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alaScore 89

203 reviews

Jun, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 203 reviews of Sony RDPCA1. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People really like the size and usability. The price and portability also get good comments. Opinions are divided on the durability.

battery, portability, price, usability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony RDPCA1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of Sony RDPCA1 from The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers are impressed by the size and durability. The portability and usability also get good comments, whereas there are some mixed opinions about the reliability. Many are negative about the price.

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

This summary is based on the products: Sony HD Video Recording HDRPJ440 HDR-PJ440/B Handycam Camcorder Bundle with Sony 32GB MicroSD Memory Card + Replacement Battery for NP-BX1 + Case and Sony Handycam RDP-CA1 Portable Speaker for Projector Camcorders

Jun, 2016

Consumer review by: Big Mike (

Sony NP-BX1


It does what it says great Battery that works fine in my camera

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: archibald snodgrass (



I bought this product nine days ago and have not been able to charge to the battery to full power since. Not impressed.

Jun, 2015

Consumer review by: Martin R J (

Great Quality


Top quality exactly the same as the one that came with my Sony camcorder

Jun, 2015

Consumer review by: minicraftgal (

Sony NP-BX1


It's a camera battery. What can I say? It works.

May, 2015

Consumer review by: Quintin1977 (

Camera battery


Great product. Arrived promptly. Adds to the longevity of the camera. Having a second one on hand.

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: JonnyCT81 (

Great life, poor features


Don't get me wrong, this battery lasts a while - the issue I have is that there is no "InfoLithium" feature like on the previous battery series that I have used (G series), nor does Sony make a model that does.

Feb, 2015

Consumer review by: (

First class


Purchased as a spare and is really useful when original battery is low on charge. A great protective case to avoid damage to the terminals.

Jul, 2014

Consumer review by: Bob (

competent charger


The power prongs fold, so this is a true travel charger. I have several of the tiny chargers styled as battery cases, and they work well, but are slow.

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: DRJ (

Should be included with camera!


Kind of bulky but a must for both home and travel use.

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: John (

Great charge


The battery charges in just a couple of hours and lasts a long time in the camera. I usually turn the camera off between groups of shots.

Jan, 2016

Product Specifications

General Features

Chemical System:Lithium-Ion
Usage:Digital Camera