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Sony DCR-DVD703

Sony DCR-DVD703
alaScore 78

3 reviews

Mar, 2018

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of Sony DCR-DVD703. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the size, but many are critical about the zoom.



We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony DCR-DVD703 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : Denis Gallagher (

Sony DCR-DVD703E


The Sony DCRDVD703E offers some truly useful features that help distinguish it from the other Sony models and its competitors. It handles as well as m...

Megapixel still images, large 2.7' LCD screen

Only 12X optical zoom

The DCRDVD703E is a well-designed DVD camcorder with very good audio features.

Sep, 2005

Expert review by : Denis Gallagher (

Sony DCR-DVD703


Megapixel still images, large 2.7' LCD screen

Only 12X optical zoom

The DCRDVD703E is a well-designed DVD camcorder with very good audio features.

Sep, 2005

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Aug, 2005

Product Specifications

Watch your home movies come to life like never before with the DCR-DVD703E DVD Handycam camcorder from Sony. Enjoy the extra large 2.7" wide LCD screen1, which swivels and adjusts to optimize the viewing angle for easy recording.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:Sony NP-FP50
Run Time (Up To):8hour(s)

Camcorder Features

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

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:Beach & Ski / Landscape / Night mode / Portrait mode / Sports mode / Spotlight / Sunset & Moon


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Handycam DCR

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.8-2.5
Max Focal Length:36mm
Min Focal Length:3mm
Optical Zoom:12
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:1Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:690Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:1Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/5.5"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.6 mm ( 1/5.5" ) / 4.6 mm ( 1/5.5 )
Optical Sensor Type:Advanced HAD CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabiliser:Electronic (Super Steady Shot)

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:PAL
Digital Zoom:480
Faders:Black fader / Overlap fader / White fader / Wipe fader
Media Type:DVD-R (8cm) / DVD-RW (8 cm) / DVD+RW (8cm)
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Special Effects:Monotone / Mosaic / Pastel / Sepia
Still Image Format:JPEG


Viewfinder Colour Support:Colour
Viewfinder Type:Electronic