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Sony PXW-FS7K Camcorder

$14,474.99
2kg CMOS Oct 2014
Full HD Weight Sensor Type Interchangeable Lens Release Date
Sony has good reviews for its camcorders
Has an interchangeable lens
Fairly large display diagonal
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Reviews

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Camcorders

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


Lens System

Has an Interchangeable Lens

The Sony PXW-FS7K has an interchangeable lens. Most of the other video cameras of a similar spec and age to this video camera do not have an interchangeable lens.

We compared all the other video cameras with an interchangeable lens to this video camera and we think the PMW-300 ($9,521.42), and the PXW-FS7 ($9,020.99) both from Sony which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Very High Maximum Aperture Number

The lowest maximum aperture number of video cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camcorder is 1.8, the highest is 22, and the average maximum aperture number is 7. With a maximum aperture number of 22, the PXW-FS7K has a very high maximum aperture number compared to most of the other similar spec camcorders that came out around the same time as this camcorder.

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Very High Minimum Aperture Number

When compared to other video cameras of a comparable type and age to this video camera that we have assessed, the Sony PXW-FS7K's minimum aperture number of 4 is one of the highest. Across all the video cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this video camera the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.1 to 4, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.1.

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Display

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

At 3.5 inches, the PXW-FS7K has a fairly large display diagonal compared to most of the other camcorders of a comparable spec and age to this video camera. The smallest display diagonal of video cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camcorder is 1.3" and the largest is 11".

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 3.5" screen size camcorders currently available including cheaper camcorders such as the Sony PXW-FS7 ($9,020.99).

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Very High Display Resolution (numeric)

The display resolutions (numeric) of video cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camcorder range from 150 pixels to 1,600,000 pixels. The PXW-FS7K has one of the highest display resolutions (numeric) (1,560,000 pixel) amongst video cameras of this age.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The Sony PXW-FS7K supports HDMI. Most of the other camcorders of a similar age and spec to this camcorder also support HDMI.

There are a number of alternative camcorders which support HDMI currently available which you might also want to look at including cheaper video cameras such as the PMW-300 ($9,521.42), or the PXW-FS7 ($9,020.99) both from Sony.

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Has an XLR in

The Sony PXW-FS7K has an XLR in. Most of the other comparable spec video cameras that were launched more than two years ago also have an XLR in.

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Has a Microphone in

The Sony PXW-FS7K has a microphone in. Most of the other camcorders of this age and type also have a microphone in.

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Has a DC-In Jack

The PXW-FS7K has a DC-in jack. Most of the other video cameras of this age and type also have a DC-in jack.

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Video

Full HD

Full HD

The Sony PXW-FS7K is Full HD, as are most of the other video cameras of this spec and age.

There are a number of alternative Full HD camcorders currently available which you might also want to consider including the PMW-300 ($9,521.42), or the PXW-FS7 ($9,020.99) both from Sony which is cheaper.

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Very Big Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution

Video cameras that are a similar age to this video camera have bitrate at maximum video resolutions of between 35 Mbit/s and 600 Mbit/s. The bitrate at maximum video resolution of the Sony PXW-FS7K of 600 megabits per second is one of the biggest amongst camcorders that have been available for around the same time as this video camera.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The Sony PXW-FS7K supports a 3840 x 2160 pixels video resolutions which is higher than the 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions supported by most camcorders of this spec and age.

This camcorder's video resolution (3840 x 2160 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution across all video cameras of a similar spec and age to this camcorder.

Across comparable types of camcorder the worst supported video resolution is 720 x 480 pixels.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The PXW-FS7K has a 3840 x 2160 pixels maximum video resolution which is higher than most video cameras that were released more than two years ago. Most video cameras that are a similar age to it have a 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution.

This camcorder's maximum video resolution (3840 x 2160 pixels) is actually the best maximum video resolution amongst all video cameras that are a similar age to this video camera.

Amongst similar types of camcorder the worst maximum video resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Sony PXW-FS7K has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other video cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this video camera.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The PXW-FS7K has a built-in microphone. Most of the other camcorders that have been available for more than two years also have a built-in microphone.

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Other Features

Features USB Connectivity

The PXW-FS7K features USB connectivity, as do most of the other video cameras that came out around the same time as this video camera.

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Camera

Has a Remotely Operated

The Sony PXW-FS7K has a remotely operated. Most of the other camcorders of a comparable spec and age to this camcorder also have a remotely operated.

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Packaging Content

Has a Batteries Included

The PXW-FS7K has a batteries included. Most of the other camcorders of a similar age and type to this camcorder also have a batteries included.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The PXW-FS7K has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other video cameras that are a similar age to this video camera.

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Battery

Very Short Battery Life (max)

The average battery life (max) of camcorders of this age and type is 1.9h, and the battery life (max) range from 0.16h to 5h. With a battery life (max) of only 1 hour, the Sony PXW-FS7K has one of the shorter battery life (max) amongst video cameras of this age.

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Weight & Dimensions

Heavy

The Sony PXW-FS7K is one of the heavier similar spec video cameras that have been available for more than two years (2 kilograms) amongst video cameras of this age. The average weight of video cameras of this type and age is 1.2kg, and the weights range from 65g to 7.5kg.

We compared this camcorder to all the other 2kg weight video cameras and we think the Sony PXW-FS7 ($9,020.99) which is cheaper is also worth considering.

Alternative video cameras with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Sony PMW-300 ($9,521.42) (3.9kg and cheaper).

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Sony video camera has been on the market since April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony pxwfs7k
Barcodes 00027242888449, 00616348060363, 04548736000452, 04905524999808

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