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Sony PXW-Z100

A 3 year old 18.9 megapixel 1 camcorder with average features
18.9MP 1/2.3" Yes 2.5kg May 2014
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
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Sony PXW-Z100 Review

With mediocre features and at over 3 years old, we have ranked the Sony PXW-Z100 number 415 across all camcorders.
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Average Features
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3 Years Old
Overall Score
37
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 38?

Panasonic 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 video cameras 2017.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Full HD
Quite big total megapixels
Quite low maximum aperture number
Only 1" optical sensor size

Sony PXW-Z100 Video Reviews


Sony PXW-Z100 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Video Cameras

Based on 6,121 expert and user reviews (including 1,979 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its video cameras. Sony also has very good ratings specifically within its camcorders range compared to other brands. 88% of those that bought a Sony camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Quite Low Maximum Aperture Number

The average maximum aperture number of all camcorders is 4.9, with the lowest being 1.6 and the highest being 38. The maximum aperture number of the Sony PXW-Z100 of only 1.6 is very low compared to most other video cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the PXW-Z100 of 20x is relatively typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 1% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/2.3|1" optical sensor size, which is typical of many video cameras.

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Quite High Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the PXW-Z100 of 11 is in the highest 1% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Across all the video cameras the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.1 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.2.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Sony PXW-Z100 is Full HD. 73% of video cameras also are Full HD.

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Quite Big Total Megapixels

The smallest total megapixels of camcorders is 0.3MP, the biggest is 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP. The total megapixels of the Sony PXW-Z100 of 18.9MP is in the biggest 8% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Quite High Effective Megapixels (movie)

The effective megapixels (movie) of video cameras range from 0.41MP to 5,100,000MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 23,000MP. The PXW-Z100's effective megapixels (movie) of 8.8MP is fairly high compared to most other camcorders. It is in the highest 15% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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4096 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest maximum video resolution of the PXW-Z100 is 4096 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 resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 6528 x 3672 pixels (best).

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The PXW-Z100 has an image stabilizer. 66% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The PXW-Z100 supports HDMI, as do 67% of camcorders.

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Average Battery Life (max)

The battery life (max) of the PXW-Z100 of 2.75h is pretty average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the shortest 1% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of video cameras is 0.24", the largest is 11", and the average display diagonal is 3". The display diagonal of the PXW-Z100 of 3.5" is fairly large compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 9% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Heavy

Camcorders have weights of between 50g and 7.5kg, and the average weight is 530g. The weight of the PXW-Z100 of 2.5kg is very heavy compared to most other camcorders. It is in the heaviest 3% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

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


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony discpxwz100c, sony pxwz100c, sony sony
Barcodes 04905524961652

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