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Sony HDR-AS100V

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the usability. The image quality is also mentioned favorably, but the battery and features get negative reviews.

portability, image quality, usability

price, features, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony HDR-AS100V is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 13 reviews)

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Sony POV Action Camera (HDR-AS100V)

 

Sony's Action Cam records decent video in bright situations, has useful image stabilization, and works with a pair of well-specified apps, but the camera suffers in low-light environments.

Lightweight, streamlined design. Well-designed mobile app. Decent video in bright environments. Image stabilization

Video quality suffers in low-light situations, even on overcast days. Shallow water depth limit

Sony's Action Cam series used to be the affordable choice for extreme videographers, but at $299.99, the newer HDR-AS100V model's price tag is creeping closer to its more expensive rivals like the Editors' Choice GoPro Hero3 Black Edition. The new GPS...

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Outstanding action cam for the money.

 

I upgraded to the AS100V from a Contour Roam2, which was a decent action cam, but it didn't have a lot of useful features, and it wasn't good at capturing license plates. Primarily, I mount an action cam on my helmet while cycling so that I can capture...

SteadyShot feature really smooths out potholes and bumps ; Pro mode (50 Mbps) video quality is very crisp ; GPS function works well ; Sony PlayMemories software is straightforward ; Easy to adjust settings on the fly ; Camera is compact and streamlined...

Somewhat expensive compared to most action cams ; Battery life on Pro mode is at most two hours

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Product Specifications

Configuration

3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser
Sensor Size:1/2.3''
Smartphone Remote Control: Yes

Connectivity

HDMI: Yes
Near Field Communication: Yes
Type of Memory Stick Interface :MS Micro
Type of SD Card Interface :microSD/ SDHC/ SDXC Card
USB: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes

General Features

3D: No
Format:Memory Card
Product Type:Action camera
Resolution:Full HD

Lens

Longest Shutter Speed in s:1/30
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/10000

Recording

Face Detection Mode: No
HD Video Format:MPEG4
Recording Format:16:9 / 4:3
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