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Expert review by : Richard Easton (

Sony HDR-AS50 Action Cam


Sony's Action Cam range is pretty diverse, ranging from the entry-level AS20 all the way up to the 4K-capable X1000V. The HDR-AS50 sits just above the former, but it's still firmly at the cheaper end of the line-up.

Aug, 2016

Expert review by : Rik Henderson (

Sony HDR-AS50R takes the action cam to another level


Sony has updated its hugely popular action camera series with the HDR-AS50 and HDR-AS50R - the latter coming with a new Live View Remote you can wear on your wrist in order to see what you're recording.

Jan, 2016

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Sony HDR-AS50


The Sony HDR-AS50 is a durable and highly portable POV video camera that weighs a mere 58g (2oz) and measures only 2.42 x 4.7 x 8.3 cm. (31/32 x 1 7/8 x 3 3/8 inches). It is supplied with an underwater housing that can be used down to 60 metres and can...

Expert review by : Joshua Waller (

Sony HDR-AS50 Action Camera Preview


We have a hands-on look at the new Sony HDR-AS50 Action Camera.

Feb, 2016

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (

Sony Action Cam AS50 is less frustrating, more fun, detects faces


The newest Action Cam seems to be all about slight changes and upgrades to past models to alleviate some user frustrations.

Jan, 2016

Expert review by : Michael Palmer (

Sony HDR-AS50


Sony has added a new model to its Action Cam series of video/still cameras. The Sony HDR-AS50 boasts an 11.1 megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor mated to a ZEISS® Tessar lens with built-in SteadyShot image stabilization. This setup works well with...

Jan, 2016

Expert review by : Gavin Stoker (

Sony HDR-AS50 Review


The Sony HDR-AS50 is an affordable way to jump on the action camera bandwagon – as long as you're happy with high definition video, as opposed to 4K footage, and stills quality that reflects the fact that it’s been shot on something a quarter of the...

Jan, 2017

Expert review by : Randy Cantu (

A Look at Sony’s New HDR-AS50 Action Cam


Sony has announced a new action camera, the HDR-AS50, coming in at a baseline $199. The real news here is that Sony actually has listened to customer complaints (or suggestions as they like to call them) and then made some useful improvements over...

Jan, 2016

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[REVIEW – SONY HDR-AS50 Action Cam]


THE LOWDOWN: Sony's new action cam is small and light – 24x47x83mm and 83g – and fitted with an 18.4mm (film equivalent) f2.8 Zeiss branded lens. The 11 megapixel sensor is back illuminated. Image stabilisation is electronic “SteadyShot”. The camera...

We shot 4K video with the AS50 and the results are impressive. Our only reservation is the extreme barrel distortion. Smartphone control is brilliant with a viewfinder image on the phone plus some controls of the camera. The exposure compensation...

There is not much in the way of attachments in the box. Be prepared to lay out more money for doodads to attach the camera to you bike, hat or helmet

This is a reasonably priced camera that will serve a diver, skier, cyclist, skate-boarder or sky diver well. Not being a daredevil our testing lacked something of the adventurous spirit but we like what the Sony AS50 did. And it scored the TIPA award...

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Poor Sound In The Case - Great For Scuba


I primary got this for scuba diving use and so far for that it has worked well. Unlike other such cameras it actually has a manual white balance option which can be used and set underwater (however quite a few menu steps to get to the option). The...

May, 2016