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Sony HDRCX625B

£374.97
A fully featured and 1 year old 2.29 megapixel 1 video camera
2.29MP 1" Yes 360g Jan 2016
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Sony HDR-CX625B Review

With excellent features, we have ranked the Sony HDR-CX625B number 4 across all camcorders.
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Fully-Featured
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19 Months Old
Overall Score
80
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 80?

It has not bad user reviews with an average user rating of 80%. Panasonic video cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this camcorder is slightly out of date, and newer video cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest video cameras 2017.
Customers report design, is easy to use and good product quality.
This camcorder has some great features:
Fairly fast maximum frame rate
Very small closest focusing distance
Has a face detection
Has a vari-angle LCD display

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Sony HDR-CX625B In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Users Report 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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Customers Report it is 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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Customers Report Great 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”.

Customers Report it is a 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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Customers Report a 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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Users Report 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.

Very Good Brand

We checked 6,121 user and expert reviews (including 1,979 verified purchases) for Sony video cameras and found that on average Sony has very good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Sony has very good reviews specifically for its camcorders. 88% of those that bought a Sony video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report a 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.

Users Report it is 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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Customers Report That it is 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”.

Customers Report 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.

Users Report 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”.


Value For Money

Average Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and features, and is less than 18 months old, however at £374.97 it is more expensive than 65% of video cameras.

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Features

Fairly Fast Maximum Frame Rate

The HDR-CX625B's maximum frame rate of 60fps is in the fastest 7% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The average maximum frame rate of all camcorders is 60fps, with the slowest being 25fps and the fastest being 960fps.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

Across all the camcorders the closest focusing distances range from 0.0005m to 20m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.44m. The closest focusing distance of the Sony HDR-CX625B of only 0.01m is fairly small compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 8% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1|1/5.8" optical sensor size, which is typical of many camcorders.

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Has a Face Detection

The HDR-CX625B has a face detection, which is unusual. 73% of camcorders do not have a face detection.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the HDR-CX625B of 30x is fairly typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 1% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Sony HDR-CX625B has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 91% of video cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Sony HDR-CX625B features wi-Fi, unlike 77% of camcorders which do not feature wi-Fi.

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Very Small Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the HDR-CX625B of only 2.29MP is fairly small compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 12% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Across all the camcorders the total megapixels range from 0.3MP to 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP.

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Average Weight

The HDR-CX625B's weight of 360g is relatively average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the lightest 1% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Wind Filter

The Sony HDR-CX625B has a wind filter. 94% of camcorders do not have a wind filter.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The HDR-CX625B supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 88% of video cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports Remote Operation

The Sony HDR-CX625B supports remote operation, which is unusual. 95% of camcorders do not support remote operation.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HDR-CX625B supports HDMI. 67% of camcorders also support HDMI.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HDR-CX625B has an image stabilizer, as do 66% of video cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

The HDR-CX625B's display diagonal of 3" is relatively average compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the HDR-CX625B of 350x is fairly typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 1% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Smile Detection

The Sony HDR-CX625B features smile detection. 90% of video cameras do not feature smile detection.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HDR-CX625B is Full HD, as are 73% of video cameras.

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Age

Released 19 Months Ago

This video camera has been on the market since January 2016.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony hdrcx625bceh
Barcodes 04548736021181, 04548736021204

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