|20x||4096 X 2160 Pixels||18.9MP||1"||May 2014|
|Optical Zoom||Max Video Resolution||Total Megapixels||Optical Sensor Size||Release Date|
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Sony PXW-Z100 Review
Why Has it Scored 68?
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This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Should You Buy it Now?
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Sony PXW-Z100 In-Depth Analysis
Value For Money
Poor Value for Money
The product has mediocre features and at $5,043.99 it is more expensive than 95% of video cameras.
Price Has Gone Up by $84 (2%)
There was a cheaper price of $4,959.99 at Walmart 55 days ago.
Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom
We found a cheaper price for the Sony PXW-Z100 of £4,995.60 ($4,995.60) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $48.39.
Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels
Video cameras have total megapixels of between 0.3MP and 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP. The total megapixels of the PXW-Z100 of 18.9MP is bigger than 93% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.
Average Optical Zoom
The PXW-Z100's optical zoom of 20x is pretty standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 56% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.
4096 X 2160 Pixels Resolution
The highest maximum video resolution of the PXW-Z100 is 4096 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels video camera, which is the most common resolution. The resolution of all video cameras ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 6528 x 3672 pixels (best).
Heavier Than Average
The average weight of all camcorders is 570g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 7.5kg. The weight of the PXW-Z100 of 2.5kg is very heavy compared to most other video cameras. It is heavier than 96% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.
Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size
The optical sensor size of the Sony PXW-Z100 of 0.435" is in the largest 18% of all camcorders 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".
Average Maximum Battery Life
The Sony PXW-Z100's maximum battery life of 2.75h is relatively average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the longest 51% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.
Has an Image Stabilizer
The Sony PXW-Z100 has an image stabilizer. 69% of video cameras also have an image stabilizer.
Larger Than Average Display Diagonal
The PXW-Z100's display diagonal of 3.5" is larger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 8% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Camcorders have display diagonals of between 1.3" and 9", and the average display diagonal is 3".
The PXW-Z100 supports HDMI. 70% of camcorders also support HDMI.
The PXW-Z100 is Full HD. 70% of video cameras also are Full HD.
Higher Than Average Effective Megapixels (movie)
The Sony PXW-Z100's effective megapixels (movie) of 8.8MP is in the highest 15% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The average effective megapixels (movie) of all camcorders is 4.7MP, with the lowest being 0.41MP and the highest being 17MP.
Lower Than Average Maximum Aperture Number
The maximum aperture number of the Sony PXW-Z100 of only 1.6 is in the lowest 1% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The maximum aperture numbers of camcorders range from 1.6 to 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5.
Higher Than Average Minimum Aperture Number
The minimum aperture numbers of camcorders range from 1.1 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.3. The minimum aperture number of the PXW-Z100 of 11 is in the highest 1% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.
Has a Built-In Microphone
The PXW-Z100 has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of camcorders.