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Sony DCR-TRV33

Sony DCR-TRV33
alaScore 77

356 reviews

Dec, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 356 reviews of Sony DCR-TRV33. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and price. The image quality and portability also get good comments.

usability, portability, image quality, price, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony DCR-TRV33 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony DCR-TRV33

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 user reviews of Sony DCR-TRV33 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the battery and zoom. The image quality and portability also get good feedback.

usability, portability, image quality, zoom, battery

91% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony DCR-TRV33 Mini-DV CamcorderSony DCR-TRV33 Mini-DV Camcorder

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony DCR-TRV33

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 150 user reviews of Sony DCR-TRV33 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviews about the reliability and price are on the whole positive. The image quality and portability also get good opinions, whereas some have doubts about the durability.

usability, portability, image quality, price, reliability

durability

79% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony DCRTRV33 MiniDV 1megapixel Camcorder with 2.5" LCD, Color Viewfinder & Memory Stick capabilitiesSony DCRTRV33 MiniDV 1megapixel Camcorder with 2.5" LCD, Color Viewfinder & Memory Stick capabilities

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Robin Liss (camcorderinfo.com)

Sony DCR-TRV33 Camcorder Review - Sony MiniDV Camcorders

 

The $799 DCR-TRV33 is the high end of the Sony entry level 2003 MiniDV camcorders. The DCR-TRV33 produces impressive looking video and does a good job in low light situations. The quality still performance on the DCR-TRV33 combined with it's great...

Jul, 2003

Expert review by: (best-digital-camcorder-reviews.com)

Sony DCR TRV33

 

Sony DCRTRV33 MiniDV 1megapixel Camcorder with 2.5" LCD, Color Viewfinder & Memory Stick capabilities.

Of all the world's consumer camcorders, Sony was the first to break the megapixel barrier. Working with high-resolution recording and high-precision Carl Zeiss or Sony custom optics, the benefits are dramatic. You'll see amazing detail on everything...

Consumer review by: May (shopzilla.com)

Poor quality

 
Aug, 2005

Consumer review by: Svenny (shopzilla.com)

Poor Wiring

 
Aug, 2005

Consumer review by: DRL (shopzilla.com)

DON'T SHOP CIRCUIT CITY

 

NONE

NONE

Apr, 2004

Consumer review by: alance (shopzilla.com)

good

 

i love it

very fine

Mar, 2004

Consumer review by: Cat (shopzilla.com)

Impressive little sony

 

This little camcorder offers so much. Quality Sound & Pict.

Needs more Zoom

Mar, 2004

Consumer review by: sid (shopzilla.com)

Sony DV Camcorder

 

nice touch screen option, colour view finder.

cannot use title unless you have got a Memory tape

Jan, 2004

Consumer review by: Online Shopper (shopzilla.com)

Highly recommended camera

 

Excellent video quality; easy to use; great value.

None

Jan, 2004

Consumer review by: otus (shopzilla.com)

Very good product.

 

I will tell you later and i will come back again to chop.

i will tell you later.

Jan, 2004

Product Specifications

The DCR-TRV33 is a spectacular option for those looking for great video and stills in a compact camcorder. Offering a 1.0 Megapixel CCD imager, this high quality camcorder delivers 10X Optical/120X Digital Zoom and Carl Zeiss optics for incredible picture clarity. The 1/4.7" Advanced HAD (Hole Accumulation Diode) CCD imager with 690K (effective) pixels provides excellent detail and clarity, with exceptional digital video performance (520 lines of horizontal resolution). Realize great looking digital still images utilizing 1000K (effective) pixels. The Megapixel technology enhances your digital videos and digital still photography performance. The MiniDV digital recording format delivers 3X the color bandwidth of VHS and lower signal to noise ratio compared to analog formats, providing stunning video performance comparable to DVD. Ultra Compact Design This new, unique design complements the product's ultra compact size while providing easy, comfortable access to the video controls. The Professional Quality Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar Lens has an advanced optical multi-layer coating offering less glare and flare with increased contrast. This results in vivid image brilliance, true-to-life color saturation and perfect renditions of subtle tones. The optical zoom brings the action close up from far away. In addition, precision digital zoom interpolation technology means that extreme digital zooming is clearer, with less distortion than previous types of digital zoom.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Run Time (Up To):90min

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Camera Flash

Type: None

Configuration

3 Chip Technic: No
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser

Connectivity

Digital Input: Yes
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: Yes
HDMI: No
HDMI PORT: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface :MS / MS Pro
USB: Yes
USB Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
Wireless Interface: No

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:4.4in
Height:3.5in
Weight:1.1lbs
Width:2.8in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.4cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Beach & ski / Landscape / Portrait mode / Sports mode / Spotlight / Sunset & moon

Flash Memory

Form Factor:Memory Stick
Storage Capacity:8MB

General Features

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

Header

Localization:English
Manufacturer:Sony
Model:TRV33/TRV33E
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Handycam DCR

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.8-2.0
Max Focal Length:37mm
Min Focal Length:3.7mm
Optical Zoom:10
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:690Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:1Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/4.7"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):5.4 mm ( 1/4.7 ) / 5.4 mm ( 1/4.7" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabilizer:Electronic (Super Steady Shot)

Recording

HD Video Format:Not Applicable
Recording Format:4:3

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Scene Transition:Black fader / Bounce fader / Monotone fader / Mosaic fader / Overlap fader / Random / Window wipe
Digital Video Format:MPEG EX
Digital Zoom:120
Media Type:Mini DV
Special Effects:Flash Motion / Low Shutter Speed (LSS) / Luminance Key / Monotone / Mosaic / Negative Art / Old Movie / Pastel / Sepia / Solarization / Still / Trail
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Color Support:Color
Viewfinder Type:LCD