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Canon MiniDV Digital Camcorder MD160

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of Canon MiniDV Digital Camcorder MD160. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and zoom. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably, but the portability and durability get critical reviews.

price, usability, zoom, reliability

durability, portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon MiniDV Digital Camcorder MD160 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by: Good Gear (

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Another solid digital video camera from Canon, the MD160 will do all the things you'd expect of an entry level unit and do them well.

35x zoom, good video quality

Slightly dull colours

Jan, 2009

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Canon MD160 review


Inexpensive MiniDV camcorder offering great value for money

Long zoom length ; Good anti-shake software ; Very easy to use ; Great, unpretentious family camcorder

Doesn't like strong light ; No accessory shoe or external mic port

Affordable, easy to use, no-frills camcorder that's ideal for filming the kids on days out

Oct, 2007