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Sony HDR-XR550

Sony HDR-XR550
alaScore 82

15 reviews

Oct, 2014

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 reviews from magazines and websites. There are some critical comments about the features and price, but comments are divided on the image quality.

price, features

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony HDR-XR550 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Sony HDR-XR550 Full HD camcorder

 

The Sony HDR-XR550 Full HD camcorder is a hard disk-based Handycam with 240GB of storage.

Stellar video performance, plenty of storage space for recordings, doesn't skimp on manual features

Expensive, almost identical to the previous model

The Sony HDR-XR550 is a feature-packed Full HD camcorder with plenty of advanced tools and features. Unfortunately, most consumers will find its price tag to be too steep.

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Stuff magazine

 

If you've got big-screen dreams this high-def cam has a pro-friendly wideangle lens, manual controls and 12MP stills. But can it trump its Canon rival?

Huge storage, great stills and a top-notch touchscreen, but not quite picture perfect

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Product Specifications

Configuration

3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Image Stabiliser:Optical Image Stabiliser
Sensor Size:1/2.8'' / 1/2.9''

Connectivity

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

General Features

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

Lens

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

Recording

HD Video Format:AVCHD
Recording Format:16:9 / 4:3
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