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6.0 out of 10

Sony HDR-XR100

Sony HDR-XR100 The HDR-XR100 is a camcorder from Sony. It f Read more

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Overall 4
4.0

Entry Level HD

mrric, epinions.com
9 February 2010
  • Excerpt: My wife gave this camera to me for Christmas as a replacement to an older, standard defnition S
  • Pros: Good size, controls, touch screen, multiple recording quality settings & easy connect to media.
  • Cons: - Image quality & included editing/sharing software was very basic
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Overall 3
3.0

"Incompatible with everything"

minnesota99, CNET
20 December 2009
  • Pros: If you are an employee or major sharheholder of Sony, this is for you. Everyone else, avoid the brand.
  • Cons: Sony products can not be used with Macs (without major workarounds), and the literature and instructions for use are deliberatly misleading in this regard. Moreover, the default HD files can not be burned to use with a DVD player - only a Blu-Ray.
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Overall 4
4.0

"I've seen better camcorders"

Camman124, CNET
4 May 2009
  • Pros: 80GB storage
  • Cons: 4 MP stills look very average Inaccurate colours Only 16Mbs recording
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Overall 4
4.0

"Not impressed"

Enthusiasts, CNET
19 April 2009
  • Pros: 80GB storage
  • Cons: Low zoom Lower bit rate recording (16Mbs) Bulky Weak faded picture.
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Overall 4
4.0

nice features, very poor low light images

JayK "Jay", Amazon
5 April 2009
  • Summary: I recently purchased this camera primarily for home videos. It's my first camcorder purchase since the old hi8 camcorders back in the 90's. It was fairly light weight as well as more compact compared to it's predecessor. Also the touch screen was great, easy menu options. That's the good. The bad prompted me to return the camera. The low light recording was surprisingly grainy. Even in moderate light the camcorder performed poorly.
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