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Canon ZR80

alaTest has collected and analyzed 90 reviews of Canon ZR80. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and price. The portability and image quality are also mentioned favorably. There are some negative comments about the durability and reliability.

usability, image quality, portability, price, size

reliability, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon ZR80 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon ZR80

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 79 user reviews of Canon ZR80 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. People really like the size and price. The portability and image quality are also mentioned favorably. There are some less positive comments about the durability and reliability.

usability, image quality, portability, price, size

reliability, durability

62% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon ZR80 MiniDV Camcorder w/18x Optical ZoomCanon ZR80 MiniDV Camcorder w/18x Optical Zoom

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: (pcworld.com)

PCWorld.com - Canon ZR80

 

Canon's entry-level camcorder is the cheapest that we reviewed ($350) and comes with some very useful features, such as an 18X optical zoom, ...

Apr, 2004

Expert review by: Bryan Hastings (pcworld.com)

Canon ZR80

 

The ZR80 is a very low-priced camcorder with a good range of features, but the controls are awkward to use.

This stylish, small, and reasonably priced camcorder is hindered by awkward controls.

Apr, 2004

Expert review by: Bryan Hastings (pcworld.com)

Canon ZR80 Digital Camcorder

 

Photograph: Rick Rizner

Apr, 2004

Expert review by: Easy Camcorder (easycamcorders.com)

Expert Review

 

The Canon ZR80 is a point-and-shoot MiniDV camcorder introduced in early 2004. This model is a more compact version of the earlier Canon ZR65MC. The ZR80 and the ZR65MC both have 1/6-inch CCDs with 680,000 pixels and 340,000 effective pixels. The Canon...

Analog-to-Digital Pass through, - Handling, - Manual Control, - Video Performance

Low Light Performance, - No S-Video port, - No mic input, - Bottom loading

Oct, 2004

Expert review by: Mark Bassett (camcorderinfo.com)

Canon ZR80 First Impressions Camcorder Review - Canon MiniDV Camcorders

 

The Canon ZR80 is the least expensive camcorder in the line of new ZR's released at the 2004 Consumer Electronics Show. The ZR80 is a basic point and shoot MiniDV camcorder without the benefit of an SD card for stills, a feature that appears in both...

Jan, 2004

Expert review by: (best-digital-camcorder-reviews.com)

Canon ZR80

 

The Canon ZR80 is a MiniDV Camcorder with a 18x Optical Zoom.

MiniDV camcorder takes stunning video and connects effortlessly to your computer, TV, or VCR

Consumer review by: thayll (epinions.com)

Works well until hooked up to download

 

Small and pleasing to the eye with lots of features

no memory card, seems fragile, definitely need the extended warranty

Feb, 2006

Consumer review by: amwillia1978 (epinions.com)

Good home video camera.

 

I purchased this camcorder to record video on vacation. I looked at many online reviews of comparably priced camcorders including camcorders by Samsung and Panasonic. I selected the Canon ZR80 because of my past success with the reliability of Canon ...

Easy to learn, takes nice pictures, customer support

Zooming takes practice, needs a larger battery or a spare

May, 2005

Consumer review by: Syntax (epinions.com)

A DV Cam with great features at a great price!

 

Incentive to Buy I purchased this camera at the Black Friday sale after Thanksgiving, the item was on sale for $275. It also came with a rebate for $99 in software from Pinnacle, which offers a suite of video editing and authoring programs. For ...

Great Price, Good Quality, Stereo Sound, Analog & Digital Ports

This model does not offer the memory card for pictures

Jan, 2005

Consumer review by: (pricegrabber.com)

Review: Canon ZR80 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

 
Sep, 2004
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