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Sony HVR-Z5U

alaTest has collected and analysed 20 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the design and color. The image quality and usability are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the price.

portability, usability, image quality, color, design

price

We analysed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony HVR-Z5U is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony HVR-Z5U

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 user reviews of Sony HVR-Z5U from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. People really like the memory and design. The durability and reliability also get good feedback, whereas there are some mixed views about the price. The size and portability get less positive reviews.

usability, reliability, durability, design, memory

portability, size

95% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony HVR-Z5U - Camcorder - High Definition - widescreen - 1.12 Mpix - optical zoom: 20 x - Mini DV (HDV)Sony HVR-Z5U - Camcorder - High Definition - widescreen - 1.12 Mpix - optical zoom: 20 x - Mini DV (HDV)

May, 2017

Consumer review by: indy1090 (sony.com)

Great Camera. Great Price

 

I am currently a college student going for my video degree, and purchased this camera as an investment into my own business. This camera competes side by side with my school's 10k cameras, so it is well worth the money. The only things I don't like...

great quality, compact, light, and easy to use

limited macro focus, limited f-stop when zoomed in

Dec, 2010

Consumer review by: Chambers (newegg.com)

SONY IS THE SHIZA!

 

I only wish!

This Thing is MOVIE QUALITY!!!!! dont let anyone tell u other.

i work with these at my school, and i dont own one yet....

Mar, 2009

Consumer review by: (sony.com)

Incredible versatile camera

 

I have had this camera for over a year now and have filmed music videos, commercials, and 3 documentaries with it, some of which are on tv. You can shoot all day with the camera and use either hdd, minidv, or hdv. The quality is superb and the...

compact, good in both sunlight and studio light, good at night, tons of accessories, completely customizable, easy to us

can't change the lenses, accessories are pricey