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Sony RDR-HXD710

Sony RDR-HXD710
alaScore 69

112 reviews

Jan, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 112 reviews of Sony RDR-HXD710. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.7/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. People really like the reliability and image quality. There are some less positive views about the design, and there are some mixed views about the price.

usability, image quality, reliability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Sony RDR-HXD710 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 69/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

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Consumer review by: review summary for Sony RDR-HXD710


alaTest has collected and analyzed 103 user reviews of Sony RDR-HXD710 from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on People really like the reliability. The image quality is also mentioned favorably. Many are less positive about the design, and reviews are divided on the price.

usability, image quality, reliability


72% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony RDR-HXD710 DVD Recorder with 160 GB Hard Drive and Freeview

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Good, but could be great


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Sony RDR-HXD710 DVD Recorder


The RDR-HXD710 DVD hard drive recorder is typical Sony - it is well built and reliable with a good range. I previously had a Huma...


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Good but not perfect


I wouldn't disagree with other reviews but there is some room for improvment with this Sony RDR-HXD710 DVD recorder/hard drive com...

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Pretty toy


So far thoroughly satisfied with this Sony DVD recorder. I am so glad I waited for the freeview tuner version of a hard disk drive...

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Great Product


I had been biding my time for 6 months waiting for a suitable DVD recorder with HDD in my price range. I identified the Sony RDR-H...

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Simply the BEST


This Sony RDR-HXD710 is simply the best DVD recorder I've seen. Friend has a Panasonic DVD recorder and it is not a scratch o...

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The best electronic product I have purchased.


I already had a SVHS video and DVD player, but with a small child who always wants her TV shows recorded, I ended up with too many...

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Great DVD player but the remote!


The Sony RDR-HXD710 DVD recorder with hard drive was my second attempt at purchasing a DVD Player with HD and with the Freeview th...

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An excellent unit - buy one!


We purchased this Sony RDR-HXD710 DVD recorder with hard drive back in October. It's absolutely brilliant and I would purchas...

Product Specifications


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


DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface : No

General Features

3D: 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
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:DTS Decoder
Real Dolby:Dolby Digital