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Sony DCR-SR57 reviews: Hard disk drive storage SD camcorder

Records up to 61 hours of high quality Standard Definition video on 80GB hard drive plus HYBRID recording... See full description.
  • SD
  • 60x optical zoom

Product Information

product description
  1. Records up to 61 hours of high quality Standard Definition video on 80GB hard drive plus HYBRID recording on optional Memory Stick™
  2. 800k pixel CCD sensor
  3. Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens with 60x optical zoom / 2000x digital zoom.
  4. SteadyShot image stabilization for clearer video and stills when shooting handheld
  5. Face Index and Film Roll Index for quick, easy searches
  6. 2.7” Wide LCD with easy to use touchscreen
  7. Power on by LCD: quick start-up from standby with ultra-low power consumption in sleep mode
  8. 5.1 surround sound recording with zoom mic for clearer dialogue and sound of foreground subjects
  9. Up to 11.5 hours STAMINA continuous shooting time (with optional battery)
  10. One Touch Disc Burn and Easy PC back up via USB 2.0 Hi-Speed connection (Output only)
  11. DVDirect™ Express compatible: allows high-speed burning to disc with VRD-P1 DVD writer
  12. Fun, easy to use Picture Motion Browser PC software for managing and uploading video and photos in calendar view.
product specification
Resolution quality SD
3D No
Optical zoom ratio 60x optical zoom
Media format Hard disk drive storage
Connections USB
Type of memory card Memory Stick Duo card
Shape of camcorder Horizontally held
Digital zoom ratio 2000x digital zoom
Type of image stabiliser Electronic image stabiliser
Widescreen recording Yes
Hard disk capacity 80GB Storage
Shortest shutter speed 1/3500 min. shutter speed
Weight (g) 300g
Screen size 2.7"
Maximum aperture telephoto 6
Maximum aperture wide 1.8
Lowest focal length 44 Millimetres
Highest focal length 2640 Millimetres
Type of chip CCD chip
Release date 16 Feb 2009