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Sony DCR-TRV19E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 172 reviews of Sony DCR-TRV19E. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People really like the durability and size. The image quality and portability also get good feedback, but some have doubts about the viewfinder and memory. There are some mixed views about the price.

usability, portability, image quality, size, durability

reliability, memory, viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony DCR-TRV19E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 72/100 = Good quality.

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(Based on 172 reviews)

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony DCR-TRV19E

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 user reviews of Sony DCR-TRV19E from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the battery and color are generally positive. The durability and usability also get good opinions, whereas many are less positive about the portability and price.

image quality, usability, durability, color, battery

size, reliability, price, portability

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

Jun, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony DCR-TRV19E

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 91 user reviews of Sony DCR-TRV19E from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviews about the reliability and image quality are overall positive. The price and portability also get good feedback, but the color and memory get critical reviews.

usability, portability, price, image quality, reliability

memory, color

62% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jun, 2019

Expert review by : Robin Liss (camcorderinfo.com)

Sony DCR-TRV19 First Impressions Camcorder Review - Sony MiniDV Camcorders

 

Sony has completely redone their entire model line with the introduction of seven new MiniDV camcorders. The DCR-TRV19 is the new entry level MiniDV model. Although it is very simple and may work for the person who just wants a point and shoot...

Feb, 2003

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony DCR-TRV19E

 

Good general camcorder - now superceded by digital format.

Needs separate add-on lens for broad landscapes and wide angle shots.

Apr, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony DCR-TRV19E

 

none

everything

Apr, 2010

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Beware of SONY's warranty

 

Easy to use and good picture quality - as long as it works.

Useless warranty combined with questionable quality.

Apr, 2005

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Beware of SONY's warranty

 

At first I was very pleased with this camcorder. The picture quality is great and it is extremely easy to use. The night vision is a cool feature, but not really anything I used to record movies. After six months or so the camcorder started acting up. ...

Easy to use and good picture quality - as long as it works

Useless warranty combined with questionable quality

Apr, 2005

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Very Good Entry Level MiniDV Camcorder

 

I bought this camcorder a year ago to replace my Sharp Viewcam VL-SD20U Mini DV Digital Camcorder. After reading many reviews of the other camcorders that were available in the stores, I settled on this model. First off: I do not care for a video ...

Very light and handy, easy to use, firewire capability

Touch screen requires cleaning from being touched, black and white view finder

Jan, 2005

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Very Good Entry Level MiniDV Camcorder

 

Very light and handy, easy to use, firewire capability

Touch screen requires cleaning from being touched, black and white view finder

Jan, 2005

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Funky, functional and fashionable all in one very funky small unit.

 

My first digital camcorder (had many analog ones!), im pretty much very impressed with it. Great, handy size, and looks very funky as well as being professional. I think this is one of the first Sony models to feature a touch screen, and thats much ...

Great if you just want to record! Small size

No still shot capture onto memory stick

Jan, 2005

Consumer review (epinions.com)

OK unit, sony service is terrible!

 

Durability questionable. Sony service is terrible.

Seems to be an ok camcorder.

Jul, 2004

Consumer review (pcphotoreview.com)

Sony DCR-TRV19

 
Jun, 2003
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