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Sony DCR-DVD306 / DVD306E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 42 reviews of Sony DCR-DVD306 / DVD306E. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the portability and design. The price and image quality also get good feedback, whereas the zoom and reliability get less positive opinions.

usability, image quality, price, design, portability

reliability, zoom

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony DCR-DVD306 / DVD306E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony DCR-DVD306 / DVD306E

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Sony DCR-DVD306 / DVD306E from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Opinions about the battery and price are generally positive. The portability and image quality also get good feedback, whereas many are critical about the zoom and reliability.

usability, image quality, portability, price, battery

reliability, zoom

82% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony DCR-DVD306 Handycam DVD CamcorderSony DCR-DVD306 Handycam DVD Camcorder

Oct, 2016

Consumer review by: sifair (dooyoo.co.uk)

Sony Handycam DCR-DVD306E : Easy Recording

 

The Sony DCR-DVD306E is a camcorder, it is a decent model that has many features and offers good picture and sound quality as well as a decent battery life. If you've been looking for a camcorder that can record onto DVD's your search is over as this...

Jun, 2007

Consumer review by: sifair (dooyoo.co.uk)

Sony Handycam DCR-DVD306E: Easy Recording

 

The Sony DCR-DVD306E is a camcorder, it is a decent model that has many features and offers good picture and sound quality as well as a decent battery life. If you've been looking for a camcorder that can record onto DVD's your search is over as this...

Sound/Image/Video quality, easy use, price

none really

Jun, 2007

Product Specifications

The DVD306E is an easy to use 1 Megapixel DVD Handycam with Carl Zeiss lens, compact design, powerful 25x optical zoom, a 2.7" widescreen touch panel LCD screen and 5.1 channel surround sound creator.

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Digital 5.1

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:Sony NP-FH40

Camcorder Features

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

Camera

Minimum illumination:4

Camera Flash

Type: None

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:Memory Stick Duo / Memory Stick PRO Duo

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:13.1cm
Height:8.9cm
Weight:400g
Width:5.5cm

Display

Display:Hybrid LCD
Display diagonal:6.86

Display (Projector)

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

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Beach / Candle / Fireworks / Landscape / Portrait mode / Snow / Sports mode / Spotlight / Sunrise / Twilight mode

Header

Manufacturer:Sony
Model:DVD306E
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Handycam DCR

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 6

Lens System

Digital Zoom:2000
Filter Size:3
Focal length range (f-f):2.5 - 62.5
Lens Aperture:F/1.8-3.2
Max Focal Length:62.5mm
Min Focal Length:2.5mm
Optical Zoom:25
Optical Zoom:25
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:1Megapixel
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:1Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.2 mm ( 1/6" ) / 4.2 mm ( 1/6 )
Optical Sensor Type:Advanced HAD CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabiliser:Electronic (Super Steady Shot)

Other features

Fader:Black / White
Focus:1.8-3.2
I/O ports:Audio Out\nVideo Out\nUSB 2.0
Lens system:Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar

Ports & interfaces

DV port: No
S-Video In: No
S-Video Out: Yes

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/3-1/3500

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Video Format:MPEG-2
Digital Zoom:2000
Faders:Black fader / White fader
Media Type:DVD-R (8cm) / DVD-R DL (8 cm) / DVD-RW (8 cm) / DVD+RW (8cm)
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Special Effects:Monotone / Old Movie / Pastel / Sepia
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Image Aspect Ratio (camcorders):16:9
Viewfinder:123
Viewfinder Colour Support:Colour
Viewfinder Type:Electronic

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:13.1
Height :8.9
Weight:400
Width:5.45