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Sony HXR-NX30

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Sony HXR-NX30

Sony HXR-NX30
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A fully featured and bargain price 10x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution video camera
10x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 1" 1.2kg Jul 2012
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Sony HXR-NX30 Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Sony HXR-NX30 number 207 across all camcorders.
99
Value for Money
Excellent
89
Features
Fully-Featured
90
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 90?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest camcorders 2018.
This camcorder has some great features:
Has an image stabilizer
96 GB internal flash memory
Built-in LED light
Infrared nightshot (night vision) filming and photography
GPS geo tagging
3.5 touch-screen xtrafine LCD display (921k)
A detachable audio pod includes two balanced XLR audio inputs with phantom power and attenuation options
Direct data backup (clips or card images) via USB from the camera to an external HDD without a PC
Built-in projector
Supports HDMI
View-DR (visibility enhanced wide dynamic range)
Full HD, 1920x1080 progressive recording at 60p, 30p and 24p
Native 16:9, back-illuminated exmor R CMOS sensor provides exceptional low light and high signal no noise recordings
Optical steadyshot image stabilization with active mode. balanced optical steadyshot w/fixed SHOT mode
Full HD
Very high effective megapixels (image)
Timecode/User bit recording and HDMI embedded timecode output

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Sony HXR-NX30 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Average Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor size of the HXR-NX30 of 0.347" is relatively standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 60% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The HXR-NX30's optical zoom of 10x is fairly standard compared to most other video cameras. It is bigger than 64% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The HXR-NX30's weight of 1.2kg is heavier than 86% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the camcorders the weights range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This camcorder has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many video cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HXR-NX30 has an image stabilizer. 69% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the HXR-NX30 of 120x is relatively average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 42% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the HXR-NX30 of 3" is pretty standard compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 25% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HXR-NX30 supports HDMI, as do 70% of video cameras.

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Very High Effective Megapixels (image)

The Sony HXR-NX30's effective megapixels (image) of 21.4MP is very high compared to most other camcorders. It is in the highest 1% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Across all the camcorders the effective megapixels (image) range from 0.46MP to 25MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 5.6MP.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HXR-NX30 is Full HD. 70% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Larger Than Average Internal Storage Capacity

Across all the video cameras the internal storage capacities range from 0.1GB to 220GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 27GB. The internal storage capacity of the HXR-NX30 of 92GB is larger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 6% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Interchangeable Lens

The HXR-NX30 has an interchangeable lens, which is unusual. 93% of camcorders do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Product Identifiers

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04905524891973

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