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Sony DSR-PD150

alaTest has collected and analyzed 40 reviews of Sony DSR-PD150. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the durability and zoom. The design and usability are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed comments about the price. Some have doubts about the reliability and portability.

image quality, usability, design, zoom, durability

portability, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony DSR-PD150 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Sony DSR-PD150


alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Sony DSR-PD150 from 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 People are impressed by the image quality and design.

design, image quality

78% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony DSR-PD150 Pro MiniDV Camcorder with Sony iLinkSony DSR-PD150 Pro MiniDV Camcorder with Sony iLink

Mar, 2018

Product Specifications

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Mono
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Run Time (Up To):60min

Camera Flash

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.4cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating (270
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Flash Memory

Form Factor:Memory Stick
Storage Capacity:4MB


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony DSR

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.6-2.4
Max Focal Length:72mm
Min Focal Length:6mm
Optical Zoom:12
Type:Zoom lens


Colour:Dark grey

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Sensor Resolution:450Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/3"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):8.5 mm ( 1/3" ) / 8.5 mm ( 1/3 )
Optical Sensor Type:3CCD
Sensor Qty:3CCD

Optical System

Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer:Built-in / Yes
Image Stabiliser:Optical

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:PAL
Digital Video Format:DV / DVCAM
Digital Zoom:48
Faders:Black fader / Dissolve / Horizontal wipe / Monotone fader / Overlap fader
Media Type:DV
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode / Normal movie mode
Special Effects:Flash Motion / Luminance Key / Old Movie / Still / Trail
Still Image Format:JPEG


Viewfinder Colour Support:Black & white
Viewfinder Type:LCD monitor