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Sony RDR-GX 210

Sony RDR-GX 210
alaScore 65

127 reviews

Apr, 2014

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 127 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the design and value for money are generally positive. The usability and image quality are also appreciated.

image quality, usability, value for money, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Sony RDR-GX 210 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 65/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 127 reviews)

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Amazon review summary for Sony RDR-GX 210


alaTest has collected and analysed 80 user reviews of Sony RDR-GX 210 from The average user rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on

image quality, usability, value for money

55% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony RDRGX-210 Dual compatible DVD recorderSony RDRGX-210 Dual Compatible DVD RecorderSONY DVD RECORDER RDR-GX210

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Not the best recorder.


My mum purchased this Sony RDRGX210S dvd recorder because of being a long time fan of Sony. It worked fine for about 4 months unti...

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Couldn't fault it, very satisfied


After taking into account some more negative reviews here and elsewhere online, I decided to bite the bullet and purchase this Son...


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Top notch Sony at a bargain basement price


If you're reading this, you're probably weighing up the options of buying a sub £100 dvd recorder or paying an extr...

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Top Class DVD Recorder - easy to use!


This Sony RDRGX210S dvd recorder is a superb machine. It is fitted with a very quiet fan, which only operates when the machine is ...

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Great Functionality at a Budget Price


Being a DVD recorder with many functions, it takes a little while to learn how to operate the Sony RDRGX210S, but I have been very...

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A good machine for the price


I bought this Sony RDRGX210S DVD recorder, in spite of other reviews I'd seen, as it was a dual standard Sony at a good price. And...

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Sony RDR-GX210


excellent quality recording, easy to playback and record

very slow to load when switched on and not anywhere near as quick as video if you need to set up and record quickly

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A shocking let down for the Sony brand


I bought this Sony RDRGX210S DVD recorder because its a Sony. Sony means the best quality right? wrong when it comes to this DVD r...

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Fatally Flawed


I bought this Sony RDRGX210S Dual compatible DVD recorder just under a week ago after seeing it's high specification in one of my ...


Product Specifications


BD Live: No
DLNA certified: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): No
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
Progressive Scan: Yes
Show View: Yes


DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: Yes
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface : No
USB Interface: No
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

3D: No
3D Ready: No
DVD Player / Recorder:DVD Recorder
Integrated VCR: No
Static / Portable:Static
Table / Portable:Table


Blu-ray Playback: No
DivX Playback: No
DVD Audio Playback: No
DVD-R Playback: Yes
DVD-RAM Playback: No
DVD-RW Playback: Yes
DVD+R Playback: Yes
DVD+RW Playback: Yes
HD-DVD Playback: No
PC Streaming: No
Super Audio CD Playback: No
Super Video CD / Video CD Playback: No


Blu-ray Recording: No
Double Layer Recording: No
DVD-R Recording: Yes
DVD-RAM Recording: No
DVD-RW Recording: Yes
DVD+R Recording: Yes
DVD+RW Recording: Yes
HD-DVD Recording: No
MP3 Encoding: No
MPEG4 Recording: No


DTS Decoder: No
Real Dolby: No