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Sony Handycam HDR-TG5V

Sony Handycam HDR-TG5V
alaScore 80

57 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 57 reviews of Sony Handycam HDR-TG5V. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, 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 Handycam HDR-TG5V is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 user reviews of Sony Handycam HDR-TG5V from 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

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This summary is based on the products: Sony HDR-TG5V High Definition Handycam Camcorder with Built-in GPS Receiver and 10x Optical ZoomSony HDR-TG5V High Definition Handycam Camcorder with Built-in GPS Receiver and 10x Optical Zoom

Feb, 2018

Product Specifications


Built-In Microphone: Yes


Battery life (max):10.92
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery voltage:7.2
Video recording time:1.83


3D: No
Image processor:BIONZ
Minimum illumination:5
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes


Display diagonal:6.86
Touchscreen: Yes


Built-in Flash: Yes


Face detection: Yes
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 5
Sensor Type:CMOS

Lens System

Digital Zoom:20
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):43 - 507
Image stabilizer: Yes
Optical Zoom:10

Light exposure

Light exposure modes:Auto
Scene modes:Beach, Candlelight, Fireworks, Landscape, Portrait, Snow, Spotlight, Sunset, Twilight

Other features

Aperture range (F-F):1.8 - 2.3
Auto Focus: Yes
Photo mode: Yes
Wireless Connection: No

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Batteries included: Yes
Bundled software:PMB Ver.4.2.00
Cables included:AV, Component, USB

Ports & interfaces

USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Camera shutter speed:1/30 - 1/1000

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG


Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Flash memory:16


HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Video formats supported:AVCHD, H.264, MPEG2

Weight & Dimensions

Height :11.7

White balance

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