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Sony PXW-Z100 Review
|3 Years Old|
Why Has it Scored 38?
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This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
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
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.
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.
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.
Only 1" Optical Sensor Size
This camcorder has a 1/2.3|1" optical sensor size, which is typical of many video cameras.
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.
The Sony PXW-Z100 is Full HD. 73% of video cameras also are Full HD.
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.
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.
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).
Has an Image Stabilizer
The PXW-Z100 has an image stabilizer. 66% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.
The PXW-Z100 supports HDMI, as do 67% of camcorders.
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.
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.
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.
Released Over Three Years Ago
This video camera has been on the market since May 2014.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||sony discpxwz100c, sony pxwz100c, sony sony|