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Sony-hdr-cx220e.33796150
8.9 out of 10

Sony HDR-CX220E

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Reviews and Problems with Sony HDR-CX220E

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Overall 2
2.0

Product failed after a small amount of useage

Jennifer Ballard, Amazon
20 March 2014
  • Summary: I have had this camera for three months now but haven't used it that much, less than 10 hours record time. The zoom has failed on it and it needs repair. The parts are covered by warranty but not labor. So I have to pay for service to fix the camera after such little use. Performance wise every once in a while there is a glitch in the video. Like it skips or jumps. Could possibly be related to the zoom issue. Overall, I am not happy with this product.
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Overall 2
2.0

Beware -- LOUSY Audio!

Odysseus, Amazon
23 February 2014
  • Summary: This camcorder is fine, but it suffers from one MAJOR flaw: The built-in microphone is only so-so. What is a video with mediocre sound? Make SURE you get a higher-end model with a sound jack that allows you to use a seperate mike.....
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Overall 2
2.0

Shame on you Sony for being cheap

Jay K. Din, Amazon
18 February 2014
  • Summary: First off, thanks to Amazon and Tri state camera on your excellent return policy. I'm sure this camera works great but not including an ac charger!!!!! That's ridiculous! Charging via usb is fine but what if you don't want to lug your laptop on vacation??? I promptly returned this product!!! I'll be more wary of buying anyting Sony in the future.
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2.0
Value for money 2
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Ease of use 2
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Battery performance 2
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User Review

MrClausshelper, Walmart
11 January 2014
  • Summary: Read reviews on this camera and others. I am very happy with this camera and feel people that wrote poor reviews (think there were 3) didn't read the instructions first. I went to my granddaughters Christmas Concert the other evening and was very happy with the low light video's I recorded and pictures I have taken are also very good. Concerns about the battery charging or not charging, I found unwarranted as long as you read the instructions.
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Overall 2
2.0
Value for money 2
2.0
Ease of use 2
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Battery performance 2
2.0

User Review

MrClausshelper, Walmart
11 January 2014
  • Summary: Read reviews on this camera and others. I am very happy with this camera and feel people that wrote poor reviews (think there were 3) didn't read the instructions first. I went to my granddaughters Christmas Concert the other evening and was very happy with the low light video's I recorded and pictures I have taken are also very good. Concerns about the battery charging or not charging, I found unwarranted as long as you read the instructions.
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Overall 2
2.0

Be Careful.

P. Masullo, Amazon
4 January 2014
  • Summary: Camera itself is ok; exactly what you would expect for the money. Battery terminal is fussy...there are fragile little prongs that secure the battery and one broke immediately.
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Overall 2
2.0

worst camera ever

Linda G. Maurer, Amazon
3 January 2014
  • Summary: This video camera might as well be from the 1960s. The picture quality is absolutely terrible. Sony should be embarrassed to sell this with their name on it. It is absolutely the worst quality picture I have ever seen in a video camera. My family trip that I thought was captured on video was not because everything is pixelated and poor quality. I may never buy a Sony product again. I wish I could give this a negative star rating.
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Overall 2
2.0

Pass on this one...

A. Kauffman, Amazon
16 December 2013
  • Summary: Not at all the quality I expected, given the name on the label, and the listed features. Returned after first few attempts to get a usable video or of it. Either get a slightly more expensive model, or much cheaper model. The quality just isn't on par with the price.
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Overall 2
2.0

Very Poor Video quality !

P. Killen, Amazon
11 November 2013
  • Summary: Camera feels & functions like Very Cheap build quality. Video Quality Very Very Poor ! Motion tracking is distorted & pixelated. No external Mic. So U get lots of camera & operator noise. Low light video is very grainy. Auto focus is Super Slow, So U get lots of Blurry footage. I have attempted to use this camera for indoor & outdoor filming . Overall I am Very disappointed in this Sony product.
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Overall 2
2.0

Proprietary software to view videos. I sent it back.

chuck J., Amazon
1 November 2013
  • Summary: I should have known Sony would be the one to be able to keep you from sticking your Memory card in your computer and pulling the video directly off it. Since I use Linux Mint, that is not an option, and I'm not downloading their software to use it on a Windows 8 box. It's OK. I returned it and I bought a Nikon COOLPIX L820 (yes, it doubles for a camera too) for the same price and it takes MUCH better videos without the hassle. I mainly shoot football games.
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