Several people who bought this camcorders agreed that it was good at resisting water ingress. Antom mentioned on Amazon “Also included is a waterproof case, apparently for filming up to depths of 5 metres” in their review of this camcorders and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Antom also wrote “It does seem to be genuinely waterproof”. J.k. Currie gave this camcorders a rating of 99 out of 100 and mentioned last year “Waterproof case (so that the camera can be used under water), live view remote”.
Some Sony HDR-AS200 reviewers thought the Sony HDR-AS200 was well made. Mcsquared mentioned in August “Quality product - well made” and rated it 99 out of 100. Ro-Jo said in their review of the Sony HDR-AS200 “It is worth the buy from the competitors purely for the built in stabilization element” and gave it a rating of 99 out of 100.
One Sony HDR-AS200 reviewer thought the product was strong and durable. Mr. P. Patel wrote “The mount was sturdy and no excessive movements as i could see from the recordings, on the 5th day i had a miss hap” in their Sony HDR-AS200 review.
One person said in their reviews that it was reliable. Miss T. mentioned on Amazon this month “Bring back my trusty flipshare…so sad they don't make them anymore” in her review of the Sony HDR-AS200.