Critic reviews

8.0
2 reviews
  • Video recording quality
    8.0
  • Audio recording quality
    8.0
  • Recording capacity
  • Battery life
    10
  • Durability
    6.0
  • Portability
    8.0
  • Ease of use
    8.0
  • Design and form factor
    8.0

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User reviews

5.3
3 reviews
8.0
PC Mag Jun 17, 2014

Sony's Action Cam records decent video in bright situations, has useful image stabilization, and works with a pair of well-specified apps, but the camera suffers in low-light environments.

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8.0
CNET Jul 1, 2014

Built-in image stabilization and high bitrate recording make this Sony's best Action Cam yet, but there are still a few usability quirks remaining.

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8.0
acoustic acoustic

I bought the AS100VR after having been darn happy with the AS15 last year. It is nice as is with upgrades, quality ergonomics and feel..BUT.. The problem is the GPS light seen on top stays on all-the-time when recording, even if the GPS is off. The red light is so bright AND warm that it will...

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2.0
PIlot12 PIlot12

Although the video is quite good under conditions where there is a high level of lighting, the stills are mostly poor. The remote let in water after only three uses in a shallow swimming pool and despite being shown as suitable for use underwater, you cannot, apparently, use the camera...

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6.0
Dgorge Dgorge

Thus far, I'm really enjoying the AS100v. The image quality is good. The cam is easy to use although the menus are a bit retro and you really have to mash the buttons when it's in the waterproof case. I took the Sony in the pool and it worked well. There's an underwater setting that I really...

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