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alaScore 85

59 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 59 reviews of Sony HDR-GW55VE. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People really like the design and size. The price and portability also get good feedback, whereas there are some mixed opinions about the reliability.

usability, portability, price, size, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony HDR-GW55VE is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 user reviews of Sony HDR-GW55VE from The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Comments about the image quality and size are on the whole positive. The portability and price are also mentioned favorably, but there are some critical comments about the reliability.

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76% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony GW55VE Waterproof Full HD Flash Memory Camcorder and Case - WhiteSony GW55VE Waterproof Full HD Flash Memory Camcorder and Case - WhiteSony HDR-GW55VE Camcorder-1080 pixels

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: Chris Hall (

Sony Handycam HDR-GW55VE pictures and hands-on - Pocket-lint


If you're looking for a waterproof camcorder then the Sony Handycam HDR-GW55VE might be just the ticket. It was announced quietly back in March, and today

Jul, 2012

Product Specifications


3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Image Stabiliser:Optical Image Stabiliser
Sensor Size:1/3,91''


Digital Input: Yes
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface :MS Micro
Type of SD Card Interface :microSD/ SDHC Card
USB: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

3D: No
Format:Memory Card
Product Type:Camcorder / TRAD. CAMCORDER
Resolution:Full HD


Longest Shutter Speed in s:1/6
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/10000


Face Detection Mode:Face + Smile Detection
HD Video Format:AVCHD
Recording Format:16:9 / 4:3