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Sony Handycam HDR-XR200VE

alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 reviews of Sony Handycam HDR-XR200VE. 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 image quality and portability. The size and battery also get good opinions. Some have doubts about the design.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony Handycam HDR-XR200VE is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Handycam HDR-XR200VE

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Sony Handycam HDR-XR200VE from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the size and usability. The portability and image quality are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the design.

battery, image quality, portability, usability, size

design

91% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony HDRXR200VE High Definition Handycam Camcorder with Built-In 120GB Hard Disc Drive (50hrs)Sony HDRXR200VE High Definition Handycam Camcorder with Built-In 120GB Hard Disc Drive (50hrs)

Sep, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony Handycam HDR-XR200VE

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Sony Handycam HDR-XR200VE from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Opinions about the portability and size are overall positive.

zoom, size, portability

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

This summary is based on the products: Sony HDR-XR200VE 120GB Pal HDD High Definition CamcorderSony HDR-XR200VE 120GB Pal HDD High Definition Camcorder

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: (gadgetheaven.co.uk)

Sony HDR-XR200VE Camcorder

 

Great innovations and technological enhancements are the core values of Sony, the company behind the production of the Sony HDR-XR200VE. The Sony HDR-XR200VE really doesn't disapoint though, this is a great camcorder that you can rely upon to give you...

May, 2012

Expert review by: Daniel Long (pcauthority.com.au)

First Look: Sony HDR-XR200VE handycam stands out with GPS, Active SteadyShot

 

The Sony HDR-XR200VE mini cam uses gyros to provide image stabilisation, and has an inbuilt GPS receiver

Mar, 2009

Product Specifications

HDR-XR200VE features very high quality Full HD video plus up to 4 megapixels photos. Large 120GB hard disk drive records up to 50 hours of HD video. Optical SteadyShot Active mode, face detection, automatic geotagging by GPS and many other smart shooting features capture even more precious memories.

Audio

Audio Dubbing: No
Built-In Microphone: Yes

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Surround
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Battery life (max):2.1
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:NP-FH60
Manufacturer Battery Name:Sony NP-FH60

Camcorder Features

High Definition Video Support:1080i
Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes
Widescreen Video Capture:Widescreen Video Capture

Camera

Minimum illumination:5
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
Playback zoom (max):Y
Progressive Scan: No

Camera Flash

Type:Built-in flash

Design

Colour of product:Black

Digital Storage Media

Type:Hard disc drive

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:12.2cm
Height:6.8cm
Weight:390g
Width:7cm

Display

Display:Hybrid LCD
Display diagonal:6.86

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.7in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.9cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Beach / Candle / Fireworks / Landscape / Portrait mode / Snow / Spotlight / Sunrise / Sunset / Twilight mode / Twilight portrait

Flash

Built-in Flash: Yes

Header

Manufacturer:Sony
Model:HDR-XR200VE
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Handycam

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (movie):1490000
Optical sensor resolution:2360000
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 5
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:1

Lens System

Digital Zoom:180
Filter Size:3
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):40 - 600
Focal length range (f-f):3.2 - 46.5
Image stabilizer: Yes
Lens Aperture:F/1.8-2.6
Max Focal Length:46.5mm
Min Focal Length:3.2mm
Optical Zoom:15
Optical Zoom:15
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:2Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:1.49Mpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:2.36Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/5"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):5.1 mm ( 1/5" ) / 5.1 mm ( 1/5 )
Optical Sensor Type:Exmor CMOS
Sensor Qty:1CMOS

Optical System

Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer:Built-in / Yes
Image Stabiliser:Optical (Steady Shot)

Other features

Additional accessories:RMT-835
Aperture range (F-F):1.8 - 2.6
Audio output:1
Auto Focus: Yes
Cable Type:USB, Multi AV
Fader:Y
Flash:0.3 - 2.5 m
Lens system:Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar
Manual Focus: Yes
Metering:Spot
Night mode: Yes
Noise Reduction: Yes
Photo mode: Yes
Power consumption (typical):3.9
Sports: Yes
Spotlight: Yes
Twilight: Yes

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Picture Motion Browser

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
DC-in jack: Yes
Microphone in: No
PictBridge: Yes
S-Video Out: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/2 - 1/800

Storage

Internal storage capacity:120

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video

Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Video formats supported:MPEG2

Video Input

Digital Video Format:AVCHD / MPEG-2
Digital Zoom:180
Face Detection:Built-in / Yes
Faders:Black fader / White fader
Media Type:Flash card / Hard disc drive
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: None

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:12.2
Height :6.8
Weight:390
Width:7

White balance

Indoor white balance: Yes
Onepush white balance: Yes
Outdoor white balance: Yes