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Sony Handycam DCR SR77E

We have collected and analyzed 5 expert reviews and 64 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 61/100 and users rate it 86/100. The average review date is Feb 7, 2010. We have compared these reviews to 369483 reviews from other Camcorders. The alaScore™ for this product is 82/100 = Very good. Last update: Dec 17, 2018.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 user reviews of Sony Handycam DCR SR77E from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Reviews about the price and size are on the whole positive. The zoom and design also get good opinions. There are some negative reviews about the viewfinder and reliability.

usability, design, zoom, size, price

reliability, viewfinder

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

This summary is based on the products: Sony DCRSR77E Handycam Camcorder With Built-in 80GB Hard Disc Drive - Silver (61hrs)Sony DCRSR77E Handycam Camcorder With Built-in 80GB Hard Disc Drive - Silver (61hrs)

Dec, 2018

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Sony DCR-SR77E Camcorder


Featuring a lens that has been recommended by countless professional photographers and made by the whorl famous Carl Zeiss company the Sony DCR-SR77E does have an amazing lens. Great photographs start from a great lens and one of the best available is...

May, 2012

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Sony DCR-SR77


Save up to 61 hours of video quality with the Sony DCR - SR77! Combining a CCD sensor 1 million pixels at a Carl Zeiss Vario Tessa lens, the camcorder Sony DCR-SR77 offers full color images of the faithful reality. Indeed, the 25 x optical zoom and the...



May, 2009

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Sony DCR-SR77E


easy to use

cannot see image in daylight

Aug, 2011

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Sony DCR-SR77E


Easy to use and fits in your hand , the image is clear and the screen is great. It is easy to use with one hand.

Forget to open shutter aut open would be great.

Aug, 2011

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Sony DCR-SR77E


Nothing too high tec, image quality not the finest but still pretty good. Lightweight, compact and easy to use. Overall, very happy

Jul, 2011

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Sony DCR-SR77E


Easy to use and fits in your hand , the image is clear and the screen is great. It is easy to use with one hand

Forget to open shutter aut open would be great

Jul, 2011

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Sony DCR-SR77E


All good have not found anything against this camera best i have ever had


Jul, 2010

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Sony DCR-SR77E


this product is very good for me, that is not great, has plenty of memory, the image is good, the sound too and I love it because it's SONY.

Jul, 2010

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Sony DCR-SR77E


This cam can take both moving and still digital pictures and has a great size hard drive for storage.

Standard battery doesn't last that long.

Jun, 2010

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Sony DCR-SR77E


size and HDD

image quality

Jun, 2010

Product Specifications


Audio dubbing: No
Built-in Microphone: Yes


Battery life (max):2.1
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:NP-FH50


Minimum illumination:6 / 8
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
Playback zoom:Y
Playback zoom (max):Y


Color of product:Black, Silver / Silver


Display:Hybrid LCD / LCD
Display Diagonal:2.7
Display Resolution:123200


Built-in flash:N / No

Image Sensor

Effective megapixels (movie):0.67
Optical sensor resolution:1000000
Optical sensor size:1 / 6
Sensor Type:CCD
Total megapixels:1

Lens System

35 mm camera lens equivalent:1.61 - 46.8
Digital Zoom:2000
Filter size:1.18
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):1.61 - 46.8
Focal length range (f-f):0.0984 - 2.46
Image Stabilizer: Yes
Optical Zoom:25

Other Features

Audio Output:1
Auto focus: Yes
Cable type:USB, Multi AV
Lens system:Carl Zeiss
Manual focus: Yes
Media types supported:HDD, Memory Stick
Minimum hard disk space:400
Night mode: Yes
Noise reduction: Yes
Photo mode: Yes
Power consumption (typical):2.5
Recording speed:HQ (9Mbps) / SP (6Mbps) / LP (3Mbps)
Sports: Yes
Spotlight: Yes
Twilight: Yes
Video out:1

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Picture Motion Browser

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
DV port: No
Microphone in: No
PictBridge: Yes
S-Video in: No
S-Video out: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Camera shutter speed:1/3 - 1/3500


Internal storage capacity:80


Maximum video resolution:640 x 480 / 720 x 576
Video compression format:MPEG2
Video formats supported:MPEG2


Camera viewfinder: No
Viewfinder type:Not available

Weight & Dimensions


White Balance

Indoor white balance: Yes
Onepush white balance: Yes
Outdoor white balance: Yes