Sony HDR-CX520V comparison

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Price $1,662 at 1 store
CNET editors' rating
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.6 (3.5 stars)
Average user rating 4.5 stars out of 2 reviews
Release date September 01, 2009
The Bottom Line The geotagging capability remains mostly a novelty, but the top-notch video quality of the Sony Handycam HDR-CX500V and HDR-CX520V make them worthy options. Because internal memory is overpriced, the HDR-XR500V is the better deal of the two, though you may want to opt for a 2010 model that supports SD cards rather than Sony's Memory Stick.

Basic specs

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Lens aperture F/1.8-3.4
Flash type Built-in flash
Media type Flash card
Optical zoom 12 x
Optical sensor type Exmor R CMOS
Video input type Camcorder
Digital zoom 150 x
Battery technology Lithium ion
Weight 13 oz
Image stabilizer Optical (Steady Shot)
Manual focus Manual
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