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Sony Handycam DCR SR50E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 40 reviews of Sony Handycam DCR SR50E. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the zoom and image quality. The size and portability also get good comments. Opinions are divided on the battery. Some have doubts about the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony Handycam DCR SR50E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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(Based on 40 reviews)

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Consumer review (dooyoo.co.uk)

Sony Handycam DCR-SR50E: Great for weddings / parties / track days

 

Ok, so i decided to buy this camera, after my disapointment with another I recently returned. So, after charging it, i put the camera through some tests, to ensure I was happy with it, otherwise it was on its way back to the shop. The Zoom is only 12x...

Small | Light | Good Quality | Great Zoom

None

Oct, 2008

Consumer review (dooyoo.co.uk)

Sony Handycam DCR-SR50: Great for weddings / parties / track days

 

Ok, so i decided to buy this camera, after my disapointment with another I recently returned. So, after charging it, i put the camera through some tests, to ensure I was happy with it, otherwise it was on its way back to the shop. The Zoom is only 12x...

Small | Light | Good Quality | Great Zoom

None

Oct, 2008

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony DCR-SR50E

 

Easy to use, reasonably quick startup, widescreen, fast PC transfer.

No USB output on camera (must use supplied Handycam station)

Jan, 2007

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony DCR-SR50E

 

Weight, Ease of Use, Ablilty to review video immediately, no searching for content by means of cue and review...

Lacks the ability to convert high quality video down to standard quality which effectivly means that you cannot get about an hour of HQ onto a standard DVD

Jan, 2007

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony DCR-SR50E

 

Typical Sony quality, video clarity and colours first class, very easy to operate.

Spare Sony battery expensive, cheaper non Sony brands alternatives available.

Oct, 2006

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery life (max):7

Display

Display:Hybrid LCD
Display Diagonal:2.7

Image Sensor

Optical sensor size:1 / 5.5
Sensor Type:CCD

Lens System

Digital Zoom:800
Filter size:1.18
Optical Zoom:12

Other Features

I/O ports:Audio Out\nVideo Out
Interface:USB 2.0
Lens system:Carl Zeiss Vario Tessar

Ports & interfaces

DV port: No
S-Video in: Yes
S-Video out: Yes

Storage

Internal storage capacity:30

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:4.61
Height:2.72
Weight:12.7
Width:2.8