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Sony HVR-Z5E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of Sony HVR-Z5E. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Comments about the design and usability are on the whole positive. The reliability and price also get good comments, whereas some have doubts about the size.

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On average, users rate this product 64/100.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Sony HVR-Z5E from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on People are impressed by the design and usability. The reliability and price are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the size.

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100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HVR-Z5E HDV CAMCORDER USEDHVR-Z5E HDV CAMCORDER USED

Apr, 2018

Product Specifications


Built-in Microphone: Yes


Battery life (max):6.92
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:NP-970
Battery voltage:7.2


3D compatibility: No
Camcorder Type:Shouldercam
Minimum illumination:1.5


Color of product:Black


Built-in display: Yes
Display aspect ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:3.2 / 3.200
Display resolution (numeric):921600
Touch screen: No


Built-in flash: No
Built-in light: No


Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Image Sensor

Effective megapixels (movie):1.037
Optical sensor size:1 / 3
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total megapixels:1.12

Lens System

Digital Zoom:1
Filter size:2.83 / 2.835
Focal length range (f-f):0.161 - 28.4 / 1.421 - 23.228
Image Stabilizer: No
Image stabilizer type:Optical
Interchangeable Lens: Yes
Optical Zoom:20

Operational Conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 40
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-20 - 60

Other Features

Auto focus: Yes
Power consumption (typical):7.1
Power Requirements:8.4V DC

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite video out:1
DC-in jack: Yes
DV port: Yes
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
XLR in: Yes


Camera shutter speed:1/4 - 1/10000


Camcorder media type:Videotape
Camcorder tape type:HDV / HDV, Mini-DV
Disc types supported: No


Analog signal format system:PAL
HD type:Full HD
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 576i


Camera viewfinder:Optical
Viewfinder screen size:0.45
Viewfinder type:Optical

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:17.8 / 7.402
Height:17.756 / 7.4
Weight:4.85 / 4.850
Width:6.65 / 6.654

White Balance

Indoor white balance: Yes
Onepush white balance: Yes
Outdoor white balance: Yes
White Balance:Auto, Indoor, Manual, Outdoor / Auto, Manual