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Sony HDR-TG5
5.9 out of 10

Sony HDR-TG5

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Overall 6
6.0

Nice features but not up to par

Elango Rajagopal, Amazon
18 September 2012
  • Summary: I purchased this handycam because I hate carrying bulky cameras. The device does the job and is good quality Sony product. It is lightweight and easily fits in a pocket. So why did I give only three stars. The video function is good. However, the pictures from the camera is only OK.
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Overall 4
4.0

Horrible Audio and Indoor video!!!!

Ken Dinh, Amazon
21 July 2012
  • Summary: I bought 3 for my inde film project. Horrible audio and indoor video. Nice outside video anyway. It's only good for kids&travel.
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Overall 10
10

Awesome little product

A. Vernekar, Amazon
11 June 2012
  • Summary: The best Handycam i ever had. Its so sleek yet sturdy. Its made of Titanium and the shell is very strong and of superior quality. The display is crisp and clear. It does not come with a SD card but has a built in 4 hrs worth recording space in HD.
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Overall 10
10

Good, small-sized camcorder and camera

D. Dalal, Amazon
8 May 2012
  • Summary: I received this camera new and it took only a few minutes to get it up and running. The included battery was dead, so I let it charge completely. The on-screen menu was simple and easy to setup and configure.
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Overall 10
10

A Great Buy And An Awesome Camcorder!!!

Juan Reynoso "Eskudo", Amazon
19 February 2012
  • Summary: The Sony TG5V Handycam Camcorder Is The Best Investment I Have Ever Made Considering That I Am A Videographer And A Photographer. It Has Superior Zoom, Great Picture And Image Quality And It's Perfect In Size For Those People On The Go!!!
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Overall 8
8.0

Stable, delicious,pictures on big 50" plasma. Better than a flip-style camera - good all-round

Breb, Amazon
2 February 2012
  • Summary: PROS - I bought mine for $1500 so the price now is a huge plus!! - pocket size - good enough battery - STABLE picture - BEAUTIFUL 1080p in good light - GPS - Audio is surprisingly good. Compared to the flip cameras, that is.
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Overall 4
4.0

SONY HDR-TG5V

Sailorborne, Amazon
18 March 2011
  • Summary: Excellent video quality as a high definition video camera. However, after less than two months, it failed internally due to corrosion. Exen though corrosion is a disqualifier for warranty, Sony stood behind their product 100 percent.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sony Handycam HDR-TG5V

A. Holmes, Amazon
9 January 2011
  • Summary: Bought this item for concerts, And has worked well.As has been said its low light capture is a little below average, I`ve recently recorded MUSE live in Melbourne, Set the cam to Standard DVD mode and volume level to Low this allowed 2 hours recording with the standard battery.It has the advantage...
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Overall 6
6.0

Sony HD camera

DarthVarner, Amazon
27 December 2010
  • Summary: Camera works great, holds a charge OK after a year. The only thing that I do not like is that it has terrible picture wuality in lower lighting. Even regular indoor lighting makes the video VERY grainy.
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Overall 8
8.0

Portable HD cam

pmseattle "pmseattle", Amazon
30 November 2010
  • Summary: Good - size, menu, simple controls, build quality, video quality in good light, audio quality. Not so good - zoom wheel, exposure control/video quality in low light. Video quality in good light is impressive, comparing footage from the Sony Z1 HDV camera, the TG5 holds up very well.
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