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Sony PXW-FS7K

70

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Sony PXW-FS7K

$14,474.99
Sony PXW-FS7K
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A good spec and giant optical sensor size 3840 x 2160 pixels resolution 2kg camcorder, but representing only middle of the road value for money
3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels 4" 2kg No Oct 2014
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Sony PXW-FS7K Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Sony PXW-FS7K number 195 across all camcorders.
60
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest video cameras 2018.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
3840 x 2160 pixels resolution
Very large optical sensor size
mobility professional camera with continuous super slow motion capabilities, 35mm full frame powered zoom lens and mount lens system compatible with wide variety of e-mount and a-mount* le
FS7K XDCAM camera has an ergonomic grip design for easy handling and operability, making it ideal for one-man operation in situations where the extraordinary flexibility of its mount lens system and compatible interchangeable lenses can be used to maximum advantage. the pxw-fs7k features a 4k super 35mm exmor CMOS sensor and support for shooting in 4k 60p or full HD at high frame rates up to 180 fps (frames per second). selectable recording formats include XAVC, which supports 4k* 60p, full HD 60p even in 4:2:2 10-bit recording, as well as the common mpeg-2 HD 422 format used by many broadcast stations around the world. attach an optional extension unit (xdca-fs7) to open up the possibilities of multi-camera shooting and prores 422 encoding. connect an hxr-ifr5 interface and axs-r5 recorder to support parallel recording and 4k/2k RAW recordings up to 240 fps. the pxw-fs7k is supplied with the selp28135g 35mm full frame powered zoom l
Lightweight ergonomic design and low power consumption ideal for one-man operation and lower investment costs
High-sensitivity 4k super 35mm exmor CMOS sensor supports 4k motion-picture shooting
Super slow motion continuous recordings
SELP28135G 35mm full frame powered zoom 28-135mm, f4.0 lens with independent control rings
Mount system for a wide selection of e-mount and a-mount lenses
Heavier than average
Does not have an image stabilizer

Sony PXW-FS7K In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $14,474.99 it is more expensive than 99% of video cameras.

Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Sony PXW-FS7K of £9,785.00 ($9,785.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $4,689.99.

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Features

Heavier Than Average

The PXW-FS7K's weight of 2kg is heavier than 92% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The weights of camcorders range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g.

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Very Large Optical Sensor Size

The average optical sensor size of all video cameras is 0.38", with the smallest being 0.12" and the largest being 1.8". The Sony PXW-FS7K's optical sensor size of 1.33" is larger than 97% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Resolution

The PXW-FS7K has a maximum maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels camcorder, which is the most common resolution. In addition, this camcorder has a max video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all camcorders the best resolution is 6528 x 3672 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Sony PXW-FS7K does not have an image stabilizer, unlike 69% of camcorders which have an image stabilizer.

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Very Short Maximum Battery Life

The maximum battery life of the Sony PXW-FS7K of only 1h is shorter than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the shortest 10% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The battery life (max) of camcorders range from 0.16h to 93h, and the average maximum battery life is 4.4h.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The PXW-FS7K supports HDMI, as do 70% of camcorders.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of camcorders range from 1.3" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 3". The display diagonal of the PXW-FS7K of 3.5" is larger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 9% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Microphone in

The PXW-FS7K has a microphone in, unlike 75% of video cameras which do not have a microphone in.

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Supports Remote Operation

The Sony PXW-FS7K supports remote operation, unlike 93% of camcorders which do not support remote operation.

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Very High Maximum Aperture Number

The PXW-FS7K's maximum aperture number of 22 is very high compared to most other camcorders. It is higher than 99% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The maximum aperture numbers of camcorders range from 1.6 to 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5.

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Full HD

Full HD

The PXW-FS7K is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.

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Higher Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

The PXW-FS7K's minimum aperture number of 4 is higher than 97% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The minimum aperture numbers of camcorders range from 1.1 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.3.

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Has an Interchangeable Lens

The PXW-FS7K has an interchangeable lens. 93% of camcorders do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The PXW-FS7K has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of camcorders.

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Product Identifiers

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00027242888449, 04548736000452, 04905524999808

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