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Sony DCR-SX22/B

An 8.9 megapixel 1 camcorder with average features and average reviews
8.9MP 1" Yes 195g Oct 2012
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date

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Sony DCR-SX22/B Review

With average features and reviews, we have ranked the Sony DCR-SX22/B number 495 across all camcorders.
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Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 34?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 60%. Panasonic video cameras have excellent reviews in general.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest camcorders 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a face detection
Fairly big digital zoom
Does not support HDMI
Only 720 x 576 pixels maximum video resolution

Sony DCR-SX22/B Video Reviews


Sony DCR-SX22/B In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Poor

Expert review site parentesis.com scored this camcorder 60%. If all the camcorders are ranked by average expert review score then this video camera is in the bottom 17%.

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Sony Video Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 6,121 expert and owner reviews (including 1,979 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its camcorders. Sony also has very good reviews specifically for its camcorders. 88% of those that bought a Sony video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Average Weight

The DCR-SX22/B's weight of 195g is fairly average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the lightest 1% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support HDMI

The DCR-SX22/B does not support HDMI, unlike 67% of camcorders which support HDMI.

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Fairly Big Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of video cameras is 1.5x, the biggest is 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 440x. The DCR-SX22/B's digital zoom of 1,800x is fairly big compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 6% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Face Detection

The Sony DCR-SX22/B has a face detection, which is unusual. 73% of video cameras do not have a face detection.

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Only 720 X 576 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest maximum video resolution of the Sony DCR-SX22/B is 720 x 576 pixels. That's 80% lower maximum video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels video camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. The worst resolution of all camcorders is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 6528 x 3672 pixels.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Like most other camcorders, the DCR-SX22/B does not have a built-in flash. 86% of camcorders do not have a built-in flash.

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Fairly High Maximum Aperture Number

The DCR-SX22/B's maximum aperture number of 6 is fairly high compared to most other video cameras. It is in the highest 22% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Across all the video cameras the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.6 to 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 4.9.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1|1.8" optical sensor size, which is typical of many camcorders.

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Quite Low Effective Megapixels (movie)

Across all the video cameras the effective megapixels (movie) range from 0.41MP to 5,100,000MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 23,000MP. The Sony DCR-SX22/B's effective megapixels (movie) of only 0.49MP is very low compared to most other camcorders. It is in the lowest 2% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Average Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the Sony DCR-SX22/B of 8.9MP is fairly standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 1% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Full HD

Full HD

The DCR-SX22/B is Full HD. 73% of video cameras also are Full HD.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The DCR-SX22/B has an image stabilizer, as do 66% of video cameras.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The DCR-SX22/B's display diagonal of only 2.7" is in the smallest 18% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Camcorders have display diagonals of between 0.24" and 11", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Sony DCR-SX22/B does not have a touchscreen. 60% of camcorders also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Big Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the DCR-SX22/B of 60x is very big compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 3% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The smallest optical zoom of camcorders is 1x, the biggest is 78x, and the average optical zoom is 26x.

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Supports PictBridge

The DCR-SX22/B supports PictBridge. 97% of camcorders do not support PictBridge.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Sony released the DCR-SX22/B in October 2012.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony dcrsx22ebcen, dcrsx22s, dcrsx22b
Barcodes 04905524901115, 04905524901122, 04905524901139, 05054230140048, 05060319630720

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