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AIPTEK Pocket DV 8900/M1

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 reviews of AIPTEK Pocket DV 8900/M1. 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. People really like the usability. The portability is also mentioned favorably. Many are less positive about the reliability and image quality. There are some mixed reviews about the battery and price.

design, portability, usability

durability, memory, control panel, image quality, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the AIPTEK Pocket DV 8900/M1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 70/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by: James Dickinson (goodgearguide.com.au)

Aiptek Mini Pocket DV8900

 

Although the DV8900 is primarily billed as a digital video camera, it's really a whole lot more, with support for music, voice recording and still ima...

A panoply of assorted peripherals, small, low price

Very little included memory, weak video recording, poor battery performance

A wide range of accessories, extensive functionality and a low price don't make up for the overall poor performance of this device.

Jan, 2007

Expert review by: James Dickinson (goodgearguide.com.au)

Aiptek Mini Pocket DV 8900

 

A panoply of assorted peripherals, small, low price

Very little included memory, weak video recording, poor battery performance

A wide range of accessories, extensive functionality and a low price don't make up for the overall poor performance of this device.

Jan, 2007

Consumer review by: Dilwyn (reevoo.com)

Aiptek DVM1

 

Compact, light, easy to use, very good first-time digital movie camera. Does stills as well, plus a few other features. On-screen menus and prompts make it easy to learn. Can connect camera to composite video+audio phono sockets on a TV for playback....

Screen panel fiddly to open (tiny latch) and feels like it's about to break off all the time but doesn't of course). Small buttons make it a little fiddly to operate if you have large fingers like me. Camera is quite small which makes it look like a...

Jan, 2008

Product Specifications

AIPTEK has been at the leading edge of the advanced information products market since its establishment. AIPTEK's R&D engineering team has the needed creativity and experience in key technologies to completely re-integrate communications, imaging and Internet technologies to create a ceaseless stream of high-quality, market-driven products. PRODUCT FEATURES: Up to 10 Mega-pixel high resolution; Auto Focus Lens captures every moment from15cm; Night Shot supports snapshots in the lack of light; Full-function portable MP3 player; 2" TFT LCD Display with high definition; Compatible with printers supporting PictBridge technology. No PC is needed! Special multi-shot and panorama effect for adding much fun to image capture; Multi-shot enables to take continual pictures until the memory full; Panorama function enables to take a series of overlapping photos and use the application software to produce a seamless digital picture; Unique "Help" key to demonstrate the function of each button on camera at different mode.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific

Camera Flash

Red Eye Reduction:Built-in
Type:Built-in flash

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:MultiMediaCard / SD Memory Card

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:5.9cm
Height:8.8cm
Weight:118g
Width:2.9cm

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2in
Diagonal Size (metric):5.1cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Flash Memory

Form Factor:Integrated
Storage Capacity:22MB

Header

Manufacturer:AIPTEK
Model:8900/DV M1
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Aiptek/Aiptek Pocket DV

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/2.8
Min Focal Length:8.22mm
Type:Lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:5Megapixel
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:5Mpix
Optical Sensor Type:CMOS
Sensor Qty:1CMOS

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Video Format:MPEG-4
Digital Zoom:4
Media Type:Flash card
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode/Frame movie mode
Special Effects:Black & White / Classic Film / Solarisation
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: None