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Sony CCD-TRV138
Sony CCD-TRV138

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Sony CCD-TRV138 Camcorder

0.32MP 1/6 890g CCD Sep 2012
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Weight Sensor Type Release Date
Expert reviews are good
Reasonably priced
Only 1" optical sensor size

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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Good

Expert review site Howstuffworks.com scored this Sony video camera 80%.

Sony Camcorders Have Good Reviews

We checked 4,270 owner and expert reviews (including 56 verified purchases) for Sony video cameras and found that on average Sony has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Sony has good ratings specifically for its small total megapixels camcorders. 100% of those that bought a Sony video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Flash

Has a Built-In Light

The Sony CCD-TRV138 has a built-in light, unlike most of the other camcorders of a comparable type and age to this camcorder which do not have a built-in light.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The CCD-TRV138 does not have a built-in flash. Most of the other camcorders that are a similar age to this video camera also do not have a built-in flash.

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Packaging Content

Has a Batteries Included

The CCD-TRV138 has a batteries included. Most of the other camcorders of a comparable spec and age to this video camera also have a batteries included.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Sony CCD-TRV138 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other video cameras that were launched more than two years ago also have a built-in microphone.

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Lens System

Quite Low Minimum Aperture Number

With a minimum aperture number of only 1.6, the Sony CCD-TRV138 has a quite low minimum aperture number compared to most of the other video cameras of this spec and age. The lowest minimum aperture number of video cameras that were released more than two years ago is 1.1, the highest is 3.1, and the average minimum aperture number is 1.9.

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Quite Small Optical Zoom

Across all the small total megapixels camcorders that have been available for a similar time to this camcorder the optical zooms range from 10x to 78x, and the average optical zoom is 30x. The Sony CCD-TRV138 has one of the smaller optical zooms (only 20 times zoom factor) amongst camcorders of this age.

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Very Low Maximum Aperture Number

The lowest maximum aperture number of camcorders that have been around for around the same time as this video camera is 1.8, the highest is 22, and the average maximum aperture number is 4.6. With a maximum aperture number of only 2.4, the CCD-TRV138 has a fairly low maximum aperture number compared to most of the other camcorders that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 990 times zoom factor, the Sony CCD-TRV138 has a fairly average digital zoom compared to most of the other similar spec camcorders that were released around the same time as this camcorder.

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Image Sensor

Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/6" optical sensor size, which is typical of many camcorders of a similar age and spec to it.

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Display

Quite Small Display Diagonal

At only 2.5 inches, the CCD-TRV138 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other video cameras of this age and spec. Video cameras that have been around for around the same time as this video camera have display diagonals of between 1.4" and 4.3", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Viewfinder

Very Low Viewfinder

The average viewfinder of small total megapixels camcorders that have been available for a comparable time to this camcorder is 660,000 pixels. With a viewfinder of only 90,000 pixels, the Sony CCD-TRV138 has one of the lower viewfinders amongst small total megapixels camcorders of this age.

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Weight & Dimensions

Heavy

Across all the video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this video camera the weights range from 57g to 3.9kg. With a weight of 890 grams, the CCD-TRV138 is quite heavy compared to most of the other video cameras that were launched around the same time as this camcorder.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this video camera was released.


Battery

Average Video Recording Time

The Sony CCD-TRV138 has a fairly average video recording time (4 hours) compared to most of the other similar spec camcorders that are a comparable age to this video camera.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ccdtrv138
Barcodes 00027242666580, 00724327506020, 00724327512229
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