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Sony DCR-SX22E

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Sony DCR-SX22E

Sony DCR-SX22E
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A fully featured and massive optical zoom 720 x 576 pixels resolution 8.9MP camcorder
60x 720 X 576 Pixels 8.9MP 1" Feb 2013
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Sony DCR-SX22E Review

With excellent features and very good reviews, we have ranked the Sony DCR-SX22E number 513 across all camcorders.
75
Reviews
1 Review
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Features
Fully-Featured
61
Age
5 Years Old
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 60%. HP camcorders have excellent reviews in general.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest camcorders 2018.
It has some great features:
Very light
Very big optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Bigger than average digital zoom
A small design that gets the big picture
Get close with optical and extended zoom
Clear pictures in low light
Get the shots you want, with no hassle
Easy to share what you ve shot

Sony DCR-SX22E Video Reviews

Sony DCR-SX22E In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Poor Expert Reviews

This camcorder received an expert rating of 60 out of 100 from parentesis.com. The video camera expert review sites don't rate this video camera very highly.

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Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Camcorders

We checked 9,817 expert and owner reviews (including 2,796 verified purchases) for Sony camcorders and found that on average Sony has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 91% of those that bought a Sony video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Sony released the DCR-SX22E in February 2013.

Features

Average Total Megapixels

The DCR-SX22E's total megapixels of 8.9MP is relatively typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 64% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Only 720 X 576 Pixels Resolution

The highest maximum video resolution of the Sony DCR-SX22E is 720 x 576 pixels. That's 80% lower maximum video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels camcorder, which is the most common resolution. Across all video cameras the best resolution is 6528 x 3672 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Smaller Than Average Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor size of the Sony DCR-SX22E of only 0.125" is very small compared to most other camcorders. It is smaller than 99% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Across all the camcorders the optical sensor sizes range from 0.12" to 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37".

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Very Light

Across all the camcorders the weights range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g. The weight of the Sony DCR-SX22E of only 195g is lighter than 70% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Very Big Optical Zoom

The Sony DCR-SX22E's optical zoom of 60x is very big compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 2% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. Camcorders have optical zooms of between 1x and 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The DCR-SX22E has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of camcorders.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The Sony DCR-SX22E's display diagonal of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is smaller than 73% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The display diagonals of camcorders range from 1.3" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Does Not Support HDMI

The DCR-SX22E does not support HDMI, unlike 70% of camcorders which support HDMI.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the DCR-SX22E of 1,800x is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 7% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the camcorders the digital zooms range from 1.5x to 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 460x.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Sony DCR-SX22E does not have a touchscreen, although this is within the context that 59% of camcorders also do not have a touchscreen.

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Full HD

The DCR-SX22E is Full HD. 70% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The DCR-SX22E has a built-in microphone. 54% of camcorders also have a built-in microphone.

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Supports PictBridge

The DCR-SX22E supports PictBridge. 97% of camcorders do not support PictBridge.

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Has a Face Detection

The Sony DCR-SX22E has a face detection. 70% of video cameras do not have a face detection.

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Higher Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The lowest maximum aperture number of video cameras is 1.6, the highest is 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5. The maximum aperture number of the DCR-SX22E of 6 is in the highest 22% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Lower Than Average Effective Megapixels (movie)

The effective megapixels (movie) of the Sony DCR-SX22E of only 0.49MP is very low compared to most other camcorders. It is lower than 98% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Camcorders have effective megapixels (movie) of between 0.41MP and 17MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 4.7MP.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony dcrsx22ebcen, dcrsx22s, dcrsx22b

Barcodes:

04905524901115, 04905524901122, 04905524901139, 05054230124598, 05054230140048, 05060319630720

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