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Sony CMU-BR100

Sony CMU-BR100
alaScore 84

239 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 239 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the design. The usability also gets good feedback. There are some mixed comments about the size. Many are less positive about the reliability and value for money.

usability, design

value for money, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Webcams the Sony CMU-BR100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 239 reviews)

User Reviews  

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Consumer review by:

Not limited to Sony TVs


Plugged web cam into the USB slot of a Sony S790 BluRay player. The player uses WiFi to connect to the internet through a DSL modem. Updated player system software using an iPhone 4 as a wireless WiFi remote, Strongly recommend an iPhone as a remote to...

Very easy to set up. Very good video and sound

None yet. Have only used one day

Consumer review by:

Bad picture quality on other end


Picture quality is too bad on the other end. Looks like it sending a very low quality video over Skype, even if we see good quality video in our TV.

Good sound

Bad picture quality on other end

Consumer review by:

Very good Sony Skype Camera


This camera works very well with the Sony Skype app. I am very happy with the video and sound quality particularly since this camera has to cover about 14 feet between my TV and the seating area ( unlike the regular PC webcam set-up where you sit...

Very good video and audio quality

A little too expensive


Consumer review by:

Very Good Product


Very satisfied with this product, the sound and picture quality is excellent. I have send this to my parents and they are able to operate easily and they are very happy. Strongly recommend this product.

The Picture quality is very good, easy to operate and to do setup

Compatible with Sony TV's only

Consumer review by:

Very nice camera and image quality


Great Sony quality ....what we can esxpect nothing less than that.

Nice pics no distrition great sound A


Consumer review by:

Webcam works great


Connected to a new Sony BluRay player with WiFi to internet. Using a 6 year old Sony AV Receiver and a 7 year old JVC DLP TV. On TV both here and there videos are very good, sound is great, and less video lag time than my iMac. Also works as the...

Easy to set up


Consumer review by:

Pictires w good quallity


Pictires w good quallity and sound, easy to install.

Consumer review by:

Could Be Better


You have to be close to the TV to be in view of the other person but not so close that you activate the sensor that shuts off your video stream because you are to close. Needs to have a zoom.

Easy to plug in and set up

Picture goes in and out

Consumer review by:

comlimax confused with tv


it is okay as i thought its free call webcam never has to understand how i can figur out put on tv never has before ..

i like put webcam on the tv easy hook up free intersert

too many information requried confused

Consumer review by:

Skype Webcam


Sony likes to make things difficult so I had to purchase a Sony only webcam. You don't have a choice, if you make the mistake of purchasing a Sony television you have to purchase what Sony tells you to purchase. The webcam works OK, that is the best...

You can Skype from your television

It is over priced, artificial light causing a blue hue across the screen


Product Specifications


Face Tracking: No
Integrated Microphone: Yes


Firewire: No
Network Interface:Not Applicable
Wireless Interface: No

General Features

Chip Type:CMOS
Platform:PC / Mac
Zoom Type:without Zoom