Visit our Business Solutions website >>

Sony HDR-CX700VE

alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 reviews of Sony HDR-CX700VE. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the design and size. The image quality and portability also get good opinions. Some have doubts about the finish and durability, and there are mixed opinions on the viewfinder and price.

usability, portability, image quality, size, design

zoom, durability, finish

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony HDR-CX700VE is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

See all Sony Camcorders

Review analysis

(Based on 41 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

Showing 25 review(s)

Expert Reviews User Reviews


Below is a list of reviews for this or similar products. If you think this grouping is wrong please click here to flag.
Read more on our FAQ’s page.
Showing 1 - 10 of 25 Show Reviews: in English | in other languages (16)

Consumer review by: ken (

Sony Handycam HDR-CX700VEB


An excellent camcorder, good picture and sound quality.

Zooming and out could be smoother. Not so sure about the nightshot quality.

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: hamish (

Sony Handycam HDR-CX700VEB


Great camcorder - great functions. Viewfinder VERY useful

Screen still too shiny - had to buy anti glare cover

May, 2012

Consumer review by: Sandeep (

Sony Handycam HDR-CX700VEB


Compact Excellent HD picture quality

When it comes to deleting the pictures, there should be an option with one click to delete all rather than having to go through the entire file selecting all the images to be deleted

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: Martin (

Sony Handycam HDR-CX700VEB


Inadequate battery supplied as standard. Why not the 100?

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: martin (

Sony Handycam HDR-CX700VEB


for my hobbie this is the best ever camcorder I have had,

The lens cover does not like the cold

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: Shebi (

Sony Handycam HDR-CX700VEB


No audio input

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: eric (

Sony Handycam HDR-CX700VEB


Compact in size for a product delivering such excellent image and sound quality. Also the eye viewer is a bonus in very bright conditions.

Nothing really serious as I have experienced movie filming from cine 8mm in the early 60`s and this is by far the best product yet. The zoom control is quick and sometimes difficult to operate smoothly when filming, also pressing the off button results...

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Leon (

Sony Handycam HDR-CX700VEB


Just replaced a big and heavy 1080i hdv camcorder with this fantastic small Sony HDR CX700 which is far lighter, superior in image quality for both video and photos. Excellent accessory range also. Very easy to use, superb internal memory size. The...

Battery power could be better hence because of the extra accessories used i.e. Sony external microphone with wind sock, hand trigger etc its best to buy larger batteries to match usage. Shame that optical zoom is not a little more in line with the...

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: James (

Sony Handycam HDR-CX700VEB


viewfinder, picture quality

yet to be determined!

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Sharleen (

Sony Handycam HDR-CX700VEB


Quality of Photos and movies very good

Weight of add on's (wide angle lens and Telephoto lens) + having to make changes on settings for the conversion lenses.

Dec, 2011