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Sony HDR-XR520
6.6 out of 10

Sony HDR-XR520

Sony HDR-XR520V The Sony HDR-XR520V is a camcorder with 192 Read more

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Overall 7
6.8

Sony HDR-XR520V: Review

Electronics Made Easy
6 November 2010
  • Summary: Handheld cameras are coming down in price, making the newer versions more affordable for anyone looking to enter the market. Despite is bulky appearance, the 240GB HDR-XR520V is a fully capable High Def handycam that can accomplish your image capture and video recording tasks easily.
  • Pros: 240GB Harddrive, Geo-tagging via inbuilt GPS, Fully HD Capable, 12 megapixel Image capture
  • Cons: A little bulky
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Overall 7
6.7

Expert Review

reviewed
25 April 2009
Overall 9
9.0

Sony Handycam HDR-XR520

Trusted Reviews
26 May 2011
  • Summary: If you want to shoot great video and not fiddle with settings too much, the Sony HDR-XR520 is up there with the best.
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Overall 8
8.0

A Sony handycam with a 240GB HDD, GPS and Full HD recording

Good Gear Guide.au
18 February 2010
  • Summary: The Sony HDR-XR520 is a rock-solid HDD video camera that improves on its predecessors in nearly every way. On the other hand, it's unlikely that many consumers will be able to afford it at its current price point.
  • Pros: Good video quality, excellent stills mode, 240GB hard drive
  • Cons: Video quality slightly below Canon HF S10, depressingly unaffordable
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Overall 10
10

Sony HDR-XR520 review

electricpig
7 September 2009
  • Summary: A Full HD camcorder with easy–to–use functionality and features to make you coo
  • Pros: Stunning HD pics, huge hard drive and raft of great features
  • Cons: Geotagging not yet fully up to speed
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Overall 10
10

Sony HDR XR520 1080p camcorder review

TechRadar UK
30 April 2009
  • Summary: The world's first Full HD Handycam with built-in GPS
  • Pros: Superb HD video, Great low-light shots, Fun GPS features
  • Cons: Hefty price tag, PC-only software, Not compact or light
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Overall 10
10

Sony HDR-XR520VE review

Stuff.tv
24 April 2009
  • Summary: Life in the high-end camcorder market is hard. With pocket cams like the Toshiba S10 offering 1080p shooting for under £200, manufacturers increasingly need to add glitzy new features to pull in the punters. Take Sony’s new HDR-XR520VE, a Full HD cam that packs built-in GPS for the first time.
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夜景や室内撮影に最強! ソニー「HDR-XR520V」徹底レビュー【画質編】

nikkei BPnet
19 February 2010
  • Conclusion: 昼間撮影の解像感ではHF S10に分がある印象だが、夜間や室内撮影になると、本機の裏面照射センサーの威力が実感できる。 従来機SRシリーズの夜間撮影機能は、赤外線ライトの「NIGHT SHOT」モードのみだったが、本機ではCMOSの感度アップに伴って「LOW LUX」(増感)モードが追加された。LOW LUXモードにするとノイズは増えるが、色再現などは通常撮影と同じで、NIGHT SHOTモードのように緑モノトーンの映像にならない点がメリットと言える。...
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夜景や室内撮影に最強! ソニー「HDR-XR520V」徹底レビュー【機能編】

nikkei BPnet
19 February 2010
  • Conclusion: テレコンやワイコンなど豊富なアクセサリーが選べるのもハンディカムシリーズの楽しさだ。中でもユニークなのがBluetooth通信を使ったワイヤレスマイク「ECM-HW2」である。このマイクはカメラのアクセサリーシューに付けるレシーバー部と、被写体の胸などに付けるマイク部に分かれていて、両者間を双方向のBluetooth通信で結ぶことで離れた被写体の音声を記録できる。以前の製品「ECM-HW1」と比べると、通信距離が見通し30mから100mに延び、双方向の音声会話が可能になった。レシーバー部とマイク部にはイヤホン端子が付いていて、相手の声を聞きながら会話できる仕組みだ。...
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Low-Light-Star außer Kontrolle– Sony HDR-XR520/500

slashCAM
7 February 2010
  • Conclusion: Die Technik der neuen Bionz-Exmor-R-Kombination überzeugt voll und ganz und stellt tatsächlich in der gehobenen 1000 Euro-Preisklasse eine neue Referenz dar. Dafür legt das übrige Konzept der Kamera einem semiprofessionellen Einsatz enorm viele Steine in den Weg: Kein Histogramm , kein Zebra, keine...
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