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Sony HXR-NX30

A 5 year old 1 Full HD camcorder with average features
1/2.88" Yes 1.2kg CMOS Jul 2012
Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Sensor Type Release Date

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Sony HXR-NX30 Review

With average features, we have ranked the Sony HXR-NX30 number 348 across all camcorders.
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Average Features
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Overall Score
38
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 39?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest camcorders 2017.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an interchangeable lens
Has an image stabilizer
Only 1" optical sensor size
Heavy

Sony HXR-NX30 Video Reviews


Sony HXR-NX30 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the HXR-NX30 has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Has an Interchangeable Lens

The HXR-NX30 has an interchangeable lens. Most of the other camcorders do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/2.88|1" optical sensor size, which is typical of many video cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony HXR-NX30 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Very High Effective Megapixels (image)

When compared to other video cameras that we have checked the effective megapixels (image) of, the HXR-NX30's effective megapixels (image) of 21.4 megapixels is one of the highest. The effective megapixels (image) of camcorders range from 1.1MP to 26MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 5.8MP.

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Fairly Large Internal Storage Capacity

Camcorders have internal storage capacities of between 0.016GB and 220GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 25GB. At 92 gigabytes, the Sony HXR-NX30 has a quite large internal storage capacity compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HXR-NX30 supports HDMI, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Heavy

The lightest video camera is 50g weight, the heaviest is 7.5kg, and the average weight is 530g. The Sony HXR-NX30 is one of the heavier video cameras (1.2 kilograms) amongst camcorders of this age.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zooms of video cameras range from 1x to 78x. With an optical zoom of only 10 times zoom factor, the HXR-NX30 has a quite small optical zoom compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 120 times zoom factor, the HXR-NX30 has a fairly standard digital zoom compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HXR-NX30 is Full HD, as are most of the other camcorders.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers offers hxrnx30e
Barcodes 04905524891973
Smaller minimum illumination
280x bigger digital zoom
50% bigger optical zoom

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