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Sony Handycam DCR SR30E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 70 reviews of Sony Handycam DCR SR30E. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and zoom. The image quality and usability also get good opinions. The reliability and battery get less positive views. There are some mixed views about the portability.

usability, image quality, zoom, size

price, viewfinder, durability, battery, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony Handycam DCR SR30E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Handycam DCR SR30E

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Sony Handycam DCR SR30E from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Opinions about the zoom and image quality are overall positive. The color and reliability get negative reviews, while comments are divided on the portability.

usability, image quality, zoom

durability, battery, reliability, color

55% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony DCR-SR30E 30GB HDD CamcorderSony DCR-SR30E 30GB HDD Camcorder

Sep, 2016

Consumer review by: JackieN (pricerunner.co.uk)

Sony DCR-SR30E 30GB

 

Really good camcorder, but maybe a bit pricey and think that I could have gotten just as good a camcorder for less money. You can also use it as a still camera but the pictures are not very good at all.

Great camcorder, quality of picture excellent

Terrible still photographs

Really good camcorder, but maybe a bit pricey and think that I could have gotten just as good a camcorder for less money. You can also use it as a still camera but the pictures are not very good at all.

May, 2007

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

Lots of marketing jargon, no real quality

 

You just know that something which brands itself as having an '800x zoom' and 'nightshot plus' is a result of zealous marketing ai...

Feb, 2007

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

Fine camcorder for its price

 

Bought the Sony DCR-SR30E 30GB HDD Camcorder (my first camcorder) in December 2006. It is an excellent device. Picture quality on ...

Jan, 2007

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

brilliant basic level camcorder

 

If you want to point and shoot the Sony DCR-SR30E is a great camcorder. So easy to use, and great results. Impressed with the low ...

Jan, 2007

Product Specifications

Configuration

3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CCD
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser
Sensor Size:1/6''

Connectivity

Digital Input: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
HDMI: No
HDMI PORT: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface : No
USB: Yes
USB Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
Wireless Interface: No

General Features

3D: No
Format:HDD
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Product Type:TRAD. CAMCORDER
Resolution:Standard Definition
Type:Camcorder

Lens

Longest Shutter Speed in s:1/3
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/3500

Recording

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