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Aiptek Pocket DV 5900

alaTest has collected and analyzed 208 reviews of Aiptek Pocket DV 5900. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Views about the design and size are generally positive. The portability and usability also get good feedback. The zoom and memory get critical comments. Comments are divided on the image quality.

price, usability, portability, size, design

durability, reliability, memory, zoom

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Aiptek Pocket DV 5900 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 190 user reviews of Aiptek Pocket DV 5900 from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on People really like the image quality and size. The portability and usability also get good opinions, but the zoom and memory get negative comments.

price, usability, portability, size, image quality

durability, reliability, memory, zoom

86% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

May, 2019

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Aiptek DV5900 Camcorder


I bought this camera in 2005 as my first small digital camcorder. It was $90 at the time (now it's only $29.99). I just needed something to record video that I could fit in my pocket. This one certainly did fit in my pocket; in fact it's smaller than...

Overall this is a perfect basic camcorder. Again, you can get it refurbished straight from Aiptek with a guarantee for just $30. For that price you simply can’t beat it. It’s great for a young kid who wants to get into video recording and doesn’t need...

Jun, 2010

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This is a very poor camera!


This camera is a disapointment i got it for my birthday... opened it up popped brand new batteries in it and BAM! 5 minutes later the batteries were dead and i was only taking video! It is a battery juicer! The picture quality is bad, videos are fuzzy,...

Nov, 2009

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i got this for a birthday present and i love it!!!!! the pictures come out clear, the videos are awesome, it's an mp3 player, voice recorder and i can hook it up to the tv to show everyone my videos! this is the best camcorder EVER!!!! i had to get a...

May, 2009

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I have a question I NEED answered in order ot buy this produ


Does this camcorder drain a lot of battery power? And can it be used as a web cam?

Apr, 2009

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video quality and youtube....


gonna get one this weekend,just wanted to know has anyone uploaded any vids to youtube with this little baby and was it easy to do?calling all youtubers please!!!!

Mar, 2009

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i was woundering if it is worth the money i need a camcorder and wondering is this the one? 30 minutes is alot of time for me but i was wondering does it take a memory card? if so that would be way better!

Dec, 2008

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It does everything it states it does but very poorly. My daughters birthday and halloween pictures came out so blurry and dark. I would not recommend this product to anyone!

Nov, 2007

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What type of batteries does this take? Should I buy this or the "Pure Digital PSV-351 30-min point & shoot Camcorder? Please help!!

May, 2007

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Please Use This Post for Reviews!


I'm looking at buying this camera. Unfortunately, most of the reviews are not reviews. The reviews contain people asking questions about the product, that they should get answers to elsewhere. Moreover, the overall rating becomes squed because of...

May, 2007

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I need a little help please


I am not sure what a removable hard disk is. Is that like the little CD that this camcorder records to? does it have those? can you just pull out the CD and put it in you DVD and play. Lastly what is record from the TV? I have no idea what that means?...

Mar, 2007

Product Specifications

AIPTEK has been at the leading edge of the advanced information products market since its establishment. AIPTEK's R&D engineering team has the needed creativity and experience in key technologies to completely re-integrate communications, imaging and Internet technologies to create a ceaseless stream of high-quality, market-driven products. PRODUCT FEATURES: 5-in-1 multi function: Digital Still Camera, Digital Camcorder, MP3 player, Voice Recorder, PC Camera; Up to 5 Mega-pixels Camera; 1.5" TFT LCD Display; High-compression MPEG-4 video format; Support TV-out function for sharing with friends.

Audio Input


Camera Flash

Type:Built-in flash

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:MultiMediaCard / SD Memory Card

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:1.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):3.8cm
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Flash Memory

Form Factor:Integrated
Storage Capacity:13MB


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Aiptek Pocket DV

Lens System


Optical Sensor

Interpolated Resolution:5Megapixel
Optical Sensor Type:CMOS
Sensor Resolution:3Megapixel

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Video Format:ASF / MPEG-4
Digital Zoom:4
Shooting Modes:Frame movie mode
Special Effects:Black & White / Classic Film
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Digital camera


Viewfinder Type: None