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Sony DCR-HC27 / HC27E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 122 reviews of Sony DCR-HC27 / HC27E. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the battery and portability. The image quality and price are also appreciated. The finish and durability get negative reviews.

usability, price, image quality, portability, battery

durability, finish

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony DCR-HC27 / HC27E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 52 user reviews of Sony DCR-HC27 / HC27E from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the design and battery are overall positive. The portability and price are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the durability. There are some mixed comments about the zoom.

usability, price, portability, battery, design

durability

98% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony DCR-HC27 Handycam Mini DV CamcorderSony DCR-HC27 Handycam Mini DV Camcorder

Dec, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:Sony NP-FP30

Camera

Minimum illumination:5

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:11.3cm
Height:7.9cm
Weight:360g
Width:6.5cm

Display

Display:LCD
Display diagonal:6.35

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.4cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Beach & Ski / Landscape / Portrait mode / Sports lesson / Spotlight / Sunset & Moon

Header

Manufacturer:Sony
Model:HC27E
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Handycam DCR

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 6

Lens System

Digital Zoom:800
Filter Size:2.5
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):44 - 880
Focal length range (f-f):2.3 - 46
Lens Aperture:F/1.8-3.1
Max Focal Length:46mm
Min Focal Length:2.3mm
Optical Zoom:20
Optical Zoom:20
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:400Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:800Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.2 mm ( 1/6" ) / 4.2 mm ( 1/6 )
Optical Sensor Type:Advanced HAD CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabiliser:Electronic (Super Steady Shot)

Other features

Fader:Black / White / Mosaic / Monotone
Focus:1.8-3.1
I/O ports:USB\nVideo Out\nAudio Out
Lens system:Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar
Power consumption (typical):2.1

Ports & interfaces

S-Video In: No
S-Video Out: Yes

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/50-1/3500

Storage

Camcorder tape type:Mini-DV

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:PAL
Digital Zoom:800
Faders:Black fader / Monotone fader / Mosaic fader / White fader
Media Type:Mini DV
Special Effects:Monotone / Mosaic / Negative Art / Pastel / Sepia / Solarisation
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder:123.2
Viewfinder Colour Support:Colour
Viewfinder Type:Electronic

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11.3
Height :7.9
Weight:360
Width:6.5