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Sony DCR-HC 39

Sony DCR-HC 39
alaScore 75

86 reviews

Oct, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 94 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the memory and design. The image quality and usability also get good feedback.

portability, usability, image quality, design, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony DCR-HC 39 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 user reviews of Sony DCR-HC 39 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on People really like the durability and size. The image quality and portability also get good feedback. Opinions are divided on the reliability.

usability, portability, image quality, size, durability

79% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony DCR-HC39E Handycam MiniDV Camcorder [1Mp, 12x Optical, 2.7" Wide Hybrid LCD]Sony DCR-HC39E Handycam MiniDV Camcorder [1Mp, 12x Optical, 2.7" Wide Hybrid LCD]

Oct, 2016

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Sony Handycam DCR HC39

Feb, 2007

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Sony Handycam DCR-HC39


For a Sony product .. well this has to be the pits..


Wrong instructions, nightmare to transfer data over

Feb, 2007

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

Sony Camcorder HCR DC39E


The Sony DCR-HC39 is a very high quality camcorder with very good quality videos, and a brilliant feature of connecting to the tel...

Dec, 2005

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

Its Tiny


This Sony DCR HC39 is my first digital camcorder,its a small thing which just fits into my hand .i was worried about buying someth...

Dec, 2005

Consumer review by: UK Guest (



The Sony DCR HC39 is an excellent piece of kit, produces great quality video and descent sound. I havent used the software it came...

Oct, 2005

Consumer review by: Ken (

Sony DCR-HC39E


Good camera very easy to use and came at a price i could afford


Oct, 2005

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

One of the Best


I looked at various different makes/models to replace my aging but good Sony DV Camcorder, but kept coming back to Sony. I am glad...

Jul, 2005

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

Top camcorder


I was looking to buy a new camcorder and decided it was best to get this Sony DCR-HC39 camcorder due to their high quality goods a...

May, 2005

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

all good things come in small packages!!


What a fab piece of technology this Sony DCR-HC39 camcorder is.The picture quality on it is perfect and i love the widescreen aspe...

Mar, 2005

Product Specifications


3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CCD
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser


Digital Input: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: Yes
Type of Memory Stick Interface :MS / MS Pro
USB: Yes
USB Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
Wireless Interface: No

General Features

3D: No
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Resolution:Standard Definition


HD Video Format:Not Applicable
Recording Format:16:9 / 4:3