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2.29MP 1/5.8 360g CMOS Jan 2016
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Sony's unique Balanced Optical SteadyShot that compensates for camera shake now features Intelligent Active mode, so you can shoot more stable movies even as you run. Effective for camera shake... More
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29 Reasons For

Good Quality Lens

A few people concluded that it had a good image stabiliser. Ambienthighway said on Amazon in August this year “A definite advantage is the stabilisation option mode available when filming in the high quality mode”. This month Ginger wrote on Amazon “An amazing self stabiliser, (great for shaky hands)”. In August this year South Londoner wrote on Amazon “The image stabiliser is incredibly useful - the lense is motorised”.

A few people agreed that it had a good zoom. Paul Mcnamee mentioned on Amazon this year “Great zoom with a fantastic clear image” in his Sony HDR-CX625B review and scored the product 99 out of 100. Peter Piper gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and he said on Amazon “One great feature of the zoom is that zooming is silent, which is golden” in his review. Peter Piper also said “Another great feature of the zoom on this camera is that the microphone zooms too”.

One person said in their reviews that this camcorders had a good lens. Blackcatlover wrote a few weeks ago “The 30X zoom lens means superb images can still be captured from a good distance away” in their review and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

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Good Size

A number of Sony HDR-CX625B owners mentioned in their reviews that this camcorders was compact. Ambienthighway gave the product a rating of 4 stars and mentioned “The Sony HDR-CX625 Full HD Compact Camcorder (5-Axis Balanced Optical SteadyShot, 30x Optical Zoom, Wi-Fi”. Blackcatlover rated the product 99 out of 100 and said “So compact - and it delivers excellent performance”. Blackcatlover also wrote “It's really compact”.

One person wrote in their reviews that it was easy to carry around. One person who purchased this camcorders reckoned that it was a good body shape. Mac Fionn mentioned in his review of the Sony HDR-CX625B on Amazon “The whole body buttons and doors seem flimsy”.

One Sony HDR-CX625B reviewer who reviewed the Sony HDR-CX625B thought it was heavy and bulky. Paul Mcnamee rated the Sony HDR-CX625B 99 out of 100 and he mentioned on Amazon a few weeks ago “Not too bulky or big so that is annoying to carry around” in his Sony HDR-CX625B review.

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Good Product Quality

A number of people who purchased the product mentioned that it was good quality. Ambienthighway gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned in their review of the Sony HDR-CX625B on Amazon “See [.] The camera is of a quality and durable build”. Ambienthighway also said “A definite advantage is the stabilisation option mode available when filming in the high quality mode”. Ginger and she said in her review of the Sony HDR-CX625B “When taking a high quality picture or video is as simple as pulling out your mobile phone”.

Easy to Use

Some people reckoned that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Ginger said on Amazon “It's incredibly comfortable to hold” in her review. South Londoner rated it 99 out of 100 and said on Amazon in August “It's very light and comfortable to hold Easy to operate - one button to start/stop recording”.

Some Sony HDR-CX625B owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use. This year Ambienthighway wrote on Amazon “It firmly puts the amateur enthusiast that has competent ability in control of what the end result will be” in their review of this camcorders. Blackcatlover wrote on Amazon “It's stylish, smart, compact, easy to use, produces great results” in their review.

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Nice Design

Several Sony HDR-CX625B owners who bought it thought it was good looking. Blackcatlover said this month “It's stylish, smart, compact, easy to use, produces great results” in their review of the Sony HDR-CX625B and gave it a score of 5 stars. Mac Fionn wrote in his review of this camcorders on Amazon this year “It is pretty long”. In August this year Paul Mcnamee wrote “Looks modern and stylish” and scored the Sony HDR-CX625B 5 stars.

A number of Sony HDR-CX625B reviewers considered that this camcorders was neat. Peter Piper scored the Sony HDR-CX625B 80 out of 100 and he wrote in his review of this camcorders “Which neatly brings me onto the subject of”.

One customer who bought the Sony HDR-CX625B said that it was ergonomic. Peter Piper rated it 4 stars and he mentioned in his review of this camcorders “Zooming is via a rocker-switch, which is allegedly ergonomically positioned on top of the camera.”.

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Good Technical Features

Some people who reviewed this camcorders reckoned that it had good features. This month Blackcatlover gave the product a score of 99 out of 100 and said in their review of the Sony HDR-CX625B “It has other great features too - the self-stabiliser means it delivers stable images even if your hand is moving, or trembling slightly”. Ginger wrote in her review of this camcorders on Amazon “The tables have turned as this device offers some amazing features”. Peter Piper mentioned in his review of the Sony HDR-CX625B “Once they realised that the boss was more interested in features that quality of the recorded image, they set to with gleeful abandon” and gave this camcorders a rating of 4 stars.

A Best Selling Camcorder

The HDR-CX625B is a popular choice amongst customers who bought camcorders in the last 3 months.

Sony Has Good Camcorder Reviews

Sony is one of the better rated camcorder brands according to average reviews from users and experts, and Sony also has good ratings for its small sensor size camcorders.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

Some people considered that this camcorders had a good screen. In August this year Ambienthighway mentioned on Amazon “The ability to watch is being recorded on the display screen is a bonus”. In the same month Ginger scored it 5 stars and she wrote in her Sony HDR-CX625B review “It's incredibly comfortable to hold and offers a full HD Touch display that can be turned to face the lens”. Leaving the Room... Mic Drop wrote this month “The screen looked good and crisp” in their Sony HDR-CX625B review and scored it 80 out of 100.

Robust

A number of people who purchased it agreed that it was well made. Ginger mentioned in August this year “An amazing self stabiliser, (great for shaky hands) and a built in surround sound microphone, I couldn't help” and gave the product a score of 99 out of 100. Leaving the Room... Mic Drop wrote in their Sony HDR-CX625B review on Amazon “First impressions are that this looks well made and is way smaller than I thought it would be for all the functions it can perform” and scored it 4 stars. Leaving the Room... Mic Drop also mentioned “The body of the camera is well made and it's very light weight when you hold it”.

One Sony HDR-CX625B reviewer who bought it reckoned that it was strong and durable. In August this year Ambienthighway mentioned on Amazon “See [.] The camera is of a quality and durable build” in their review of the Sony HDR-CX625B and gave the Sony HDR-CX625B a score of 4 stars.

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Reasonably Priced

Several Sony HDR-CX625B reviewers agreed that the Sony HDR-CX625B was good value for money. A few weeks ago Blackcatlover said in their review of the Sony HDR-CX625B “As many major companies are no longer investing in this technology, this is just about the best available at this price”. Ginger scored the product 5 stars and she wrote this month “Overall the Sony HDR-CX625 Full HD Compact Camcorder is a great device for its price and perfect for those who don't wish to pay for a 4K device just yet”.

Good Connectivity

One customer who purchased this camcorders wrote that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Ginger gave the product a score of 99 out of 100 and she said this year “Connectivity - connecting this camcorder to a TV is extremely easy, simply use the HDMI port to view your photos” in her Sony HDR-CX625B review.

Acceptable Noise Level

One Sony HDR-CX625B owner who reviewed the Sony HDR-CX625B considered that it was quiet. This month Peter Piper said in his Sony HDR-CX625B review on Amazon “One great feature of the zoom is that zooming is silent, which is golden”.

Quite Fast Maximum Frame Rate

The maximum frame rates of new small sensor size camcorders range from 35fps to 60fps. The Sony HDR-CX625B has one of the faster maximum frame rates (60 frames per second) amongst small sensor size camcorders of this age.

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£65.99 Price Drop

In the last 50 days the HDR-CX625B has dropped in price by £65.99.

Has an HDMI Port

has an HDMI port

The HDR-CX625B has an HDMI port, as do most of the other latest small sensor size camcorders.

We compared this video camera to all the other camcorders with an HDMI port and we think the JVC GY-HM600[plb_3153524_price], and the Zoom Q8[plb_3198138_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The HDR-CX625B has an image stabiliser. Most of the other small sensor size camcorders that were launched around the same time as the HDR-CX625B also have an image stabiliser.

We compared this camcorder to all the other camcorders with an image stabiliser and we think the JVC GY-HM600[plb_3153524_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Display

The HDR-CX625B has a built-in display. Most of the other video cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the HDR-CX625B also have a built-in display.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other camcorders with a built-in display currently available including cheaper camcorders such as the JVC GY-HM600[plb_3153524_price], or the Zoom Q8[plb_3198138_price].

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Lithium Battery

This camcorder has a Lithium battery, which is typical of many new similar spec video cameras.

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Features an Spot Light Metering Type

The number of light metering types featured on the HDR-CX625B is more than most camcorders that were launched in the last year. This video camera features an Spot light metering type, which is the most frequently featured light metering type featured on comparable spec video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the HDR-CX625B.

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1080p Video Mode

The HDR-CX625B has a 1080p video mode which is better than most video cameras that have been on the market for the last year. Most camcorders that have been around for a comparable time to it have a 720p video mode.

A 1080p video mode is in fact the best video mode amongst all small sensor size camcorders that have been available for a comparable time to the HDR-CX625B.

Amongst comparable types of video camera the worst video mode is 720p.

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Has Three White Balance Modes

The HDR-CX625B has a greater number of white balance modes than most latest small sensor size camcorders. This video camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on recently released small sensor size camcorders. The white balance modes "Indoor" and "Outdoor" are also found on this Sony camcorder.

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BIONZ Image Processor

This video camera has a BIONZ X image processor, which is the most commonly found image processor on latest video cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Sony HDR-CX625B supports a 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 720 pixels video resolution supported by most small sensor size camcorders that were released in the last 12 months. In addition, this video camera supports a video resolution of 1440 x 1080 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all comparable spec camcorders that have been around for around the same time as the HDR-CX625B.

Amongst similar types of video camera the worst supported video resolution is 1280 x 720 pixels.

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MS Micro (M2) Memory Card

MS Micro (M2) memory card

SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.

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Has Two Cables Included

The HDR-CX625B has a greater number of included cables than most video cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. The most frequently found cable included is USB, but this cable included is not found on this Sony video camera. The cables included HDMI and Micro-USB are also found on this video camera.

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Quite High Megapixel Count

The average megapixel count of small sensor size camcorders that were launched in the last 12 months is 2.1MP, and the megapixel counts range from 1.6MP to 3MP. The HDR-CX625B has a quite high megapixel count (2.29 megapixels) compared to most of the other newly released video cameras.

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Very Short Minimum Focal Length

With a minimum focal length of only 26.8 millimeters, the Sony HDR-CX625B has a quite short minimum focal length compared to most of the other recently released similar spec video cameras. The shortest minimum focal length of latest small sensor size camcorders is 26mm and the longest is 33mm.

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1920 X 1080 Still Image Resolution

The HDR-CX625B supports a maximum still image resolution of 1920 x 1080. That's over six times the still image resolution of a 640 x 480 video camera, which is the most frequently found still image resolution supported by small sensor size camcorders that have been available for a comparable time to the HDR-CX625B. 640 x 480 is also supported by this Sony video camera. In addition, this camcorder support a still image resolution of 4032 x 2272 and 3024 x 2272.

A 1920 x 1080 still image resolution is in fact the best supported still image resolution across all newly released small sensor size camcorders.

Across similar types of video camera the worst supported still image resolution is 640 x 480.

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9 Reasons Against

Not Full HD

The HDR-CX625B is not Full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other video cameras that have been on the market for the last year are also not Full HD.

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Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

The HDR-CX625B does not have an interchangeable lens, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other small sensor size camcorders that have been available for the last year also do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Not 3D Compatible

The HDR-CX625B is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other latest video cameras are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

The HDR-CX625B does not have a night mode. Most of the other small sensor size camcorders that were released in the last 12 months also do not have a night mode.

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Not Waterproof

The Sony HDR-CX625B is not waterproof. Most of the other small sensor size camcorders that were released around the same time as the HDR-CX625B are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

The HDR-CX625B does not have a built-in projector. Most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been on the market for the last year also do not have a built-in projector.

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Only Supports Two Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the HDR-CX625B is more than most recently released similar spec video cameras. The most commonly supported audio format is AAC++, but this audio format is not supported by this camcorder. The audio formats LC-AAC and MP4 are also supported by this video camera.

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Very Low Battery Capacity

The HDR-CX625B has one of the lower battery capacities (only 980 milliamperes * hour) amongst small sensor size camcorders of this age. The battery capacities of latest camcorders range from 980mAh to 2,800mAh.

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Quite Big Minimum Illumination

The Sony HDR-CX625B has one of the bigger minimum illumination (3 lux) amongst small sensor size camcorders of this age. The minimum illumination of small sensor size camcorders that have been around for a comparable time to the HDR-CX625B range from 0.1lx to 4lx.

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8 Other reasons to consider the Sony HDR-CX625B

Released Eleven Months Ago

Sony released the HDR-CX625B eleven months ago.

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this camcorder is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on small sensor size camcorders that were launched in the last year.

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Average Screen Size

The HDR-CX625B has a pretty average screen size (3 inches) compared to most of the other small sensor size camcorders that were launched in the last 12 months.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 350 times zoom factor, the Sony HDR-CX625B has a relatively typical digital zoom compared to most of the other small sensor size camcorders that have been around for a similar time to the HDR-CX625B.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 360 grams, the Sony HDR-CX625B has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other small sensor size camcorders that are a similar age to the HDR-CX625B.

Alternative video cameras with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the JVC GY-HM600[plb_3153524_price] (2.4kg and cheaper), or the Zoom Q8[plb_3198138_price] (260g and cheaper).

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Average Optical Zoom

At 30 times zoom factor, the Sony HDR-CX625B has a relatively typical optical zoom compared to most of the other new small sensor size camcorders.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This video camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many small sensor size camcorders that are a comparable age to it.

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1/5.8" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/5.8" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on small sensor size camcorders that were launched in the last year.

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Specification

Image Sensor
Sensor Size
Optical Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Megapixel Count
Movie Megapixel Count
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Image Stabiliser
Image Stabiliser
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Aperture
Minimum Focal Length
Maximum Aperture Value
Filter Size
Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Storage
Memory Card
Storage Media Type
File System
Focusing
Closest Focusing Distance
Face Detection
Focus Adjustment
Smile Detection
Auto Focus Lock
Light Exposure
Exposure Mode
Light Metering Type
White Balance
Outdoor White Balance
Indoor White Balance
Onepush White Balance
White Balance Mode
Shutter
Shutter Speed
Display
Screen Size
Built-In Display
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Display Aspect Ratio
Camera
Camcorder Type
Shooting Mode
Image Processor
Back Light Compensation
Minimum Illumination
Aspect Ratio
Self-Timer
Smartphone Remote Control
Remote Control
Playback
Image Quality Adjustment
Design
Colour
Video
HD Type
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution
Capture Mode
Video Mode
Video Format
Video Resolution
Maximum Video Resolution
Maximum Frame Rate
Analog Signal Format System
Still Image
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Audio
Audio Format
Wind Filter
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port
DC-In Jack
Headphone Out Port
Micro-USB 2.0 Port
Headphone Socket
Networking
WiFi
Near Field Communication
Battery
Battery Type
Battery Voltage
Battery Capacity
Battery
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Quick Start Guide
Cable Included
Technical Details
Flash Mode
Flash Exposure Compensation

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony hdrcx625, sony hdrcx625b, sony hdrcx625bc, sony hdrcx625bce, sony hdrcx625bceh, sony hdrcx625bcen, sony 4548736021204
Barcodes 04548736021181, 04548736021204

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