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Sony HXRNX5R

$2,989.99
theregister.co.uk Recommended
An award winning 2.07MP 1 video camera with not bad features but a price that represents not very good value for money
2.07MP 1/2.8" Yes 2.1kg Oct 2016
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
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Sony HXR-NX5R Review

With very good reviews but good features, we have ranked the Sony HXR-NX5R number 108 across all camcorders.
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Why Has it Scored 51?

It has very good expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 71%.
With it being less than a year since it was released by Sony, this video camera features some of the latest video camera technology. View the latest camcorders 2017.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly long battery life (max)
Full HD
Does not support PictBridge
Very small total megapixels

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Sony HXR-NX5R In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $2,989.99 it is more expensive than 86% of camcorders.

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We found a cheaper price for the Sony HXR-NX5R of £2,899.00 ($2,899.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $90.99.

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Features

Average Maximum Memory Card Size

The HXR-NX5R's maximum memory card size of 64GB is relatively standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 1% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

The average battery life (max) of all camcorders is 53h, with the shortest being 0.083h and the longest being 8,700h. The HXR-NX5R's battery life (max) of 7.2h is in the longest 7% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HXR-NX5R is Full HD, as are 73% of camcorders.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HXR-NX5R supports HDMI, as do 67% of video cameras.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

The smallest closest focusing distance of camcorders is 0.0005m, the biggest is 20m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.44m. The closest focusing distance of the Sony HXR-NX5R of only 0.01m is in the smallest 16% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HXR-NX5R has an image stabilizer, as do 66% of video cameras.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The Sony HXR-NX5R does not support PictBridge. 97% of camcorders also do not support PictBridge.

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Average Optical Zoom

The HXR-NX5R's optical zoom of 20x is relatively typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 1% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Sony HXR-NX5R features wi-Fi, unlike 77% of camcorders which do not feature wi-Fi.

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Very Small Total Megapixels

The average total megapixels of all camcorders is 8.2MP, with the smallest being 0.3MP and the biggest being 210MP. The total megapixels of the Sony HXR-NX5R of only 2.07MP is fairly small compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 10% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The HXR-NX5R supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 88% of camcorders which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Very Low Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture numbers of camcorders range from 1.1 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.2. The minimum aperture number of the Sony HXR-NX5R of only 1.6 is quite low compared to most other video cameras. It is in the lowest 11% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the HXR-NX5R of 40x is pretty average compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Very Large Display Diagonal

Camcorders have display diagonals of between 0.24" and 11", and the average display diagonal is 3". The display diagonal of the Sony HXR-NX5R of 8.8" is very large compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 1% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/2.8|1" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on camcorders.

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Heavy

The HXR-NX5R's weight of 2.1kg is fairly heavy compared to most other video cameras. It is in the heaviest 6% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Camcorders have weights of between 50g and 7.5kg, and the average weight is 530g.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04548736044715
90% bigger total megapixels
Lower minimum aperture number
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