Five people concluded that this camcorder was good at resisting water ingress. Cofressi mentioned in their review of this camcorder “Underwater sounds picked up easily” . K. Fisher said in their Sony HDR-AS100VR review on Amazon three years ago “The sound is much better without the waterproof case and i would prefer to use it this way on my bike”. Ch0pper911 wrote on Amazon “Only gripe is that underwater movies don't focus very well”.
Three customers who purchased it considered that it was well made. Mkbk rated this camcorder 7 stars and mentioned “Has built in GPS”. Mkbk also mentioned “If you're buying this for the built in stabilization” in their review.
Two owners mentioned in their reviews that this camcorder was strong and durable. Stuff.tv mentioned “Rugged, waterproof case” nonetheless they only gave it a score of 20 out of 100. Species wrote two years ago “It is sturdy, too” in their review of this camcorder.