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Sony HDR-XR520
6.1 out of 10

Sony HDR-XR520

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

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Overall 7

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

Expert Review

25 April 2009
Overall 8

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

Good Gear Guide.au
6 November 2009
  • Conclusion: 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 7

Expert Review

12 August 2009
  • Conclusion: Die Bildqualität im Low-Light überzeugt voll und ganz und stellt tatsächlich in der gehobenen 1000 Euro-Preisklasse eine neue Referenz dar. Dafür gibt es kein Histogramm, kein Zebra, keine Belichtungszeit-Kontrolle, keine Schärfehilfen und keine Bildjustage.
  • Pros: Sehr gutes Low-Light Verhalten, Blendenrad + Touch-Focus bilden gutes Zusammenspiel
  • Cons: Kaum manuelle Eingriffsmöglichkeiten
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Overall 8

Test: Camcorder Sony HDR - XR 520 VE - mit Festplatte & GPS-Modul

23 May 2009