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Sony HDR-GW55VE

alaTest has collected and analyzed 60 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. Opinions about the design and size are generally positive. The price and portability also get good feedback, but comments are divided on the reliability.

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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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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony HDR-GW55VE

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 user reviews of Sony HDR-GW55VE from Amazon.co.uk. 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 Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and size. The portability and price also get good feedback, but there are some negative reviews about the reliability.

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76% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk 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 - White

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: Chris Hall (pocket-lint.com)

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

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Digital 2.0
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speakers:
Microphone connectivity:

Camera

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Camcorder Type:Handheld camcorder
Geotagging: Yes
Minimum illumination:3

Design

Color of product:Black / White

Display

Built-in display: Yes
Display:LCD
Display Diagonal:3
Display resolution (numeric):921000
Touch screen: Yes
Touchscreen:Y

Flash

Built-in flash: Yes
Built-in light: No

Focusing

Face detection: Yes
Focus adjustment:Manual
Smile detection: Yes

Image Sensor

Effective megapixels (image):5.02
Effective megapixels (movie):5.02
Optical sensor size:1 / 3 / 1/3
Scan technology:CMOS
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total megapixels:5.43

Lens System

35 mm camera lens equivalent:1.17 - 14.3
Digital Zoom:120
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):1.17 - 14.3
Focal length range (f-f):0.126 - 1.26
Image Stabilizer: No
Maximum aperture number:3.4
Minimum aperture number:1.8
Optical Zoom:10

Light Exposure

Scene modes:Beach, Fireworks, Landscape, Night, Night portrait, Portrait, Snow, Spotlight, Sunrise, Sunset, Underwater

Other Features

Backlight:
Dimensions (WxDxH):1.27 x 2.76 x 4.15
Electrical viewfinder:
HDMI out:
Integrated USB cable:
Main camera sensor:
Manual focus:
Night mode:
Power consumption (typical):2.3
Power cord included:
USB port:

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AC, HDMI, USB

Ports & interfaces

Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:
HDMI: Yes
PictBridge: No
S-Video in:
S-Video out: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/6 - 1/10000

Still Image

Image formats supported:JPG
Maximum image resolution:6016 x 3384
Still image resolution(s):4512 x 3384

Storage

Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Compatible memory cards:microSDHC, MS Micro (M2)

Video

Full HD: Yes
HD type:Full HD
HD-Ready: Yes
Maximum video resolution:1920 x 1080
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 576i
Video compression format:AVCHD, H.264, MPEG4
Video formats supported:AVCHD,H.264,MPEG4
Video Resolutions:720 x 576, 1440 x 1080, 1920 x 1080 / 720 x 576,1440 x 1080,1920 x 1080

Viewfinder

Camera viewfinder: No
Viewfinder type:Not available

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:2.76
Height:4.15 / 4.17
Weight:6.63
Width:1.27

White Balance

White Balance:Auto