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.
With full manual controls and its BOSS image stabilization, Sony rolls out another traditional 4K camcorder at a lower price.
Along with seven updated models, Sony's 2014 lineup includes a very nice-sounding top-of-the-line HD camcorder.
The new top-of-its-consumer-line model incorporates a 1-inch BSI sensor that outputs 4K/30p.
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.
The company's Quad HD resolution camcorder comes with a a pro body and price, but Sony wants to sell it to consumers.
The musician-friendly Sony HDR-MV1 records 1080p video and packs a pair of stereo mics that can record uncompressed linear PCM audio.
The Sony Action Cam is a solid first effort and worth its price, but some design shortcomings may be enough to put off some potential buyers.
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.