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Sony HDR-UX3/UX3E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 reviews of Sony HDR-UX3/UX3E. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and usability. The battery and price also get good feedback, but the reliability and portability get negative opinions.

price, battery, usability, design

image quality, portability, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony HDR-UX3/UX3E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony HDR-UX3/UX3E

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Sony HDR-UX3/UX3E from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the design and battery. The usability and price also get good feedback, but many are critical about the reliability and image quality.

price, usability, battery, design

portability, image quality, reliability

67% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony HDR-UX3 High Definition Camcorder With 2.7'' LCD ScreenSony HDR-UX3 High Definition Camcorder With 2.7'' LCD Screen

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: (gadgetheaven.co.uk)

Sony HDR-UX3E Camcorder Review

 

Record beautiful High Definition footage with this AVCHD DVD Handycam. Featuring acclaimed Sony technology, you can effortlessly capture and relive your special memories in outstanding quality.

The Sony HDR-UX3E features a Dual Rec function, allowing you to simultaneously record video and high resolution still images, whilst the Smooth Slow Rec setting captures fast-moving action at 200 frames per second so you can playback videos in natural...

May, 2012

Product Specifications

Sony's worldwide reputation for creating unique, attractive, high-quality, advanced technology products rests on a long line of innovations embraced by people from all walks of life. With a diverse product lineup serving a variety of lifestyles and industries, Sony continuously strives to introduce new products and technologies to meet changing market needs. PRODUCT FEATURES: 1080i High Definition recording on Disc (AVCHD Format); Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T; Up to 1 hour High Definition recording on a Disc with DVD+R DL (Dual Layer); ClearVid CMOS Sensor for optimum picture quality; x.v.Color mode for more vivid lively and true color.

Audio

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

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Surround
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:Sony NP-FH60

Camcorder Features

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

Camera

Minimum illumination:2
Playback zoom (max):Y
Progressive Scan: Yes

Camera Flash

Type:Built-in flash

Digital Camera

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

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:14.2cm
Height:8.7cm
Weight:0.53kg
Width:7.2cm

Display

Display:LCD
Display diagonal:6.86

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.7in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.9cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

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

Flash

Built-in Flash: Yes

Header

Manufacturer:Sony
Model:HDR-UX3/HDR-UX3E
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Handycam

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 3
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:4

Lens System

Digital Zoom:80
Filter Size:3.7
Focal length range (f-f):5.1 - 51
Lens Aperture:F/1.8-2.9
Max Focal Length:51mm
Min Focal Length:5.1mm
Optical Zoom:10
Optical Zoom:10
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:2Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:1.4Mpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:2.1Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/3"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):8.5 mm ( 1/3" ) / 8.5 mm ( 1/3 )
Optical Sensor Type:ClearVid CMOS
Sensor Qty:1CMOS

Optical System

Image Stabiliser:Electronic (Super Steady Shot)

Other features

Audio output:Y
Fader:Y
Lens focal range:1.8-2.9
Lens system:Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T
Media types supported:DVD-R/-RW/+RW/+R DL, HD: AVCHD / SD: DVD-Video/-VR/+RW Video
Night mode: Yes
Noise Reduction: Yes
Pastel: Yes
Twilight: Yes

Ports & interfaces

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

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/2-1/800

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Video Format:AVCHD / MPEG-2
Digital Zoom:80
Faders:Black fader / White fader
Media Type:DVD-R (8cm) / DVD-RW (8 cm) / DVD+R DL (8cm) / DVD+RW (8cm)
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Special Effects:Monochrome / Old Movie / Pastel / Sepia
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Image Aspect Ratio (camcorders):16:9
Viewfinder:123200
Viewfinder Colour Support:Colour
Viewfinder Type:Electronic

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:14.2
Height :8.7
Weight:530
Width:7.2