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Sony DCR-SR85

Sony DCR-SR85 The Sony DCR-SR85 is a camcorder that utilize Read more

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Overall 7
6.7

Expert Review

reviewed
12 November 2008
  • Summary: With a 60GB internal hard drive, the DCR-SR85 (MSRP $549.99) has the largest storage capacity of Sony\'s entry level standard definition camcorders. Replacing last year\'s DCR-SR42, Sony added a larger hard drive, a slightly revamped design, and a 100% increase in effective pixel count. The step-down model, the Sony DCR-SR65, is nearly identical to its big sister in every way—except for the smaller, 40GB hard drive under the hood and the $100 cheaper price tag.
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Overall 8
7.5

Expert Review

Good Gear Guide.au
24 June 2008
  • Summary: The Sony DCR-SR85 is a good quality mid-range camcorder that easily matches any standard-def model in its price range. If you're determined to ignore the HD boom, you could certainly do a lot worse than this.
  • Pros: 60GB hard drive, decent specs for the asking price, memory stick slot, beginner-friendly touch screen interface
  • Cons: Poor stills mode, struggles under low lighting
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