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Sony HDR-XR160
6.6 out of 10

Sony HDR-XR160

Model Highlights: 1920 x 1080 Full HD 60p recording, 3MP still Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Sony HDR-XR160

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Overall 2
2.0

One Star

Rick Holmes, Amazon
25 July 2011
  • Summary: Use it for one vacation. But can't download. Too complicated even for my geek friends.
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Overall 2
2.0

THINK TWICE BEFORE BUYING IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO USE iMOVIE

OJ*NYC, Amazon
25 July 2011
  • Summary: I bought this camcorder last spring and it is simply horrible. I wanted to stay loyal to Sony, but what a mistake I made! First, I miss the viewfinder from my previous camcorder. Second, Sony clearly does not master touch screen technologies fully yet.
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Overall 2
2.0

Hard to take pictures with no lens

Bob Skinny, Amazon
25 July 2011
  • Summary: I bought and paid for this camera and also $70 worth of acc. It was sent without a lens. So, I sent it back. I received a second camera. It also did not have a lens. So, I had to send all three items back. So, then I had no camera.
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Overall 2
2.0

Not worth it!

Alberto, Amazon
25 July 2011
  • Summary: I've been always a fan of Sony products, specially video cameras. Their craftsmanship, high end products were the norm not long ago. Well, not this camcorder, this is total failure; it is poorly made of cheap plastic. On the hand it feels like you are going to break it if you put more pressure.
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Overall 2
2.0

Do not waste your money. PLZ.

Knockra, Amazon
25 July 2011
  • Summary: This camera might be very good, but the price is not worth it. Also from old experience with Sony, they have one of the worse customer services next to HP electronics. If you are new in the camcorder technology, I would strongly suggest you to find a cheaper camcorder that record with the same...
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Overall 2
2.0

THIS CAMCORDER REQUIRES A VIEWFINDER BADLY

JERRY SEIGEL, Amazon
25 July 2011
  • Summary: JUST RETURNED FROM AFRICA ON MANY SAFARIS AND HAD TO DELITE ABOUT 75% OF THE MOVIES I TRIED TO RECORD DUE TO THE FACT I COULD NOT SEE PROPERLY ON THE LCD SCREEN THE SUBJECTS . THE GLARE IN DAYLIGHT PROHIBITS YOU TO SEE PROPERLY AND ADJUST THE CAMCORDER BY TOUCH SCREEN ADJUSTMENTS.
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Overall 2
2.0

Non HD in 1080 Resolution

Amazon Customer, Amazon
25 July 2011
  • Summary: you will not get high definition on a 1080 TV , Better spend a few dollars more and buy a better model
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