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Sony DCR-TRV25

alaTest has collected and analyzed 69 reviews of Sony DCR-TRV25. The average rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and price. The image quality and usability are also mentioned favorably. Many are less positive about the zoom.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony DCR-TRV25 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony DCR-TRV25

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Sony DCR-TRV25 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the usability. The design is also mentioned favorably.

image quality, design, usability

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

Feb, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony DCR-TRV25

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 user reviews of Sony DCR-TRV25 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviews about the color and image quality are on the whole positive. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed views about the size.

portability, usability, price, image quality, color

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

Feb, 2020

Expert review by : Robin Liss (camcorderinfo.com)

Sony DCR-TRV25 Camcorder Review - Sony MiniDV Camcorders

 

Sony's DCR-TRV25 is a brand new addition to the Sony MiniDV line with a street price around $899. Whereas many camcorders are upgrades to older models, Sony has added the DCR-TRV25 in-between the DCR-TRV18 and the DCR-TRV50.

May, 2002

Consumer review (epinions.com)

A good, solid 1 chip consumer camcorder

 

Footage taken with the TRV-25 outdoors on a clear day could easily be mistaken for footage taken wit ...

excellent color range, fast accurate autozoom, manual exposure controls, easy computer interface

on board mic, touchy zoom, tiny buttons, low light/indoor quality

Aug, 2003

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Very satisfied

 

I thoroughly enjoy using this camera. Being able to edit the tapes on my computer has been a great experience. It is a very simple process with the right software ( I use Ulead Video Express).

Small, great video, plenty of features

Tape ejects from the bottom, low light capability

May, 2003

Consumer review (epinions.com)

The sony DCR-TRV25

 

As a desktop publisher, I got interested in video editing, so I wanted to purchase a good quality camera. For my price range, the TRV25 was the best I could get. Although great for home or fun, this isn't something I would use for professional filming....

good reliability, can go anywhere, good video quality

pictures are not so well done, lighting greatly affects quality

May, 2003

Consumer review (epinions.com)

A Great Feature-Rich Camera

 

When I started looking at camcorders, I talked to a friend of mine who videotapes football games, weddings and such. He recommended a Mini DV camcorder because of the video quality and flexibility. Because of our budget, I had to find one for around...

Many Features

Have to remove it from the tripod to change the tape

Mar, 2003

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Sony delivers

 

I bought the TRV-25 after many hours and days of reading reviews and comparing features and prices.

Great features, good size, Sony quality

A bit pricy

Feb, 2003

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Good investment

 

We bought our Sony camcorder mainly for our trip to Disney World. We've been borrowing my parents' older JVC camcorder, but I wanted a good digital camera too. Since we would be packing for three adults and two children for one week's stay in...

Small size camcorder and digital camera in one

Kind of heavy when taping a long show

Dec, 2002

Consumer review (epinions.com)

A solid camcorder with a tweak of magic!

 

I bought this camcorder from Best Buy which has an extensive amount of electronic selections. The price was $700 plus another $50 for Best Buy's two year insurance policy.

video, easy to use, light for me

overpriced

Nov, 2002

Consumer review (pcphotoreview.com)

Sony DCR-TRV25

 
Sep, 2002

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Good camera, okay price.

 

The Sony DCR-TRV25 MiniDV Handycam Camcorder is a quality camera. It features good resolution and good good over all filming quality. Its list of features makes it a competitor with any other camera in its price range. It has built in components like a...

A good quality camera, good picture quality, light weight

A little to expensive

Sep, 2002
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