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Sony DCR-SX21

Sony DCR-SX21
alaScore 80

49 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 49 reviews of Sony DCR-SX21. 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. Opinions about the size and image quality are overall positive. The zoom and portability are also appreciated.

usability, portability, zoom, image quality, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony DCR-SX21 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Sony DCR-SX21 from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Comments about the usability and price are on the whole positive. Some have doubts about the image quality.

portability, price, usability

image quality

67% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony DCR-SX 21 EB Black Videocamera, DCRSX21EB.CEN

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: Bukharin (

Best Price Anywhere.


I bought this not knowing how tiny it is. It's an excellent purchase: you can rarely go wrong with Sony, and this even takes a memory stick up to 64GB. For those of you out there who are not geeks, this means you'll never have to buy another memory...

Aug, 2012

Consumer review by: Dave (



good value and very easy to use.Battery lasted all day and evening taking random video at a wedding.

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: TimUK (

Sony DCRSX21 SD Camcorder


Great little camera that has a brilliant high powered optical zoom I am really pleased with the recordings I have taken they are really clear and crisp even at long distance a full battery charge last a good while too.

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: stargatebarbie (

good all rounder


well i know its not HD but for ease of use and price im happy also can get spare batterys for it a low prices light weight with easy to use buttons good zoom and also a light for nighttime use if you dont want loads of techo bits go for this

light, easy to use

no case

Mar, 2012

Product Specifications


3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CCD
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser
Sensor Size:1/8''


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

General Features

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


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


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