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Sony HDR-CX200

alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 reviews of Sony HDR-CX200. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Views about the design and size are overall positive. The portability and price are also mentioned favorably. Reviews are divided on the reliability. Many are critical about the durability and memory.

usability, price, portability, size, design

memory, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony HDR-CX200 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Sony HDR-CX200 from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers are impressed by the design and size. The portability and price also get good reviews, but many are negative about the memory. Reviews are divided on the reliability.

usability, price, portability, size, design


91% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony HDR-CX200 High Definition Handycam 5.3 MP Camcorder with 25x Optical Zoom (2012 Model)

Oct, 2015

Expert review by: Lori Grunin (

Sony Handycam HDR-CX200 review: Sony Handycam HDR-CX200


Sony's trio of entry-level camcorders -- the Handycam HDR-CX190, CX200 and CX210 -- seem amazingly, aggressively priced. But they're priced like standard-definition camcorders because they use SD-level components to produce video in HD format but not...

Sony's entry-level Handycams, the HDR-CX190, CX200 and CX210 are small, lightweight and cheap. A captive USB cable that enables charging while connected to your computer is one of the few perks.

You can't really call the video HD quality, the camcorder feels flimsy and the lens is prone to fringing.

They're cheap and capture video, but don't buy the Sony Handycam HDR-CX190, CX200 or CX210 thinking that you're getting a great bargain on a real HD camcorder. If you're going to buy one, get the cheapest; nothing on any of these is really worth the...

May, 2012

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I love this!!!!


I love this video camra!! I was buying a 3D one for Soulfest I find out I can't buy it in time! So I buy this! I love this!! It take very good video!!!

Take very good video in HD

No harddive or Memery card or 3D

Product Specifications


3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser
Sensor Size:1/5.8''


Digital Input: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: Yes
Type of Memory Stick Interface :MS Pro-HG / MS Pro
Type of SD Card Interface :SD/ SDHC/ SDXC Card
USB: Yes
USB Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
Wireless Interface: Yes

General Features

3D: No
Format:Memory Card
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Product Type:Camcorder
Resolution:Full HD


Longest Shutter Speed in s:1/6
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/10000


Face Detection Mode:Face + Smile Detection
HD Video Format:AVCHD
Recording Format:16:9 / 4:3