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Sony Handycam DCRPC105 Mini DV Camcorder

alaTest has collected and analyzed 124 reviews of Sony Handycam DCRPC105 Mini DV Camcorder. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Opinions about the size and zoom are on the whole positive. The image quality and portability also get good feedback. There are some mixed views about the battery and memory. Some have doubts about the color and viewfinder.

usability, portability, image quality, zoom, size

price, viewfinder, color

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony Handycam DCRPC105 Mini DV Camcorder is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Handycam DCRPC105 Mini DV Camcorder

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Sony Handycam DCRPC105 Mini DV Camcorder from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the usability and portability, but there are some critical comments about the price.

portability, usability

price

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

Jul, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony Handycam DCRPC105 Mini DV Camcorder

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 user reviews of Sony Handycam DCRPC105 Mini DV Camcorder from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Comments about the durability and zoom are on the whole positive. The image quality and portability also get good feedback. The color and viewfinder get less positive reviews, while reviews are divided on the memory.

usability, portability, image quality, zoom, durability

price, viewfinder, color

75% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2020

Expert review by : Jan Ozer (pcmag.com)

Sony DCR-PC105, DCR-TRV22

 
Oct, 2003

Expert review by : Robin Liss (camcorderinfo.com)

Sony DCR-PC105 Camcorder Review - Sony MiniDV Camcorders

 

The $1,000 MiniDV Sony DCR-PC105 is Sony's only vertical, match box style camcorder on the market today. The DCR-PC105 does a good job of shooting video under normal lighting conditions, and the CCD does a pretty good job in low light situations. The...

Jul, 2004

Expert review by (zdnet.com.au)

Sony DCR-PC105

 

Video hobbyists with an eye for style and a desire to travel light will like this highly compact MiniDV cam.

Nov, 2003

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony DCR-PC105E

 

Small enough to carry in pocket

Short Battery life

Feb, 2012

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Sony DCR-PC105E nice and small

 

I just change my JVC GRDVM-90 (because it died) for that new Sony DCR-PC105E. There is plenty of features .It can take picture and video and it fits in my ski jacket. Picture The photo are pretty good for a camcorder, but not as good as a 300$ ...

size, feature, touch screen, battery meter, all in one

zoom button hard to use

Feb, 2004

Consumer review (epinions.com)

How does PC-105 feels in the palm.

 

I have read many reviews about this compact camcorder.And all the reviews have one thing in common,that is the zoom controller is difficult to operate and reach.Its too small,etc. I think that,to most of the writers its customary to feel ...

Best picture quality in its class with a bunch of additional features

the focus ring is not easy to handle,and the infra red emitter gets blocked

Feb, 2004

Consumer review (pcphotoreview.com)

Review: Sony DCR-PC105

 
Sep, 2003

Consumer review (pcphotoreview.com)

Sony DCR-PC105

 
Sep, 2003

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Great Camcorder for the Money!

 

I looked at a number of camcorders but decided the 105 was one of the best for my uses. I am a picky ...

Image, Clarity, Size, Handling

Not Much

Sep, 2003

Consumer review (epinions.com)

A great addition to the DCR-PC series

 

My previous camera, JVC GR-DVM50 broke and I needed a replacement. I wanted a new, current model lik ...

Attractive design, good over all features, great price

Main menu only accessible by touchscreen, included items are very "basic

Jul, 2003

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