Three customers who reviewed the product thought it was good value for money. Expert review site Electronicsme.com wrote “Handheld cameras are coming down in price, making the newer versions more affordable for anyone looking to enter the market”. Trustedreviews.com wrote on expert website Trusted Reviews eight years ago “The Panasonic HDC-HS300 and Sony HDR-X520 are similarly priced and much harder to distinguish” and gave the product a score of 6 stars. In the same month Stuff.tv said “It’s such a useful and fun feature that it’ll almost certainly trickle down to more affordable models soon”.
Three people who reviewed it said that it was expensive. Eight years ago Trustedreviews.com wrote on expert website Trusted Reviews “Canon's LEGRIA HF S10 is currently too expensive.” in their Sony HDR-XR520E review. In the same month expert review site Digitalartsonline.co.uk said “It may be the most expensive camcorder in this test.”. Also eight years ago Cnet.co.uk said on expert website CNET.co.uk “Although its geotagging capabilities are mostly a novelty, its interface could use a complete overhaul and it's overpriced”.