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Sony HDR-AS100V

Sony HDR-AS100V
alaScore 95

162 reviews

Apr, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 162 reviews of Sony HDR-AS100V. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the battery and portability. The image quality and price are also mentioned favorably.

usability, price, image quality, portability, 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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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony HDR-AS100V

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Sony HDR-AS100V from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony Proforma PF-VCT-SC1 Suction Cup Mount with NP-BX1 Battery + Kit for Action Cam HDR-AS100V, AS15 & AS30V Camcorders

Apr, 2015

Expert review by: Antonio Villas-Boas (pcmag.com)

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...

Jun, 2014

Consumer review by: Sauron (newegg.com)

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

Nov, 2014
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Consumer review by: Baja226 (bestbuy.com.feed)

Better than GoPro

 

Picked up my camera on 03/21/2015 and have to say the videos are incredible, clarity is amazing. looking forward to more use this summer with my boat and motorcycle trips.

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: Veneman (bestbuy.com.feed)

Great Camer

 

If youre in the market for a new action Camera this is the one to get. way better than gopro

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: Spark (bestbuy.com.feed)

A great tool for filming my construction site.

 

Controlling the camera with my iPhone is great. The battery life per charge tends to be short. The picture quality is excellent.

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: mummsy (bestbuy.com.feed)

Not so great

 

Wasn't so user friendly and I'm someone that adapts to ALL sorts of techy items. You have to have too many gadgets to take a pic.

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: mike (bestbuy.com.feed)

great action cam

 

Great camera, bought it for a snorkeling trip and worked perfectly. Took a little time to figure out the controls but after that no problems.

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: erick0331 (bestbuy.com.feed)

Perfect camera! Best one yet.

 

Wow this camera is great! Friends have the gopros and i myself was about to get the gopro 3+ silver edition. Then i turned to my left and there i saw "Sony" it called my attention and when i saw what it was it was like meant to be! Everything is better...

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: jr13 (bestbuy.com.feed)

Great

 

No issues, would recommend this instead of a go pro

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: quanngo2000 (bestbuy.com.feed)

Easy to use

 

Very clear and sharp video, the photo resolution is good. Easy to transferred form unit to pc

Mar, 2015

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:No / 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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