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Sony DCR-SX45E

Sony DCR-SX45E
alaScore 82

230 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 230 reviews of Sony DCR-SX45E. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, 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-SX45E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony DCR-SX45E

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of Sony DCR-SX45E from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk.

83% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony DCRSX45ES Handycam Camcorder - Silver (60x Optical Zoom, 2.7 inch Touch LCD)Sony DCRSX45ES Handycam Camcorder - Silver (60x Optical Zoom, 2.7 inch Touch LCD)

Feb, 2018

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony DCR-SX45E

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 174 user reviews of Sony DCR-SX45E 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.

84% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony DCR-SX45 Handycam Camcorder (Blue)Sony DCR-SX45 Handycam Camcorder (Blue)

Feb, 2018

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Digital / Dolby Digital 2.0
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Wind filter: Yes

Battery

Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:NP-FV30
Battery voltage:7.2

Camera

3D: No
Back light compensation: Yes
Back Light Compensation (BLC):Y
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Camera playback:movie, single image, slide show
Minimum illumination:3
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:ENG, ESP, FRE, POR
Self-timer:10
Self-timer delay:10
Supported aspect ratios:4:3, 16:9

Design

Colour of product:Black / Blue / Red / Silver
Tripod mountable: Yes

Display

Built-in Display: Yes
Display:LCD
Display diagonal:7.62
Display resolution (numeric):230000
Touchscreen: Yes

Flash

Built-in Flash:N

Focusing

Closest focusing distance:0.0100
Face detection: Yes
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual
Macro focusing range:0.38
Normal focusing range:1.5

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):0.47
Effective megapixels (movie):0.68
Number of CCDs:1
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 1.8 / 25.4 / 8
Sensor Type:CCD
Total MegaPixels:0.68

Lens System

Digital Zoom:2000
Filter Size:3.7
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):39 - 2340
Focal length range (f-f):1.8 - 108 / 1.8 - 6
Image stabilizer: Yes
Image stabilizer type:Digital
Interchangeable lens: No
Maximum aperture number:6
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):2.34
Minimum aperture number:1.8
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):3.9
Optical Zoom:60 / 70

Light exposure

Light exposure modes:Auto
Scene modes:Beach, Candlelight, Close-up (macro), Dawn, Dusk, Fireworks, Landscape, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Spotlight, Sunset, Twilight

Other features

Aperture range (F-F):1.8 - 6
Auto exposure: Yes
Compatible operating systems:Windows XP SP3+\nWindows Vista SP2+\nWindows 7
Flash:N
Lens focal range:1.8 - 108 mm
Lens system:Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar / Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar Lens
Manual Focus: Yes
Noise Reduction: Yes
Photo mode: Yes
Power consumption (typical):1.8
Sports: Yes
Spotlight: Yes
Twilight: Yes
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Batteries included: Yes
Bundled software:Picture Motion Browser 5.3
Quick start guide: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Composite Video Out:1
DC-in jack: Yes
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports: No
HDMI: No
Microphone in: Yes
PictBridge: Yes
S-Video In: No
S-Video Out:No / Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB connector type:Mini-USB A

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/4 - 1/4000
Shutter speed (photo):1/4 - 1/4000 / 1/60 - 1/500
Shutter speed (video):1/4 - 1/4000

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG
Maximum image resolution:640 x 480
Still image resolution(s):640 x 480

Storage

Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camera file system:DCF 2.0, Exif 2.21
Compatible memory cards:MS PRO Duo, MS Pro-HG, SD, SDHC, SDXC / MS PRO Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Memory slots:2

Video

Analog signal format system:NTSC
Bitrate at maximum video resolution:9
Capture modes:HQ, LP, SP
Maximum Video Resolution:720 x 480 / 720 x 576
Video formats supported:MPEG2
Video Resolutions:640 x 480,720 x 480

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:12.3
Height :5.22 / 5.25 / 5.7
Weight:230
Width:5.25 / 5.7

White balance

Indoor white balance: Yes
Onepush white balance: Yes
Outdoor white balance: Yes
White Balance:Auto