Sony Handycam HDR-XR200V 120 GB Camcorder - Black
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Sony Handycam HDR-XR200V 120 GB Camcorder - Black

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  • Media Format: Flash card
  • Recording System: NTSC
  • Type: Standard
  • Storage Type: Internal & Removable
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Sony Handycam HDR-XR200V 120 GB Camcorder - Black

Preserve your memories in spectacular 1920 x 1080 high definition with the HDR-XR200V Handycam camcorder. Great for travelers, this huge capacity of hard disk drive camcorder features a GPS receiver that can display your current location and remember where you shot your video. In addition to 4.0-megapixel still image capture for high-resolution digital photos, the HDR-XR200V has Optical SteadyShot image stabilization with Active mode for superior image smoothness. You'll also enjoy easy, automatic creation of short movies via the Highlight Playback feature.

Product Review Summary

Based on 3 user reviews
67% recommend this product
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  • Lightweight (2)
  • Compact (2)
  • Great Design (2)
  • Rechargeable (2)
  • Good Value (1)
  • Image Stabilization (1)
  • Good Sound (1)
  • Easy to Use (1)
  • Rich Features (1)
  • Excellent Picture Quality (1)
  • Bad in Low Light (1)
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  • Everyday Use (2)
  • Special Events (2)
  • Travel (2)
  • Home Movies (2)
  • Outdoors (1)
  • Beach (1)
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Consumer Reviews


Still learning the ins and outs, but love it so far!

byhappygyrl18 Apr 9, 2010
Helpful? 1 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Lightweight, Compact, Great Design
Cons Bad in Low Light
Recommended it? Yes

I'm a firm believer in Sony products, so when I was looking to purchase a camcorder I looked at Sony cameras first. After researching other brands I had to come back to this one. This camera has been a lot of fun for personal use. The quality of anything shot outdoors or in good light is amazing... Read full review »


Overpriced but underdelivered

bymailresult Sep 11, 2009
7 Helpfuls 8 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros recording to 120G hard-drive, daylight video quality, Steady Shot, included software
Cons no viewfinder, LCD in sunlight, very noisy lowlight recording, no shoulder strap 
Recommended it? No

I've purchased this camcorder as a replacement for the aging Sony DCRTRV18 mini DV which I've enjoyed for over 6 years. Before I've purchased DCRTRV18 I've tried similar Canon and JVC. Sony was the best and it made an obvious choice as a replacement candidate.

 I'm using HDR-XR200V for... Read full review »


Very nice camera for a decent price EASY SOFTWARE

byclafayette Jun 10, 2009
12 Helpfuls 13 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Beautiful images, compress to email very well, small, easy software for download, works...
Cons awkward to hold, touchy zoom, useless GPS, Sony service
Recommended it? Yes

My last camera was a Sony MMV (coincidence) and is now about 7 years old.  When preparing to buy a new one I knew two things:  It needed to by HD and, 2) it needed to be small.  I tried to do extensive product reviews on the available models and their respective qualities.  I found that it appeared... Read full review »

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Product Details and Features


Night Mode Yes
Shooting Modes Digital Photo Mode

Other Features

High Definition Video Support 1080i
Additional Features Still Shot Capability • Smile Detection technology • face detection • Dolby Digital 5.1 channel recording • USB 2.0 Compatibility • Dynamic Range Optimizer • Direct Print • Built-In GPS • PictBridge Support • Built-In Speaker • Backlight Compensation • Digital Noise Reduction • Takes Photos While Movie Recording • Touch-Screen Control • Demonstration Mode
Face Detection Yes
Widescreen Video Capture Yes

File Format

Still Image Format JPEG
Digital Video Format MPEG-2 • AVCHD


Battery Form Factor Manufacturer specific

System Requirements for PC Connection

Operating System Supported MS Windows Vista • MS Windows 2000 • MS Windows XP


HDMI Output Yes


Microphone Operation Mode Surround


Display Type LCD
Display Rotation Rotating


Viewfinder Type None

Memory / Storage

Recording Speed HQ • SP • LP
Digital Storage Media HDD
Supported Flash Memory Memory Stick PRO • Memory Stick PRO Duo • Memory Stick • Memory Stick Duo

Camera Flash

Flash Type Built-in flash


Exposure Modes Automatic • Program

Lens System

Lens Type Zoom lens
Lens Manufacturer Carl Zeiss
Lens System Features Built-in lens shield
Focus Adjustment Automatic • Manual

Optical Sensor

Sensor Type Exmor CMOS

Key Features

Media Format Flash card
Recording System NTSC
Type Standard
Storage Type Internal & Removable

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