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Sony Handycam DCR SR65

Sony Handycam DCR SR65
alaScore 76

38 reviews

Sep, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 38 reviews of Sony Handycam DCR SR65. 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 are impressed by the image quality and size. The price and portability are also appreciated.

usability, portability, price, size, image quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony Handycam DCR SR65 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony Handycam DCR SR65

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 user reviews of Sony Handycam DCR SR65 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and size. The price and portability also get good feedback.

usability, portability, price, size, image quality

88% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony DCR-SR65 1MP 40GB Hard Drive Handycam Camcorder with 25x Optical ZoomSony DCR-SR65 1MP 40GB Hard Drive Handycam Camcorder with 25x Optical Zoom

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Chris Jager (goodgearguide.com.au)

Sony DCR-SR65

 

Mid-range handycam with 40GB hard drive

40GB hard drive, Memory Stick slot, intuitive touch-screen controls, effective night shot mode

Single CCD struggles in low light, uninspired design

The DCR-SR65 is up to the usual standards we have come to expect from Sony, offering exceptional ease-of-use and reasonable video quality at a semi-affordable price. It will provide satisfactory performance for those who aren't ready to make the leap...

May, 2008

Consumer review by: wlyc88 (ciao.com)

What about this Sony camera reviews

 

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It has a very beautiful appearance and good compatibility

However, there is no shortage of generous buttons This is one disadvantage of

Mar, 2009

Consumer review by: ydidx (ciao.com)

Sony Handycam DCR SR65

 

Sony SR65E uses a 1 / 6-inch-class megapixels CCD sensor, 40GB hard disk storage space and to support the expansion of Memory Stick storage, the camera aspects of this camera is the support of 25 optical zoom, with a 41-1189mm equivalent focal length...

25 optical zoom lens

No Optical Image Stabilizer

Feb, 2009

Consumer review by: TERAS (ciao.com)

Smart Handycam

 

It is compact camera and lightweight, which is easy to take anywhere you go, so do not miss the small things of life. It is 2 1 / 2 inch LCD screen that rotates for easy viewing offers. It is really easy to install and is too quick to move so you do...

40 GB Hard Disk Drive, which can store more pictures

nothing

Jan, 2009

Consumer review by: yosep (ciao.com)

Sony Handycam DCR SR65

 

Not happen again with the Sony DCR-SR65 40GB Hybrid HDD / Memory Stick Camcorder. With up to 27 hours of recording time to the hard disk drive in the LP mode and an additional 325 minutes with Memory Stick media (sold separately) in the LP mode you...

Design simple

There is no

Dec, 2008

Consumer review by: karannn (ciao.com)

Sony Handycam DCR SR65 Great Camcorder

 

Sony Handycam DCR SR65 is the best Camcorder in middle range of sony camcorder series. I bought it from London before 4 months and i m really happy with this product. Most and main thing is its battery after charge it ones u can use it continue more...

Touch screen, huge storage, clear night vision

Nothing

Dec, 2008

Consumer review by: Arvinshi2004 (ciao.com)

Handycam Sony CDR SR65

 

Sony Handycam DCR SR65 is a good camcorder. it has a high optical zoom (25x) with several digital zoom. We used this camcorder in our research in university. Our research is related with the two phase flow which water liquid mixed with kerosene liquid....

High resolution

Too expensive

Oct, 2008

Consumer review by: alyssakenzie (ciao.com)

Sony Handy Cam

 

This camcorder is compact and lightweight which makes it easy to take with you where ever you are going so you don't miss out on lifes little things. It has a 2 1/2 inch lcd viewing screen that rotates for easier viewing. It is very easy to set up and...

Long battery life, Easy to take with you

At almost 500 dollars it is a bit expensive

Oct, 2008

Consumer review by: Alshandra (productreview.com.au)

OK

 

Overall a great little video camera. Easy to use and understand. The still pictures are only 1 MP and very poor quality - but its primary function isn't for taking still pictures. The video is quite good; however, when compared to the high definition...

Small and easy to use.

Poor quality of still images.

Nov, 2009

Product Specifications

You'll never miss a moment because of switching tapes or discs with the DCR-SR65 Handycam camcorder. Its built-in 40GB Hard Disk Drive (HDD) offers plenty of storage as you zero in on your subjects with the professional-quality Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens. Maintain total control over your shots with the Super SteadyShot image stabilization system and experience the flexibility of Hybrid recording technology. You make the choice to record video to the hard drive or removable Memory Stick PRO Duo media.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:Sony NP-FH40

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes
Widescreen Video Capture: Yes

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
USB: Yes
USB Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
Wireless Interface: No

Digital Storage Media

Type:Hard disk drive

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:4.4in
Height:3in
Weight:14.1oz
Width:3in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.7in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.9cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Beach / Candle / Fireworks / Landscape / Portrait mode / Snow / Sports mode / Spotlight / Sunrise / Twilight mode

General Features

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

Header

Manufacturer:Sony
Model:SR65
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Handycam DCR

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.8-3.2
Max Focal Length:62.5mm
Min Focal Length:2.5mm
Optical Zoom:25
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:1Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:690Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:1070Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.2 mm ( 1/6 ) / 4.2 mm ( 1/6" )
Optical Sensor Type:Advanced HAD CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabilizer:Electronic (Super Steady Shot)

Recording

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

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Analog Video Format:NTSC
Digital Scene Transition:Black fader / White fader
Digital Video Format:MPEG-2
Face Detection: Yes
Media Type:Hard disk drive
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Special Effects:Monotone / Old Movie / Pastel / Sepia
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: None