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Sony Handycam DCR HC62E

Sony Handycam DCR HC62E
alaScore 81

191 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 191 reviews of Sony Handycam DCR HC62E. 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.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony Handycam DCR HC62E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 user reviews of Sony Handycam DCR HC62E from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on

81% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony DCRHC62E Mini DV Handycam With X25 ZoomSony DCRHC62E Mini DV Handycam With X25 Zoom

Feb, 2018

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 67 user reviews of Sony Handycam DCR HC62E from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on

84% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony DCR-HC62 1MP MiniDV Handycam Camcorder with 25x Optical ZoomSony DCR-HC62 1MP MiniDV Handycam Camcorder with 25x Optical Zoom

Feb, 2018

Expert review by: LAPTOP Magazine (

Sony Handycam DCR-HC62 Review


While both the Sony Handycam DCR-HC62 and JVC GR-D850 are almost equal in terms of video quality, the nearly $70 price difference between JVC's model and Sony's HC62 can be attributed to the latter's advanced LCD touchscreen. Consumers need to decide...

Excellent touchscreen interface, Thin, lightweight body, Impressive video quality, 1-megapixel still photos

Slightly underpowered 25X optical zoom, Requires Memory Stick flash cards

Jun, 2008


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Sony DCR-HC62E review


MiniDV camcorders dominated the market for many years, so Sony has had ample time to tweak its designs. Because of this it's not surprising that the DCR-HC62E is compact, simple to use and comfortable to hold.

May, 2008

Consumer review by: wlyc88 (

Comments about this camera


1  selection on the basis of need A clear choice before the cameras after their purchase of the main purposes are, if you buy only digital camera used to video a number of scenes of domestic life, with a larger selection of the cameras LCD screen...

The advantages of DV are a bit small convenience generous! Beautiful

Is less than the Carl Zeiss camera is not the

Mar, 2009

Consumer review by: pamungkas1981 (

nice product Sony Handycam DCR HC62


So no one AGI klo sony handycam DCR HC62 mini-DV is very flexsibel to use. the full Sony Handycam DCR HC62mempunya some kenggulan the dialjabarkan below: 1.0 Megapixel (Gross) Advanced HAD ™ CCD Imager 1 / 6 "Advanced HAD ™ (Hole accumulation diode)...

Portability every where

If too many results to play a recording will quickly damage the motor mechanics in handycam

Mar, 2009

Consumer review by: louis_reed (

Nice Camcorder For The Price


I bought this camcorder so that our family will finally have one of its own (I feel bad that we haven't had one for so long). A camcorder will be the first thing I give to my kids when they have children of their own, but I digress.First of all, ...

Large side screen, clear video, easy to use and takes photos while recording

Average battery life when using side screen and only 25x optical zoom

Feb, 2009

Consumer review by: sunnytn (

Sony Handycam DCR HC62


This is very best handycam in the world. sony handy cam dcr hc62 has big screen resolution with best picture quality. This have much more functionality with this range of price.

Feb, 2009

Consumer review by: brangusene2 (

Sony Handycam DCR HC62


Simple and affordable DCR-HC62E is perfect for video fun. It offers Megapixel quality movies with powerful 25x Carl Zeiss lens. A touchscreen LCD and a high-quality widescreen color viewfinder make it easy to use. Widely available DV tapes make a great...



Feb, 2009

Consumer review by: melvin.smith (

Sony Handycam DCR HC62


Your 24p/30p scan footage using Sony HDV equipment, or feed it to a compatible Non-Linear Editing (NLE) system without changing your HDV deck or monitors.with this multiquality camcorder, Producing high-quality HDV is as simple as that.7 hrs.battery...

Good picture


Jan, 2009

Consumer review by: berangkat35 (

Sony Handycam DCR HC62


The Sony Handycam DCR-HC62 is roughly comparable to Canon's ZR950 in size and shape but sets itself apart with some flashy features and excellent video quality. But we're not sold on whether those extras are worth the $70 premium this digicam costs...



Jan, 2009

Consumer review by: werldake (

Sony Handycam DCR HC62


Sony Handy cam especially the DCR type models have greater quality of both images as well as the videos taken on it.Further it has larger resolution than the other models and it is capable of playing quality videos at wide resolution.It comes with...

quality pics


Jan, 2009

Product Specifications

Enjoy exceptional video performance and versatile performance with the DCR-HC62 MiniDV Handycam camcorder. The Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens and Super SteadyShot image stabilization capture sharp, clear, detailed video so you can see every detail of every frame. Shooting, composing, and reviewing video or still images is made easy with the clarity of the 2.7" wide LCD screen. Super NightShot Plus technology lets you shoot color video in total darkness.


Audio dubbing: Yes
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:Sony NP-FH40

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes
Widescreen Video Capture: Yes


Minimum illumination:8

Camera Flash

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight



Display Diagonal:2.7

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.7in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.9cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Beach / Landscape / Portrait mode / Snow / Sports mode / Spotlight / Sunrise / Sunset / Twilight mode


Built-in flash: No


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Handycam DCR

Image Sensor

Optical sensor size:1 / 6
Total megapixels:1.07

Lens System

35 mm camera lens equivalent:1.69 - 42.3
Digital Zoom:2000
Filter size:1.18
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):1.69 - 42.3
Focal length range (f-f):0.0984 - 2.46
Lens Aperture:F/1.8-3.2
Max Focal Length:62.5mm
Min Focal Length:2.5mm
Optical Zoom:25
Optical Zoom:25
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:1Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:690Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:1070Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.2 mm ( 1/6 ) / 4.2 mm ( 1/6" )
Optical Sensor Type:Advanced HAD CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabilizer:Electronic (Super Steady Shot)

Other Features

Auto focus: Yes
Manual focus: Yes
Power consumption (typical):2.8
Sports: Yes
Spotlight: Yes
Twilight: Yes

Ports & interfaces

DV port: Yes
Microphone in: No
S-Video in: No
S-Video out: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Camcorder tape type:Mini-DV

Video Input

Analog Video Format:PAL
Digital Scene Transition:Black fader / Monotone fader / Mosaic fader / White fader
Digital Zoom:2000
Media Type:Mini DV
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Special Effects:Flash Motion / Luminance Key / Monotone / Mosaic / Negative Art / Old Movie / Pastel / Sepia / Solarization / Still / Trail
Still Image Format:JPEG


Image Aspect Ratio (camcorders):16:9
Viewfinder Color Support:Color
Viewfinder Type:Electronic

Weight & Dimensions


White Balance

Indoor white balance: Yes
Onepush white balance: Yes
Outdoor white balance: Yes