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Hitachi DZ BD70

We have collected and analysed 9 expert reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 59/100. The average review date is 05-03-2009. We have compared these reviews to 369514 reviews from other Camcorders. The alaScore™ for this product is 81/100 = Very good. Last update: 12-12-2018.

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Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Hitachi DZ-BD70E

 

James gets to grips with Hitachi's DZ-BD70E - a Full HD camcorder that can record to Blu-ray discs.

May, 2011

Expert review by : Rob Mead (techadvisor.co.uk)

Hitachi DZ-BD70E review

 

Given the current popularity of DVD camcorders and the demise of HD DVD, you could be forgiven for thinking that the world would be beating a path to Blu-ray's door. That's patently not the case.

The sheer bulk of the Hitachi DZ-BD70E will deter some buyers, while the fact that you need to feed it expensive Blu-ray Discs makes it pretty expensive to use. While this adds the convenience of being able to play your video straight away, the poor...

Nov, 2008

Expert review by : Rob Mead (techworld.com)

Hitachi DZ-BD70E review

 

Compared with the sylph-like AVCHD camcorders on the market, the Blu-ray recording Hitachi DZ-BD70E is something of a monster.

The sheer bulk of the Hitachi DZ-BD70E will deter some buyers, while the fact that you need to feed it expensive Blu-ray Discs makes it pretty expensive to use. While this adds the convenience of being able to play your video straight away, the poor...

Nov, 2008

Expert review by : Rob Mead (macworld.co.uk)

Hitachi DZ-BD70E

 

Since the introduction of iMovie HD in 2005, high-definition movie making has come a long way. We take a look at a group of HD camcorders to see what they have to offer the Mac-using movie maker.

Nov, 2008

Expert review by (channel5.com)

Hitachi DZ-BD70E

 

This full-HD Blu-Ray camcorder has a 5.3-megapixel, 1/2.8-inch CMOS sensor with full-HD Picture Master processing. As well as a 2.7-inch LCD screen, it has a 10x optical and 500x digital zoom. As well as an SD card slot, it also has HDMI, AV and...

It’s early days for Blu-ray camcorders and the Hitachi still feels like a work in progress. Recent price cuts make it an affordable entry to High Def filming, though, especially if you’ve already upgraded to Blu-ray in the living room. Hitachi DZ-BD70E...

Sep, 2008

Expert review by (channelpro.co.uk)

Hitachi DZ-BD70E

 

James Morris tries out Hitachi's new camcorder, capable of recording directly onto Blu-ray discs

Jul, 2008

Product Specifications

Audio

Sound:Stereo

Connections

Firewire in (IEEE 1394): No
Firewire Out (IEEE 1394): No
USB Connection: Yes

Display

Screen Resolution:210000 pixels
Screen Size:2.7 inch
Screen Type:LCD

Flash

Internal flash/video light: Yes

Image resolution

Digital Still Pictures:Photo
Progressive Scan for Photos: No
Still Picture Resolutions:2400x1800 pixels
Total MegaPixels:5.3 megapixels

Lens/Zoom

Aperture (Wide-tele):F1.8-3.0
Auto Focus: Yes
Digital Zoom:500 x
Filter Size:43 mm
Focal Length (Wide-Tele):5-50 mm
Image Stabilization:Yes (Digital)
Manual Focus: Yes
Optical Zoom:10 x
White Balance:Auto,Set,Outdoor,Indoor,Halogen

Measures

Dimensions (HxWxD):87x77x166 mm
Weight:575 grams
Weight (lb):1.26 lb

Power source

Battery Life:90 minutes
Battery Type:Lithium-ion

Sensor

Sensor Size:1/2.8 inch
Sensor Type:CMOS

Storage

Built-in Memory: No
Built-in Storage Size:0 GB
Extra Memory Support: Yes

Video

HD Recording: No
Recordable File/Disc Formats:DVD-RAM, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+RW
Recording Format:Internal Flash/DVD

Viewfinder, display

Viewfinder Colour:Color
Viewfinder resolution:200000 pixels