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Sony Handycam DCR HC62E

Sony Handycam DCR HC62E
alaScore 81

178 reviews

Dec, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 178 reviews of Sony Handycam DCR HC62E. 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. People really like the size and price. The image quality and portability also get good comments. There are mixed comments on the memory and durability.

usability, portability, image quality, price, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony Handycam DCR HC62E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Handycam DCR HC62E

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 user reviews of Sony Handycam DCR HC62E from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the battery and durability. The portability and image quality also get good opinions.

usability, image quality, portability, durability, battery

81% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony DCRHC62E Mini DV Handycam With X25 ZoomSony DCRHC62E Mini DV Handycam With X25 Zoom

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony Handycam DCR HC62E

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 67 user reviews of Sony Handycam DCR HC62E from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviews about the image quality and price are generally positive. The portability and battery also get good feedback, but many are negative about the durability and reliability.

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reliability, durability

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

This summary is based on the products: Sony DCR-HC62 1MP MiniDV Handycam Camcorder with 25x Optical ZoomSony DCR-HC62 1MP MiniDV Handycam Camcorder with 25x Optical Zoom

Dec, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio Dubbing: Yes
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:Sony NP-FH40

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes
Widescreen Video Capture:Widescreen Video Capture

Camera

Minimum illumination:8

Camera Flash

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:11.4cm
Height:8.5cm
Weight:390g
Width:6.3cm

Display

Display:LCD
Display diagonal:6.86

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 / Landscape / Portrait mode / Snow / Sports mode / Spotlight / Sunrise / Sunset / Twilight mode

Flash

Built-in Flash: No

Header

Manufacturer:Sony
Model:HC62E
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Handycam DCR

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 6
Total MegaPixels:1.07

Lens System

Digital Zoom:2000
Filter Size:3
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):43 - 1075
Focal length range (f-f):2.5 - 62.5
Lens Aperture:F/1.8-3.2
Max Focal Length:62.5mm
Min Focal Length:2.5mm
Optical Zoom:25
Optical Zoom:25
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:1Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:690Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:1070Kpix
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

Auto Focus: Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Power consumption (typical):2.8
Sports: Yes
Spotlight: Yes
Twilight: Yes

Ports & interfaces

DV port: Yes
Microphone in: No
S-Video In: No
S-Video Out: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Storage

Camcorder tape type:Mini-DV

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:PAL
Digital Zoom:2000
Faders:Black fader / Monotone fader / Mosaic fader / White fader
Media Type:Mini DV
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Special Effects:Flash Motion / Luminance Key / Monotone / Mosaic / Negative Art / Old Movie / Pastel / Sepia / Solarisation / Still / Trail
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Image Aspect Ratio (camcorders):16:9
Viewfinder:123200
Viewfinder Colour Support:Colour
Viewfinder Type:Electronic

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11.4
Height :8.5
Weight:390
Width:6.3

White balance

Indoor white balance: Yes
Onepush white balance: Yes
Outdoor white balance: Yes