Sony PXW-FS5 / FS5K Super 35 4K ultra HD camcorder is quite simply a great piece of 4K UHD video recording hardware for professionals who need a highly flexible, light but relatively powerful on-the-go camcorder.
Sony’s PXW-FS5 is the generally stellar camera manufacturing arm of Sony’s latest addition to the world of compact professional camcorders and boy does this particular model pack a lot of punch for its small size. With some superb features, excellent flexibility and truly professional production quality in its photos and video in particular, the 4K-capable PXW-FS5 is a versatile grab-and-shoot camcorder that’s perfect for professionals who need some serious yet still easy to carry hardware for when they’re on the go and in the field.
The PXW-FS5 can manage some excellent shooting quality even in some of the most difficult conditions and creates both stunning video and wonderfully sharp still images to boot. Furthermore, the creative in-camera editing features which accompany the PXW-FS5’s technology are very, very robust.
This is indeed a camcorder with some very minimal flaws and will make a superb choice for anyone who needs field-shooting quality of a high caliber. The FS5 is also an excellent choice for numerous professional corporate, documentary, movie and online video production applications.
For starters, we can go with the quality of the PXW-FS5’s very compact and highly ergonomic design. This camcorder is built with user comfort firmly in mind and its full body weight of just 0.8 KG (just over 1.7 lbs) means that even with a lens attachment, the PXW-FS5 still feels wonderfully light even with prolonged and awkwardly held use. Furthermore, this lightness makes the FS5 comfortable even during all day shooting while also allowing the camcorder to be versatile for almost any specialized shooting need, such as mounting to a more powerful aerial filming drone.
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