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Sony DCR-HC22

alaTest has collected and analyzed 91 reviews of Sony DCR-HC22. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability and price. The image quality and portability also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony DCR-HC22 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony DCR-HC22

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 47 user reviews of Sony DCR-HC22 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the reliability and price. The image quality and portability are also mentioned favorably. Reviews are divided on the battery.

usability, portability, image quality, price, reliability

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

This summary is based on the products: Sony DCR-HC22E Handycam MiniDV Camcorder [20x Optical Zoom, 2.5" LCD]Sony DCR-HC22E Handycam MiniDV Camcorder [20x Optical Zoom, 2.5" LCD]

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

Brilliant, easy to use little camcorder

 

Having owned and used this Sony DCR-HC22 camcorder since August 05 I can thoroughly recommend it. I bought it to replace an old So...

Feb, 2006

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

Excellent, easy to use Camcorder

 

With a baby on the way, but no experience of camcorders I was unsure which route to go with this purchase. I chose the Sony HC22E ...

Nov, 2005

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

Just something to add

 

I have used this Sony DCR-HC22 camera on a number of different occasasions, and whilst i do not own this particular model, i am lo...

Sep, 2005

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

Crackin camcorder shame about the battery life.

 

However, the battery that it comes with onl...

Sep, 2005

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

Sony HandyCam DCR-HC22E Mini DV Camcorder

 

I have been really pleased with the Sony DCR-HC22, since buying it 2 weeks ago. It was very quick to set up and, having whizzed of...

Sep, 2005

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

quite good camcorder

 

i bought this Sony DCR HC22 camcorder 2 weeks ago. i was pleasantly surprised by its size - it is really tiny and lightweight. ver...

Aug, 2005

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Sony DCR-HC22

 

very compact

battery life could last longer, maybe smaller

Aug, 2005

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

awesome mini-dv(DCRHC32E)

 

The first thing that you notice about the Sony DCR-HC22 camcorrder ,is yes as the name suggests its really small & will easily fit...

Product Specifications

Audio

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

Camera

Minimum illumination:5

Display

Display:LCD
Display diagonal:6.35
Display Resolution:123200

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 6
Sensor Type:CCD
Total MegaPixels:0.8

Lens System

Digital Zoom:800
Filter Size:2.5
Focal length range (f-f):2.3 - 46
Optical Zoom:20

Other features

Fader:Black, White, Mosaic, Monotone
I/O ports:Audio Out, i.LINK (DV) In/Out, S-Video Out, USB, Video Out
Lens system:Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar
Light exposure control:Portrait / Beach & Ski / Sports Lesson /Landscape / Spotlight / Sunset & Moon

Ports & interfaces

DV port: Yes
S-Video In: No
S-Video Out: Yes

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/50-1/3500

Storage

Camcorder tape type:Mini-DV

Video

Video formats supported:DV

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11.2
Height :9
Weight:400
Width:5.5