Sony HVR-Z5U Mini DV HD Camcorder


What does the 16% ReviewGist Score mean?

Sony HVR-Z5 is a not recommended buy as per the ReviewGist score of 16%. This is because Sony HVR-Z5 not only has positive reviews but is also a relatively very old model in the market. You might be better of looking for a more recent model with more updated specifications.

  • Positive ratings from over 2 review sources with an average rating of 3.0 stars. Top review sources include stars) and
  • Released 9 years 1 month ago (Nov 2005) which makes it one of the very old camcorders in the market.


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Key Features
Camcorder Type Digital
CCD Quantity 3.0
Optical Zoom 20.0 x
Recording Format Mini DV
CCD Quantity 3.0
Sensor Size 1/3
Image Sensor Type CMOS
LCD / Viewfinder
Color Viewfinder Color Viewfinder
Display Type With LCD Panel
LCD Panel Size 3.2 in.
Digital Zoom 30.0 x
Filter Diameter 72.0 mm
Lens Focal Length 1.6-3.4 mm
Video Modes
Image Stabilizer With Image Stabilizer
Low Lux 1.5 Lux
Recording Speed SP
Audio Format Stereo
Memory Photography
Digital Still Shot Mode Digital Still Shot Mode
Memory Card Type Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick Duo
MPEG Movie Mode MPEG Movie Mode
MPEG Movie Mode Resolution 1440 x 1080
Input Interfaces Audio (RCA), FireWire / DV / iLink
Output Interfaces Composite (Video), Component, FireWire / DV / i.Link, HDMI
Depth 17.8 in.
Height 7.5 in.
Weight 5.0 lb.
Width 6.8 in.
Family Line Sony HVR
Product ID 77930639
UPC 4905524551693
ReviewGist ID 42664,77930639, 82097897, 107080580

Manufacturer Description

Digital, DV, High Definition, NTSC, 3 x CCD, 20x Optical Zoom, 5 lb.
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