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Sony HDR-CX625B

£349.00
Sony HDR-CX625B
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A best selling and top-rated 30x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder, with good features and a good price
30x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 2.29MP 1" Jan 2016
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Sony HDR-CX625B Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Sony HDR-CX625B number 7 in best selling camcorders and number 64 across all camcorders.
92
Reviews
14 Reviews
74
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
80
Age
2 Years Old
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has great user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this video camera to others. HP camcorders also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this video camera is slightly out of date, and newer camcorders with more up to date technology are available. View the latest camcorders 2018.
This camcorder is one of the best selling video cameras currently on the market. View best selling video cameras January 2018.
Customers report it is easy to use.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
Advanced XAVC S format with high bitrate of 50mbps
Wide-ranging accessories meet every need
Matically creates highlight movie with background mu
Highlight movie maker
time-lapse capture, shoot stills of a scene over a period of time with a chosen interval between each shot and edit the sequence into a high-quality time-lapse mo
See the world change in time-lapse movies
Y functions and brilliant effects are at your command. enjoy a time-lapse movie. push a button to make a highlight clip. it's amazing how far all the fun can
Have more fun even after shooting's done
My voice canceling
5.1ch microphone for surround sound
Capture sound worthy of high-quality movies
-bitrate recording in XAVC S format clearly captures even changing scenes with a lot of mot
Sony G lens goes out to 26.8mm wide angle an angle of view wide enough to cover events when it can be difficult to step back in order to frame up all of the act
Has an image stabilizer
Go as wide as 26.8mm
Brilliant high-definition image quality
W AF algorithm optimises communication between lens and image processor for extra-fast AF, and a state-of-the-art AF range prediction system keeps the subject in sharp fo
Fast intelligent AF works fast and smart
intelligent AF autofocuses not only with exceptional speed, but with uncanny precision, as w
Focus more quickly and reliably
Intelligent active mode makes images smooth and steady
5-axis intelligent active mode reduces camera shake
'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
Steady on the run
Professional level options open up new possibilities
Heavier than average
Very small total megapixels

Should You Buy it Now?

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Sony HDR-CX625B In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Owner Reviews

Based on 14 owner reviews the average owner rating of this video camera is 85 out of 100. Over 83% of reviewers gave this camcorder either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Top Seller

The HDR-CX625B is one the most popular video camera currently available for sale according to sales data from Amazon.

Sony Has Very Good Camcorder Reviews

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

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Two owners who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use.

Value For Money

Adequate Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the most expensive 63% of video cameras, it has excellent reviews and is under 2 years old but has average features. At £349.00 it seems like great value for money overall.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Sony camcorder has been on the market since January 2016.

Features

Very Small Total Megapixels

The Sony HDR-CX625B's total megapixels of only 2.29MP is smaller than 88% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The average total megapixels of all camcorders is 7.8MP, with the smallest being 0.3MP and the biggest being 50MP.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

Across all the camcorders the optical zooms range from 1x to 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x. The HDR-CX625B's optical zoom of 30x is in the biggest 28% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The Sony HDR-CX625B's weight of 360g is in the heaviest 31% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. Camcorders have weights of between 50g and 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g.

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Very Small Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor size of the HDR-CX625B of only 0.172" is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 20% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The optical sensor sizes of camcorders range from 0.12" to 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37".

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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 typical of many camcorders.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony HDR-CX625B has an image stabilizer. 69% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of all camcorders is 460x, with the smallest being 1.5x and the biggest being 3,500x. The digital zoom of the Sony HDR-CX625B of 350x is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 32% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Sony HDR-CX625B of 3" is fairly average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 65% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HDR-CX625B supports HDMI. 70% of camcorders also support HDMI.

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Features Smile Detection

The Sony HDR-CX625B features smile detection. 89% of camcorders do not feature smile detection.

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Has a Wind Filter

The Sony HDR-CX625B has a wind filter, which is unusual. 93% of camcorders do not have a wind filter.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

The closest focusing distance of the Sony HDR-CX625B of only 0.01m is in the smallest 12% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The average closest focusing distance of all camcorders is 0.35m, with the smallest being 0.0005m and the biggest being 20m.

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Supports Remote Operation

The HDR-CX625B supports remote operation. 93% of camcorders do not support remote operation.

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Features Wi-Fi

The HDR-CX625B features wi-Fi, unlike 76% of camcorders which do not feature wi-Fi.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The HDR-CX625B has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of camcorders.

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Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The HDR-CX625B's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 26.8mm is shorter than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the shortest 24% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of camcorders range from 10mm to 110mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 33mm.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The HDR-CX625B supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 87% of video cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Full HD

Full HD

The HDR-CX625B is Full HD. 70% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Faster Than Average Maximum Frame Rate

The maximum frame rate of the HDR-CX625B of 60fps is in the fastest 31% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. Camcorders have maximum frame rates of between 25fps and 960fps, and the average maximum frame rate is 62fps.

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Has a Face Detection

The HDR-CX625B has a face detection. 70% of camcorders do not have a face detection.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The HDR-CX625B has a vari-angle LCD display. 91% of camcorders do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony hdrcx625bceh

Barcodes:

04548736021181, 04548736021204

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