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Sony HandyCam CX160, 16GB Memory, 30x Zoom, Black

alaTest has collected and analyzed 133 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the battery and image quality. The portability and price are also appreciated. There are some critical reviews about the features, while opinions are divided on the durability.

usability, price, portability, image quality, battery


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony HandyCam CX160, 16GB Memory, 30x Zoom, Black is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 123 user reviews of Sony HandyCam CX160, 16GB Memory, 30x Zoom, Black from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on

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87% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony HDR-CX160 High-Definition Handycam Camcorder (Black)

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Sony Handycam HDR-CX160Camcorder Review


The Handycam HDR-CX160 is a small, entry-level HD camcorder from Sony that retails for $499. The camcorder is an update of last year's HDR-CX150, and we were impressed by the additions and enhancements Sony made to the new model, which include a...

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Awesome product


Great working camcorder. Shoots great picture and is easy to use. Touch screen is really nice too!


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great camera


Great produce. Great video and still photo quality. Highly recommend this Camcorder

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Great Little Camcorder for the Price!


Easy to use, touch screen design...smaller than the fact that it can be used to take motion or still pictures!

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handycam cx160


over all very pleased with this camcorder small light weight. great for shooting hi def memories of my son and family. all for a good price. oh and shipping was fast next day on. time thanks dell

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Best HD Camera in its class


I've bought a few HD cameras in a last year, and this one blows them all away. It is a little more expensive than the others I bought, but this one also has an external audio input, which actually puts it into a higher class. If that is not important...

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Exciting Camcorder


We just had an addition to our family and our old camcorder wasn't working as well. After reading that this camera takes snap shots while recording movement prompted me to give it shot. I'm enjoy my new toy as I capture My newest Love

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Great Overall Camera


This camera is a great overall camera. I am not into being a professional videographer. With that said, this camera takes great video of family functions, sports games, indoors, outdoors and even in low light situations. Very happy!!!

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Amazing Product


This video camera is AMAZING! It is more than we expected. We bought it for our family vacation and are so glad we did. We were advised by a friend to spend a little more for HD and are so glad we did! The video and picture quality is great. It is...

design, video quality, battery life, value for money, easy to use, Portability/Lightweight/Compact