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Sony HDR-CX700
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Sony HDR-CX700 Camcorder

Digital Versus 5 Star Les Numeriques.com 5 Star
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6 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

The editors of two expert review sites both said that this Sony camcorder was good. This video camera received a "5 Star" award from both Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com.

Excellent Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this Sony camcorder is 100 out of 100 based on two expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com. That puts this Sony video camera in the top 1% of all the video cameras of this type and age.

Sony Has Good Camcorder Reviews

Sony is one of the superior camcorder manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, and Sony also has good reviews for its video cameras.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two Sony HDR-CX700 reviewers who purchased this camcorder thought it had a good screen. Digital Versus said “Excellent LCD screen” .

Good Quality Lens

One person who purchased it reckoned that it had a good lens. Expert review site Digitalversus.com rated the product 5 stars and wrote “A wide-angle lens and a wonderful LCD screen”.

Good Connectivity

One Sony HDR-CX700 owner who purchased it reckoned that it was good in terms of USB connections. Digital Versus said “Builtin USB cable” and gave this camcorder a rating of 5 stars.

9 Reasons Against

Not Full HD

The HDR-CX700 is not Full HD. Most of the other video cameras of a comparable type and age to the HDR-CX700 are also not Full HD.

If you are looking for a camcorder that is Full HD then you might want to consider the GoPro Hero 3 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

The HDR-CX700 does not have an image stabiliser, although it is worth noting that most of the other camcorders of this spec and age also do not have an image stabiliser.

Other camcorders which also have an image stabiliser that you might also want to look at include the HDR-CX730, or the FDR-X1000 ($399.99) both from Sony.

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Does Not Have an HDMI Port

Like most of the other video cameras that have been available for a similar time to the HDR-CX700, the Sony HDR-CX700 does not have an HDMI port.

We compared all the other video cameras which also have an HDMI port to this video camera and we think the HDR-CX730, or the FDR-X1000 ($399.99) both from Sony is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

The Sony HDR-CX700 does not have an interchangeable lens. Most of the other video cameras of a comparable spec and age to the HDR-CX700 also do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Display

Most of the other camcorders of this type and age have a built-in display, however the Sony HDR-CX700 does not have a built-in display.

We think you might also be interested in alternative video cameras which also have a built-in display including the Sony HDR-CX730.

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Not Waterproof

The Sony HDR-CX700 is not waterproof, although keep in mind that most of the other video cameras of this spec and age are also not waterproof.

Camcorders which are waterproof that might be worth considering include the Sony FDR-X1000 ($399.99).

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Most camcorders of a comparable type and age to the HDR-CX700 do not have a night mode. The HDR-CX700 is no exception to this as it too does not have a night mode.

There are a number of alternative camcorders which also have a night mode that you might want to consider including the Sony HDR-CX730.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other camcorders of this age and spec, the HDR-CX700 is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

Most video cameras that were released around the same time as the HDR-CX700 do not have a built-in projector. The HDR-CX700 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in projector.

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1 Other reason to consider the Sony HDR-CX700

Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the HDR-CX700 over three years ago.

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2 Awards

Digital Versus 5 Star Les Numeriques.com 5 Star

Expert Reviews

(3)
6 May 2011

The CX700 shoots great video and boasts a 1080/50p mode, a wide-angle lens and a wonderful LCD screen. What more could you ask for?

Digital Versus

Great sensitivity
108050p mode
Builtin USB cable
Excellent LCD screen
26 mm wideangle lens
Viewfinder too small
Viseur trop troit
29 April 2011

Le CX700 fournit une excellente image valorisée par un mode 1080/50p, un grand-angle et un magnifique écran LCD. Que demander de plus ?

Les Numeriques.com

14 April 2011

Lesezeichen hinzufügen bei [1 Leserkommentar] [Kommentar schreiben] baerenbold 14:09 14.04.... keine manuelle Tonaussteuerung in dieser Geräteklasse ? Oh Sony ![nach...

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Manufacturer Part Numbers hdrcx700, hdrcx700e
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