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Sony PXW-X200

68

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Sony PXW-X200

$7,548.99
$5,529.45 $2,020 cheaper than 62 days ago
Sony PXW-X200

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A good spec but only moderate value for money 17x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder
17x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 1" 2.4kg Oct 2014
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Sony PXW-X200 XDCAM Handheld Camcorder - International Version (No Warranty)
$5,529.45
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Sony PXW-X200 XDCAM Handheld Camcorder
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$5,699.00
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Sony PXW-X200 XDCAM Handheld Camcorder, Three 1/2" CMOS Sensors, 17x Optical Zoom, 3.5" Display, 3G-SDI Output, Wi-Fi, MPEG HD422, HD420, IMX, & DV Codecs
$6,749.00
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Sony PXW-X200 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Sony PXW-X200 number 198 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 camcorders 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
Full HD XAVC intra/long GOP recordings and MPEG HD 422 50 mbps with superb picture quality for broadcast applications such as newsgathering and documentaries
Superb picture quality
Multi-format recordings, including XAVC
Professional features
17x fujinon professional HD zoom lens
Wireless operation capability
Heavier than average
Higher than average minimum aperture number

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Sony PXW-X200 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $5,529.45 it is in the most expensive 2% of video cameras.

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Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony PXW-X200 and the United States price of $5,529.45 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £5,799.00 ($5,799.00).

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Features

Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size

The PXW-X200's optical sensor size of 0.5" is larger than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the largest 13% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the camcorders the optical sensor sizes range from 0.12" to 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37".

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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 typical of many camcorders.

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Heavier Than Average

The average weight of all camcorders is 570g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 7.5kg. The PXW-X200's weight of 2.4kg is in the heaviest 4% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the PXW-X200 of 17x is relatively typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 50% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony PXW-X200 has an image stabilizer. 69% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Sony PXW-X200 supports HDMI. 70% of camcorders also support HDMI.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The PXW-X200's display diagonal of 3.5" is larger than 92% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The display diagonals of camcorders range from 1.3" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Higher Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

Across all the video cameras the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.6 to 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5. The PXW-X200's maximum aperture number of 16 is in the highest 3% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Full HD

Full HD

The PXW-X200 is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.

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Higher Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Sony PXW-X200 of 1.9 is higher than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the highest 33% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The lowest minimum aperture number of video cameras is 1.1, the highest is 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.3.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

Like most other camcorders, the PXW-X200 does not support PictBridge. 97% of camcorders do not support PictBridge.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony PXW-X200 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 87% of camcorders do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The PXW-X200 has a built-in microphone. 54% of camcorders also have a built-in microphone.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony pxwx200u

Barcodes:

00027242886490, 00616348080521, 04905524996029, 04905524996234

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