Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD vs Sony PXW-X200
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Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD

71

Overall Score

71

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only moderate value for money 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution 2kg camcorder
66
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
71
Overall Score
Very Good
1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 2" 2kg No Sep 2014
Max Video Resolution Optical Sensor Size Weight Image Stabilizer Release Date
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Optical Sensor Size 2"
Weight 2kg
Image Stabilizer No
Release Date Sep 2014
Sony PXW-X200

68

Overall Score

68

Overall Score

Sony PXW-X200

$5,529.45
$2,019.54
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only moderate value for money 17x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder
57
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
68
Overall Score
Good
17x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 1" 2.4kg Oct 2014
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Optical Sensor Size Weight Release Date
Optical Zoom 17x
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Optical Sensor Size 1"
Weight 2.4kg
Release Date Oct 2014
Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD

71

Overall Score

71

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only moderate value for money 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution 2kg camcorder
66
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
71
Overall Score
Very Good
1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 2" 2kg No Sep 2014
Max Video Resolution Optical Sensor Size Weight Image Stabilizer Release Date
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Optical Sensor Size 2"
Weight 2kg
Image Stabilizer No
Release Date Sep 2014
Sony PXW-X200

68

Overall Score

68

Overall Score

Sony PXW-X200

$5,529.45
$2,019.54
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only moderate value for money 17x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder
57
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
68
Overall Score
Good
17x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 1" 2.4kg Oct 2014
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Optical Sensor Size Weight Release Date
Optical Zoom 17x
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Optical Sensor Size 1"
Weight 2.4kg
Release Date Oct 2014

Top Prices

Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD Sony PXW-X200
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$1,295.00
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$1,495.00
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$1,495.00
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Sony PXW-X200 XDCAM Handheld Camcorder - International Version (No Warranty)
$5,529.45
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Sony PXW-X200 XDCAM Handheld Camcorder
$5,737.19
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$5,699.00
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Sony PXW-X200 XDCAM Handheld Camcorder, Three 1/2" CMOS Sensors, 17x Optical Zoom, 3.5" Display, 3G-SDI Output, Wi-Fi, MPEG HD422, HD420, IMX, & DV Codecs
$6,749.00
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Sony PXW-X200 XDCAM Handheld Camcorder
$7,548.99
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Reasons For

Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD Sony PXW-X200
4 Reasons For
Larger Optical Sensor Size
The Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD is a 2/3" optical sensor size camcorder. That's 1" larger than the Sony PXW-X200 (1/2").

Optical sensor size is one of the most important factors affecting the image quality produced by a camcorder. The sensor is what processes the light from the lens and transfers it into a digital image.

A larger optical sensor produces better quality results, because more light can be brought into the lens at once, This leads to larger, more highly-detailed videos and photos.

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19% Lighter
The Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD has a weight of 2kg, however the Sony PXW-X200 is a 2.4kg camcorder (382g heavier).

This denotes the weight of the camcorder, including battery.

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

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Cheaper by $4,234
The Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD costs $4,234.45 less than the Sony PXW-X200.
More Popular
The Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD is a more popular choice amongst buyers.
3 Reasons For
Image Stabilizer
The Sony PXW-X200 has an image stabilizer, whereas the Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD does not have an image stabilizer.

This denotes whether the camcorder has an Image stabiliser system - a function that smooths out the movement of the camera.

Image stabilization allows for far smoother videos, and lessens the amount of jerky movement that comes with handheld recording.

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More Shops Are Selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Better Brand
Sony camcorders have an average rating of 86.3%, however Blackmagic Design has an average rating of 85%.

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Date Released

Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD Sony PXW-X200
41 months old 40 months old Best

Key Features

Image Stabilizer

This denotes whether the camcorder has an Image stabiliser system - a function that smooths out the movement of the camera.

Image stabilization allows for far smoother videos, and lessens the amount of jerky movement that comes with handheld recording.

Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD Sony PXW-X200
Best
No
Yes

Optical Sensor Size

Optical sensor size is one of the most important factors affecting the image quality produced by a camcorder. The sensor is what processes the light from the lens and transfers it into a digital image.

A larger optical sensor produces better quality results, because more light can be brought into the lens at once, This leads to larger, more highly-detailed videos and photos.

Weight

This denotes the weight of the camcorder, including battery.

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

Specification

 
 
 
Lens System Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD Sony PXW-X200
Optical Zoom Unknown - Click to provide data 17x
Minimum Aperture Number Unknown - Click to provide data 1.9
Maximum Aperture Number Unknown - Click to provide data 16
Filter Size Unknown - Click to provide data 77mm
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent) Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Video Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD Sony PXW-X200
Max Video Resolution
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Maximum Frame Rate 60fps Unknown - Click to provide data
HD Type
Full HD HD
HD
 Full HD
 HD
 HD
Full HD HD
HD
 Full HD
 HD
 HD
Supported Video Modes
1080p
 1080p
1080p
 1080p
Video Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) 1920 x 1080
1440 x 1080 1280 x 720
720 x 576 720 x 480
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) 1920 x 1080
1440 x 1080 1280 x 720
720 x 576 720 x 480
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
 
 
 
Image Sensor Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD Sony PXW-X200
Optical Sensor Size 2"
BEST
1"
Sensor Type
CMOS
 CMOS
CMOS
 CMOS
 
 
 
Storage Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD Sony PXW-X200
Compatible Memory Cards
SDHC SD/SDHC
 SDHC
 SD/SDHC
SDHC SD/SDHC
 SDHC
 SD/SDHC
Camcorder Media Type
SSD HDD
Memory card
 SSD
 HDD
 Memory card
SSD HDD
Memory card
 SSD
 HDD
 Memory card
 
 
 
Focusing Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD Sony PXW-X200
Focus Adjustment
Auto
 Auto
Auto
 Auto
 
 
 
White Balance Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD Sony PXW-X200
White Balance
ATW
 ATW
ATW
 ATW
 
 
 
Shutter Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD Sony PXW-X200
Camera Shutter Speed Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Display Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD Sony PXW-X200
Display Diagonal Unknown - Click to provide data 3.5"
Display Resolution
1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
Display
LCD
 LCD
LCD
 LCD
 
 
 
Viewfinder Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD Sony PXW-X200
Viewfinder Screen Size Unknown - Click to provide data 0.45"
Viewfinder Type
Electronic
 Electronic
Electronic
 Electronic
 
 
 
Camera Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD Sony PXW-X200
Minimum Illumination Unknown - Click to provide data 0.02lx
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD Sony PXW-X200
Mini USB Port 1 1
 
 
 
Battery Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD Sony PXW-X200
Maximum Battery Life 4h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Technology
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Recharge Time 4h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Supported Unknown - Click to provide data 1
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD Sony PXW-X200
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T)
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD Sony PXW-X200
Weight 2kg 2.4kg
BEST
Height 194.68mm 161mm
Depth 113.57mm 331mm
Width 225.25mm 168mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Blackmagic Design Studio Camera HD Sony PXW-X200
Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data

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