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Sony DCR-DVD108 Camcorder

We have collected and analysed 5 expert reviews and 301 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 37/100 and users rate it 80/100. The average review date is 30-09-2008. We have compared these reviews to 369514 reviews from other Camcorders. The alaScore™ for this product is 77/100 = Good. Last update: 11-12-2018.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony DCR-DVD108 Camcorder

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 243 user reviews of Sony DCR-DVD108 Camcorder from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. People really like the image quality and zoom. The portability and price are also appreciated, but many are critical about the reliability.

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

This summary is based on the products: Sony DCR-DVD108 DVD Handycam Camcorder with 40x Optical ZoomSony DCR-DVD108 DVD Handycam Camcorder with 40x Optical Zoom

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : David Kender (camcorderinfo.com)

Sony DCR-DVD108 Camcorder Review

 

The DCR-DVD108 ($399 MSRP) is Sony's entry-level DVD camcorder this year, a market which Sony has capitalized on with astonishing zeal. The DVD108 is a prime example of why Sony holds the cards. Name recognition, ease of use, and the right price - the...

The DVD108 offers decent image quality for its price range, but don't bother with the 640 x 480 stills. Low light was, yet again, a disppointment. Sony has not been able to shake the problem of blue noise fuzzing up the picture. It has a solid grip,...

Jun, 2007

Expert review by : Consumer Guide (howstuffworks.com)

Sony DCR-DVD108 Review and Prices

 

The Sony DCR-DVD108 replaces last year's DCR-DVD105 as the new entry-level model in Sony's range of DVD camcorders. As such, it offers little in the way of high-end features, but will appeal to novice users and point-and-shooters looking for a simple...

Budget price, point and shoot simplicity

Limited manual controls, poor stills performance

Dec, 2007

Expert review by : Michael Perlman (washingtonpost.com)

Sony DCR-DVD108

 

Inside the DVD108 is a small 1/6-inch, 680,000 pixel CCD, an imager found in most entry-level camcorders. The DCR-DVD108 produces a decent image characterized by a balanced color spectrum and heightened sharpness. The colors are a bit oversaturated,...

Aug, 2007

Expert review by : David Kender (reviewed.com)

Sony DCR-DVD108

 

The DCR-DVD108 ($399 MSRP) is Sony's entry-level DVD camcorder this year, a market which Sony has capitalized on with astonishing zeal. The DVD108 is a prime example of why Sony holds the cards. Name recognition, ease of use, and the right price – the...

Jun, 2007

Consumer review (viewpoints.com)

Terrible stills - great video ”

 

If you are looking for a combination device with still pic and video capability, please look elsewhere. You will get much better quality still photos from your old cell phone. The video quality is pretty good though. I wish I hadn't spent the money...

Sep, 2011

Consumer review (viewpoints.com)

A good cam, not great though ”

 

For the price I paid for this handycam, I got my money's worth forsure. Could the camera itself been made a little bit better? Yes. But don't write this off just yet. The zoom on this camera is beyond great, I first tried it out on a family vacation on...

Mar, 2011

Consumer review (viewpoints.com)

a handy camcorder ”

 

This is a very nice camcorder that I bought for my family to use. It is great because I am able to record every moment of the day. The camcorder is not as thin as I would like it to be, and because it is a little bit chunkier it is harder for me to...

Nov, 2010

Consumer review (viewpoints.com)

i love this camera ”

 

i just got this camera and i love it. great picture so light. So much you can do with it.

Oct, 2010

Consumer review (viewpoints.com)

does a good job for every film ”

 

I got the camcorder, charged it up and went home and shot some video of the dog. Very easy point and shoot use! The fact the menue is touch screen adds alittle to the coolness factor too! But as a new parent I didn't want ot break the bank, and am not...

May, 2010

Consumer review (shopping.com)

Compact difficult camera

 

Nice Compact Camera. A LOT of instructions! Difficult to set up with Windows Vista. Could be more user friendly. Would like to see better Vista compatibilblity. Customer Service was not very helpful.

Lightweight, Compact, Good Value

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Mar, 2010