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Overall Score

Sony PXW-X180

A 3 year old 1 Full HD video camera with average features
1" Yes 2.7kg CMOS Jul 2014
Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Sensor Type Release Date
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Sony PXW-X180 Review

With average features, we have ranked the Sony PXW-X180 number 549 across all camcorders.
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Average Features
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Overall Score
38
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 39?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest camcorders 2017.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Features wi-Fi
Very low minimum aperture number
Only 1" optical sensor size
Heavy

Sony PXW-X180 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Features Wi-Fi

The PXW-X180 features wi-Fi, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Very Low Minimum Aperture Number

With a minimum aperture number of only 1.6, the PXW-X180 has a quite low minimum aperture number compared to most of the other video cameras. The average minimum aperture number of video cameras is 2.2, and the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.1 to 22.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The PXW-X180 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1" optical sensor size, which is typical of many camcorders.

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Fairly High Maximum Aperture Number

The lowest maximum aperture number of video cameras is 1.6 and the highest is 38. When compared to other camcorders, the PXW-X180's maximum aperture number of 11 is one of the highest.

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Supports Remote Operation

The Sony PXW-X180 supports remote operation, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of video cameras is 29mm, and the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 1.8mm to 110mm. With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 26 millimeters, the PXW-X180 has one of the shorter minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst camcorders of this age.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PXW-X180 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Sony PXW-X180 supports HDMI. Most of the other video cameras also support HDMI.

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Heavy

The lightest video camera is 50g weight and the heaviest is 7.5kg. The PXW-X180 is very heavy (2.7 kilograms) compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

Camcorders have display diagonals of between 0.24" and 11". The PXW-X180 has a fairly large display diagonal (3.5 inches) compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Full HD

Full HD

The PXW-X180 is Full HD, as are most of the other camcorders.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 25 times zoom factor, the PXW-X180 has a relatively average optical zoom compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony PXW-X180 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other camcorders also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242884779, 00617689593855, 04905524990287, 04905524990294

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