|20x||4096 X 2160 Pixels||18.9MP||1"||May 2014|
|Optical Zoom||Max Video Resolution||Total Megapixels||Optical Sensor Size||Release Date|
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Why Has it Scored 73?
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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 video cameras. 90% of those that bought a Sony camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Poor Value for Money
The product has excellent features but is over 6 months old and at £5,698.93 it is in the most expensive 16% of video cameras.
Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas
We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony PXW-Z100 and the United Kingdom price of £5,698.93 was the cheapest.
The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $5,043.99 (£6,995.51).
Released Over Three Years Ago
Sony released the PXW-Z100 in May 2014.
Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels
The PXW-Z100's total megapixels of 18.9MP is bigger than 93% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The total megapixels of video cameras range from 0.3MP to 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP.
4096 X 2160 Pixels Resolution
The highest maximum video resolution of the PXW-Z100 is 4096 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels camcorder, which is the most frequently found resolution. Video cameras resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 6528 x 3672 pixels (best).
Heavier Than Average
The weight of the PXW-Z100 of 2.5kg is in the heaviest 4% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The lightest camcorder is 50g , the heaviest is 7.5kg, and the average weight is 580g.
Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size
The optical sensor size of the PXW-Z100 of 0.435" is larger than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is larger than 81% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The smallest optical sensor size of video cameras is 0.12", the largest is 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.38".
Average Optical Zoom
The optical zoom of the PXW-Z100 of 20x is relatively typical compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 58% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.
Average Maximum Battery Life
The maximum battery life of the PXW-Z100 of 2.75h is pretty average compared to most other video cameras. It is longer than 48% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.
Has an Image Stabilizer
The PXW-Z100 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of video cameras.
Larger Than Average Display Diagonal
Video cameras have display diagonals of between 1.3" and 9", and the average display diagonal is 3". The PXW-Z100's display diagonal of 3.5" is in the largest 9% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.
The PXW-Z100 supports HDMI. 69% of video cameras also support HDMI.
The PXW-Z100 is Full HD, as are 70% of video cameras.
Has a Built-In Microphone
The Sony PXW-Z100 has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of video cameras.
Higher Than Average Minimum Aperture Number
The minimum aperture number of the PXW-Z100 of 11 is very high compared to most other camcorders. It is higher than 99% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The minimum aperture numbers of video cameras range from 1.1 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.3.
Lower Than Average Maximum Aperture Number
Video cameras have maximum aperture numbers of between 1.6 and 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5. The Sony PXW-Z100's maximum aperture number of only 1.6 is in the lowest 1% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.
Higher Than Average Effective Megapixels (movie)
The effective megapixels (movie) of video cameras range from 0.41MP to 17MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 4.8MP. The PXW-Z100's effective megapixels (movie) of 8.8MP is higher than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the highest 15% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.
Faster Than Average Maximum Frame Rate
The maximum frame rates of camcorders range from 25fps to 960fps, and the average maximum frame rate is 62fps. The maximum frame rate of the Sony PXW-Z100 of 59.9fps is faster than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the fastest 33% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.