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Sony NEXFS700R
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Sony NEXFS700R Camcorder

$4,035.99
11.6MP 4/3 1.7kg Apr 2014
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
Good brand
Unacceptable noise level
Only 4/3" optical sensor size
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Reviews

Good Brand

Based on 4,270 expert and owner reviews (including 383 verified purchases), Sony has good reviews for its camcorders. Sony also has good reviews specifically for its medium total megapixels camcorders. 88% of those that bought a Sony video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Display

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The NEX-FS700R has one of the larger display diagonals (3.5 inches) amongst medium total megapixels camcorders of this age. Across all the video cameras of a similar spec and age to this camcorder the display diagonals range from 1.5" to 4", and the average display diagonal is 2.8".

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The NEX-FS700R has a vari-angle LCD display, as do most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as this camcorder.

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

Similar spec camcorders that came out more than two years ago have display resolutions (numeric) of between 91,000 pixels and 1,200,000 pixels. With a display resolution (numeric) of only 91,200 pixels, the Sony NEX-FS700R has one of the lowest display resolutions (numeric) amongst medium total megapixels camcorders of this age.

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Video

Full HD

Full HD

The NEX-FS700R is Full HD, as are most of the other similar spec camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as this camcorder.

If you would prefer a video camera that is Full HD then you might also want to look at the Sony NEX-FS700 ($3,342.63).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camcorder supports a video resolutions of 720 x 480|720 x 576|1280 x 720|1440 x 1080|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium total megapixels camcorders that have been available for a similar time to it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This video camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on medium total megapixels camcorders that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The NEX-FS700R supports HDMI. Most of the other video cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camcorder also support HDMI.

We think you might also be interested in other camcorders which also support HDMI including the Sony NEX-FS700 ($3,342.63).

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Has an XLR in

The Sony NEX-FS700R has an XLR in. Most of the other similar spec camcorders that have been available for around the same time as this video camera also have an XLR in.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The NEX-FS700R has a headphone outputs. Most of the other camcorders of a comparable type and age to this camcorder also have a headphone outputs.

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Has a Composite Video Out

The NEX-FS700R has a composite video out, as do most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that have been around for more than two years.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The NEX-FS700R has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other video cameras of a similar type and age to this camcorder.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The NEX-FS700R has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that are a comparable age to this camcorder.

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Has a Batteries Included

The NEX-FS700R has a batteries included. Most of the other similar spec video cameras that were released around the same time as this camcorder also have a batteries included.

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White Balance

Features Onepush White Balance

The NEX-FS700R features onepush white balance, as do most of the other video cameras of this age and spec.

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Features Indoor White Balance

The NEX-FS700R features indoor white balance, as do most of the other camcorders that are a comparable age to this video camera.

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Features Outdoor White Balance

The NEX-FS700R features outdoor white balance, as do most of the other camcorders of a similar spec and age to this video camera.

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Image Sensor

Fairly High Effective Megapixels (movie)

At 8.3 megapixels, the NEX-FS700R has a quite high effective megapixels (movie) compared to most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that were released more than two years ago. The average effective megapixels (movie) of video cameras of this age and spec is 4.6MP.

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Only 4/3" Optical Sensor Size

The biggest optical sensor size of the NEX-FS700R is 4/3". That's 20% less optical sensor size than the most common optical sensor size of 1".

This camcorder's optical sensor size (4/3") is actually the worst optical sensor size amongst all medium total megapixels camcorders that are a similar age to this camcorder.

A 1/2" optical sensor size is the best optical sensor size amongst comparable types of camcorder.

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Audio

Unacceptable Noise Level

One customer said in their reviews that it was noisy. Expert review site Studiodaily.com mentioned in their review of the Sony NEX-FS700R four years ago “Still, there is no denying that 4K capture may produce superior HD images, with the additional fine detail and reduced noise making a much better HD picture than originating” .


Flash

Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The NEX-FS700R does not have a built-in flash, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that have been available for more than two years also do not have a built-in flash.

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Weight & Dimensions

Heavy

The Sony NEX-FS700R is quite heavy (1.7 kilograms) compared to most of the other camcorders of a comparable spec and age to this video camera. The average weight of similar spec video cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this video camera is 400g.

If you are not bothered about having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Sony NEX-FS700 ($3,342.63) (3.2kg).

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the NEX-FS700R in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242875371

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