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Sony PMW-150 Camcorder

$29.00
1/3 2.1kg CMOS Oct 2012
Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Sensor Type Release Date
Good brand
Supports HDMI
Has an image stabilizer
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Reviews

Good Brand

Based on 4,270 user and expert reviews (including 101 verified purchases), Sony has good ratings for its video cameras. Sony also has good ratings specifically for its video cameras compared to other brands. 95% of those that bought a Sony camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The PMW-150 supports HDMI. Most of the other video cameras that have been available for more than two years also support HDMI.

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Has a DC-In Jack

The PMW-150 has a DC-in jack. Most of the other video cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this video camera also have a DC-in jack.

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Has a Composite Video Out

The PMW-150 has a composite video out. Most of the other video cameras that were released around the same time as this camcorder also have a composite video out.

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Has an XLR in

The Sony PMW-150 has an XLR in, as do most of the other video cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camcorder.

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Lens System

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony PMW-150 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other video cameras of a comparable type and age to this video camera also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Low Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture numbers of video cameras that have been around for around the same time as this video camera range from 1.1 to 4. With a minimum aperture number of only 1.6, the Sony PMW-150 has a quite low minimum aperture number compared to most of the other comparable spec camcorders that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Video cameras that were launched more than two years ago have maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 2mm and 650mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 160mm. At 576 millimeters, the PMW-150 has a fairly long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other camcorders of this type and age.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 20 times zoom factor, the PMW-150 has a relatively standard optical zoom compared to most of the other video cameras that are a comparable age to this video camera.

If this video camera optical zoom is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Sony PXW-X180 (25x), or the Panasonic HC-V270EB (50x).

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Video

Full HD

Full HD

The PMW-150 is Full HD, as are most of the other similar spec camcorders that were launched more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative Full HD camcorders currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony HDR-CX260V.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This video camera supports a video resolutions of 720 x 576|1440 x 1080|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec camcorders that have been around for around the same time as 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 typical of many video cameras of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PMW-150 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this video camera also have a handheld remote control.

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Has a Batteries Included

The PMW-150 has a batteries included. Most of the other similar spec video cameras that were launched around the same time as this video camera also have a batteries included.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The Sony PMW-150 has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other camcorders of this age and type.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Sony PMW-150 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other video cameras that are a comparable age to this video camera.

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Camera

Very Small Minimum Illumination

The PMW-150 has a quite small minimum illumination (only 0.02 lux) compared to most of the other camcorders that have been available for a similar time to this video camera. The minimum illuminations of video cameras that have been available for around the same time as this video camera range from 0.02lx to 1,400lx.

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Weight & Dimensions

Heavy

The PMW-150 is one of the heavier camcorders that have been on the market for more than two years (2.1 kilograms) amongst video cameras of this age. Across all the video cameras that were released more than two years ago the weights range from 65g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 1.2kg.

If you are not worried about having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera EF (1.7kg).

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Sony released the PMW-150.


Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 3.5 inches, the PMW-150 has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other video cameras that have been around for around the same time as this video camera.

If this video camera display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to consider the Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K ($2,299.00) (5") which is also higher rated.

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Battery

Average Battery Life (max)

At 2 hours, the PMW-150 has a relatively typical battery life (max) compared to most of the other video cameras that came out around the same time as this video camera.

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Image Sensor

1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/3" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on video cameras of a comparable type and age to it.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04905524889406

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