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Sony Handycam DCR-DVD301 DVD Camcorder

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews of Sony Handycam DCR-DVD301 DVD Camcorder. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the color and design. The portability and size are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed opinions about the image quality, while there are some less positive comments about the durability and price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony Handycam DCR-DVD301 DVD Camcorder is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : Alan Stafford (pcworld.com)

Big-Screened DVD Movie Maker

 

The HandyCam DCR-DVD301 from Sony takes beautiful video and has a large LCD.

The HandyCam DCR-DVD301 from Sony takes beautiful video and has a large LCD.

Dec, 2004

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Sony DCR DVD301

 

Sony DCR-DVD301 DVD Handycam Camcorder w/10x Optical Zoom.

Consumer review (shopping.com)

I love this camcorder!!!

 

The DCR-DVD301 Sony Camcorder is compact, light, with a large LCD, simple control functions, excellent picture quality, audio excellent (sometimes picks up back ground noise), and offers a variety of filming options, black/white, widescreen, sepia, my...

Size, Features, price, ease of use

Try to use Sony discs

Jun, 2006

Consumer review (epinions.com)

I love this camcorder!!!

 

The DCR-DVD301 Sony Camcorder is compact, light, with a large LCD, simple control functions, excellent picture quality, audio excellent (sometimes picks up back ground noise), and offers a variety of filming options, black/white, widescreen, sepia, my ...

Size, Features, price, ease of use

Try to use Sony discs

Jun, 2006

Consumer review (shopping.com)

Ready - Set - Action!

 

This camcorder is extremely easy to learn, and has many added features such as scene transitions and special effects. I took this camcorder on our trip to Hawaii and it worked wonderfully. We used the high resolution still photo settings for some of...

Ease of use and ability to record directly to DVD

It doesn't have a built-in 1394 port

May, 2005

Consumer review (shopping.com)

Very nice camera, but pricey

 

I bought this camera half a year ago, and love the compact size and quality of the videos. It feels good to finally start recording on discs to replace those old DV tapes. It would be easy to play the movies by simply putting the DVD into the DVD...

Great color balance, and nightshot. Quick recording, and widescreen mode

Limited disc compatibility, noise in dark areas

Apr, 2005

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Very nice camera, but pricey

 

I bought this camera half a year ago, and love the compact size and quality of the videos. It feels good to finally start recording on discs to replace those old DV tapes. It would be easy to play the movies by simply putting the DVD into the DVD...

Great color balance, and nightshot. Quick recording, and widescreen mode

Limited disc compatibility, noise in dark areas

Apr, 2005

Consumer review (nextag.com)

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Feb, 2005

Consumer review (pcphotoreview.com)

Sony DCR-DVD301

 
Feb, 2005

Consumer review (pcphotoreview.com)

Review: Sony DCR-DVD301

 
Feb, 2005
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