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Sony DEV-50V

alaTest has collected and analyzed 36 reviews of Sony DEV-50V. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the durability and viewfinder. The zoom and image quality are also mentioned favorably. Many are negative about the portability. Comments are divided on the price.

usability, image quality, zoom, viewfinder, durability

portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony DEV-50V is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony DEV-50V

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 user reviews of Sony DEV-50V from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the image quality and durability. The zoom and design also get good feedback, whereas the price and portability get negative reviews.

usability, design, zoom, durability, image quality

portability, price

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

Sep, 2020

Expert review by : terry (dpexpert.com.au)

REVIEW—SONY DIGITAL RECORDING BINOCULARS DEV-50V]

 

This device looks like binoculars and works like binoculars – more or less – and can also record movies and stills. A pair of sensors captures the image in 2D/3D in 1080 movie mode or 2D only in still mode. Unlike straight-through optical binoculars...

Video quality is good when all the circumstances are right, which means when the subject is low contrast. The best clips we shot in 3D and displayed on a 3D television are very good indeed. 2D is also decent quality. Tracking focus is good ; DISLIKE:...

There are a number of problems. First, navigating the menu through the eye-pieces is difficult. Then there are no external controls for such things as exposure compensation, although that can be done in the menu. Most of the time we had to hold the...

The recording binoculars can be ruled out for stills photography, so what we have is an interesting video camera. However, even braced against the face it is hard to control unwanted camera movement. A tripod or monopod would be necessary for serious...

Aug, 2013

Consumer review (sony.com)

nearly every feature I want

 

excellet 3d video, good binoculars just need to be able to take 3d stills when in video mode slightly fiddly interface switching from video to stills mode

Jun, 2015

Consumer review (sony.com)

Excellent quality! Compact & light

 

I bought the Dev-50 a month ago and they really are excellent to use! The HD video quality is perfect, and even when zoomed in there is very little shaking on image. The stills are also great along with the sound quality. I only knocked 1 star as I had...

Jan, 2015

Consumer review (sony.com)

Fantastic performance.

 

Have been using the DEV50 for 9mths now and am amazed every time I use them. They are not the lightest binoculars around but they are certainly worth the little extra trouble to take them with you. The pictures taken (provided you find a resting place)...

Jun, 2014

Consumer review (sony.com)

VERSATILE WONDER!

 

I received my recording binoculars at the beginning of January 2014 and immediately took them to the Dominican Republic for 70 days. This unit proved be be quite sensational and I had queries by people from many different countries, who had never...

Mar, 2014

Consumer review (sony.com)

Not disappointed

 

Was looking for just a portable box that would sync with Wi-Fi and or Bluetooth. I did not look at the dimensions just the specs. Great sound with good bass a little bigger than expected but, happier when I received it. Its a hit at my house but, don't...

Oct, 2013

Consumer review (sony.com)

DEV-50V/B

 

compare to DEV-3 much lighter and zoom to 25X, great product

May, 2013

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