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Sony HDR-MV1

alaTest has collected and analyzed 343 reviews of Sony HDR-MV1. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and size. The price and portability are also appreciated, but there are some mixed comments about the memory. Some have doubts about the zoom.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony HDR-MV1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony HDR-MV1

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 user reviews of Sony HDR-MV1 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the portability and design. The image quality and price also get good feedback, whereas there are some mixed reviews about the size. There are some negative reviews about the zoom.

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91% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony Full HD Music Video Recorder with Wi-Fi and NFC - BlackSony Full HD Music Video Recorder with Wi-Fi and NFC - Black

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony HDR-MV1

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 156 user reviews of Sony HDR-MV1 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Comments about the image quality and price are overall positive. The size and portability also get good views, but there are some less positive views about the zoom. There are some mixed views about the memory.

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87% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony HDR-MV1 Music Video Recorder (Black)Sony HDR-MV1 Music Video Recorder (Black)

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Richard Easton (expertreviews.co.uk)

Sony HDR-MV1 review

 

The HDR-MV1 is a good choice for musicians looking to record performances for social media, but video quality could be better

Sep, 2014

Expert review by: Jonathan Margolis (howtospendit.ft.com)

Sony HDR-MV1

 

A compact camcorder that captures outstanding 3D-effect stereo sound

Mar, 2014

Consumer review by: Ed The Piper (sony.com)

Great touring musician's Camera

 

As an Irish Uilleann (illan) Piper, My job involves teaching, recording for bands or artists, session work and marketing for my website. I used to rely on a zoom H5 audio recorder but found that with some requests from potential clients, video would be...

May, 2016

Consumer review by: Nohead (sony.com)

Fit for purpose.

 

Easy to use great audio ideal for intimate recordings ie Jazz Trio Solo videos, best used close range given wide angle lens, wifi nice control feature, edit in vegas can produce stills ect. Best of the bunch.

Apr, 2016

Consumer review by: Bored (sony.com)

Music video

 

I have yet to use product fully yet. Not quite as simple to use as I had hoped but will persevere with it, once I can plan a recording session with my band.

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: Birty04 (sony.com)

Great features

 

Bought this camera a few weeks ago to record the band that my son plays in! Had a go whilst they practised and it is so easy to use! so simple to put on computer and memory stick! Going to film them doing a live gig tomorrow

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: kegsy0 (sony.com)

easy to use

 

I've used this to record my band's gigs. Great quality sound especially.

May, 2015

Consumer review by: Suki (sony.com)

Brilliant little camera

 

This is a clever little camera, it is so easy to use, once you know how. The viewing screen goes off when in the record mode but this in a way is an advantage so you know it's recording. Also the fact that it is not a touch screen means that you can't...

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: pbmick (sony.com)

Good Value

 

Great little video recorder for recording music live, does what it says on the tin. Good quality results.

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: george1111 (sony.com)

Super product

 

I've bought this video camera about 3 weeks ago. I've very much enjoyed the design. I wasn't able to take any shootings, until I've purchased a micro memory card. It is very basic, but a very useful camera, especially for musicians who would like to...

Mar, 2015

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Colour of product:Black

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Colour of product:Black