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Sony Handycam DCR SR65E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of Sony Handycam DCR SR65E. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Views about the design and zoom are on the whole positive. The usability and image quality are also mentioned favorably, but there are some negative reviews about the price.

portability, image quality, usability, zoom, design


On average, users rate this product 91/100.

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Sony DCR-SR65E Camcorder


The introduction of the Sony DCR-SR65E Camcorder HDD based on a combination of simplicity and an extra-light body, this camcorder compact, portable solution for a film to do. As on an internal hard drive 40 GB, up to about 27 hours and 40 minutes of...

25x Optical Zoom


Apr, 2009

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Sony Handycam DCR SR65E


Shoot in 1 second) Introducing the Sony DCR-SR65E hard disk based camcorder, a combination of simple operations and an extra-light weight body makes this compact camcorder a portable movie-making solution. Taking on an internal hard disk drive of 40GB,...



Mar, 2009

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Sony SR65E


DCR-SR85E / DCR-SR65E has a 1 / 6 "megapixels CCD, total 1,070,000 pixels, static one million effective pixels, the dynamic image effective pixels 690,000 reached. In the shadow or dim light than can be shown more natural images of skin texture and...

easy to use

it's not cheap

Mar, 2009

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SR62E models as an upgrade, SR65E airframe used SR Series Di


Sony SR65E using a piece of 1 / 6 inch CCD, the largest one million effective pixels, the dynamic mode at about 670,000 pixels (16:9), in the static mode of up to 750,000 pixels (16:9). Lens side, SR65E is equipped with a 25 optical zoom Carl Zeiss...

Dual-media recording design

No Optical Image Stabilizer

Mar, 2009

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Good Camera


I buy this Camera in September 2008 and use it on national holiday in Beijing. I make several videos in the machine and use this to take some pictures. I think this type is popular for us,and I think its hard disk is big enough for one day recording...

Hard Disk storage

worry about virus affected

Feb, 2009

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Sony Handycam DCR SR65E


You'll never miss a moment because of switching tapes or discs with the DCR-SR65 series Handycam camcorder. Its built-in 40GB Hard Disk Drive (HDD) offers plenty of storage as you zero in on your subjects with the professional-quality Carl Zeiss...



Jan, 2009

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smart handycam


Precious family. Waiting for soon get sony handycam DCR SR65E as your collection, and start monumentalize all your precious moment, without having to change tapes or disks that you remove the time. ... Read review

Smart handycam without change tapes or disc

More expensive

Jan, 2009

Product Specifications

You'll never miss a moment because of switching tapes or discs with the DCR-SR65 series Handycam camcorder. Its built-in 40GB Hard Disk Drive (HDD) offers plenty of storage as you zero in on your subjects with the professional-quality Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens. Maintain total control over your shots with the Super SteadyShot image stabilization system and experience the flexibility of hybrid recording technology. You make the choice to record video to the hard drive or removable Memory Stick PRO Duo media.

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

Camera Flash

Type: None

Digital Storage Media

Type:Hard disk drive

Dimensions & Weight


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 / Candle / Fireworks / Landscape / Portrait mode / Snow / Sports mode / Spotlight / Sunrise / Sunset / Twilight mode


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Handycam DCR

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.8-3.2
Max Focal Length:62.5mm
Min Focal Length:2.5mm
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)

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Analog Video Format:PAL
Digital Scene Transition:Black fader / White fader
Digital Video Format:MPEG-2
Digital Zoom:2000
Face Detection: Yes
Media Type:Flash card / Hard disk drive
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Special Effects:Monotone / Old Movie / Pastel / Sepia
Still Image Format:JPEG


Viewfinder Type: None