Conclusion: Sony is positioning this particular camcorder as a traveler’s friend; a device for people on the move who want to be able to slip their video camera in their pocket as easily as they might a still camera—and without obvious sacrifice to image quality. The GPS geotagging feature is the icing on the cake, and ought to prove particularly enticing for folks who spend a lot of time on the road.
Pros: Great quality HD video; advanced functions usually found only in full-sized camcorders; clever minimalist design
Cons: Expensive; average bundled software; touchscreen controls for exposure and manual focus, are slower to access than physical buttons.
An ultra-stylish and ultra-compact Sony handycam with inbuilt GPS
Good Gear Guide.au
25 June 2010
Summary: The Sony HDR-TG5 is a minor evolution of the TG1 that adds some useful features but addresses none of its predecessor’s faults. Nevertheless, if you can get used to the unconventional shape it won’t disappoint.
Excerpt: Sony HDR-TG5 este considerata camera video cea mai mica din lume capabila sa inregistreze imagini la rezolutie full HD. Obiectivul cu zoom optic 10x si ecranul touchscreen de 2.7" se numara printre dotarile sale.