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Sony Handycam DCR DVD850

alaTest has collected and analyzed 55 reviews of Sony Handycam DCR DVD850. 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 memory and price. The image quality and portability are also appreciated.

usability, portability, image quality, price, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony Handycam DCR DVD850 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony Handycam DCR DVD850

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 53 user reviews of Sony Handycam DCR DVD850 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. People really like the memory and price. The image quality and portability are also appreciated.

usability, portability, image quality, price, memory

89% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

May, 2019

Expert review by (electronicsme.com)

Sony DCR-DVD850

 

Overall, the Sony DCR-DVD850 camcorder is worth the purchase if you are a home consumer looking for a high-quality video recorder without the compression or expense of an HD model. This camcorder certainly makes sharing memories with your friends and...

Versatile- 16GB internal memory, plus room for moreHybrid- new technology allows DVD recording as wellValuable- great consumer camcorder for the priceQuality- captures great video and Dolby Digital audio

Limited- fewer features than similar camcorders

If you are looking for more than just an average handycam, then consider...

Jun, 2010

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Dollar 4 Dollar - Can't be beat !!

 

The included software is nice..but somewhat difficult for the novice user, there is VERY little documentation on the software usage, but clear install instructions.

3 SELECTABLE Sources of storage - Internal 16G, Mini DVD (1.7G), and Memory Stick DUO (up to 16G). Will dump from one to the other effortlessly. Sound on this little thing is incredible! Still Picture quality and zoom is phenomenal ; Easy to use, touch...

Movie quality is what it is...not the worst in it's class...but not the best either, somewhere in the middle. Clarity is there..but the colors seem a "touch" off for some reason....It is possible it is a setting somewhere I'm missing

Sep, 2009

Product Specifications

Audio

Sound:Stereo

Connections

Firewire in (IEEE 1394): No
Firewire Out (IEEE 1394): No
HDMI Connection: No
Line-In Audio: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
S-Video Output: Yes
USB Connection: Yes

Display

Screen Resolution:123000 pixels
Screen Size:2.7 inch
Screen Type:LCD

Features

Web Cam Function: No

Image resolution

Digital Still Pictures:Photo
Effective Pixels:0.41 Megapixels
Progressive Scan for Photos: No
Total MegaPixels:0.68 Megapixels

Lens/Zoom

Aperture (Wide-tele):F1.8-F6.0
Auto Focus: Yes
Digital Zoom:2000 x
Filter Size:30 mm
Focal Length (35mm equiv):39-2340 mm
Focal Length (Wide-Tele):1.8-108 mm
Image Stabilization:Yes (Digital)
Manual Focus: Yes
Optical Zoom:60 x
Shutter speeds:1/4-1/4000 seconds
White Balance:Auto, Outdoor, Indoor, Onepush(touch panel)

Measures

Dimensions (HxWxD):89x55x130 mm
Weight:390 grams
Weight (lb):0.85 lb

Power source

Battery Type:InfoLithium rechargeable

Sensor

Sensor Size:1/8 inch
Sensor Type:CCD

Settings

Exposure Control:Touch Panel

Storage

Built-in Memory: Yes
Built-in Storage Size:0 GB
External Memory Type:Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick Pro Duo
Extra Memory Support: Yes
Max Supported Memory Size:16 MB

Video

HDV Recording: No
Recordable File/Disc Formats:DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+RW, DVD+R DL, MPEG-2
Recording Format:DVD / Internal flash / Memory Stick
Recording System:NTSC
Video Resolution:720x480

Viewfinder, display

Viewfinder Colour:Color
Viewfinder resolution:123000 pixels