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Sony RDR-HX650

alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 reviews of Sony RDR-HX650. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. Comments about the design and image quality are overall positive, but there are some mixed reviews about the reliability. Many are less positive about the price.

usability, image quality, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Sony RDR-HX650 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 72/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Sony RDR-HX650 from The average user rating for this product is 1.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Reviewers really like the reliability. Many are negative about the price.



33% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: 160Gb Hdd/Dvd RecorderSony RDR-HX650 Replacement DVD Remote Control by RemotesReplaced

Nov, 2015

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: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface : No
USB Interface: No
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

1080p Upscaling: Yes
3D: No
DVD Player / Recorder:DVD Recorder
Integrated VCR: No
Static / Portable:Static
Table / Portable:Table


Blu-ray Playback: No
DivX Playback: Yes
DVD Audio Playback: No
DVD-R Playback: Yes
DVD-RAM Playback: Yes
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: Yes


Blu-ray Recording: No
Double Layer Recording: Yes
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