Sony NEX-EA50 vs Sony PXW-X70
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Sony NEX-EA50vsSony PXW-X70

Sony NEX-EA50

70

Overall Score

70

Overall Score

Sony NEX-EA50

$1,752.09
$1,458.90
Our Verdict:
A high image quality and huge optical sensor size 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution 1.7kg camcorder, with good features but representing only average value for money
62
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
70
Overall Score
Very Good
1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 16.7MP 1.8" 1.7kg Oct 2012
Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Weight Release Date
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Total Megapixels 16.7MP
Optical Sensor Size 1.8"
Weight 1.7kg
Release Date Oct 2012
Sony PXW-X70

70

Overall Score

70

Overall Score

Sony PXW-X70

$1,769.00
Our Verdict:
A good spec and giant optical sensor size 12x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution video camera, but representing only moderate value for money
61
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
70
Overall Score
Very Good
12x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 14.2MP 1" Aug 2014
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Optical Zoom 12x
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Total Megapixels 14.2MP
Optical Sensor Size 1"
Release Date Aug 2014
Sony NEX-EA50

70

Overall Score

70

Overall Score

Sony NEX-EA50

$1,752.09
$1,458.90
Our Verdict:
A high image quality and huge optical sensor size 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution 1.7kg camcorder, with good features but representing only average value for money
62
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
70
Overall Score
Very Good
1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 16.7MP 1.8" 1.7kg Oct 2012
Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Weight Release Date
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Total Megapixels 16.7MP
Optical Sensor Size 1.8"
Weight 1.7kg
Release Date Oct 2012
Sony PXW-X70

70

Overall Score

70

Overall Score

Sony PXW-X70

$1,769.00
Our Verdict:
A good spec and giant optical sensor size 12x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution video camera, but representing only moderate value for money
61
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
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Overall Score
Very Good
12x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 14.2MP 1" Aug 2014
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Optical Zoom 12x
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Total Megapixels 14.2MP
Optical Sensor Size 1"
Release Date Aug 2014

Top Prices

Sony NEX-EA50 Sony PXW-X70
Amazon US
Sony NEX-EA50UH NXCAM Professional Camcorder Body Only (International Version - No Warranty)
$1,752.09
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Sony NEX-EA50UH Camcorder Body Only
$3,210.99
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Amazon US
Sony PXW-X70 Professional XDCAM Compact Camcorder - International Version (No Warranty)
$1,769.00
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Amazon US
Sony PXWX70 HD422 Hand Held Camcorder with 3.5-Inch LCD (Black)
$2,058.00
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Amazon US
Sony PXW-X70E Professional XDCAM Compact PAL Camcorder - International Version (No Warranty)
$2,593.00
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$1,779.99
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Sony PXW-X70 XDCAM Hand-Held Camcorder, 1" Exmor R CMOS Sensor, 12x Optical Zoom, 48x Digital Zoom, USB/HDMI
$2,059.00
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Sony PXW-X70 Professional XDCAM Compact Camcorder
$2,080.26
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Sony PXWX70 HD422 Hand Held Camcorder with 3.5-Inch LCD (Black) (Brand new, unopened) - on
$2,850.92
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Reasons For

Sony NEX-EA50 Sony PXW-X70
3 Reasons For
2.5MP Bigger Total Megapixels
The Sony NEX-EA50 has a total megapixels of 16.7MP, whereas the Sony PXW-X70 is only a 14.2MP camcorder (2.5MP smaller).

A megapixel (MP or Mpx) is one million pixels, and is a term used not only for the number of pixels in an image, but also to express the number of image sensor elements of digital cameras or the number of display elements of digital displays. For example, a camera that makes a 2048 1536 pixel image typically uses a few extra rows and columns of sensor elements and is commonly said to have "3.2 megapixels" or "3.4 megapixels", depending on whether the number reported is the "effective" or the "total" pixel count (as opposed to the 2048 1536 = 3,145,728 finished image pixels).

A larger number of megapixels increases the sharpness of images and video.

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0.8" Larger Optical Sensor Size
The Sony NEX-EA50 has an optical sensor size of 1.8", but the Sony PXW-X70 is only a 1" optical sensor size camcorder (0.8" smaller).

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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$17 Cheaper
The Sony NEX-EA50 costs $16.91 less than the Sony PXW-X70.
3 Reasons For
820g Lighter
The Sony PXW-X70 has a weight of 900g, whereas the Sony NEX-EA50 is a 1.7kg camcorder (820g 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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More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this camcorder remaining in stock.
More Popular
The Sony PXW-X70 is a more popular choice amongst buyers.

Reviews & Awards

Average Expert Rating

Sony NEX-EA50 Sony PXW-X70
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Average User Rating

Sony NEX-EA50 Sony PXW-X70
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Date Released

Sony NEX-EA50 Sony PXW-X70
65 months old 42 months old Best

Key Features

Total Megapixels

A megapixel (MP or Mpx) is one million pixels, and is a term used not only for the number of pixels in an image, but also to express the number of image sensor elements of digital cameras or the number of display elements of digital displays. For example, a camera that makes a 2048 1536 pixel image typically uses a few extra rows and columns of sensor elements and is commonly said to have "3.2 megapixels" or "3.4 megapixels", depending on whether the number reported is the "effective" or the "total" pixel count (as opposed to the 2048 1536 = 3,145,728 finished image pixels).

A larger number of megapixels increases the sharpness of images and video.

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 Sony NEX-EA50 Sony PXW-X70
Optical Zoom Unknown - Click to provide data 12x
Minimum Aperture Number Unknown - Click to provide data 2.8
Maximum Aperture Number Unknown - Click to provide data 4.5
Filter Size Unknown - Click to provide data 62mm
Focal Length Range (f-F) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Video Sony NEX-EA50 Sony PXW-X70
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 Unknown - Click to provide data 59.94fps
HD Type
Full HD HD
HD
 Full HD
 HD
 HD
Full HD HD
HD
 Full HD
 HD
 HD
Supported Video Modes
1080i 1080p
720p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
1080i 1080p
720p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
Video Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) 1920 x 1080
1280 x 720 720 x 576
720 x 480
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) 1920 x 1080
1280 x 720 720 x 576
720 x 480
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
 
 
 
Image Sensor Sony NEX-EA50 Sony PXW-X70
Total Megapixels 16.7MP
BEST
14.2MP
Optical Sensor Size 1.8"
BEST
1"
Sensor Type
CMOS
 CMOS
CMOS
 CMOS
 
 
 
Storage Sony NEX-EA50 Sony PXW-X70
Memory Slots Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Compatible Memory Cards
SDXC SDHC
Memory Stick (MS) MS PRO
SD/SDHC SD/SDHC/SDXC
MS PRO Duo
 SDXC
 SDHC
 Memory Stick (MS)
 MS PRO
 SD/SDHC
 SD/SDHC/SDXC
 MS PRO Duo
SDXC SDHC
Memory Stick (MS) MS PRO
SD/SDHC SD/SDHC/SDXC
MS PRO Duo
 SDXC
 SDHC
 Memory Stick (MS)
 MS PRO
 SD/SDHC
 SD/SDHC/SDXC
 MS PRO Duo
Camcorder Media Type
Memory card
 Memory card
Memory card
 Memory card
 
 
 
Focusing Sony NEX-EA50 Sony PXW-X70
Focus Adjustment
Auto Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Auto Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 
 
 
White Balance Sony NEX-EA50 Sony PXW-X70
White Balance
Auto Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Auto Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 
 
 
Shutter Sony NEX-EA50 Sony PXW-X70
Camera Shutter Speed Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Display Sony NEX-EA50 Sony PXW-X70
Display Diagonal 3.5" 3.5"
Display Resolution
1920 x 480
 1920 x 480
1920 x 480
 1920 x 480
Display Resolution (numeric) 921,600 Pixels Unknown - Click to provide data
Display
LCD
 LCD
LCD
 LCD
 
 
 
Viewfinder Sony NEX-EA50 Sony PXW-X70
Viewfinder Screen Size Unknown - Click to provide data 0.39"
Viewfinder Type
Electronic
 Electronic
Electronic
 Electronic
 
 
 
Camera Sony NEX-EA50 Sony PXW-X70
Minimum Illumination 4lx 1.7lx
BEST
 
 
 
Audio Sony NEX-EA50 Sony PXW-X70
Audio System
Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Sony NEX-EA50 Sony PXW-X70
USB 2.0 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) Out 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Battery Sony NEX-EA50 Sony PXW-X70
Battery Type
Battery Voltage 7.2V Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Technology
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Supported Unknown - Click to provide data 1
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Sony NEX-EA50 Sony PXW-X70
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Sony NEX-EA50 Sony PXW-X70
Weight 1.7kg
BEST
900g
Height 203mm 103.5mm
Depth 305.5mm 274.3mm
Width 142.5mm 120.7mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Sony NEX-EA50 Sony PXW-X70
Cables Included
USB AV
 USB
 AV
USB AV
 USB
 AV
 
 
 
Other Features Sony NEX-EA50 Sony PXW-X70
Remote Control Type Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Dimensions (WxDxH) Unknown - Click to provide data

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