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Advantages: Good design - small, compact and light.
Disadvantages: Average image quality and poor battery life.

OVERVIEW I bought my Sony DCR-HC27E a few months ago from Curry's for about £200 (but I see Amazon.co.uk are currently selling for £179.99), I also picked up a case for it for about £15 - not essential but I have found it extremely useful. The first thin ...

suspectdevice 11.04.2007 · Read full review
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Sony Handycam DCR-HC27E

Advantages: Compact & 20x Zoom
Disadvantages: none

This is a fantastic little Camcorder I actually won mine in an online competition It is lovely and compact looking and touch screen controls just perfect for taking on holiday as it fits perfect into your hand luggage it also has a 20x zoom!! Its so sim ...

telizak 20.02.2008 · Read full review
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Great camera, great value.

Advantages: Size and weight. Easy to use.
Disadvantages: Battery life on standard battery.

This is a great camcorder and of perfect size suitable for all users from the beginner to the more experienced. It fits easily in one hand and is light enough to hold for quite a long period of time. My brother held mine for the whole of my wedding ceremo ...

jo1975 16.05.2007 · Read full review
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Good value for money

Advantages: Lots of features, easy to use
Disadvantages: Takes a long time to rewind the tape

I bought this camcorder in 2005 and it has come into its own since then. The reason I bought it was because we often visit places like Florida, where everyone is walking around with a camcorder. I felt left out. The camcorder is extremely easy to use a ...

matty0501 19.08.2007 · Read full review
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Cheap, competent, anonymous

Advantages: Small, neat and Easy
Disadvantages: OK picture quality, fiddly to get stuff downloaded

...our first baby a few weeks ago and had planned to use our digital camera for any little video clips we might want to keep or share. But within days of her arrival we knew we really wanted a proper camera with decent sound and picture (our Sony W1 c ...

adrianjfrost 27.04.2005 · Read full review
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