Summary: Comfortable to hold and use, and capable of rock-solid movie clips, the CX520 is a dependable addition to the ranks of HD camcorders. Videophiles may begrudge the odd absence from the tech specs but otherwise there’s a lot here to really enjoy.
A Full HD flash memory camcorder with a three-way optical image stabiliser
Good Gear Guide.au
8 January 2010
Summary: The Sony HDR-CX520 is a feature-packed camcorder that performs impressively across the board. However, if you're not a frequent shooter, you may want to consider the cheaper Sony HDR-CX500V -- it offers all of the same functionality, but with less memory.
Pros: Improved image stabilisation, 12-megapixel still image mode, impressive range of features