Five people who reviewed the Sony HDR-AS100VR said that it was good at resisting water ingress. Cofressi said in their review of this camcorder on expert review site Walmart.com “Underwater sounds picked up easily”. K. Fisher mentioned “The sound is much better without the waterproof case and i would prefer to use it this way on my bike”. Ch0pper911 wrote “Only gripe is that underwater movies don't focus very well” in their review of this camcorder.
Three people concluded that it was well made. Mkbk wrote “Has built in GPS” in their review of this camcorder. They also said “If you're buying this for the built in stabilization” in their review.
Two owners who reviewed the product agreed that it was strong and durable. Stuff.tv scored the product 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Rugged, waterproof case” in their review of this camcorder. Species gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote “It is sturdy, too”.