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Sony PMW300K1

68

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Sony PMW300K1

$6,995.00
Sony PMW-300
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A good spec but only average value for money 14x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution video camera
14x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 1" 3.9kg Sep 2013
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Sony PMW-300K1 XDCAM HD Camcorder (Brand new, unopened) - on
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$7,699.00
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Sony PMW-300K2 Three 1/2-inch ExmorTMCMOS sensors XDCAM Camcorder PMW300 - International Version (No Warranty)
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Sony PMW-300 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Sony PMW-300 number 202 across all camcorders.
57
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest video cameras 2018.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Larger than average optical sensor size
Has an image stabilizer
Heavier than average

Sony PMW-300 Video Reviews

Sony PMW-300 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $6,995.00 it is in the most expensive 2% of video cameras.

Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony PMW-300 and the United States price of $6,995.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £7,509.60 ($7,509.60).

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Features

Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor size of the PMW-300 of 0.5" is larger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 14% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The average optical sensor size of all camcorders is 0.37", with the smallest being 0.12" and the largest being 1.8".

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Heavier Than Average

Across all the camcorders the weights range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g. The weight of the PMW-300 of 3.9kg is very heavy compared to most other camcorders. It is in the heaviest 1% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Sony PMW-300 of 14x is pretty average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 48% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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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 the most frequently found resolution on camcorders.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The PMW-300 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of video cameras.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Sony PMW-300 supports HDMI. 70% of camcorders also support HDMI.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Sony PMW-300 has a built-in microphone. 54% of video cameras also have a built-in microphone.

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Full HD

Full HD

The PMW-300 is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.

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Has an Interchangeable Lens

The Sony PMW-300 has an interchangeable lens. 93% of camcorders do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony pmw300k2, sony pmw300k1

Barcodes:

00027242872028, 04905524951295

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