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Sony CCD-TRV328 Hi8 Camcorder

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews of Sony CCD-TRV328 Hi8 Camcorder. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People really like the usability and color. The zoom and price also get good comments, but there are some less positive views about the size and image quality.

portability, price, zoom, color, usability

image quality, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony CCD-TRV328 Hi8 Camcorder is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of Sony CCD-TRV328 Hi8 Camcorder from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Comments about the usability and color are on the whole positive. The zoom and price are also appreciated, whereas the size and image quality get critical opinions.

portability, price, zoom, color, usability

image quality, size

80% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony CCDTRV328 Hi8 Analog Handycam Camcorder w/20x Optical Zoom

Nov, 2015

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Aug, 2004

Product Specifications

The Sony CCD-TRV328 is everything you'd want in a Hi8 Handycam camcorder, at a price that's easy on the wallet. It features a large 2.5" SwivelScreen LCD display, the NightShot Plus infrared recording system, a massive 20X optical zoom and the new Easy Handycam button. It even includes SteadyShot picture stabilization to help keep a smooth picture in even the roughest situations. Best of all, it packs all of these features in a compact design that's perfect for anyone who's on the go.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Mono
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Camera Flash

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.4cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating (270
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Beach & ski / Landscape / Portrait mode / Sports mode / Spotlight / Sunset & moon


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Handycam CCD

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.6-2.4
Max Focal Length:50mm
Min Focal Length:2.5mm
Optical Zoom:20
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:200Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:320Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.2 mm ( 1/6 ) / 4.2 mm ( 1/6" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabilizer:Electronic (Steady Shot)

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Scene Transition:Black fader / Monotone fader / Mosaic fader / Stripe / White fader
Digital Zoom:990
Media Type:Hi8
Special Effects:Monotone / Mosaic / Negative Art / Pastel / Sepia / Slim / Solarization / Stretch


Viewfinder Color Support:Black & white
Viewfinder Type:Electronic