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Sony DCR-SX34

Sony DCR-SX34
alaScore 78

70 reviews

Sep, 2016

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 70 reviews of Sony DCR-SX34. 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. Comments about the zoom and size are overall positive. The design and price are also appreciated, but there are some mixed comments about the image quality.

usability, price, design, size, zoom

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony DCR-SX34 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Sony DCR-SX34 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. Reviewers are impressed by the price. The usability is also mentioned favorably.

usability, price

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

This summary is based on the products: Sony DCR-SX34ER CamcorderSony DCR-SX34ER Camcorder

Sep, 2016

Consumer review by: Lloyd (reevoo.com)

Sony Handycam DCR-SX34E

 

Touch screen

it is slightly hard to delete a video however it means you dont delete them by mistake

Mar, 2010

Product Specifications

800k CCD sensor Carl Zeiss lens with 60x optical zoom SteadyShot Face Detection 6.7cm/2.7" wide Clear Photo LCD Power on by LCD Video light Direct copy DVDirect Express compatibility Stereo sound Face index and film roll index Works with iMovie

Audio

Audio Dubbing: No
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 Type:NP-FV30
Manufacturer Battery Name:Sony NP-FV30

Camcorder Features

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

Camera

Minimum illumination:3
Progressive Scan: No

Design

Colour of product:Blue / Red / Silver

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:Memory Stick Duo / SD Memory Card / Memory Stick PRO Duo / Memory Stick PRO Duo Mark2 / SDHC Memory Card / Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:10.3cm
Height:5.5cm
Weight:190g
Width:5cm

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:Fireworks / Twilight portrait / Portrait mode / Landscape / Spotlight / Twilight mode / Sunset / Candle / Beach / Snow / Sunrise

Flash

Built-in Flash: No

Flash Memory

Form Factor:Integrated
Storage Capacity:4GB

Header

Manufacturer:Sony
Model:SX34E
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Handycam DCR

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 8
Sensor Type:CCD
Total MegaPixels:0.8

Lens System

Digital Zoom:2000
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):44 - 2640
Focal length range (f-f):1.8 - 108
Lens Aperture:F/1.8-6.0
Max Focal Length:108mm
Min Focal Length:1.8mm
Optical Zoom:60
Optical Zoom:60
Type:Zoom lens

Miscellaneous

Colour:Blue

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:0.41Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:490Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:800Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/8"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):3.2 mm ( 1/8" )
Optical Sensor Type:Advanced HAD CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabiliser:Electronic (Steady Shot)

Other features

Audio output:Y
Auto Focus: Yes
Internal Memory:4096
Manual Focus: Yes
Night mode: No
Noise Reduction: Yes
Sports: Yes
Spotlight: Yes
Twilight: Yes
Video Out:Y

Packaging Content

Handheld remote control: No

Ports & interfaces

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

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/3 - 1/3500

Still image

Still image resolution(s):640 x 480

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video

Video formats supported:MPEG2

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:PAL
Digital Video Format:MPEG-2
Digital Zoom:2000
Face Detection:Built-in / Yes
Faders:White fader / Black fader
Media Type:Flash card
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: None

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.3
Height :5.5
Weight:190
Width:5

White balance

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