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Sony PXW-FS5 Review
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Why Has it Scored 40?
At over a year old this video camera is slightly out of date, and newer video cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest camcorders 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Very fast maximum frame rate
Has a microphone in
Does not support PictBridge
Should You Buy it Now?
Sony PXW-FS5 In-Depth Analysis
Value For Money
Mediocre Value for Money
The product has mediocre features and at $5,749.00 it is more expensive than 96% of video cameras.
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Very Fast Maximum Frame Rate
When compared to other camcorders that we have checked the maximum frame rate of, the Sony PXW-FS5's maximum frame rate of 960 frames per second is one of the fastest. The average maximum frame rate of camcorders is 60fps.
Has a Microphone in
The Sony PXW-FS5 has a microphone in, as do most of the other camcorders.
Has an Image Stabilizer
The Sony PXW-FS5 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other camcorders also have an image stabilizer.
Quite Long Battery Life (max)
The shortest battery life (max) of camcorders is 0.083h, the longest is 8,700h, and the average battery life (max) is 53h. With a battery life (max) of 6 hours, the PXW-FS5 has one of the longer battery life (max) amongst video cameras of this age.
The lightest video camera is 50g weight, the heaviest is 7.5kg, and the average weight is 530g. The Sony PXW-FS5 is one of the heavier camcorders (830 grams) amongst camcorders of this age.
Has a Handheld Remote Control
The Sony PXW-FS5 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other camcorders also have a handheld remote control.
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
The PXW-FS5 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other camcorders also support Near Field Communication (NFC).
3840 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution
The Sony PXW-FS5 has a 3840 x 2160 pixels maximum video resolution which is higher than the 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution found on most camcorders. The maximum video resolution of all video cameras ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best).
Does Not Support PictBridge
Like most of the other camcorders, the PXW-FS5 does not support PictBridge.
Supports Remote Operation
The PXW-FS5 supports remote operation. Most of the other camcorders also support remote operation.
The PXW-FS5 features wi-Fi, as do most of the other camcorders.
Has an Interchangeable Lens
The PXW-FS5 has an interchangeable lens. Most of the other camcorders do not have an interchangeable lens.
The Sony PXW-FS5 supports HDMI. Most of the other camcorders also support HDMI.
Quite Large Display Diagonal
Camcorders have display diagonals of between 0.24" and 11". At 3.5 inches, the PXW-FS5 has a fairly large display diagonal compared to most of the other camcorders.
The Sony PXW-FS5 is Full HD, as are most of the other camcorders.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||sony pxwfs5k|
|Barcodes||00027242896376, 00616348086103, 04548736025349|