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Sony DCR-HC22

alaTest has collected and analyzed 107 reviews of Sony DCR-HC22. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Opinions about the reliability and price are generally positive. The image quality and portability also get good comments, whereas there are some less positive opinions about the viewfinder and battery.

usability, portability, image quality, price, reliability

battery, viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony DCR-HC22 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony DCR-HC22

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 47 user reviews of Sony DCR-HC22 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the reliability and price. The image quality and portability also get good feedback. Opinions are divided on the battery.

usability, portability, image quality, price, reliability

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

Jan, 2020

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony DCR-HC22

 

Reliable and quite simple to operate. Easy to switch between record and review.

Transfering images from the digit tape to a PC. Out of date technology. Although it still films great quality video Sony have not kept up with the latest PC operating systems so you have to use a PC running Windows XP. Nowadays everyone want to...

Nov, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony DCR-HC22

 

Good LCD touch screen. Easy to use.

The Picture Package software disc that comes with the model is not compatible with Vista or W 7. You need XP or less to be able to download video using a USB connection or a firewire cable. The USB connection is not recognised on the newer Operating...

Jul, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony DCR-HC22

 

the fingertip controls the sharpness of the image I love the way it fits perfectly in my hand

seeing black and white through the view finder is not on. Why?

Dec, 2009

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony DCR-HC22

 

Really easy to use video camera

Hav,nt used enough yet to give a proper answer

May, 2006

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony DCR-HC22

 

love it!

Mar, 2006

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony DCR-HC22

 

Ease of use Size and weight

Low light image quality only mediocre "Night Shot" capability range limited

Feb, 2006

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony DCR-HC22

 

very compact

battery life could last longer, maybe smaller

Feb, 2006

Consumer review (reviewstop.co.uk)

Brilliant, easy to use little camcorder

 

Having owned and used this Sony DCR-HC22 camcorder since August 05 I can thoroughly recommend it. I bought it to replace an old So...

Feb, 2006

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony DCR-HC22

 

the camcorder is a sophisticated and very advanced piece of equipment but the programing and setup of its functions make it as simple to use as a car steering wheel. its also fairly durable for a camcorder...

when dropped onto concrete... it takes on crystal qualities

Dec, 2005

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony DCR-HC22

 

The touch screen is incredibly handy and easy to use. Auto-focus is faultless. An excellent camcorder.

Standard battery is okay. A second battery is a must have.

Dec, 2005

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