Updated 26 May 2016

Sony

HDR-AS200VR Kit

Snapshot: The Sony HDR-AS200VR Kit weighs 144g when in the case. How well does it perform?

HDR-AS200VR Kit
Consumer score
SCORE
Average price

$799

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Test results

Overall score
75
Daylight
?/10
Artificial light
?/10
Low light
?/10
Image stabiliser
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • OK for shooting in daylight.
  • OK for shooting in low light.
  • Has a OK image stabiliser.
  • Comes with case.
  • Has a remote control.
  • Has an HDMI output.
  • Does time-lapse.
  • Does slow motion.
  • Has a wireless link.

But

  • Just OK battery life.
  • Doesn't have a monitor.
  • Can't be controlled via mobile.

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How we test

Overall score includes:

  • Daylight (25 percent) - video quality in daylight conditions
  • Artificial light (25 percent) - video quality in artificial light conditions
  • Low light (25 percent) - video quality in low light conditions
  • Image stabiliser (20 percent)
  • Battery (5 percent)

Key data

Model

Average price
$799

Specifications

Weight (g)
90
Weight in housing (g)
144
Dimensions (cm)
2.4 x 4.6 x 8.1
Dimensions in housing (cm)
3.3 x 6.2 x 9.6
Minimum/maximum operating temperature
-10° / 40°
Water immersion depth (without/with case, m)
Not stated / 5
Ingress protection (IP) rating
IPX4
Submersible case
Included
Highest picture resolution
3952x2224
Main video codec
H.264
Minutes/GB (highest quality)
3
Optical zoom range
1
Digital zoom range

1

Sensor size
1/2.3

Features

Image stabiliser

Electronic

Monitor
×
Touchscreen

na

Remote control
USB port
HDMI output
Microphone input
Photo capture
×
Time-lapse
Slow-motion recording
Autofocus
×
White balance adjustable
×
Dedicated video capture button
Windfilter cut off
Mono audio microphone
×
Stereo audio microphone
GPS
Wireless link (WiFi etc)
Buttons accessible when in case

Yes

Full display readable in case

Yes

Attachments

Headband or goggle
×
Helmet
Multidirectional mount
×
Surface-mount (non-adhesive)
×
Bike-mount (non-adhesive)

No