Aug 2014|
|Optical Zoom||Max Video Resolution||Total Megapixels||Optical Sensor Size||Release Date|
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Sony PXW-X70 Review
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Why Has it Scored 73?
It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 80%. HP camcorders also have excellent reviews in general.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest camcorders 2018.
Customers report it is easy to use, good technical guidance and great technical features. However they also report inferior product quality.
It has some great features:
Should You Buy it Now?
Sony PXW-X70 In-Depth Analysis
Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Camcorders
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.
Users Report That it is Easy to Use
One customer who bought this camcorder thought it was easy to use.
Users Report Good Technical Guidance
One person who reviewed it concluded that it had good technical guidance.
Customers Report Superior Technical Features
One customer who reviewed the Sony PXW-X70 thought it had good features. Last year Cb rated it 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “The PXW-X70 is a serious piece of kit, Sony have packed professional XDCAM features into this little beauty” in their review of the Sony PXW-X70.
Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced
One Sony PXW-X70 reviewer who reviewed it concluded that it was a bargain for the price. Mr. C Drage said on Amazon “Similar award to HPreston who did sales people did their utmost to give me a good deal on this cam” in their review.
Customers Report Inferior Product Quality
One Sony PXW-X70 reviewer reckoned that it was not good quality.
Users Report That it is a Good Size
One Sony PXW-X70 owner wrote in their reviews that it was a good depth. Cb said on Amazon “The 1" Sensor provides nice depth of field, more subtle than those delivered by DSLR cameras as this is a real video camera”.
Customers Report That it is Robust
One Sony PXW-X70 reviewer said in their reviews that it was well made. Cb wrote “Great Sony XDCAM - built to last, fully configurable” in their review of the Sony PXW-X70.
Value For Money
Disappointing Value for Money
The product has excellent features but is over 6 months old and at £2,115.00 it is in the most expensive 14% 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-X70 and the United Kingdom price of £2,115.00 was the cheapest.
The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,859.99 (£2,564.55).
Released Over Three Years Ago
Sony released the PXW-X70 in August 2014.
Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels
The Sony PXW-X70's total megapixels of 14.2MP is in the biggest 17% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The average total megapixels of all camcorders is 7.8MP, with the smallest being 0.3MP and the biggest being 50MP.
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.
Heavier Than Average
Camcorders have weights of between 50g and 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g. The weight of the Sony PXW-X70 of 900g is heavier than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is heavier than 82% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.
Average Optical Zoom
The optical zoom of the Sony PXW-X70 of 12x is fairly average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 43% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.
Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size
The smallest optical sensor size of camcorders is 0.12", the largest is 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37". The PXW-X70's optical sensor size of 1" is in the largest 5% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.
Has an Image Stabilizer
The Sony PXW-X70 has an image stabilizer. 69% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.
The PXW-X70 supports HDMI. 70% of camcorders also support HDMI.
Larger Than Average Display Diagonal
The display diagonal of the PXW-X70 of 3.5" is in the largest 7% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Across all the camcorders the display diagonals range from 1.3" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 3".
The PXW-X70 features wi-Fi, which is unusual. 76% of camcorders do not feature wi-Fi.
Faster Than Average Maximum Frame Rate
Video cameras have maximum frame rates of between 25fps and 960fps, and the average maximum frame rate is 62fps. The PXW-X70's maximum frame rate of 59.9fps is in the fastest 34% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.
The Sony PXW-X70 is Full HD. 70% of camcorders also are Full HD.
Higher Than Average Minimum Aperture Number
Camcorders have minimum aperture numbers of between 1.1 and 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.3. The PXW-X70's minimum aperture number of 2.8 is in the highest 16% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.
Has a Built-In Microphone
The PXW-X70 has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of video cameras.
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
The PXW-X70 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 87% of video cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).
Does Not Support PictBridge
Like most other camcorders, the Sony PXW-X70 does not support PictBridge. 97% of camcorders do not support PictBridge.
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