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Sony DCR TRV 255

alaTest has collected and analyzed 69 reviews of Sony DCR TRV 255. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People really like the image quality and durability. The portability and usability also get good comments, whereas there are some less positive reviews about the battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony DCR TRV 255 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 DCR TRV 255

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 user reviews of Sony DCR TRV 255 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the design and usability are overall positive. The portability and price are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the durability.

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94% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony DCR-TRV255E Digital CamcorderSony DCR-TRV255E Digital Camcorder

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: claire (reevoo.com)

Sony Handycam DCR-TRV255

 

I have had no problems what so everuntil now

I have bought a new P.C with windows 7. Even with the extra disc add on I am still unable to connect the camera to my p.c. This is very unhelpfull as I wish to save my vidoes and put some on You Tube. Please help

May, 2012

Consumer review by: Duncan (reevoo.com)

Sony Handycam DCR-TRV255

 

I bought this video camera about 7 years ago and it has been great fun to use and at the time was the best product available for the money.

The battery supplied is frankly useless as it only last for about 1 hour. I had to buy a much larger battery that gives me about 6 hours of use.

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: shane (reevoo.com)

Sony Handycam DCR-TRV255

 

vooms in well

software does not work very well

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: Malcolm (reevoo.com)

Sony Handycam DCR-TRV255

 

Simple to use although a bit large by today's standards. Easy to follow instructions and the play back is of good quality

having bought it to use with a windows XP computer it was good. However, I now have a Vista computer and it is not compatible with it. I have to use firewire which I find difficult as not knowing 1) Not being able to find a firewire socket on my new...

Jul, 2010

Consumer review by: SteveMason77 (dooyoo.co.uk)

Sony Handycam DCR-TRV255: TRV255E, A Very Handy Cam

 

If you're looking for your first Digital Camcorder and want decent quality. Here's one to seriously Consider! I needed a Camcorder that was useful for Work and Home! The TRV-255E is a 0 lux (no light needed at all), Night-Vision (Infra-Red) equipped...

Great for Newbies & ; Old Hands with Steadycam & ; Easycam

nothing too major

Mar, 2006

Consumer review by: SteveMason77 (dooyoo.co.uk)

Sony Handycam DCR TRV255 : TRV255E, A Very Handy Cam

 

If you're looking for your first Digital Camcorder and want decent quality. Here's one to seriously Consider! I needed a Camcorder that was useful for Work and Home! The TRV-255E is a 0 lux (no light needed at all), Night-Vision (Infra-Red) equipped...

Mar, 2006

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in Microphone: Yes

Display

Display:LCD
Display Diagonal:2.5

Image Sensor

Optical sensor size:1 / 6

Lens System

Digital Zoom:990
Focal length range (f-f):0.0984 - 1.97
Image Stabilizer: Yes
Optical Zoom:20