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Sharp VN-EZ1

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 reviews of Sharp VN-EZ1. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the durability and portability. The size and image quality are also appreciated. Many are negative about the price.

usability, image quality, size, portability, durability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sharp VN-EZ1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 69/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of Sharp VN-EZ1 from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Opinions about the size and portability are on the whole positive. The durability and image quality also get good comments.

usability, image quality, durability, portability, size

80% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

May, 2019

Consumer review (

Sharp Viewcam VN-EZ1S: Great gadget


The camera is a great little toy, and if you love gadgets - this is perfect for you. The images are clear enough on the stills, but video does lack decent image resolution, but you can trade this off against files size, and gain some improvement....

Small, flexible, light, easy to use

eats batteries, balancing image quality against file size

Jul, 2000

Product Specifications

Introducing Sharp's new Internet Viewcam, the VN-EZ1H. It's the world's first digital motion picture and sound camera designed specifically for the Internet. With it, you can capture all the sights and sounds around you and easily transfer them to your PC. From there, they are yours to share with the world through Web pages, e-mail, Internet broadcasting, corporate Intranet, or playback on your PC. The VN-EZ1H is the first digital video recorder to incorporate the MPEG-4 moving picture compression standard. This means your videos take up much less space on your PC and can be sent that much faster. Because the Internet Viewcam uses Microsoft's Advanced Streaming Format (ASF), your recordings can be viewed and heard at virtually the same time they're being downloaded. All of this by a camera literally the size of a bar of soap. Magic? No. Just another Sharp innovation!

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Mono
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Standard form factor
Run Time (Up To):1hour(s)
Supported Battery Form Factor:AA

Camera Flash

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:1.8in
Diagonal Size (metric):4.6cm
Display Form Factor:Built-in
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Flash Memory

Form Factor:SmartMedia card
Storage Capacity:4MB


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sharp Viewcam

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/3.4
Min Focal Length:3.8mm


Colour:Grey metallic

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Sensor Resolution:350Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/4"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):6.4 mm ( 1/4" ) / 6.4 mm ( 1/4 )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabiliser: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Video Format:MPEG-4
Digital Zoom:4
Media Type:Flash card
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode / Normal movie mode
Still Image Format:JPEG


Viewfinder Type: None