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Sony DCR DVD 200

alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 reviews of Sony DCR DVD 200. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability and connectivity. The zoom and portability are also appreciated. Views are divided on the price, and there are some negative views about the size and memory.

usability, portability, zoom, connectivity, reliability

battery, durability, memory, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony DCR DVD 200 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 user reviews of Sony DCR DVD 200 from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on People are impressed by the connectivity and zoom. The portability and price are also mentioned favorably, but the size and memory get negative opinions.

usability, price, portability, zoom, connectivity

battery, durability, memory, size

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

Aug, 2020

Expert review by : Mark Bassett (

Sony DCR-DVD200 Camcorder Review - Sony DVD Camcorders


The Sony DCR-DVD200 is a step sideways from the DCR-DVD100. The DVD-media-machine ups the still resolution quality, but negatively impacts the low-light and video quality by decreasing the effective size of the CCD from 1/4 inch on the DCR-DVD100 to...

Dec, 2003

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Guess What I Got For Christmas??? Sony DCR-DVD200 Digital Handycam


Santa was very good to me, I asked for a new camcorder for Christmas, and I received the Sony DCR-DVD200 Digital Video Camera Recorder. I must have been very good. (For update on class action lawsuit, please scroll down to "update.") ...

Films directly onto DVD ; NightShot ; 180 degree color LCD ; playback with sound

Delay between stopping and restarting, software not Mac compatible

Apr, 2004

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Nice Camcorder, Expensive, but SWEET!!!!!


I had all but decided on the DCRTRV33, but when I saw them both in person, I couldn't resist the DVD200. The drawback is 30 min. discs, but you can record 60 min. in standard mode, which still looks better than analog. (MiniDV's are good for 80 min.)...

Latest technology, many features,menus well thought out, relatively easy learning curve. HIGH QUALITY VIDEO

Supplied battery doesn't cut it, Software...(Must read the manual). 1.0 stillpics decent. Discs = expensive

Jan, 2004

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Sony DCR-DVD200 - Worth Buying?


Being the owner/user of an analog camcorder for a number of years, I was very happy when Sony introduced the DCR-DVD200 digital camcorder. I've been using this digital camcorder for about a month now, and here's what I think ; The PRO's : What a ...

DVD Format Recording, Light-Weight, Easy To Use

Expensive & Hard To Find Media, Lack of Software Support

Dec, 2003