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Sony NEX-FS700

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Sony NEX-FS700

$589.95
Sony NEX-FS700
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A good spec but only average value for money 11.1x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder
11.1x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 11.6MP 4" Mar 2014
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Sony NEX-FS700 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Sony NEX-FS700 number 176 across all camcorders.
61
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 video cameras are available. View the latest camcorders 2018.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average total megapixels
Very large optical sensor size
Affordable 4k/2k RAW options with 4k super 35mm sensor and super slow motion
High-end production functionality
4K RAW and 2k RAW output on AXS memory with hxr-ifr5 adaptor plus HFR
Heavier than average
Very short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)

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Sony NEX-FS700 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $589.95 it is more expensive than 89% of video cameras.

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We found a cheaper price for the Sony NEX-FS700 of £420.00 ($420.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $169.95.

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Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

Video cameras have total megapixels of between 0.3MP and 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP. The total megapixels of the Sony NEX-FS700 of 11.6MP is in the biggest 27% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The NEX-FS700's optical zoom of 11.1x is pretty typical compared to most other video cameras. It is bigger than 60% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The average weight of all video cameras is 570g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 7.5kg. The Sony NEX-FS700's weight of 1.5kg is heavier than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the heaviest 12% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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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 the most frequently found resolution on camcorders.

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Very Large Optical Sensor Size

The NEX-FS700's optical sensor size of 1.33" is very large compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 3% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. The smallest optical sensor size of camcorders is 0.12", the largest is 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37".

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Longer Than Average Maximum Battery Life

The maximum battery life of the NEX-FS700 of 8.5h is very long compared to most other camcorders. It is longer than 96% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The average maximum battery life of all camcorders is 4.4h, with the shortest being 0.16h and the longest being 93h.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The NEX-FS700 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of camcorders.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The NEX-FS700 supports HDMI, as do 70% of camcorders.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the camcorders the display diagonals range from 1.3" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 3". The display diagonal of the NEX-FS700 of 3.5" is larger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 87% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Sony NEX-FS700 of only 380mm is shorter than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is shorter than 77% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of camcorders range from 58mm to 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 920mm.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The NEX-FS700 has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 91% of camcorders do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Has an Interchangeable Lens

The NEX-FS700 has an interchangeable lens, which is unusual. 93% of camcorders do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Full HD

Full HD

The NEX-FS700 is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony NEX-FS700 has a handheld remote control, unlike 92% of camcorders which do not have a handheld remote control.

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Higher Than Average Effective Megapixels (movie)

The NEX-FS700's effective megapixels (movie) of 8.3MP is higher than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is higher than 83% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The lowest effective megapixels (movie) of video cameras is 0.41MP, the highest is 17MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 4.7MP.

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Higher Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the NEX-FS700 of 6.3 is higher than 86% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The maximum aperture numbers of camcorders range from 1.6 to 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5.

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Higher Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

Across all the camcorders the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.1 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.3. The minimum aperture number of the Sony NEX-FS700 of 3.5 is higher than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the highest 6% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Effective Megapixels (image)

The effective megapixels (image) of the Sony NEX-FS700 of 8.4MP is higher than 75% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Camcorders have effective megapixels (image) of between 0.46MP and 25MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 5.6MP.

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Has a Microphone in

The NEX-FS700 has a microphone in, unlike 75% of camcorders which do not have a microphone in.

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Faster Than Average Maximum Frame Rate

The maximum frame rate of the Sony NEX-FS700 of 60fps is in the fastest 17% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Across all the camcorders the maximum frame rates range from 25fps to 960fps, and the average maximum frame rate is 62fps.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The NEX-FS700 has a built-in microphone. 54% of camcorders also have a built-in microphone.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Memory Card Size

The maximum memory card sizes of camcorders range from 2GB to 260GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 66GB. The maximum memory card size of the NEX-FS700 of 128GB is larger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 24% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony nexfs700rbdy, sony nexfs700rh, sony nexfs700u, sony nexfs700e, odyssey7q, 15mm19mm, fs700uk, r7qpac, fs100u

Barcodes:

00027242855861, 00027242875371, 00027242875388, 00616932802324, 00617689591974, 00880939026131, 04905524892031, 04905524892079, 04905524961638, 04905524961713

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