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Sony DCR-SX85 Handycam Compact Silver 16GB Camcorder w/ 60x Optical Zoom Bundle

alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 reviews of Sony DCR-SX85 Handycam Compact Silver 16GB Camcorder w/ 60x Optical Zoom Bundle. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the zoom and portability. The size and price also get good views, but the reliability and durability get negative comments.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony DCR-SX85 Handycam Compact Silver 16GB Camcorder w/ 60x Optical Zoom Bundle is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony DCR-SX85 Handycam Compact Silver 16GB Camcorder w/ 60x Optical Zoom Bundle

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 42 user reviews of Sony DCR-SX85 Handycam Compact Silver 16GB Camcorder w/ 60x Optical Zoom Bundle from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the zoom and size. The portability and price also get good views. Many are negative about the reliability and durability.

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image quality, durability, reliability

67% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony DCR-SX85 Handycam Camcorder (Silver)

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: mbuxbaum (cnet.com)

bitter disappointment!. Stay Away!

 

Buy this camera if you are posting low-res videos on youtube or working with closeups. Useless for family vacations. If you have large flat screen tv playing back your videos will tearjerking.

small, good zoom if you can use it. It is absolutely wonderful if used for extreme closeups. Else your old tape camera is better

video quality low. there is practically no difference in picture quality between HD and SP. Bright sunny day-back lit display is useless. Has many useless presets. Has two USB connect options Why???. The format is proprietary anyway. You can not plug and

Apr, 2011
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