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Sony DCR-SX30

Sony DCR-SX30
alaScore 85

378 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 378 reviews of Sony DCR-SX30. 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.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony DCR-SX30 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony DCR-SX30

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 user reviews of Sony DCR-SX30 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk.

91% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y / Yes

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Battery Type:NP-FH30
Manufacturer Battery Name:Sony NP-FH30

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Camera

Minimum illumination:6

Design

Colour of product:Red / Silver

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:Memory Stick Duo / Memory Stick PRO Duo

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:10.7cm
Height:5.9cm
Weight:240g
Width:5.7cm

Display

Display:LCD
Display diagonal:6.858 / 6.86 / 68.6

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.7in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.9cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Beach / Candle / Fireworks / Landscape / Portrait mode / Snow / Sports mode / Spotlight / Sunrise / Sunset / Twilight mode

Flash Memory

Form Factor:Integrated
Storage Capacity:4GB

Header

Manufacturer:Sony
Model:SX30E
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Handycam DCR

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:1/0.315 / 25.4 / 8 / 25.400 / 8
Sensor Type:CCD
Total MegaPixels:0.8

Lens System

Digital Zoom:2000
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):44 - 2640
Focal length range (f-f):1.08 - 108 / 1.8 - 108 / 1.800 - 108
Image stabilizer:Y / Yes
Lens Aperture:F/1.8-6.0
Max Focal Length:108mm
Min Focal Length:1.8mm
Optical Zoom:60
Optical Zoom:60
Type:Zoom lens

Miscellaneous

Colour:Silver

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:0.49Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:410Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:800Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/8"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):3.2 mm ( 1/8" ) / 3.2 mm ( 1/8 )
Optical Sensor Type:Advanced HAD CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabiliser:Electronic (Steady Shot)

Other features

Aperture range (F-F):1.8 - 6
Audio output:1
Auto Focus:Y / Yes
Internal Memory:4096
Manual Focus:Y / Yes
Noise Reduction:Y / Yes
Sports:Y / Yes
Spotlight:Y / Yes
Twilight:Y / Yes
Video Out:1

Ports & interfaces

PictBridge:Y / Yes
S-Video Out:Y / Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/3 - 1/3500

Still image

Still image resolution(s):640 x 480

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MS Duo

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video

Video formats supported:MPEG2

Video Input

Digital Video Format:MPEG-2
Digital Zoom:2000
Faders:Black fader / White fader
Media Type:Flash card
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: None

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.7 / 10.700 / 107
Height :5.9 / 5.900 / 59
Weight:240
Width:5.7 / 5.700 / 57

White balance

Indoor white balance:Y / Yes
Onepush white balance:Y / Yes
Outdoor white balance:Y / Yes