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Sony Handycam® HDR-HC1 HDV Digital Camcorder

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the reliability and size are overall positive. The build quality and image quality also get good feedback, but many are critical about the battery and value for money.

portability, image quality, build quality, size, reliability

usability, value for money, battery

On average, users rate this product 93/100.

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First consumer HD camcorder


Great video quality.

Fairly expensive.Doesn't have as many features as some standard definition camcorders.

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A must-have toy if you have a HD tv set


HD ; light ; bright lens ; stable image ; manual focus and zoom

bottom-loading ; no bundled software ; image less bright than hdr-fx1

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MiniHDV Marvel


Image quality, decent range of pro functions, compact size, build quality, backwards compatibility.

Battery, bottom-loader, lacks: universal hotshoe, aperture/gain readout, fussy menu, av-in, ND filter