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Sony NEX-EA50M

$589.95
Sony NEX-EA50M
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A high image quality but only middle of the road spec 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution 1.7kg camcorder
1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 16.7MP 1.7kg 2x Nov 2014
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Sony NEX-EA50M Review

With average features, we have ranked the Sony NEX-EA50M number 185 across all camcorders.
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38
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 38?

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 couple of features:
Bigger than average total megapixels
Supports HDMI
E mount interchangeable lens system accepts virtually any 35mm SLR, DSLR, and cine lenses via inexpensive lens adapters
Its new exmor APS HD CMOS sensor was designed for shooting full HD video and 16.1 megapixel high-quality still photos without artifacts common to still camera sensors
Six picture profile settings for different shooting conditions are provided as default settings
As in other NXCAM camcorders, the internal recording format is AVCHD 2.0
A built-in GPS function automatically records absolute time and location information every half second of a shoot to AVCHD files
The optional hxr-fmu128 flash memory recording unit permits extended recording times exceeding 12 hours at 24mbps and 10 hours at 28mbps
Simultaneous HD-HD recording to the memory card and fmu128 is possible
Two REC buttons enables to control memory card and the optional hxr-fmu128 in a different trigger (version 2.0 or later)
One memory card slot accepts either compatible memory sticks or SD cards
DV format recording and playback (version 2.0 or later)
The nex-ea50h is capable of shooting in 50hz or 60hz systems; enabling users to produce content for clients around the world
Heavier than average
Does not have an image stabilizer

Sony NEX-EA50M Video Reviews

Sony NEX-EA50M In-Depth Analysis

Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the NEX-EA50M of 16.7MP is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 91% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The smallest total megapixels of video cameras is 0.3MP, the biggest is 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP.

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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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Heavier Than Average

The average weight of all camcorders is 560g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 7.5kg. The weight of the Sony NEX-EA50M of 1.7kg is heavier than 91% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The NEX-EA50M does not have an image stabilizer. 68% of video cameras do have an image stabilizer.

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Smaller Than Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Sony NEX-EA50M of only 2x is smaller than 99% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Video cameras have digital zooms of between 1.5x and 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 460x.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Sony NEX-EA50M supports HDMI. 69% of camcorders also support HDMI.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all camcorders is 3", with the smallest being 1.3" and the largest being 9". The display diagonal of the Sony NEX-EA50M of 3.5" is larger than 91% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Sony NEX-EA50M is Full HD, as are 72% of camcorders.

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Faster Than Average Maximum Frame Rate

The slowest maximum frame rate of camcorders is 25fps, the fastest is 960fps, and the average maximum frame rate is 62fps. The Sony NEX-EA50M's maximum frame rate of 60fps is faster than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is faster than 80% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very High Effective Megapixels (image)

The NEX-EA50M's effective megapixels (image) of 16.1MP is in the highest 4% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The lowest effective megapixels (image) of camcorders is 0.46MP, the highest is 26MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 5.7MP.

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Very High Effective Megapixels (movie)

The NEX-EA50M's effective megapixels (movie) of 13.6MP is in the highest 5% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. Video cameras have effective megapixels (movie) of between 0.41MP and 17MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 4.8MP.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The NEX-EA50M does not support PictBridge, although keep in mind that 97% of video cameras also do not support PictBridge.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nexea50m, ea50uh

Barcodes:

04905524994728

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