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Hitachi DZ-GX5060SW

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews of Hitachi DZ-GX5060SW. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Comments about the design and portability are generally positive. The zoom and usability also get good views, whereas there are some critical opinions about the battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Hitachi DZ-GX5060SW is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by: Andrew Kliem (goodgearguide.com.au)

Hitachi DZ-GX5060SW

 

The budget end of the digital camcorder market is a competitive area. There are a slew of products vying for a spot in your household and Hitachi has ...

Low price tag, 30x optical zoom

Soft images, Poor still pictures, Sluggish menu

A relatively competitive model, Hitachi's DZ-GX5060SW won't wow you with image quality, but as a squarely entry level model with a rock bottom price it will suit many consumers looking to purchase their first camera.

May, 2007

Expert review by: Alex Kidman (cnet.com.au)

Hitachi DZ-GX5060SW

 

Hitachi's entry-level DZ-GX5060SW doesn't offer anything truly exciting in the DVD camcorder market - except the low asking price. If you can live with the old axiom about getting what you pay for, then it's a decent buy.

Inexpensive DVD camcorder ; Simple operation ; In-camera editing and JPG generation ; Fast startup times

Average-quality video ; Average battery life

It's definitely a sign of the times that a DVD camcorder can be had at this kind of price point; while AU$609 isn't an arbitrary purchase for most of us, it's a highly competitive price point against standard DV or HDD camcorders. The DZ-GX5060SW isn't...

May, 2007

Consumer review by: dan (cnet.com.au)

Hitachi DZ-GX5060SW

 

I like the size, simplicity and picture value.

small and easy to use

short battery life

Oct, 2009

Consumer review by: tygerboy11 (cnet.com.au)

Hitachi DZ-GX5060SW

 

Now after using this cam for a while, I am still very, very impressed. I invested in two long life batteries, which solved the problem of the one that comes with cam. I was amazed at how it all worked ie: transferring to computer etc. And I am very...

Oct, 2007

Consumer review by: alick555 (cnet.com.au)

Hitachi DZ-GX5060SW

 

Not what I expected. nevertheless it's just a decent camcorder. picture quality is as any other. battery duration is just absurd what can you do with just 30 minutes. I dont know much about camcorders but there could be a better one in the market.

Sep, 2007

Consumer review by: bob's balcony (cnet.com.au)

Hitachi DZ-GX5060SW

 

This should be a hit in the market. never knew Hitachi will come out with something like this. Excellent features. much more than what sony, JVC etc. can offer. Price is affordable.

brilliant colour and natural light. many features to go with it

Batterty is only for 30 minutes. need to get a long life battery

Sep, 2007

Consumer review by: smak&grey (cnet.com.au)

Hitachi DZ-GX5060SW

 

This is a real beauty. you need to see it your self. It has so many features which most other camcorders doesn't have.

Sep, 2007

Consumer review by: inihsrah (cnet.com.au)

Hitachi DZ-GX5060SW

 

This is a excellent DVD camcorder.

Sep, 2007