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Sony DCR-TRV10

alaTest has collected and analyzed 36 reviews of Sony DCR-TRV10. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the memory and size. The portability and image quality also get good feedback. Many are less positive about the color.

usability, image quality, portability, size, memory


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony DCR-TRV10 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 user reviews of Sony DCR-TRV10 from The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Opinions about the size and price are generally positive. The portability and image quality are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the color, while comments are divided on the memory.

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100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony DCRTRV10 Handycam Digital Camcorder

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: Robin Liss (

Sony DCR-TRV10 Camcorder Review - Sony MiniDV Camcorders


The DCR-TRV10 has a MSRP of $1799; it uses the MiniDv format and has a 3.5-inch LCD screen and a color viewfinder. The TRV10 has composite input, a feature that lets you convert your old videos to digital.

Jun, 2004

Expert review by: Don Collins (

Sony DCR-TRV10 Mini DV Camcorder

Feb, 2000

Product Specifications

Enhance your videography with a digital camcorder from Sony! The digital video recording is impeccable with 10x optical and 120x digital zoom. The Carl Zeiss Lens will capture all your moments intensely. Compact and lightweight the Sony DCR-TRV10 with electronic Super SteadyShot system will give you greater flexibility and the quality you expect.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:Sony NP-FM50

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Camera Flash

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:3.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):8.9cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Beach & ski / Landscape / Low light / Portrait mode / Slow shutter / Sports lesson / Spotlight / Sunset & moon

Flash Memory

Form Factor:Memory Stick
Storage Capacity:4MB


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Handycam DCR

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.7-2.2
Max Focal Length:33mm
Min Focal Length:3.3mm
Optical Zoom:10
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Optical Sensor Size:1/4"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):6.4 mm ( 1/4 ) / 6.4 mm ( 1/4" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabilizer:Electronic (Super Steady Shot)

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Scene Transition:Black fader / Bounce fader / Monotone fader / Mosaic fader / Overlap fader
Digital Zoom:120
Media Type:Mini DV
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Special Effects:Black & White / Flash Motion / Luminance Key / Mosaic / Negative Art / Old Movie / Pastel / Sepia / Slim / Solarization / Still / Stretch / Trail
Still Image Format:JPEG


Viewfinder Color Support:Color
Viewfinder Type:LCD