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Sony HDRAS300W
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Sony HDRAS300W
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18 Reviews
87
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Popularity
Quite Popular
86
Value for Money
Very Good
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
An excellently reviewed and fully featured 107g, 8.57MP camcorder, with an affordable price. It has an image stabilizer and a built-in microphone, is waterproof and supports remote operation. Our review analysis indicates that this camcorder has a good video quality, great picture quality and it's smooth.
Features We Love:
Very light (107g)
Large optical sensor size (1/2.5")
Has an image stabilizer
Waterproof
Supports remote operation
8.57MP
1x
OPTICAL ZOOM
FULL
HD
RESOLU-
TION
1"
OPTICAL
107g
2h
BATTERY LIFE
DCF: 12.0
MEGAPIXEL
STILL IMAGE
4608:2592
STILL IMAGE
RESOLUTION
HD
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With outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Sony HDRAS300W number 4 across all camcorders.

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98
Reviews
87
Features
86
Value for Money

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87
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 87?

our review analysis indicates that it has marvellous user reviews with 92% of buyers recommending this video camera to others.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer video cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
This Sony camcorder has some great features:
Very light
Large optical sensor size
Has an image stabilizer
Waterproof

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Average Review Score

4.7 stars (18 reviews)

56%

of Customers Would Recommend
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What Are People Saying About the Sony HDRAS300W?

Video Quality
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Recording Uses
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Viewfinder / Screen
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Features
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Lens System
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Some Owners Thought it Was Fairly Priced
  • ... smooth v... Very affordable, coming it at $249.99, the AS300 is an outstanding value for a Full HD action cam. Its smooth video capture and outstanding ...
    Steve's Digicams 8 Dec 2016
  • ... processorOptical SteadyShot leads the way in providing you with smooth v... Very affordable, coming it at $249.99, the AS300 is an outstanding value for ...
    Steve's Digicams 8 Dec 2016
  • One Person Thought This Camcorder Was Robust
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    One Person Thought This Camcorder Had a Short Battery Life
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    Some Owners Thought it Was Thoughtfully Designed

    Three people thought that the Sony HDRAS300W was smooth.

  • ... $249.99, the AS300 is an outstanding value for a Full HD action cam. Its smooth video capture and outstanding quality put it on top of the list of Full ...
    Steve's Digicams 8 Dec 2016
  • ... camera thanks to the EXMOR sensor and BIONZ processorOptical SteadyShot leads the way in providing you with smooth v... Very affordable, coming it at $249.99, ...
    Steve's Digicams 8 Dec 2016
  • ... thanks to the EXMOR sensor and BIONZ processor. Optical SteadyShot leads the way in providing you with smooth video. Builtin GPS allows the camera to collect ...
    Steve's Digicams 8 Dec 2016
  • One Person Thought the Sony HDRAS300W Had Good Technical Features
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    Some Customers Thought it Had Good Connectivity
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    One Person Thought This Camcorder Was OK When it Came to Noise Level
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    One Person Thought it Had a Good Screen or Viewfinder
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    One Person Thought the Sony HDRAS300W Had a Good Lens
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    More Than 10 People Thought This Camcorder Had Great Video Quality

    Several people thought that the Sony HDRAS300W had a good video quality and had a great picture quality.

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    Has a Good Video Quality
    6 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • ... $249.99, the AS300 is an outstanding value for a Full HD action cam. Its smooth video capture and outstanding quality put it on top of the list of Full ...
    Steve's Digicams 8 Dec 2016
  • Preview posted 09/09/2016 by Michael PalmerFull review posted 12/8/2016 by Josh FateQuick TakeProsTop quality Full HD video from an action camera thanks to the EXMOR sensor ...
    Steve's Digicams 8 Dec 2016
  • I used this camera to film in 4k underwater excellent video quality great for snorkeling...
    GNS2016 - Bestbuy.com 27 Feb 2017
  • Great underwater and quality of video is much better than expected...
    Johnywalker - Bestbuy.com 13 Oct 2018
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    Has a Great Picture Quality
    3 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Two People Thought it Has Many Recording Uses

    Two people thought that the Sony HDRAS300W is good for underwater photography.

  • I used this camera to film in 4k underwater excellent video quality great for snorkeling...
    GNS2016 - Bestbuy.com 27 Feb 2017
  • Great underwater and quality of video is much better than expected...
    Johnywalker - Bestbuy.com 13 Oct 2018
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Very light
    Large optical sensor size
    Has an image stabilizer
    Waterproof
    Supports remote operation
    Features Wi-Fi
    Has a built-in microphone
    Supports bluetooth
    Has a handheld remote control
    Has a self-timer
    ok total megapixels
    1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels resolution
    ok maximum battery life
    Tiny optical zoom
    Very low maximum aperture number
    ok Total Megapixels

    The total megapixels of the HDR-AS300 of 8.57MP is ok compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 37% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Very Light
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    The weight of the Sony HDR-AS300 of only 107g is in the lightest 16% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Across all the camcorders the weights range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 560g.

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    1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Resolution

    This video camera has a max video resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on camcorders.

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    Tiny Optical Zoom

    The optical zoom of the HDR-AS300 of only 1x is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is smaller than 83% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The optical zoom of camcorders range from 1x to 78x, and the average optical zoom is 18x.

    What does "optical zoom" mean? Less Edit
    Large Optical Sensor Size

    The optical sensor size of the Sony HDR-AS300 of 0.4" is larger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 34% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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    Has an Image Stabilizer

    The HDR-AS300 has an image stabilizer. 61% of video cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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    ok Maximum Battery Life
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    The maximum battery life of the HDR-AS300 of 2h is ok compared to most other camcorders. It is longer than 52% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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    Waterproof

    The HDR-AS300 is waterproof, which is unusual. 89% of camcorders are not waterproof.

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    Supports Remote Operation
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    The HDR-AS300 supports remote operation, unlike 91% of video cameras which do not support remote operation.

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    Features Wi-Fi
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    The HDR-AS300 features Wi-Fi, unlike 76% of camcorders which do not feature Wi-Fi.

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    Has a Built-in Microphone
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    The HDR-AS300 has a built-in microphone. 51% of camcorders also have a built-in microphone.

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    Supports Bluetooth
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    The HDR-AS300 supports bluetooth. 97% of camcorders do not support bluetooth.

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    Has a Handheld Remote Control

    The HDR-AS300 has a handheld remote control, which is unusual. 92% of camcorders do not have a handheld remote control.

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    Very Low Maximum Aperture Number

    The lowest maximum aperture number of camcorders is 1.6, the highest is 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 4.9. The maximum aperture number of the Sony HDR-AS300 of only 2.8 is lower than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the lowest 25% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Has a Self-Timer

    The Sony HDR-AS300 has a self-timer, unlike 92% of camcorders which do not have a self-timer.

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    86
    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A camcorder with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

    We have analysed the Sony HDRAS300W, and ranked it:

    Good Value For Money
    This camcorder is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

    Product Quality Score
    High End Good Value for Money
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    Sony HDRAS300W
    Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
    Price

    The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $257.95 it is still in the cheapest 34% of video cameras.

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    What the Reviews Say

    Some owners thought it was fairly priced
    4.7 Stars

    56%

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    56% of Customers Would Recommend
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    Sony HDRAS300W Specification

    Key Features
    Optical Zoom
    Weight
    Total Megapixels
    Max Video Resolution
    Lens System
    Image Stabilizer
    Maximum Aperture Number
    Image Stabilizer Type
    Focal Length Range (F-F)
    Video
    HD Type
    Image Sensor
    Optical Sensor Size
    Sensor Type
    Storage
    Compatible Memory Cards
    Light Exposure
    Light Exposure Modes
    White Balance
    White Balance
    Display
    Aspect Ratio
    Camera
    Camcorder Type
    Shooting Modes
    Remote Operation
    Design
    Colour
    Still Image
    Still Image Resolution
    Audio
    Built-in Microphone
    Built-in Speaker
    Audio Formats Supported
    Networking
    Wi-Fi
    Bluetooth
    Battery
    Maximum Battery Life
    Charging Source
    Packaging Content
    Handheld Remote Control
    Projector
    Projector Brightness
    Other Features
    Waterproof
    Lens System
    Slow Motion Record
    Backlight
    Recording Media
    Recording Time
    Technical Details
    Model Number
    Power Consumption
    Shutter Speed
    Focusing Distance
    Self-Timer
    Audio Output Channels

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    sony hdras300w94860kit, sony hdras300wb, sony hdras300rw, sony hdras300wa, sony as300

    Barcodes

     00027242895751,  00027242895768,  00192223004634,  00192223004641,  00689466868746,  00689466868753,  00689466868784,  00689466868791,  00689466868807,  00689466868838

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