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Sony PXWZ150C

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Sony PXW-Z150
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A giant optical sensor size and high image quality 12x optical zoom 3840 x 2160 pixels resolution video camera, with features but representing only average value for money
12x 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels 20MP 1" Mar 2016
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Sony PXW-Z150 Review

With excellent features and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Sony PXW-Z150 number 11 in 4K camcorders, number 104 in best selling camcorders and number 124 across all camcorders.
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Fully-Featured
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1 Year Old
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Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

HP camcorders have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this video camera is slightly out of date, and newer video cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest camcorders 2018.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average total megapixels
3840 x 2160 pixels resolution
Larger than average optical sensor size
Longer than average maximum battery life
Breakthrough imaging performance
Z150 is the world's first professional camcorder to feature a 1.0 type stacked CMOS image sensor. this breakthrough in sensor integration delivers a 2x increase in read-out speed compared to a conventional 1.0 sensor for stunning 120fps slow motion in full HD and spectacular 4k recording. full pixel read-out helps realise the full potential of the big 1.0 type sensor - there's no need for pixel binning or line skipping which can result in moir effe
Large 1.0 type sensor is also brighter, has higher resolution and offers more bokeh with a shallow depth of field, allowing you to create beautiful, cinematic images that will inspire you and delight your clie
Stunning 4k image capture
Z150 offers a step-change in image capture in its class with 4k QFHD (3840x2160) using the advanced XAVC long GOP 100mbps codec for truly broadcast quality 4k performa
Aximise the quality of your images, the z150 has a stunning optical 12x zoom lens that offers high resolution and contrast across the entirety of the image. sony's advanced clear image zoom feature doubles magnification to 18x when shooting in 4k QFHD and 24x in HD, to fully exploit the imaging capabilities of the z150's large 1.0 type stacked sen
No compromises<br>pro functionality
Z150 transforms expectations of what's possible with a handy camcorder so you can be confident using it for almost any application. this includes up to 120 frames per second (fps) high frame rate continuous recording in full HD quality, delivering beautiful 5x slow motion. stunning 4k picture performance is supported with 4k XAVC long GOP at 100mbps, while integration with established broadcast workflows is simplified with full HD recording in XAVC long gop(4:2:2/10bit 50mbps) and mpeg-2 HD (50mbps/35mbps). you can even use AVCHD to further expand workflow flexibility. however you want to shoot, the z150 deliv
The perfect handy camcorder
Z150 isn t simply a compact, lightweight design it also integrates advanced features to reduce the need for bulky accessories that slow you down. A built-in four position ND filter means no need to carry a box of filters, MI shoe eliminates cabling when fitting a microphone or even light. advanced networking capabilities include built-in wi-fi for live streaming and FTP wireless connection*, greatly increasing your mobility, while the camcorder can also be easily controlled by a smartphone or tablet using wi-fi remote. every last detail has been thought of - including power efficiency to deliver a remarkable 400 minutes continuous recording t

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Sony PXW-Z150 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Video Cameras

Based on 9,817 user and expert reviews (including 2,796 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its video cameras. 91% of those that bought a Sony camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent features and is under 2 years old but at £2,898.00 it is in the most expensive 8% 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-Z150 and the United Kingdom price of £2,898.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $3,099.99 (£4,300.00).

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This Sony camcorder was released in March 2016.

Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

The smallest total megapixels of camcorders is 0.3MP, the biggest is 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP. The total megapixels of the PXW-Z150 of 20MP is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 5% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Resolution

The Sony PXW-Z150 has a maximum maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels camcorder, which is the most frequently found resolution. In addition, this video camera has a max video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all camcorders the best resolution is 6528 x 3672 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Heavier Than Average

The lightest video camera is 50g , the heaviest is 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g. The weight of the Sony PXW-Z150 of 2.3kg is heavier than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the heaviest 6% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the PXW-Z150 of 12x is relatively standard compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 58% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size

The Sony PXW-Z150's optical sensor size of 1" is very large compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 96% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The smallest optical sensor size of camcorders is 0.12", the largest is 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37".

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Longer Than Average Maximum Battery Life

The maximum battery life of the PXW-Z150 of 6.6h is longer than 93% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Across all the camcorders the battery life (max) range from 0.16h to 93h, and the average maximum battery life is 4.4h.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The PXW-Z150 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of camcorders.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The PXW-Z150's display diagonal of 3.5" is larger than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the largest 18% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The display diagonals of video cameras range from 1.3" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Sony PXW-Z150 supports HDMI, as do 70% of camcorders.

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Lower Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the PXW-Z150 of only 1.2 is in the lowest 3% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Camcorders have minimum aperture numbers of between 1.1 and 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.3.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the PXW-Z150 of only 348mm is shorter than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the shortest 16% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of camcorders range from 58mm to 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 920mm.

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Higher Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the PXW-Z150 of 4.5 is higher than 65% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Across all the camcorders the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.6 to 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

The closest focusing distances of camcorders range from 0.0005m to 20m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.35m. The PXW-Z150's closest focusing distance of only 0.01m is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 8% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Sony PXW-Z150 has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of camcorders.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony PXW-Z150 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 87% of video cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The PXW-Z150 has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 91% of video cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Sony PXW-Z150 is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony PXW-Z150 has a handheld remote control, unlike 92% of camcorders which do not have a handheld remote control.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The PXW-Z150 does not support PictBridge. 97% of camcorders also do not support PictBridge.

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Faster Than Average Maximum Frame Rate

Camcorders have maximum frame rates of between 25fps and 960fps, and the average maximum frame rate is 62fps. The PXW-Z150's maximum frame rate of 120fps is in the fastest 4% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Features Wi-Fi

The PXW-Z150 features wi-Fi, which is unusual. 76% of camcorders do not feature wi-Fi.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony pxwz150iv

Barcodes:

00027242899391, 00616348087759, 00650726491691, 00650726491707, 04548736035492

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