Summary: I got the camera for a school club that is making video yearbooks this year. We wanted a good camera and are extremely disappointed. I am a hugh supporter of SONY...normaly... but this camera was AWFUL. The size was extremely compacet and the optical zoom was amazing, but all that is worth nothing without video quality. It is very grainy and the detail is not there. It is supposedly 480p, but no way! Don't get this camera!
Summary: Sony HandyCam DCR-SX65 - The Sony PMB software is a pain to use and primitive. Also you can't import images on the SD card into Picasa or other programs. Exporting them to another program is just as bad. Still photos in good light are grainy and poor quality and the videos are just as bad. The only "good" thing about this camcorder is its size and weight. Bottom line, it's junk and not worth the cheap price I paid for it.
Summary: I just purchased brand new sony dcr sx65 from Buy.com. Camera is light weight but photo and video quality is poor and grainy when you take indoor. Built in light is too low and dim and doesn't help at all. I am going to return this one and will look for HD camcorder now.Very much unsatisfied with Sonys product.
Excerpt: Estimados amigos: Siento no poder compartir vuestra opinión sobre la excelencia de la camara. La he adquirido hace muy poco y mi sorpresa es que la gravación a maxima resolución HQ (9M), es peor que mi movil antiguo. La he llevado al servicio tecnico y van a valorarla, pero el dependiente de la tienda, me ha asegurado antes que él la ve bien, hacía falta que la probara, pero claro ni la probó antes ni ahora despues y ya declinan su responsabilidad en el servicio técnico.