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Sony-hdr-cx190.33657848
8.4 out of 10

Sony HDR-CX190

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Reviews and Problems with Sony HDR-CX190

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Overall 2
2.0
Value for money 2
2.0
Features 8
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Ease of use 6
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Picture quality 2
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Don't bother

Mcfancy, Bestbuy
10 August 2013
  • Summary: I bought this as an open box for $90 figuring it had to be ok for the $$. Well it wasn't even good enough for that small price I took it back after a...
  • Pros: Small size. Lightweight
  • Cons: Very poor stills. Poor indoor video. Substandard outdoor
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Overall 2
2.0

awkward to use

Lee, Amazon
8 August 2013
  • Summary: The controls are accessed through an on screen menu. The menu is VERY long and difficult to use. I spent much of an afternoon simply trying to delete some photos and short movie clips. I had to start at the beginning and work through the menus for each one even though I clicked on delete multiple. The LED screen is very difficult to see in the sun, even at it's brightest setting. Difficult to charge without buying a special cable.
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Overall 2
2.0

save your money for a better camera, this ones not a good deal.

diamondjim1, Ebay
5 February 2013
  • Summary: about 3 or 4 years ago i purchased a jvc camcorder for about the same price, a pretty decent camara but didnt have stabilizer. the sony handy cam about the same price, size,quality and had stabilizer, but the girl in the store said it would only use sonys memory card so i bought the jvc. rececntly the screen went dark on it so i thought id try the sony big mistake, i should have spent the money to fix the jvc.
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Overall 2
2.0

If your instincts are hesitating, listen to them!

A. Bozelli, Amazon
9 December 2012
  • Summary: Please, please listen to me: Do not buy this camcorder. The image and HD video quality is absolutely horrible from what I would expect from Sony or any modern camcorder for that matter. I make no exaggeration, the image quality resembles what you would get from a webcam. The "Full HD" video is no where near where it should be compared to competing products.
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Value for money 2
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Features 2
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Ease of use 2
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Picture quality 2
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Worst Sony Product I've ever Purchased

CMarsh2153, Bestbuy
28 November 2012
  • Summary: I bought this for my baby shower...and then baby of course. I have a mac and on the box it says that it is compatible with Imovie.
  • Pros: The built in usb is the only good thing about it.
  • Cons: Is not compatible with Mac even though it says so on the box, Picture Quality is Horrible
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Overall 2
2.0

Great picture, but....

trumpet 1, Amazon
10 May 2012
  • Summary: At first I thought this was an outstanding deal. The picture was excellent, night and day with my 6 year old Standard Definition Sony model. Then, I took a listen to the sound and heard a distinct whirring noise through every clip. I tried different locations, different camera settings, turned off the "auto" everything and still the noise persisted. Sent it back, and will be looking for something better made. Disappointed in Sony.
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Overall 2
2.0

Had it 2 months, and then it wouldn't recognize the removable media

David Schwind "lieutenantdave", Amazon
4 May 2012
  • Summary: I'm not going to go into the technical details of the camera in my review, as they've been fairly well covered so far in previous reviews. I actually really liked the camera and was going to give it 5 stars. We've used it about four times in two months of owning it and it's worked great. HOWEVER...
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Overall 2
2.0

Not what I was expecting

Timothy Spink, Amazon
23 April 2013
  • Summary: This camera got some good reviews but my experince was somewhat different. The camera looks great and the small screen is really good. It's not touch screen that that doesn;t matter a bit. However, still picture quality was awfull. With 5.3Mbits I was expecting something better than my cheap phone. Video quality was very jittery and went very grainy in low light (e.g. indoors) So I sent it back.
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Overall 2
2.0

Very disappointing

The pig (oo), Amazon
8 June 2012
  • Summary: this was to be my 3rd Sony camcoder, but after a brief test, I returned it because I was so unhappy with it. I thought 'HD' means that it has 1080 x 1920 pixels = 2M, but apparently it only has 1.3M effective pixels, which are extrapolated electronically to HD ... a bit of cutting corners!
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Overall 2
2.0

User Review

Yandex
24 January 2013
  • Excerpt: у меня камера 5-летней давности на miniDVD такой же ценовой категории снимает раз в 100 лучше чем эта
  • Pros: удобная
  • Cons: картинка шумит, для сравнения: мой телефон с мизерной 1.3 MPx камерой снимает видео и фото намного лучше!!! За что тут отдавать 9000???
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