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Sony HDR-XR150

alaTest has collected and analyzed 95 reviews of Sony HDR-XR150. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the price and size. The image quality and portability also get good comments, whereas some have doubts about the viewfinder.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony HDR-XR150 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony HDR-XR150

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 user reviews of Sony HDR-XR150 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the zoom and size. The portability and image quality also get good comments, but many are critical about the viewfinder.

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87% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2020

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.co.uk)

Sony Handycam HDR-XR150 review

 

A follow-up to the CX100, the Sony Handycam HDR-CX110, CX150 and XR150 represent Sony's budget-priced HD triumvirate. They differ only by color and storage media--the CX110 has no built-in memory, the CX150 has 16GB built in, and the XR150 incorporates...

Compact; lens focuses relatively fast.

Merely OK video quality; worse-than-expected lens flare problems in bright sunlight.

Its small size and attractive price might draw you to the Sony Handycam HDR-XR150, but this bare-bones camcorder just barely delivers on the promise of HD quality.

May, 2010

Expert review by : Chris Jager, PCWorld. (techadvisor.co.uk)

Sony HDR-XR150 review

 

In terms of specifications, the Sony HDR-XR150 is quite similar to last year's batch of HD handycam models, which included the similarly named HDR-XR100. The biggest improvement to the HDR-XR150 is probably its enlarged 25x optical zoom lens, which is...

The Sony HDR-XR150 is a reasonably priced Full HD camcorder that provides good video and plenty of user-friendly features. Its chief strengths are a 120GB hard drive and 25x optical zoom lens.

Apr, 2010

Expert review by : Chris Jager (techworld.com)

Sony HDR-XR150 review

 

The Sony HDR-XR150 is an entry-level Full HD camcorder equipped with a 120GB hard drive and 25x optical zoom lens.

The Sony HDR-XR150 is a reasonably priced Full HD camcorder that provides good video and plenty of user friendly features. Its chief strengths are a 120GB hard drive and 25x optical zoom lens.

Apr, 2010

Expert review by : Chris Jager (goodgearguide.com.au)

Sony HDR-XR150 camcorder

 

Full HD Sony camcorder with 120GB hard drive and 25x optical zoom

Good HD video performance, 120GB hard drive, compact size, three recording formats in one

Touch screen occasionally annoys, sub-par still image mode

The Sony HDR-XR150 is a reasonably priced Full HD camcorder that provides good video and plenty of user-friendly features. Its chief strengths are a 120GB hard drive and 25x optical zoom lens. Recommended.

Apr, 2010

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.com)

Sony Handycam HDR-XR150 review: Sony Handycam HDR-XR150

 

Sony Handycam HDR-XR150

Compact; lens focuses relatively fast.

Merely OK video quality; worse-than-expected lens flare problems in bright sunlight.

Its small size and attractive price might draw you to the Sony Handycam HDR-XR150, but this bare-bones camcorder just barely delivers on the promise of HD quality.

May, 2010

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.com)

Sony Handycam HDR-XR150 review:

 

A follow-up to the CX100, the Sony Handycam HDR-CX110, CX150 and XR150 represent Sony's budget-priced HD triumvirate. They differ only by color and storage media--the CX110 has no built-in memory, the CX150 has 16GB built in, and the XR150 incorporates...

Compact; lens focuses relatively fast.

Merely OK video quality; worse-than-expected lens flare problems in bright sunlight.

Its small size and attractive price might draw you to the Sony Handycam HDR-XR150, but this bare-bones camcorder just barely delivers on the promise of HD quality.

May, 2010

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.com.au)

Sony Handycam HDR-XR150 review: Sony Handycam HDR-XR150

 

Sony Handycam HDR-XR150

Compact; lens focuses relatively fast.

Merely OK video quality; worse-than-expected lens flare problems in bright sunlight.

Its small size and attractive price might draw you to the Sony Handycam HDR-XR150, but this bare-bones camcorder just barely delivers on the promise of HD quality.

May, 2010

Consumer review (sony.com)

Cant wait to get this!!

 

One of the Best affordable camcorder from Sony. I will recommend this all amature video maker.

Cheap and Best HD Output ;

No Light ;

Feb, 2011

Consumer review (sony.com)

FANTASTIC CAMCORDER

 

The best camcorder i have ever purchased, would be even better if it supported mac. it does work great with imovie, but would be nice to also use sony software. (get off your high horse sony and work with apple). but other than that i would recommend...

Excellent video and picture quality ;

no mac support, other than imovie ;

Sep, 2010

Consumer review (sony.com)

HDR-X150 Video Camera

 

I can not down load any of the video in the video recorder to my computer because Sony chose to use a USB plug type that is not available even at Best Buy where I bought the video recorder. I therefore give a failing grade for Compatability.I don't...

Clear crisp High definition video and pics ;

Sony stupidly chose a 2.0 USB plug type that no one has ;

Sep, 2010

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