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Sony HDRCX115EB Full HD Camcorder 25x optical zoom SD card compatible - £255.00 after Sony £50 cashback (plus an extra £9 Quidco). Today only (Aug 3rd).

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Update: Comet deal as posted is over - see post 11 for next best deal at Amazon. Currently £320.94 at Comet (Cheapest price anywhere). Use code 5OFF to reduce price to £304.89. Use the free de… Read More
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6y, 11m agoFound 6 years, 11 months ago
Update: Comet deal as posted is over - see post 11 for next best deal at Amazon.


Currently £320.94 at Comet (Cheapest price anywhere). Use code 5OFF to reduce price to £304.89. Use the free delivery option (or collect instore). Go through Quidco - tracks at £9.15.

Sony are offering a £50 cashback on this handycam at the moment. I phoned them today - this is valid on web orders. Cashback form download link on the Comet page.

This brings the Camcorder down to £254.89 (minus the Quidco cashback of £9.15 which gives you a final price of £245.74!).

I know the very similar spec Panny SD60 pips this slightly in the reviews, but at this price the Sony is terrific value - I've obviously ordered one.

Also this is the first batch of Sony's to be SD card compatible - a major plus in my opinion.

The 5OFF code EXPIRES TODAY - AUG 3rd, so you need to act quickly to get this price.

Product Type: Camcorder - 1080i - Widescreen Video Capture
Dimensions (WxDxH): 5 cm x 10.6 cm x 5.6 cm
Weight: 210 g
Colour: Black
Media Type: Flash card
Supported Flash Memory: Memory Stick Duo, SD Memory Card, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo Mark2, SDHC Memory Card, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo
Analogue Video Format: PAL
Sensor Resolution: 4.2 Mpix
Effective Sensor Resolution: Video: 1.35 Mpix - Still: 1.57 Mpix
Lens System: 25 x zoom lens - 2.5 mm - 62.5 mm - f/1.8-2.2
Image Stabiliser: Electronic (Steady Shot)
Microphone: Microphone - built-in - electret condenser - stereo
Display: LCD display - TFT active matrix - 2.7" - colour
Supported Battery: 1 x Sony NP-FV50 Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
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#1
Not a bad deal if you're after a camcorder.

I'm just waiting for a time when you could make longer running HD movies on pos camera's. Zoom is getting better too. So only a matter of time before camcorders become redundant.
#2
£5 off £320.94 is not £304.89.

Am I missing something?

Edit, yes its 5% off.

Edited By: Broadsword on Aug 03, 2010 07:19: ...
#3
this is just what we want for bedroom movies but wish was cheaper !!
#4
LOUGHBORO GUY
this is just what we want for bedroom movies but wish was cheaper !!


You could always sell your 'movies' ! (_;)
#5
VERY VERY tempted. Been waiting for a decent camera to come along, bought a flip but that was crap.
The only thing putting me off is the lack of viewfinder, I love a viewfinder, am I living in the past?
Could the OP maybe confirm when they have the camera if it's possible to record with the screen closed?
#6
SirHugo
LOUGHBORO GUY
this is just what we want for bedroom movies but wish was cheaper !!
You could always sell your 'movies' ! (_;)
you naughty boy !! xx susie
#7
good deal! I agree - the SD card addition is a major plus point.
#8
Croftybaby
VERY VERY tempted. Been waiting for a decent camera to come along, bought a flip but that was crap.
The only thing putting me off is the lack of viewfinder, I love a viewfinder, am I living in the past?
Could the OP maybe confirm when they have the camera if it's possible to record with the screen closed?


It's a camcorder NOT a camera.
#9
Croftybaby
VERY VERY tempted. Been waiting for a decent camera to come along, bought a flip but that was crap.
The only thing putting me off is the lack of viewfinder, I love a viewfinder, am I living in the past?
Could the OP maybe confirm when they have the camera if it's possible to record with the screen closed?


Won't get mine till Monday 'cause I used the cheapskate free delivery option. Yes - looks like viewfinders are being phased out, just the high end models using them. I also find a viewfinder preferable for discreet filming (i.e. gigs).

Doubt VERY much if you can record with the LCD closed - after all, how would you know what you're filming? The manual is downloadable from the below link if you want to check though.

http://support.sony-europe.com/dime/camcorders/hd/msc/msc.aspx?site=odw_en_GB&m=HDR-CX115E
#10
Cheers, It doesn't state recording with the screen closed. I do believe though that you can turn the screen 180 degrees and put it back in its closed position and it will still record, this will help.
i like to be as unobtrusive as possible when filming as people dont get camera scared and you end up with better usable footage (I find).
Just weighing up if I can afford this. Its a hot deal in any case, Thanks to the OP.
#11
OK - the 5% off (5OFF) code has expired now. However:

If anyone's still interested in this Camcorder the best deal is now at Amazon where the price dropped today from £339 to £319.30. The Sony £50 cashback still applies. Also exclusive to purchases from Amazon, Sony are offering a free 3 year guarantee on this model. See the promotion links on this page:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Sony-HDRCX115EB-Definition-Handycam-Camcorder/dp/B0031U1AJ6/ref=sr_1_7?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1280879032&sr=1-7

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