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Sony PXW-FS7K vs Sony PXW-X200

Sony PXW-FS7K vs Sony PXW-X200

Sony PXW-FS7K
Sony PXW-X200

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Interchangeable lens Edit
The Sony PXW-FS7K has an interchangeable lens, but the Sony PXW-X200 does not have an interchangeable lens. Read more

The lens in the device can be swapped round.

An interchangeable lens system allows the user to use alternative lenses which might be better suited for a shoot than a standard lens.

Higher maximum aperture number Edit
Sony PXW-FS7K is 22 maximum aperture value. That's 6 higher than the Sony PXW-X200 (16).
20% lighter Edit
The Sony PXW-FS7K has a weight of 2kg, however the Sony PXW-X200 is a 2.4kg weight camcorder (400g heavier). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

5 Reasons For
Image stabilizer Edit
The Sony PXW-X200 has an image stabilizer, however the Sony PXW-FS7K does not. Read more

Image stabiliser is a system, either software (not good) or hardware (good) driven that smooths out the movement of the camera when used in a handheld mode. The Z7 has a hardware image stabiliser.

2.1 lower minimum aperture number Edit
The Sony PXW-X200 has a minimum aperture number of 1.9, however the Sony PXW-FS7K is a 4 minimum aperture camcorder (2.1 higher).
Significantly smaller minimum illumination Edit
The Sony PXW-X200 has a minimum illumination of 0.02lx, whereas the Sony PXW-FS7K is a 0.7lx minimum illumination camcorder (0.68lx bigger).
$7,726 cheaper
The Sony PXW-X200 is $7,725.99 cheaper than the Sony PXW-FS7K.
Available from 2 shops
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Higher minimum aperture number Edit
Sony PXW-FS7K is 4 minimum aperture. That's 2.1 higher than the Sony PXW-X200 (1.9).
98% bigger minimum illumination Edit
The Sony PXW-FS7K is a 0.7lx minimum illumination camcorder. That's 0.68lx bigger than the Sony PXW-X200 (0.02lx).
More expensive by $7,726
The Sony PXW-FS7K is $7,725.99 more expensive than the Sony PXW-X200.
Less retailers
The Sony PXW-FS7K is only stocked by 1 store, whereas the Sony PXW-X200 is stocked by 3 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this camcorder remaining in stock.
2 Reasons Against
6 lower maximum aperture number Edit
The Sony PXW-X200 has a maximum aperture number of 16, however the Sony PXW-FS7K is a 22 maximum aperture value camcorder (6 higher).
400g heavier Edit
The Sony PXW-X200 is a 2.4kg weight camcorder. That's 400g heavier than the Sony PXW-FS7K (2.4kg). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

Date Released

31 months Ago 31 months Ago

Image Sensor

Optical Sensor Size
 1/2
 1/2
BEST
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 17x
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
BEST
Interchangeable Lens
 Interchangeable lens
BEST
 Interchangeable lens
Minimum Aperture Number
4 1.9
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Maximum Aperture Number
22
BEST
16
Filter Size
90mm 77mm
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Unknown - Click to provide data 29.3 - 499
Focal Length Range (f-F)
28 - 135 5.6 - 95.2
Lens Mount Interface
 Sony E
 Sony E

Storage

Compatible Memory Cards
 SD
 XQD
 SDHC
 SD
 XQD
 SDHC
BEST
Camcorder Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card

Light Exposure

ISO Sensitivity
 2000
 200
BEST
 2000
 200

White Balance

White Balance
 ATW
 ATW

Shutter

Camera Shutter Speed
1/9000 - 1/3 1/32 - 1/2000

Display

Display Diagonal
3.5" 3.5"
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
Display Resolution (numeric)
1,560,000 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data
Display
 LCD
 LCD

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.45"
Viewfinder Type
 Electronic
 Electronic

Camera

Camcorder Type
 handheld
 Shouldercam
 Shoulder camcorder
 Handheld/Shoulder camcorder
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 handheld
 Shouldercam
 Shoulder camcorder
 Handheld/Shoulder camcorder
3D
 3D
 3D
Minimum Illumination
0.7lx 0.02lx
BEST
Remotely Operated
 Remotely operated
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Video

Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution
600 Mbit/s Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
Video Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
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 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
Maximum Video Resolution
 3840 x 2160
BEST
 3840 x 2160

Audio

Audio Formats Supported
 LPCM
 PCM
BEST
 LPCM
 PCM
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
 DC-in jack
Composite Video Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Composite video out
Microphone in
 Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone outputs
S-Video Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 S-Video out
PictBridge
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PictBridge
XLR in
 XLR in
 XLR in
Mini USB Port
1 1

Networking

Near Field Communication (NFC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Near Field Communication (NFC)

Battery

Battery Life (max)
1h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Voltage
14.4V Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
28Wh Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Recharge Time
2.16h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 0 - 40
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-20 - 60 -20 - 60

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2kg
BEST
2.4kg
Height
239mm 161mm
Depth
247mm 331mm
Width
156mm 168mm

Packaging Content

Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 USB
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 USB
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

USB Connectivity
 USB connectivity
 USB connectivity

Technical Details

Number of Diaphragm Blades
9 Unknown - Click to provide data
User Guide
 User guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Charger Included
 Battery charger included
Unknown - Click to provide data
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