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Sony HDR-CX625

alaTest has collected and analyzed 54 reviews of Sony HDR-CX625. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People really like the portability and durability. The price and size are also appreciated.

usability, size, price, durability, portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony HDR-CX625 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony HDR-CX625

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Sony HDR-CX625 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the price and image quality are overall positive. The durability and usability are also appreciated.

portability, usability, durability, image quality, price

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

This summary is based on the products: Sony HDR-CX625 Full HD Compact Camcorder (5-Axis Balanced Optical SteadyShot, 30x Optical Zoom, Wi-Fi and NFC)Sony HDR-CX625 Full HD Compact Camcorder (5-Axis Balanced Optical SteadyShot, 30x Optical Zoom, Wi-Fi and NFC)

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: Stuart R (johnlewis.com)

Superb quality video

 

I was hesitant about changing from my DV tape sony hdr-hc9 with its excellent picture quality. Initial reaction is that my cx625 will be at least as good.

Sep, 2017

Consumer review by: Furry13 (johnlewis.com)

Quality capture every time.

 

The Sony HDR-CX625 is compact lightweight and with it's built in stabilizer the quality of video is superb .

Aug, 2017

Consumer review by: Anonymous (johnlewis.com)

Typically Sony... only basic kit - you have to buy all the extras.

 

As it goes its OK,but what about a decent size battery and charger being included, and why no UV filter to protect the lens. There were also some essential cables missing which had to be bought separately. Setting up is hard and there are so many...

Jul, 2017

Consumer review by: Andy (currys.co.uk)

SONY HDR-CX625 Camcorder - Black

 

Ease of use, good quality construction, fast to load up when opened. Good lens stability and zoom.

Not good quality at all for picture, grainy even in bright light, horrible quality in even the lowest of lights. At highest 1080p setting it still looks like a poor camera phone

Jun, 2017

Consumer review by: Iancraig10 (johnlewis.com)

Microphone and Filters can be Used!!!

 

As far as the cx625 goes, it is extremely close to my cx405 in the way that the menu works. In fact the screen is almost exactly the same. The only reason I was looking for an upgrade was that I wanted to use a separate microphone, both on the camera...

Apr, 2017

Consumer review by: HighwaymanTed (johnlewis.com)

Action camcorder

 

My old Sony Super eight cassette camcorder has not been used for some because of the difficulty in obtaining the cassettes. As it is well into its third decade of use I purchased the handycam as a replacement. Obviously it is much easier to use being...

Feb, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio formats supported:LC-AAC, MP4
Audio system:Dolby Digital 2.0/5.1
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Wind filter: Yes

Battery

Battery Capacity:980
Battery technology:Lithium
Battery Type:NP-FV50
Battery voltage:6.8

Camera

Back light compensation: Yes
Back Light Compensation (BLC):Y
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Camera playback:Highlights, Slide show
Image processor:BIONZ X
Image quality adjustment:Brightness
Minimum illumination:3
Remotely operated: Yes
Self-timer:10
Self-timer delay:10
Shooting modes:Auto, Manual
Smartphone remote support: Yes
Supported aspect ratios:4:3, 16:9

Design

Colour of product:Black

Display

Built-in Display: Yes
Display:LCD
Display aspect ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:7.62
Display resolution (numeric):460800
Touchscreen: Yes
Vari-angle LCD display: Yes

Flash

Flash Modes:Auto, Flash off, Flash on, Pre-flash

Focusing

Auto Focus (AF) lock: Yes
Closest focusing distance:0.0100
Face detection: Yes
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual
Smile detection: Yes

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):2.29
Effective megapixels (movie):2.29
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 5.8
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:2.29

Lens System

Digital Zoom:350
Filter Size:4.6
Focal length range (f-f):26.8 - 804
Image stabilizer: Yes
Image stabilizer type:Optical
Maximum aperture number:4
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):98.4
Minimum aperture number:1.8
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):2.68
Optical Zoom:30

Light exposure

Light exposure modes:Auto, Manual
Light metering:Spot

Networking

Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Packaging Content

Cables included:HDMI, Micro-USB
Quick start guide: Yes

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
HDMI: Yes
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Micro-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/6 - 1/10000

Still image

Maximum image resolution:4032 x 2272
Still image resolution(s):4032 x 2272, 3024 x 2272, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 480

Storage

Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type: No
Camera file system:DCF 2.0, Exif 2.3, MPF
Compatible memory cards:MS Micro (M2), MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC
Disc types supported: No

Technical Details

Flash exposure compensation: Yes
Flash Modes:Auto, Flash off, Flash on, Pre-flash

Video

Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL
Bitrate at maximum video resolution:50
Capture modes:FH
HD type:Full HD
Maximum frame rate:60
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Supported video modes:720p, 1080p
Video formats supported:AVCHD, H.264, MP4, MPEG4
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720,1440 x 1080,1920 x 1080

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:13.1
Height :6.6
Weight:360
Width:5.75

White balance

Indoor white balance: Yes
Onepush white balance: Yes
Outdoor white balance: Yes
White Balance:Auto, Indoor, Outdoor