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Sony HDR-CX250E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 219 reviews of Sony HDR-CX250E. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the battery and image quality. The size and portability also get good comments. Some have doubts about the design and memory.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony HDR-CX250E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Sony HDR-CX250E from The average user rating for this product is 2.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on

33% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony Handycam CX250E Full HD Camcorder - Black (8.9MP, 30x Optical Zoom) 3 inch LCDSony Handycam CX250E Full HD Camcorder - Black (8.9MP, 30x Optical Zoom) 3 inch LCD

Oct, 2016

Consumer review by: len (

Sony HDR-CX250E


light quick to switch on, good menus for set up. good quality stills. good macro close up

steadyshot could be better. I found the hand grip a bit awkward to use, cured that by using a pistol grip. editing software not very good

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: Neil (

Sony HDR-CX250E


Ease of use, light to handle and very good HD image quality. Very easy to down load pictures to computer

Battery life could be better and watching image on LCD screen in bright sunlight

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: Brian (

Sony HDR-CX250E


Perfect size for hand held movies and the anti shake makes for excellent results

The hand grip strap is a little too small for my large hands

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: Joanna (

Sony HDR-CX250E


Very compact and lightweight with excellent wide angle; sound quality is important to me and there's an option for an external microphone but I haven't needed it. HD quality is amazing but I'm totally satisfied with the standard setting which uses much...

May, 2013

Consumer review by: Carl (

Sony HDR-CX250E


Light portable and great lens first camcorder love it. Need to use more but hoping for some more better weather

no major ones

Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: dave (

Sony HDR-CX250E


I'm not very clever with photography but with this camera I've taken some excelent pics and some wonderful video the Quality is amazing

Haven't found any yet, I'll let you know when I do

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: Paul (

Sony HDR-CX250E


Wide angle lens, weight, ease of use

Record button location makes it easy to shake while starting/stopping recordings

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: malcolm (

Sony HDR-CX250E


Very light and easy to use. Also when longer life battery used - still light to use

Reflection on screen makes some filming difficult

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: David (

Sony HDR-CX250E


Easy to carry and take very little space for transporting

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: behfar (

Sony HDR-CX250E


whenever a video is made a background noise generated from the camera can be heard ; The quality of image is good when the camera is fixed, but during moving hands the quality of images got worst

Feb, 2013

Product Specifications


HD type:Full HD