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Sony HVR-V1/V1E / HDR-FX7/FX7E

Sony HVR-V1/V1E / HDR-FX7/FX7E
alaScore 79

140 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 140 reviews of Sony HVR-V1/V1E / HDR-FX7/FX7E. 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.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony HVR-V1/V1E / HDR-FX7/FX7E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony HVR-V1/V1E / HDR-FX7/FX7E

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Sony HVR-V1/V1E / HDR-FX7/FX7E 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.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: SONY - HDR FX 7SONY - HDR FX 7

Feb, 2018

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony HVR-V1/V1E / HDR-FX7/FX7E

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 96 user reviews of Sony HVR-V1/V1E / HDR-FX7/FX7E from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com.

93% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Feb, 2018

Product Specifications

Audio

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
Battery life (max):8
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:NPF970
Manufacturer Battery Name:Sony NP-F570
Video recording time:60

Camcorder Features

High Definition Video Support:1080i
Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes
Widescreen Video Capture:Widescreen Video Capture

Camera

3D: No
Camcorder type:Shouldercam
Minimum illumination:4
Photo effects:Skin tones
Progressive Scan: Yes

Camera Flash

Type: None

Design

Colour of product:Black
LED indicators: Yes
Material:Aluminium

Digital Camera

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

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:32.2cm/43.1cm
Height:15.6cm/18.4cm
Weight:1.4kg/1.5kg
Width:14.5cm

Display

Built-in Display: Yes
Display:LCD
Display aspect ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:8.89
Display resolution (numeric):211000

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:3.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):8.9cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Features

Colour of product:Black

Focusing

Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Header

Manufacturer:Sony
Model:HDR-FX7E/HVR-V1E
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony/Sony Handycam

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):1.04
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 4
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:1.12 / 2.8

Lens System

Digital Zoom:30
Filter Size:6.2
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):37.4 - 748
Focal length range (f-f):32.5 - 390
Image stabilizer:No / Yes
Image stabilizer type:Optical
Lens Aperture:F/1.6-2.8
Max Focal Length:78mm
Min Focal Length:3.9mm
Optical Zoom:20
Optical Zoom:20
Type:Zoom lens

Light exposure

Light exposure modes:Auto, Manual

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 60

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:1.2Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:1.04Mpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:1.12Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/4"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):6.4 mm ( 1/4" ) / 6.4 mm ( 1/4 )
Optical Sensor Type:3 ClearVid CMOS
Sensor Qty:3CMOS

Optical System

Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer:Built-in / Yes
Image Stabiliser:Optical (Super Steady Shot)

Other features

Auto Focus: Yes
Interface:USB / USB 2.0
Magnification:0.8
Manual Focus: Yes
Resolution:1920 x 1440

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AC, AV, Component, USB / AC, USB
Handheld remote control: Yes
Lens hood: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
DC-in jack: Yes
DV port: Yes
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
HDMI: Yes
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
PictBridge: No
S-Video In: Yes
S-Video Out:No / Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
XLR in: Yes

Pro Camcorder Features

Professional:Professional

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:0.25 - 0.0001
Camera shutter type:Mechanical

Still image

Histogram: Yes

Storage

Camcorder media type:Memory Card / Videotape
Camcorder tape type:DVCAM, HDV / HDV / HDV, Mini-DV
Compatible memory cards:MS Duo
Disc types supported: No

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video

Analog signal format system:NTSC
HD type:Full HD
Maximum frame rate:30
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Supported video modes:1080i / 1080p
Video formats supported:MPEG1, MPEG2
Video Resolutions:1920 x 1080

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:PAL
Digital Zoom:1.5
Faders:Black fader / White fader
Media Type:Mini DV (HDV)
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Image Aspect Ratio (camcorders):16:9
Viewfinder:250000
Viewfinder Colour Support:Colour
Viewfinder resolution:250000
Viewfinder Type:Electronic/LCD monitor
Viewfinder Type:HYBRID

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:18.1 / 18.4
Diameter:90
Height :15.1
Length:37
Weight:1.5 / 24 / 300
Width:13.1 / 36.5

White balance

White Balance:Auto