A number of Sony HDR-AS30 reviewers concluded that it was good looking. Amy Carroll gave it a score of 5 stars and she said “The video was still pretty good, although not as clear as I would have maybe liked.”. Fran wrote in her review of the Sony HDR-AS30 in November last year “I do find it more stylish than a gopro” and scored it 5 stars. George Osgerby scored it 5 stars and he wrote in November this year “The waterproof case that comes with the camera is pretty nice and waterproof”.
Some people wrote that the product was a good design. Last year Forged Piston mentioned in their review of this camcorder “Great quality and design” and scored this camcorder very highly. Oldbiker said two years ago “I really like this camera design could be improved” and scored it very highly. Pondering Panda mentioned on Amazon “I've lost out on footage because of this fairly major design flaw! Good” however despite that they gave this camcorder a score of 60 out of 100.
Some people who purchased it concluded that it was smooth. Rosen Ivanov wrote on Amazon “Uses the "slack" as a sort of buffer to smooth out camera shake” in their review. One Sony HDR-AS30 owner said in their reviews that the Sony HDR-AS30 was ergonomic.
One customer who reviewed it wrote that it was ugly. George Osgerby mentioned on Amazon “The only downsides to this camera are the ones you get with most other action camera, no zoom, distortion, not fantastic audio, ugly camera” and rated it 5 stars.
One customer who reviewed the Sony HDR-AS30 considered that it was neat. In November last year Ben Goulter wrote in his review of this camcorder “The camera is a neat little unit” but he gave it a rating of 2 stars.