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Sony Handycam HDR-XR160

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Sony Handycam HDR-XR160 review: specs and price

Sony Handycam HDR-XR160
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Sony Handycam HDR-XR160

Why is Sony Handycam HDR-XR160 better than the average?

  • Video recording (main camera)
    ?

    1080 x 60fpsvs51611.25fps
  • Weight
    349gvs563.67g
  • Screen size
    ?

    3"vs2.81"
  • Width
    59.5mmvs83.65mm
  • Height
    60mmvs85.56mm
  • Widest aperture
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    f/1.80 vsf/2.11
  • Volume
    456.96cm³vs838.26cm³
  • Internal storage
    160GBvs27.01GB

Price comparison

Design

1.volume
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Best

Veho Muvi Atom

15.2cm³

456.96cm³

2.has a touch screen
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You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Sony Handycam HDR-XR160
3.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
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The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

Sony Handycam HDR-XR160
4.weight
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Best

Veho Muvi Atom

30g

349g

5.thickness
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Best

GoPro Hero6 Black

1.26mm

128mm

6.Has a flip-out screen
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Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

Sony Handycam HDR-XR160

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)
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The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

JVC GY-LS300

2160 x 150fps

1080 x 60fps

2.has a 24p cinema mode
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24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

Sony Handycam HDR-XR160
3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

Sony Handycam HDR-XR160
4.supports AVCHD format
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AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

Sony Handycam HDR-XR160
5.movie bitrate
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The higher the movie recording bitrate the better the movie quality with more and crispier details and less compression artifacts.

Best

Sony PMW-F55 CineAlta

440Mbps

28Mbps

Optics

1.megapixels (main camera)
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Best

Samsung Gear 360

30MP

3.3MP

2.has a CMOS sensor
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CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.

Sony Handycam HDR-XR160
3.has built-in optical image stabilization
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Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

Sony Handycam HDR-XR160
4.has manual white balance
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With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.

Sony Handycam HDR-XR160
5.widest aperture
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With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

JVC Everio GZ-VX815

f/1.20

f/1.80

6.has manual gain
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This allows to manually set the gain.

Sony Handycam HDR-XR160

Audio

1.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Nokia OZO

8

1

2.has a microphone input
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A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

Sony Handycam HDR-XR160
3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Sony Handycam HDR-XR160
4.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Sony Handycam HDR-XR160

Battery

1.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Sony Handycam HDR-XR160
2.battery power
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Best

Sony PMW-F55 CineAlta

6600mAh

1030mAh

3.has an external memory slot
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The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

Sony Handycam HDR-XR160
4.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Sony Handycam HDR-XR160
5.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Sony Handycam HDR-XR160
6.internal storage
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Best

Drift Stealth 2 Action Cam

256GB

160GB

Features

1.has a HDMI output
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Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Sony Handycam HDR-XR160
2.Is compatible with iOS
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It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

For example

GoPro Hero7 White

Sony Handycam HDR-XR160
3.Has a remote control
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A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

Sony Handycam HDR-XR160
4.Has a built-in USB male connector
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The device comes with a built-in USB male connector and doesn't need a separate USB cable to connect with the computer.

Sony Handycam HDR-XR160
5.USB version
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Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

GoPro Hero (2018)

3

2

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