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Sony HDRAS200VRW

$299.99
A classic and great value for money 8.8 megapixel 1 camcorder
8.8MP 1/2.3" Yes 68g Jul 2013
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
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Sony HDR-AS200 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Sony HDR-AS200 number 16 across all camcorders.
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Why Has it Scored 84?

It has very good user reviews with 87% of buyers recommending this camcorder to others.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer camcorders with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest camcorders 2017.
This Sony camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Waterproof
Tripod mountable
Fairly high minimum aperture number
Very short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)

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Sony HDR-AS200 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features but at $299.99 it is cheaper than 70% of video cameras.

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We found a cheaper price for the Sony HDR-AS200 of £229.99 ($229.99) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $70.00.

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Features

Waterproof

The HDR-AS200 is waterproof, as are most of the other camcorders.

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Tripod Mountable

The HDR-AS200 is tripod mountable, as are most of the other video cameras.

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Fairly High Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture numbers of camcorders range from 1.1 to 22. At 2.8, the Sony HDR-AS200 has a fairly high minimum aperture number compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Features Photo Mode

The HDR-AS200 features photo mode, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Camcorders have maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 0.5mm and 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 790mm. The HDR-AS200 has a fairly short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) (only 17.1 millimeters) compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Fairly Deep Waterproof Up to

Across all the camcorders the waterproof up to range from 1m to 100m, and the average waterproof up to is 16m. With a waterproof up to of 16 meters, the HDR-AS200 has one of the deeper waterproof up to amongst camcorders of this age.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HDR-AS200 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The HDR-AS200 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other camcorders also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Very Light

With a weight of only 68 grams, the HDR-AS200 is quite light compared to most of the other camcorders. Camcorders have weights of between 50g and 7.5kg.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of video cameras is 29mm. With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 21.8 millimeters, the HDR-AS200 has a quite short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Has a Continuous Shooting Mode

The HDR-AS200 has a continuous shooting mode. Most of the other camcorders also have a continuous shooting mode.

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Average Total Megapixels

The HDR-AS200 has a relatively average total megapixels (8.8 megapixels) compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/2.3|1" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on camcorders.

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Has a Microphone in

The Sony HDR-AS200 has a microphone in, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Features Auto Focus

The HDR-AS200 features auto focus. Most of the other video cameras also feature auto focus.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HDR-AS200 supports HDMI. Most of the other camcorders also support HDMI.

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Has a Self-Timer

The HDR-AS200 has a self-timer. Most of the other camcorders also have a self-timer.

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Has a Wireless Connection

The Sony HDR-AS200 has a wireless connection. Most of the other video cameras also have a wireless connection.

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Very Low Maximum Aperture Number

Camcorders have maximum aperture numbers of between 1.6 and 38. With a maximum aperture number of only 2.8, the Sony HDR-AS200 has one of the lower maximum aperture numbers amongst camcorders of this age.

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Average Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 2 hours, the HDR-AS200 has a pretty average battery life (max) compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Sony HDR-AS200 features wi-Fi. Most of the other camcorders also feature wi-Fi.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HDR-AS200 is Full HD. Most of the other video cameras also are Full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony hdras200vrw, sony hdras200vw, sony as200vr
Barcodes 00027242886186, 00027242886193, 00735548417705

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