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Hitachi DZGX3100E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 reviews of Hitachi DZGX3100E. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the durability and price. The portability and zoom also get good feedback. The memory and battery get negative views, and there are some mixed comments about the image quality and design.

usability, zoom, portability, price, durability

battery, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Hitachi DZGX3100E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Hitachi DZGX3100E from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on

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This summary is based on the products: Hitachi DZ-GX3100A 1.3MP DVD Camcorder with 15x Optical ZoomHitachi DZ-GX3100A 1.3MP DVD Camcorder with 15x Optical Zoom

Jan, 2018

Consumer review by: Penny (

Hitachi DZ-GX3100E


very good dvd camera would recommend

poor battery life

Oct, 2008

Consumer review by: Vaughan (

Hitachi DZ-GX3100E


I only decided to purchase a camcorder when my son was born- I wanted something that was easy to use. Overall this is proving to be a good camcorder for someone like me- who just wants to record family events etc and not become a video expert. The...

You can't record video clips onto SD memory- only photos.

Jun, 2008

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Hitachi DZ-GX3100E


Great value for money,The whole kit plus extras

Jun, 2008

Consumer review by: Craigie (

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Nifty little versatile product.

Can't reuse the discs.

Jun, 2008

Consumer review by: Phil (

Hitachi DZ-GX3100E


Excellent value and good quality, easy to use with great photgraphic results.

The only downside is that it does not come with a memory card.

Jan, 2008

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

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easy to use

storing on discs expense of buying other discs

Jan, 2008

Consumer review by: Jenny (

Hitachi DZ-GX3100E


Easy to use. I have had fun playing with it - it seems idiot proof. Good results even allowing for dark background outside. Optical zoom excellent

Handbook could be more user friendly. What about a simplified need to know sheet?

Jan, 2008

Consumer review by: Robin (

Hitachi DZ-GX3100E


This is my first cam corder so it needed to be simple to use, packed with features and in my opinion it is! You can set most things e.g. focussing to automatic but override these if you want to. Instruction manual is really comprehensive. Film editting...

As I said it's my first cam corder purchase so I can't think of any. I'm really pleased with it!

Dec, 2007

Consumer review by: John (

Hitachi DZ-GX3100E


Great features and ease of use

Nov, 2006

Consumer review by: Adrian (

Hitachi DZ-GX3100E


The camera is light and easy to use in it's basic mode, with a good zoom and the LCD produces a very clear picture even in strong sunlight.

It's low light (i.e. early evening)performance is not that good and the standard battery provided does not last that long, if you are looking to take it on a family day out then purchase a second or larger battery.

Nov, 2006

Product Specifications

The DZ-GX3100E DVD Cam incorporates Hitachi's new Movie Master Technology using a 1.3 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-GX3100E also offers PC connection via USB 2.0 to enable you to download your videos and make everlasting DVD movies.