Sony has launched an amazing camcorder in the form of the Sony HDR-XR160E. This product is capable of recording videos at high definition 1080/60p. It comes in with a 160 GB hard disk drive. The recording quality is maintained even under low light conditions. The camcorder sports a 3 inch LCD touch screen, to add to its style. Considering the price of the product, it packs quite a good deal of various features and the quality of recording is also decent.
The Sony HDR-XR 160E Camcorder offers a great battery life which allows you to shoot for 67 hours. A Hard Disk Drive of 160 GB enables you to shoot as long as you want without having to worry about the memory getting used up. An inbuilt USB cable saves you the hassle of carrying around a USB data cable to connect to the TV or the PC. The features like Golf Shot, Tracking Focus and Optical Steady Shot makes sure that you get a really professional video recording session. It cancels out the effects caused by a shaky hand and provides image stabilization. Moreover, you get a crisper, sharper and detailed image. You no longer have to worry about out of focus recordings.
The product allows you an excellent recording quality with a 1920x1080 resolution. Add to this the HDMI experience of playback with 1080/60p. It features HDTV playback quality and recording. A hard disk of 160 GB provides you with 54 hours worth recording time. It prevents data loss with the help of the HDD Smart Protection. So don’t worry if you drop your camcorder by accident. The video and image quality is maintained with the help of Sony Wide Angle G lens technology. This helps you obtain sharp and detailed image reproductions. It houses 42X zoom feature which lets you capture minute details. Sporting a 3 inch LCD, it also has the Tracking Focus facility which helps you get a steady shoot with haziness and blurring of the video. The Golf Shot feature allows you to record in slow motion, so that you can use those individual video frames as images as well. Apart from all these features, it includes an angle guide technology which helps you record better with the LCD screen. It also allows you to minimize the noise caused by wind when shooting outdoors; thus, enhancing your audio experience. The software aspect includes a Highlight Transition tool, which can form auto movies integrating scenes from your videos. It compiles the key scenes into the movie. The Event Browse feature assembles your videos and images under categories. This helps you locate any particular video or image easily. The Optical Steady shot feature helps you to obtain a good shoot and a smooth video. It provides image stabilization in the Active Mode by canceling out camera shaking actions.
The camcorder offers typical features suited for its price range. It allows you to get HD quality recording at a very reasonable range. If you are not too picky about your camcorder and want it to be light on the pocket, then go for this! Although the disadvantages like the lesser memory for recording and 3 mega pixel still image may be absent in other devices, yet the Sony HDR-XR160 E camcorder is the best in its zone.