With a new sensor, lens and an updated microphone, it should be a different beast.
CNET editors choose the best GoPro models, action cameras, and camcorders of 2015.
The newest Action Cam seems to be all about slight changes and upgrades to past models to alleviate some user frustrations.
Along with seven updated models, Sony's 2014 lineup includes a very nice-sounding top-of-the-line HD camcorder.
Built-in image stabilization and high bitrate recording make this Sony's best Action Cam yet, but there are still a few usability quirks remaining.
The musician-friendly Sony HDR-MV1 records 1080p video and packs a pair of stereo mics that can record uncompressed linear PCM audio.
A leaner, lighter version of its top POV camera, the Sony Action Cam Mini HDR-AZ1 puts big performance in a little package.
The only thing the Sony Handycam HDR-CX220 seems to have going for it is the low price, but "you get what you pay for" has never rung truer.
Joining the AS30V's new hardware features are a new waterproof housing and several accessories and mounts, bringing it closer to the competition.
In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers thoughts on when to get a bargain on a TV and why this year in particular is likely to offer some great deals.
They're cheap and capture video, but don't buy the Sony Handycam HDR-CX190, CX200 or CX210 thinking that you're getting a great bargain on a real HD camcorder. If you're going to buy one, get the cheapest; nothing on any of these is really worth the extra bucks.