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Hitachi DZGX3100E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 reviews of Hitachi DZGX3100E. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People really like the durability and portability. The zoom and price also get good feedback. There are some mixed views about the design. Some have doubts about the memory and image quality.

usability, price, zoom, portability, durability

battery, image quality, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Hitachi DZGX3100E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Hitachi DZGX3100E

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Hitachi DZGX3100E from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Hitachi DZ-GX3100A 1.3MP DVD Camcorder with 15x Optical ZoomHitachi DZ-GX3100A 1.3MP DVD Camcorder with 15x Optical Zoom

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Phil Ryan (cnet.com)

Hitachi DZ-GX3100A review: Hitachi DZ-GX3100A

 

Hitachi DZ-GX3100A

Decent low-light video quality; impressive battery life; in-camera editing.

Hidden touch-sensitive controls; low-res stills.

If you're looking for an inexpensive DVD camcorder and you don't care about stills, Hitachi's DZ-GX3100A is worth a look.

Jul, 2006

Expert review by : Phil Ryan (cnet.com.au)

Hitachi DZ-GX3100A review: Hitachi DZ-GX3100A

 

Hitachi DZ-GX3100A

Decent low-light video quality; impressive battery life; in-camera editing.

Hidden touch-sensitive controls; low-res stills.

If you're looking for an inexpensive DVD camcorder and you don't care about stills, Hitachi's DZ-GX3100A is worth a look.

Jul, 2006

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Hitachi DZ-GX3100E

 

very good dvd camera would recommend

poor battery life

Oct, 2008

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Hitachi DZ-GX3100E

 

I only decided to purchase a camcorder when my son was born- I wanted something that was easy to use. Overall this is proving to be a good camcorder for someone like me- who just wants to record family events etc and not become a video expert. The...

You can't record video clips onto SD memory- only photos.

Jun, 2008

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Hitachi DZ-GX3100E

 

Great value for money,The whole kit plus extras

Jun, 2008

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Hitachi DZ-GX3100E

 

Nifty little versatile product.

Can't reuse the discs.

Jun, 2008

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Hitachi DZ-GX3100E

 

Excellent value and good quality, easy to use with great photgraphic results.

The only downside is that it does not come with a memory card.

Jan, 2008

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Hitachi DZ-GX3100E

 

easy to use

storing on discs expense of buying other discs

Jan, 2008

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Hitachi DZ-GX3100E

 

Easy to use. I have had fun playing with it - it seems idiot proof. Good results even allowing for dark background outside. Optical zoom excellent

Handbook could be more user friendly. What about a simplified need to know sheet?

Jan, 2008

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Hitachi DZ-GX3100E

 

This is my first cam corder so it needed to be simple to use, packed with features and in my opinion it is! You can set most things e.g. focussing to automatic but override these if you want to. Instruction manual is really comprehensive. Film editting...

As I said it's my first cam corder purchase so I can't think of any. I'm really pleased with it!

Dec, 2007
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Product Specifications

The DZ-GX3100E DVD Cam incorporates Hitachi's new Movie Master Technology using a 1.3 Megapixel CCD for outstanding performance. This ultra compact and stylish DVD Camcorder records straight onto DVD Disc and SD Memory card. With a wide selection of easy to use features the Hitachi DVD Cam makes great video recordings and gives you the best digital still shots. The DZ-GX3100E also offers PC connection via USB 2.0 to enable you to download your videos and make everlasting DVD movies.