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Sony Handycam® HDR-HC1 HDV Digital Camcorder

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of Sony Handycam® HDR-HC1 HDV Digital Camcorder. 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 image quality and size. The durability and zoom also get good feedback, but the price and battery get less positive comments.

portability, zoom, durability, size, image quality

usability, battery, price

On average, users rate this product 93/100.

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Consumer review by: ep01 (

First consumer HD camcorder


Great video quality.

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

Sep, 2005

Consumer review by: julianrz (

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

Sep, 2005

Consumer review by: papalazarou (

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