Sony HDR-XR160E reviews: Hard disk drive storage Full HD camcorder

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This camcorder is a good all rounder.

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8.8 out of 10 based on 32 reviews.
Sony HDR-XR160E: Horizontally held, 30x optical zoom camcorder using SDXC card. See full product description

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eric, Croydon Experienced amateur

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Auto focus and touch screen.
Bad points:
If you have big hands it can be a bit of a proble.
I need to use both hands as I have thick fingers.
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 7.0
Battery life 10.0
Weight 10.0
Value for money 7.0
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Confirmed purchase: 28 Aug 2012

Robert, Hull Just point and shoot

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Night shooting
Bad points:
None that I have found yet
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Battery life 10.0
Weight 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 21 Dec 2011

ewan, hoddesdon Keen amateur

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
the best cam I have had. The features are easy and useful
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Battery life 10.0
Weight 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 17 Feb 2012

mary, Fakenham, Norfolk. Keen amateur

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Excellent,clear movies. Light and easy to carry. Small size and attractive to look at.
Bad points:
Battery could last longer. In bright sunlight it is difficult to see through the viewing window. A built in alternative eye piece would be useful.
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Battery life 8.0
Weight 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 10 May 2012

Jeremiah, london Keen amateur

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
It's a very approachable weight and size, fits in the hand very nicely and is a breeze to pick up and start shooting with.
Bad points:
None i can find!
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 10.0
Battery life 9.0
Weight 10.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 08 Jan 2012

Ali, Tehran Keen amateur

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
Best Quality
Bad points:
Not coverage Any format
Overall rating 7.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 3.0
Battery life 5.0
Weight 9.0
Value for money 7.0
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Confirmed purchase: 07 Jan 2012

Edward, Biggleswade Just point and shoot

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Clear viewer, auto focus
Bad points:
Battery lasts for quite a while then dies quickly.
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Battery life 6.0
Weight 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 05 Feb 2012

Product Features

Resolution quality Full HD
3D No
Optical zoom ratio 30
Media format Hard disk drive
Connections USB
Type of memory card SDXC
Shape of camcorder Horizontally held
Digital zoom ratio 350
Type of image stabiliser Optical
Widescreen recording Yes
Hard disk capacity (Gigabytes) 160
Shortest shutter speed (Fractions of a second) 1/6000
Weight (g) 350
Screen size (Inches) 3
Maximum aperture telephoto 3.4
Maximum aperture wide 1.8
Lowest focal length (Millimetres) 36.5
Highest focal length (Millimetres) 1095
Type of chip CMOS
Release date 2011-02-23

Also known as: HDR-XR160, SONY SONY HDRXR160E

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Manufacturer's Description

XR160E Full HD Hard Disk Drive camcorder
Easy to use Full HD camcorder with high quality imaging and powerful zoom

Up to 67hr Full HD on 160GB HDD, wide angle lens, 30x optical zoom, 3.3MP photo, 7.5cm/3" LCD, iAUTO

High quality low-light shooting with Exmor R™
Powerful zoom gets you closer to the action
Extra long shooting time


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