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Sony HXRNX31E

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Sony HXRNX31E

$2,799.99
Sony HXR-NX3/1
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A good spec but only average value for money 20x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder
20x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 2.41MP 1" Nov 2014
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Sony HXR-NX3/1 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Sony HXR-NX3/1 number 181 across all camcorders.
60
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest camcorders 2018.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has an image stabilizer
Longer than average maximum battery life
A multi-purpose professional camcorder offering exceptional image quality and three full HD sensors ready to maximise your creative potential
Original full HD sony sensor for impressive imagery
High performance sony G lens with 40x zoom range
Two models offering AVCHD 2.0 1080/50p or 1080/60p recordings
Slow and quick motion options at full HD
Battery pack included
Very small total megapixels
Heavier than average

Sony HXR-NX3/1 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $2,799.99 it is in the most expensive 17% of video cameras.

Features

Very Small Total Megapixels

The Sony HXR-NX3/1's total megapixels of only 2.41MP is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is smaller than 84% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The total megapixels of camcorders range from 0.3MP to 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

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

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Heavier Than Average

The lightest camcorder is 50g , the heaviest is 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g. The HXR-NX3/1's weight of 2.2kg is in the heaviest 7% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the HXR-NX3/1 of 20x is fairly standard compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 42% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor size of the HXR-NX3/1 of 0.357" is relatively typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 64% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HXR-NX3/1 has an image stabilizer. 69% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Longer Than Average Maximum Battery Life

Across all the camcorders the battery life (max) range from 0.16h to 93h, and the average maximum battery life is 4.4h. The maximum battery life of the Sony HXR-NX3/1 of 6.8h is longer than 93% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

Camcorders have display diagonals of between 1.3" and 9", and the average display diagonal is 3". The display diagonal of the HXR-NX3/1 of 3.5" is larger than 93% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HXR-NX3/1 supports HDMI. 70% of camcorders also support HDMI.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (movie)

Camcorders have effective megapixels (movie) of between 0.41MP and 17MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 4.7MP. The HXR-NX3/1's effective megapixels (movie) of only 2.07MP is in the lowest 20% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Sony HXR-NX3/1 is Full HD, as are 70% of video cameras.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony HXR-NX3/1 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 87% of camcorders do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The HXR-NX3/1 has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of camcorders.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Sony HXR-NX3/1 features wi-Fi, unlike 76% of camcorders which do not feature wi-Fi.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony hxrnx31e

Barcodes:

00027242884632, 00616348082921, 00616348083126, 00704660944024, 00704660944031, 00704660944048, 04905524990249

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