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Sony DCR-SX45

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of Sony DCR-SX45. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People really like the design and size. The battery and portability also get good reviews. Some have doubts about the price.

usability, portability, battery, size, design


On average, users rate this product 78/100.

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Consumer review by: Gwyneth (

Sony DCR SX45


Easy to use. You can purchase a bigger battery and very high capacity SD cards which it ideal for for holiday video. Lots of video can be stored and you can be out and about for hours with a large battery and not have to worry about charging it. The...

Quality of video is not that good, (nowhere near as good as my previous DV tape Sony Handycam). If you want quality, you will require a HD camcorder or a DV tape type, but video files will be much bigger

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: martin (

Sony DCR SX45


My camera had a problem. Because I had bought it through EBay (new) Sony would not honour the warranty and wanted more money to fix it then the camera cost, which is ridiculous ; I will never buy another Sony product

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: garth (

Sony DCR SX45


lightweight and very easy to use picture quality is superb


Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Deb (

Sony DCR SX45


Takes a removable SD memory card which can fit in most modern computers to easily store footage or you can swap the SD card to expand your storage of data ; Good that it has an integral usb plug which means you can access the basic software to download...

Cant think of any, except I like a neck strap as I can have camera out at the ready, and had to buy one separately

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: Mary (

Sony DCR SX45


Compact, lightweight and easy to carry. The main buttons a reasonable size, am still learning how to use but the instructions are reasonably sraightforward for a beginner

Do not know any yet but I still have to master the dowloading to DVD. Removal and replacement of the battery a it confusing

Aug, 2011

Consumer review by: Anthony (

Sony DCR SX45


All ready left a review on the Sony DCR-SX45E Handycam and there has been a lot of people that say the problem they are having is to do with the viewing screen, that they can't see the image they are filming. The way that I got around this was to alter...

Apr, 2011