Some options, such as setting the date and time, are so deeply or obtusely buried within the menus that we were left with no choice but to spin-up the CD and search the PDF. Sony sells a package with a little bag for both at a reasonable price. To quote the back of the box, it’s currently the world’s smallest, slimmest and lightest ‘full HD’ camcorder — which puts it in the same “must-have” league as iPods, Havaianas and hot cakes. Register a Product Keep track of all your products in one location. Made from Titanium, the durable body also fits nicely into your pocket or bag, making it great for capturing memories when you’re traveling. The HD video quality is excellent, although I am not a professional so my standards may not be as high as some.

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It is high end excellent camera. Touchscreen User Interface While people tend to love or hate touch-screens, we generally consider ourselves lovers, not haters of the once novelty display technology. It is well made and super quality. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. Import times were on an order of 3x longer than the length of the footage shot. Connections Memory Card Slot.

The images are fine for memories and if you have something like iphoto you can manipulate the image easily and get a good quality print. It is a great size for keeping with me at all times so I can catch all of the little moments that arise.


HDR-TG1 i love it. However, we’re intensely frugal with the footage we capture, rarely allowing any given recording to exceed 1 minute in length.

Sony HDR-TG1 4 GB Camcorder – Silver

See any errors on this page? To a certain extent, its portability comes at the expense of gg1 quality. Sony sells a package with a little bag for both at a reasonable price. Not that there’s anything wrong with the Hero 6! White fader, black fader. Show less Show more. Camcorder Effective Resolution Video Mode.

Another complaint is that the touch-screen UI approach requires two hands to operate — the right hand holds the pistol grip while the left punches away at the display. If you want to play around with the menus it opens a world of resources that let you manipulate th1 about everything.

It’s not a professional camera, but you can get by doing that under some circumstances. It dhr very well made and features titanium construction and has a very nice LCD screen.

Sony HDR-TG1 4 GB Camcorder – Silver | eBay

I am surprised by the quality and “handiness” of it. When using the camcorder at its default setting, the bundled 4GB card will hold around an hour of high-def video. Say goodbye to shake and hello to live streams. I was surprised how much more handy this camera has been.


Other things we disliked Overall, the LCD visibility exceeded our expectations even under a clear blue sky bdr a mere 6-degree latitude north of the equator.

Sony TG3E / TG1 camcorder review

Weighing less than g, and with dimensions of 32xx63mm, the HDR-TG1 is certainly impressively tiny for a high-definition model. Update Unrecognized Zip Code.

Gt1 biggest negative is the fact that it does shoot in i only, which is an interlaced format and there’s no p mode which simply means this camera can’t shoot progressive video of any kind.

The image was still viewable as long as we maintained a right-angle viewing position with the display. As much as we expected to, we simply can’t give the TG3E an enthusiastic Hddr recommendation for one simple reason: Battery usage met expectations. Ask yourself just how many times you need extra features like an external mic jack or accessory hot shoe. View our privacy policy before signing up.

Rated 4 out of 5 by Anonymous from Nice Piece Received the camera and took it on a helicopter ski trip the next day. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic.