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Sony PXW-Z150

$3,299.00
A poor value for money 20 megapixel 1 video camera with average features
20MP 1" Yes 2.3kg Mar 2016
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
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Sony PXW-Z150 Review

With average features, we have ranked the Sony PXW-Z150 number 129 across all camcorders.
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Overall Score
41
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 41?

At over a year old this video camera is slightly out of date, and newer camcorders with more up to date technology are available. View the latest camcorders 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite fast maximum frame rate
Full HD
Quite big closest focusing distance
Heavy

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Sony PXW-Z150 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $3,299.00 it is more expensive than 88% of video cameras.

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We found a cheaper price for the Sony PXW-Z150 of £2,899.00 ($2,899.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $400.00.

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Features

Quite Fast Maximum Frame Rate

When compared to other camcorders that we have checked, the maximum frame rate of the Sony PXW-Z150 of 120 frames per second is one of the fastest. Across all the camcorders the maximum frame rates range from 25fps to 960fps.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Sony PXW-Z150 is Full HD, as are most of the other camcorders.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Sony PXW-Z150 has a 3840 x 2160 pixels maximum video resolution which is higher than the 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution found on most camcorders. The worst maximum video resolution of all camcorders is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Quite Big Closest Focusing Distance

Camcorders have closest focusing distances of between 0.0005m and 20m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.44m. With a closest focusing distance of 10 meters, the Sony PXW-Z150 has one of the biggest closest focusing distances amongst video cameras of this age.

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Quite Big Total Megapixels

At 20 megapixels, the Sony PXW-Z150 has a quite big total megapixels compared to most of the other camcorders. The average total megapixels of camcorders is 8.2MP, and the total megapixels range from 0.3MP to 210MP.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony PXW-Z150 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Heavy

The PXW-Z150 is one of the heavier camcorders (2.3 kilograms) amongst camcorders of this age. Camcorders have weights of between 50g and 7.5kg, and the average weight is 530g.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on camcorders.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The PXW-Z150 has a vari-angle LCD display, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony PXW-Z150 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other video cameras.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

At 3.5 inches, the PXW-Z150 has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other camcorders. Camcorders have display diagonals of between 0.24" and 11", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Sony PXW-Z150 does not have a built-in flash. Most of the other camcorders also do not have a built-in flash.

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Quite Low Minimum Aperture Number

When compared to other camcorders that we have checked, the minimum aperture number of the PXW-Z150 of only 1.2 is one of the lowest. The minimum aperture numbers of camcorders range from 1.1 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.2.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony PXW-Z150 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), as do most of the other camcorders.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The PXW-Z150 does not support PictBridge. Most of the other camcorders also do not support PictBridge.

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Features Wi-Fi

The PXW-Z150 features wi-Fi. Most of the other camcorders also feature wi-Fi.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of only 12 times zoom factor, the PXW-Z150 has a fairly small optical zoom compared to most of the other video cameras. The average optical zoom of video cameras is 25x, and the optical zooms range from 1x to 78x.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The PXW-Z150 supports HDMI, as do most of the other video cameras.

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Product Identifiers

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