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Sony HXR-NX5R

Sony HXRNX5R Camcorder

2.07MP 1/2.8 2.1kg CMOS Oct 2016
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The HXR-NX5R is the ultimate Full HD handheld camcorder a feature packed successor to the best-selling HXR-NX5 and HXR-NX3 with XAVC S recording, 3G-SDI output and wireless workflow. Trust in this... More
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15 Reasons For

Sony Video Cameras Have Good Reviews

On average Sony small sensor size camcorders have good reviews compared to other brands as do all camcorders produced by Sony.

Only Released Two Months Ago

The HXR-NX5R was only relased by Sony two months ago.

Very Large Screen Size

The screen size of the HXR-NX5R of 8.8 inches is one of the largest amongst small sensor size camcorders that were released around the same time as the HXR-NX5R. Small sensor size camcorders that are a similar age to the HXR-NX5R have screen sizes of between 2" and 8.8", and the average screen size is 3.3".

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The HXR-NX5R has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the HXR-NX5R.

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Has an HDMI Port

has an HDMI port

The HXR-NX5R has an HDMI port, as do most of the other recently released small sensor size camcorders.

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Very Long Battery Life

The average battery life of video cameras that have been available for around the same time as the HXR-NX5R is 3.3h. At 7.2 hours, the HXR-NX5R has a very long battery life compared to most of the other camcorders that are a comparable age to the HXR-NX5R.

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1/2.8" Optical Sensor Size

The biggest optical sensor size of the HXR-NX5R is 1/2.8". That's over two times the optical sensor size of a 1/5.8" video camera, which is the most common optical sensor size. The optical sensor size of all camcorders that have been around for around the same time as the HXR-NX5R ranges from 1/5.8" (worst) to 1/2" (best).

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Two Memory Card Slots

The Sony HXR-NX5R has more memory card slots than most of the video cameras that have been around for the last year. This video camera is a two memory card slot video camera compared to most of the newly released video cameras which only have one memory card slot.

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SDXC Memory Card

SDXC memory card

The HXR-NX5R supports a better memory card type than most small sensor size camcorders that were launched around the same time as it. This Sony video camera supports an SDXC memory card, whereas most latest small sensor size camcorders support an SDHC memory card. In addition, this video camera support an MS PRO Duo and SD memory card. SDXC cards are SD cards but with a much higher capacity and faster processing speeds. They have a maximum capacity of 2TB (Terabytes).

This video camera's memory card type (SDXC) is actually the best supported memory card type amongst all camcorders that have been available for a comparable time to the HXR-NX5R.

The worst supported memory card type across similar types of video camera is SD.

SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.

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Has a Built-In Display

The Sony HXR-NX5R has a built-in display, as do most of the other small sensor size camcorders that have been available for around the same time as the HXR-NX5R.

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Very Big Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution

The smallest bitrate at maximum video resolution of small sensor size camcorders that are a comparable age to the HXR-NX5R is 24 Mbit/s and the biggest is 50 Mbit/s. When compared to other newly released small sensor size camcorders, the bitrate at maximum video resolution of the HXR-NX5R of 50 megabits per second is one of the biggest.

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Supports One Audio Format

The number of audio formats supported by the HXR-NX5R is more than most comparable spec video cameras that came out in the last year. The most commonly supported audio format is AAC++, but this audio format is not supported by this camcorder. The audio formats PCM are also supported by this video camera.

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Has Two White Balance Modes

The Sony HXR-NX5R has a greater number of white balance modes than most small sensor size camcorders that were released around the same time as it. This video camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on similar spec video cameras that are a comparable age to the HXR-NX5R. The white balance mode "Outdoor" is also found on this camcorder.

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Very Low Minimum Aperture

Across all the small sensor size camcorders that have been around for around the same time as the HXR-NX5R the minimum apertures range from 1.6 to 1.8, and the average minimum aperture is 1.8. With a minimum aperture of only 1.6, the Sony HXR-NX5R has a fairly low minimum aperture compared to most of the other latest small sensor size camcorders.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Sony HXR-NX5R supports a 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution which is higher than most small sensor size camcorders that have been around for the last year. Most latest small sensor size camcorders support a 1280 x 720 pixels video resolution. This Sony camcorder also support a video resolution of 720 x 576 pixels and 1440 x 1080 pixels.

This video camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all small sensor size camcorders that have been around for a comparable time to the HXR-NX5R.

The worst supported video resolution across comparable types of video camera is 1280 x 720 pixels.

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10 Reasons Against

Not Full HD

The Sony HXR-NX5R is not Full HD, although this is within the context that most of the other video cameras that were launched around the same time as the HXR-NX5R are also not Full HD.

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Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

Like most of the other small sensor size camcorders that came out in the last year, the HXR-NX5R does not have an interchangeable lens.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The average optical zoom of video cameras that have been available for around the same time as the HXR-NX5R is 32x, and the optical zooms range from 20x to 50x. At only 20 times zoom factor, the Sony HXR-NX5R has a fairly small optical zoom compared to most of the other recently released small sensor size camcorders.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other camcorders that have been on the market for a comparable time to the HXR-NX5R, the Sony HXR-NX5R is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Most camcorders that were launched around the same time as the HXR-NX5R do not have a night mode. The HXR-NX5R is no exception to this as it too does not have a night mode.

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Not Waterproof

Most similar spec camcorders that have been around for the last year are not waterproof. The HXR-NX5R is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

The Sony HXR-NX5R does not have a built-in projector. Most of the other latest video cameras also do not have a built-in projector.

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Only AVC Video Format

This camcorder has an AVC|AVCHD|H.264|MPEG4 video format, which is the most commonly found video format on latest comparable spec camcorders.

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Very Low Maximum Aperture Value

Across all the latest small sensor size camcorders the maximum aperture values range from 3.4 to 16, and the average maximum aperture value is 5.9. With a maximum aperture value of only 3.4, the HXR-NX5R has a quite low maximum aperture value compared to most of the other camcorders that came out around the same time as the HXR-NX5R.

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Heavy

The HXR-NX5R is quite heavy (2.1 kilograms) compared to most of the other small sensor size camcorders that were launched around the same time as the HXR-NX5R. Across all the small sensor size camcorders that are a comparable age to the HXR-NX5R the weights range from 170g to 4kg, and the average weight is 840g.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony HXR-NX5R

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this video camera is Full HD, which is typical of many video cameras that were launched in the last 12 months.

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Average Maximum Memory Card Size

At 64 gigabytes, the HXR-NX5R has a relatively average maximum memory card size compared to most of the other new small sensor size camcorders.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 40 times zoom factor, the HXR-NX5R has a pretty typical digital zoom compared to most of the other small sensor size camcorders that were launched in the last year.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This video camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many similar spec video cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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Specification

Image Sensor
Sensor Size
Optical Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Aperture Value
Filter Size
Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Storage
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Card Slot
Memory Card
Storage Media Type
Focusing
Closest Focusing Distance
Focus Adjustment
White Balance
White Balance Mode
Shutter
Shutter Speed
Display
Screen Size
Display
Viewfinder
Viewfinder
Camera
Camcorder Type
Minimum Illumination
Aspect Ratio
Design
Colour
Video
HD Type
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution
Video Format
Video Resolution
Maximum Video Resolution
Maximum Frame Rate
Analog Signal Format System
Audio
Audio Format
PCM Digital Audio
Audio System
Ports & Interfaces
Micro-USB 2.0 Port
Networking
WiFi Type
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Storage Temperature Range
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included
Technical Details

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony hxrnx5, sony hxrnx5r

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