PC Peripherals How much does a cheapest Sony Handycam cost?

Discussion in 'Computer Hardware' started by hellfire, Jul 26, 2006.

  1. hellfire

    hellfire Well-Known Member

    Out of curioisty, is it possible to get a Sony video recorder for Rs.7000? A friend's friend was claiming he got a Sony handycam from Dubai for that amount.Assuming even the most basic of basic recorders, I doubt this...am I correct?
  2. superczar

    superczar Well-Known Member

    he would have probably got a VHS or a Hi8 handycam for that price

    (since no one buys them anymore, delaers would be more than willing to liquidate existing stock for low prices)
  3. Nikhil

    Nikhil Well-Known Member

    not unless it was second hand.....

    The cheapest camcorder on the sony USA website is 239$ ..... I dont think you can get that for less than 200$ and that is still nearer to 9K than 7K ....
  4. Lord Nemesis

    Lord Nemesis Overlord of the Universe

    cheapest in India is around 14~15k. So its a close call but not impossible considering that he is getting it from dubai. My uncle got a brand new VCR for 4k in dubai when the price of same model in India was around 17k.
  5. IceFusion

    IceFusion Well-Known Member

    cheapes in India is for 14k ....
  6. superczar

    superczar Well-Known Member

    Huh...The cheapes Sony miniDV handycams are around 14-15K in the Chennai local gray markets...

    I have never bothered to ask the price for the bulky Hi8s and bulkier VHSs but am sure a new (and obsolete) VHS cam will be happily disposed by a delaer for 7K
  7. Techie#1

    Techie#1 Well-Known Member

    I had seen one mini-dv handycam for 12k abt 2 yrs ago in a bootleg mkt@ kolkata!.So it might be possible now to have such a deal even in such mkts in India,forget dubai!

    oh...,i didn't count,it was my 700th post btw! :lol!

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