Visit our Business Solutions website >>

Sony DCR-PC53

alaTest has collected and analyzed 60 reviews of Sony DCR-PC53. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Opinions about the price and zoom are overall positive. The portability and usability also get good views, but the image quality and size get mixed views.

usability, portability, zoom, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony DCR-PC53 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

See all Sony Camcorders

Review analysis

(Based on 60 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

Showing 3 review(s)

Expert Reviews User Reviews

Disclaimer:

Below is a list of reviews for this or similar products. If you think this grouping is wrong please click here to flag.
Read more on our FAQ’s page.
Showing 1 - 3 of 3 Show Reviews: in English | in other languages (57)

Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony DCR-PC53

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Sony DCR-PC53 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the image quality. The usability is also appreciated. Many are negative about the size.

usability, image quality

size

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony DCR-PC53 Handycam MiniDV Camcorder [0.8Mp, 10x Optical Zoom, 3" LCD]Sony DCR-PC53 Handycam MiniDV Camcorder [0.8Mp, 10x Optical Zoom, 3" LCD]

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: Bill (reevoo.com)

SONY DCR-PC53E

 

Extremely easy to use, compact size. Excellent zoom and fast focus. Easy to transfer images and video to computer or to display on larger screen via docking station

Limited features to produce special effects. Grainy picture quality in low light conditions

Jan, 2010

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

It's tiny!

 

The Sony DCR-PC53 camcorder is an absolute gem - it's so small it really does fit in your pocket. Despite its size it has lots of ...

Mar, 2005

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes

Battery

Battery Type:NP-FA50

Camera

Minimum illumination:5
Playback zoom:Y
Playback zoom (max):Y

Display

Display:Hybrid LCD
Display Diagonal:3
Display Resolution:123200

Image Sensor

Optical sensor size:1 / 6
Sensor Type:CCD
Total megapixels:0.8

Lens System

Digital Zoom:120
Focal length range (f-f):0.0906 - 0.906
Optical Zoom:10

Other Features

Fader:Black, White, Mosaic, Overlap, Wipe, Monotone, Random Dot
Focus:Auto / Manual
I/O ports:USB, Audio Out, i.LINK (DV) Out, S-Video Out, Video Out
Lens system:Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar
Power consumption (typical):2.9
Resolution:640 x 480

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Picture Package

Ports & interfaces

S-Video in: No
S-Video out: Yes

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/2-1/3500

Storage

Camcorder tape type:Mini-DV

Video

Video compression format:MPEG1
Video formats supported:MPEG1

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:2.83
Height:3.9
Weight:10.2
Width:1.77