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Hitachi DZ-GX3200E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 reviews of Hitachi DZ-GX3200E. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability and portability. The image quality and price also get good feedback, whereas many are less positive about the color. Opinions are divided on the battery.

usability, price, image quality, portability, reliability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Hitachi DZ-GX3200E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 user reviews of Hitachi DZ-GX3200E from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Reviews about the reliability and portability are generally positive. The image quality and price also get good feedback.

usability, price, image quality, portability, reliability

65% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Hitachi DZ-GX3200A 2.1MP DVD Camcorder with 10x Optical ZoomHitachi DZ-GX3200A 2.1MP DVD Camcorder with 10x Optical Zoom

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: Phil Ryan (

Hitachi DZ-GX3200A review:


As the little sibling of Hitachi's DZ-GX3300A , the DZ-GX3200A serves up an almost identical feature set and similarly pleasing performance, including better than average low-light performance. The main difference between the two is CCD sensors-- the...

Decent low-light video quality; solid battery life; in-camera editing.

Hidden touch-sensitive controls; poor auto white balance for stills.

Hitachi's DZ-GX3200A delivers decent video quality at a relatively inexpensive price for a DVD camcorder.

Jul, 2006

Product Specifications

The DZ-GX3200E DVD Cam incorporates Hitachi's new MOVIE MASTER Technology using a 2.12 Megapixel CCD for outstanding performance. This ultra compact and stylish DVD Camcorder records straight onto DVD Disc and SD Memory card. With a wide selection of easy to use features the Hitachi DVD Cam makes great video recordings and gives you the best digital still shots. The DZ-GX3200E also offers PC connection via USB 2.0 to enable you to download your videos and make everlasting DVD movies.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes
Widescreen Video Capture:Widescreen Video Capture


3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CCD
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser


Digital Input: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface :SD Card
USB: Yes
USB Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
Wireless Interface: No

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.7in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.9cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Low light / Portrait mode / Sand & snow / Sports mode / Spotlight

General Features

3D: No
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Resolution:Standard Definition


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Hitachi DVDCam

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.8-2.2
Max Focal Length:45mm
Min Focal Length:4.5mm
Optical Zoom:10
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:1.92Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:1.2Mpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:2.12Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/3.6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):7.1 mm ( 1/3.6" ) / 7.1 mm ( 1/3.6 )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabiliser:Electronic


HD Video Format:Not Applicable
Recording Format:16:9 / 4:3

Video Input

Digital Video Format:MPEG-2
Digital Zoom:500
Faders:Black & white fader / White fader / Wipe fader
Media Type:DVD-R (8cm) / DVD-RAM (8 cm) / DVD-RW (8 cm) / DVD+RW (8cm)
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Still Image Format:JPEG


Viewfinder Colour Support:Colour
Viewfinder Type:LCD monitor