'The bad: Annoying menu system; no wind filter or meaningful audio controls; relatively big and heavy; expensive; defaults to low resolution, not-full-HD video quality; cumbersome touch-screen interface. '
'The CX550V has a nice array of features including manual focus, aperture and shutter control, and multi-channel audio recording. '
'The 1/8-inch CCD sensor is substantially smaller and lower resolution than the 1/4-inch Exmor R CMOS found elsewhere in the Sony lineup.'
'sharp, high-resolution images'
'The convenient touch panel allows easy access to menus and additional functionality such as spot focus and spot meteringA built-in 120GB hard disk drive can record and store up to 91 hours of video footage in LP mode.'