Sony Handycam DCR-SR58E reviews: Hard disk drive storage SD camcorder

130 customer reviews

+ This camcorder scores very high on sound quality. - It has no outstanding negative points.

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8.6 out of 10 based on 130 reviews.
Sony Handycam DCR-SR58E: Horizontally held, 60x optical zoom camcorder using SDHC card. See full product description
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anne, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE Just point and shoot

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
Brilliant product. Does what it says on the tin.
Bad points:
Could have got this cheaper elsewhere.
Overall rating 7.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Features 10.0
Sound quality 10.0
Battery life 10.0
Weight 10.0
Value for money 3.0
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Confirmed purchase: 25 Nov 2012

Confirmed purchaser Experienced amateur

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Ease of use
Bad points:
No view finder so the battery is used up too Quick
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 9.0
Battery life 8.0
Weight 10.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 24 Jun 2011

John, burnham on sea Just point and shoot

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Good unit for entry level
Bad points:
difficult to operate zoom when filming
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 7.0
Battery life 8.0
Weight 9.0
Value for money 8.0
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 17 Sep 2011

Ronald, Stoke-on-Trent Keen amateur

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
lightweight, ease of use.
Bad points:
none
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Battery life 8.0
Weight 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 14 Jul 2011

frank, Sandbach Keen amateur

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Lightweight and compact
Bad points:
Sometimes difficult to use touchscreen controls
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 8.0
Battery life 9.0
Weight 10.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 11 May 2011

Pat, Walsall Just point and shoot

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
very easy to use and to transfere photo's and video's to computer...would recomend
Bad points:
none that I have found
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Battery life 10.0
Weight 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 10 Aug 2011

bruno, Peterborough Just point and shoot

Score 6.0/10
Good points:
Very good optical zoom
and hard drive size
Bad points:
Very poor quality when white light present.
For example when doing a video of a band
with white disco lights.
Overall rating 6.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 4.0
Battery life 6.0
Weight 7.0
Value for money 6.0
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Confirmed purchase: 09 Sep 2011

Product Features

Resolution quality SD
3D No
Optical zoom ratio 60
Media format Hard disk drive
Connections USB
Type of memory card SD
Type of memory card SDHC
Shape of camcorder Horizontally held
Digital zoom ratio 2000
Type of image stabiliser Electronic
Widescreen recording Yes
Hard disk capacity (Gigabytes) 80
Shortest shutter speed (Fractions of a second) 1/3500
Weight (g) 190
Screen size (Inches) 2.7
Maximum aperture telephoto 6
Maximum aperture wide 1.8
Lowest focal length (Millimetres) 49
Highest focal length (Millimetres) 2944
Type of chip CCD
Release date 2010-01-29

Also known as: "Sony Handycam DCR-SR58E, SONY handycam dcr-sr58

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