A few customers who purchased it thought it was easy to use. Andykart said on Amazon “Very easy to use with amazing results! Steady shot system is incredible”. Baldev said “Quality item, I love it, easy to use and setup” in their review. Jkreid wrote on Amazon two years ago “Once i started to use it i realised just how handy it is”.
One customer who bought the Sony HDR-AS100VR considered that it was comfortable and easy to hold.
One Sony HDR-AS100VR owner who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Jkreid mentioned on Amazon “Then there are two buttons on the side which are used to flick through the menu and settings.I would highly recommend this camera as it is full of features” and gave this camcorder a rating of 5 stars.