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Sony HDR-AS100VR

72

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Sony HDR-AS100VR

Sony HDR-AS100VR
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A classic and fully featured 1x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder
1x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 8.8MP 1" Dec 2012
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Sony HDR-AS100VR Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony HDR-AS100VR number 360 across all camcorders.
89
Reviews
46 Reviews
81
Features
Fully-Featured
61
Age
5 Years Old
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has good expert reviews and good user reviews with 81% of buyers recommending this camcorder to others. HP camcorders also have excellent reviews in general.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer video cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest camcorders 2018.
Customers report superior product quality, that it is easy to use and good battery life.
This Sony camcorder has some great features:
Larger than average optical sensor size
Very light
Full HD

Sony HDR-AS100VR Video Reviews

Sony HDR-AS100VR In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Expert Reviews

Two experts from sites including digitalone.com.sg and stuff.tv have rated this Sony camcorder on average 80%.

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Average Owner Reviews

On average, based on 44 owner reviews the average owner rating of this video camera is 73 out of 100. 81% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Very Good Brand

We checked 9,817 user and expert reviews (including 2,796 verified purchases) for Sony video cameras and found that on average Sony has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 91% of those that bought a Sony video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Superior Product Quality

Two customers who bought it considered that it was good quality.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Three owners said in their reviews that this camcorder was easy to use.

Users Report Good Battery Life

Two people reckoned that the product had a good battery life.

Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Sony released the HDR-AS100VR in December 2012.

Features

Average Total Megapixels

The HDR-AS100VR's total megapixels of 8.8MP is relatively average compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 37% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor sizes of camcorders range from 0.12" to 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37". The HDR-AS100VR's optical sensor size of 0.435" is larger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 74% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Very Light

The weights of camcorders range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g. The weight of the HDR-AS100VR of only 93g is in the lightest 11% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This camcorder has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on camcorders.

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Smaller Than Average Optical Zoom

The HDR-AS100VR's optical zoom of only 1x is in the smallest 1% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The smallest optical zoom of video cameras is 1x, the biggest is 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x.

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1920 X 1080 Still Image Resolution

This video camera supports a still image resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080, which is typical of many camcorders.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HDR-AS100VR is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.

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Bigger Than Average Closest Focusing Distance

The Sony HDR-AS100VR's closest focusing distance of 0.3m is bigger than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 24% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Camcorders have closest focusing distances of between 0.0005m and 20m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.35m.

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sony as100vr

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