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Sony Handycam DCR TRV22

alaTest has collected and analyzed 271 reviews of Sony Handycam DCR TRV22. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the design and price. The portability and image quality also get good feedback, but some have doubts about the reliability. Views are divided on the battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony Handycam DCR TRV22 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Handycam DCR TRV22

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 user reviews of Sony Handycam DCR TRV22 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the design and portability are on the whole positive. The price and image quality are also appreciated. There are some less positive comments about the battery.

usability, image quality, price, portability, design

battery

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

Sep, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony Handycam DCR TRV22

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 136 user reviews of Sony Handycam DCR TRV22 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviews about the size and price are overall positive. The portability and image quality are also mentioned favorably, but the reliability and zoom get negative comments. Comments are divided on the durability.

usability, image quality, portability, price, size

zoom, reliability

89% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2019

Expert review by : Jan Ozer (pcmag.com)

Sony DCR-PC105, DCR-TRV22

 

Despite excellent construction and feel, neither Sony camera stood out in our testing.

Unfortunately, we couldn't run studio trials on the DCR-PC105. Our first test unit broke during testing, and the second one had a faulty gain control. Normally this control boosts weak signals, but on the DCR-PC105 it produced overly bright video that...

Oct, 2003

Expert review by : Robin Liss (camcorderinfo.com)

Sony DCR-TRV22 MiniDV Digital Camcorder Review - Sony MiniDV Camcorders

 

I first looked at the $700 Sony MiniDV DCR-TRV22 at the Consumer Electronics Show 2003 in Vegas when Sony announced it. Now, a few months later, after looking at it in full review I'm more impressed - with the camcorder and video quality, but not the...

May, 2004

Expert review by : Robin Liss (camcorderinfo.com)

Sony DCR-TRV22 First Impressions Camcorder Review - Sony MiniDV Camcorders

 

The DCR-TRV22, priced at $700, is Sony's second cheapest MiniDV camcorder for 2003. It is a part of the redesign of most of the Sony MiniDV line - announced at the Consumer Electronics Show 2003. At the show I got to spend a good amount of time playing...

Apr, 2003

Expert review by : anyone 13th-repeat (videomaker.com)

Sony DCR-TRV22 camcorder

 

A friendly and affordable point-and-shoot cam with the Sony name.

Sleek, compact design, Simple to use, Interval recording

Tape loads from bottom, Low tested resolution

Oct, 2004

Expert review by : anyone 13th-repeat (videomaker.com)

Sony DCR-TRV22

 

Sleek, compact design, Simple to use, Interval recording

Tape loads from bottom, Low tested resolution

Oct, 2004

Expert review by : Charles Fulton (videomaker.com)

Camcorder Review: Sony DCR-TRV22 Mini DV

 

If you're on a budget, but in need of a Mini DV camcorder, Sony offers the DCR-TRV22, a solid unit that could be a good fit for beginning or intermediate users. A reasonably thorough slate of manual controls makes the unit a safe choice that can grow...

Sleek, compact design ; Simple to use ; Interval recording

Tape loads from bottom ; Low tested resolution

A friendly and affordable point-and-shoot cam with the Sony name.

Jan, 2004

Expert review by (best-digital-camcorder-reviews.com)

Sony DCR TRV22

 

Sony DCRTRV22 MiniDV Camcorder with 2.5" LCD, Color Viewfinder & Memory Stick Capability.

With a size that is 28 percent smaller and lighter than Sony's previous camcorders, the Sony DCR TRV22 does not compromise powerful optics and audio performance. The camcorder's features include a 10x optical zoom, a 1/4-inch CCD for clean imaging, a...

Consumer review (epinions.com)

I LOVED this camcorder, BUT......

 

I searched and searched in June 2003 to find the perfect camcorder to bring us up to speed in technology, in other words, to replace the old VHS camcorder that had died! We were soon leaving for our family vacation at the beach, so I didn't have much ...

Lightweight, great pics, digital image stabilizer, great quality, easy zoom, overall a great camera

Durability! Camera stopped working properly after 1 1/2 years

Feb, 2005

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Nice and Compact - should be on your shopping list

 

I've owned my Sony TRV-22 camcorder for about a year now - time for a review. Introduction: I bought my Sony DVR-TRV22 about a year ago, and I've been very happy with it. I was looking for a compact camcorder to replace my old Sony 8mm handicam - it ...

Good picture, well built, reliable. Compact

Camera noise in quiet scenes, menu system on LCD only. Software sparse

May, 2004

Consumer review (pcphotoreview.com)

Sony DCR-TRV22

 
Dec, 2003
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