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Canon DC 320

alaTest has collected and analyzed 53 reviews of Canon DC 320. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and size. The price and portability also get good feedback, but there are some critical reviews about the durability.

usability, portability, price, size, image quality


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon DC 320 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 user reviews of Canon DC 320 from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers really like the size and battery. The price and portability also get good feedback, but many are less positive about the durability.

usability, portability, price, battery, size


86% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon DC320 1.07MP DVD Camcorder with 37x Optical ZoomCanon DC320 1.07MP DVD Camcorder with 37x Optical ZoomCanon DC320 1.07MP DVD Camcorder with 48x Optical Zoom

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: jakryl675 (

can not retreve pictures, can not uses disk on computer


i tried to uses it several times, could not get a picture that was good.

not a thing

joystick was to small. did not know what it was doing

May, 2009

Consumer review by: jeff6898 (

Worst camcorder ever owned


Stay away get you one that any brand dvd will work in it. Canon's customer service can't even tell what what will work.

good zoom, lite weight

Keep getting Can not read disc error, tried 4 brands of dvd-r Finally maxell worked but after about 10 minutes of recording can not read disc again. Exchanged it for a new one and same problem

Mar, 2009

Consumer review by: ralasinchains (

Easy Great Picture Quality AND VERY WORTH BUYING


This excellent little camera has every thing any budding youtuber or anyone trying to preserve family memory's could need. A better frame rate then Sony's alternative HandyCam is a huge plus. The zoom on this camera is 4000x and clear enough to see the...

Good quality, easy to use, comfortable, good frame rate, and small

No attachments and minor sound issues

Feb, 2009

Consumer review by: pamelalausch (

This is a great camera


I love this video camera. It took forever to drain the battery, the videos are great and the zoom is awesome. The drawbacks? I have no connection to my computer with it, the still photos are not excellent quality, but they are pretty good, and the mini...

Video quality is excellent, zoom is phenomenal

Still pictures not excellent, discs don't hold much

Jan, 2009

Consumer review by: SLC (

Love the size


Haven't actually used the camcorder yet. I do love the small size of the camera and that it will record directly onto a dvd. I have used the camera part of it, and it works great. Can't beat the buy for a camcorder and camera all in one. I always buy...

Feb, 2010

Consumer review by: grenn (

great camcorder


good buy

Jan, 2010

Consumer review by: Frank (

Excellent Product


Great camera

Jan, 2010

Consumer review by: Mimi (

good product for the price


great size and works really well

Jan, 2010

Consumer review by: CAROL (

great little camcorder


the best camcorder i've ever owned. a good value for the price. works perfectly,it being refurbished doesn't hurt it one bit.

Dec, 2009

Consumer review by: jlee (

What a deal


Works great. Takes very good video and pictures

nothing at all

Dec, 2009

Product Specifications

Around the world, the name Canon means optical excellence, advanced image processing and superb performance. And Canon digital video camcorders are no exception. If your choice of recording media is DVD, you'll find a family of capable and technologically sophisticated DVD camcorders built with the Canon know how which you've come to expect in all Canon products. Affordable, sleek and easy-to-operate, the Canon DC320 gives you the convenience of DVD technology, along with an exclusive Canon 48x Advanced Zoom - a feature only possible with Canon industry-leading optical technology. It also boasts Canon's advanced DIGIC DV II image processor, a 1.07 Megapixel CCD, SD card image storage capability, Quick Start and Joystick Control. Add to that the long recording time available thanks to its high capacity battery and low power consumption and you'll see that the DC320 makes it simpler than ever to capture and share all the unforgettable moments of your life.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:Canon NB-2LH

Camcorder Features

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

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:MultiMediaCard / SD Memory Card

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 / Fireworks / Night mode / Portrait mode / Snow / Sports mode / Spotlight / Sunset


Product Type:Power adapter
Subcategory (AG):Power adapters


Country Kits:United Kingdom
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Canon AD/Canon DC

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/2.0-5.2
Max Focal Length:96.2mm
Min Focal Length:2.6mm
Optical Zoom:37
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:0.8Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:710Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:1.07Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.2 mm ( 1/6 ) / 4.2 mm ( 1/6" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabilizer:Electronic

Power Device

Form Factor (AG):External
Load Rating:Portable device
Voltage Required:AC 230V

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

System Requirements

OS Required: None

Video Input

Digital Scene Transition:Black fader / Wipe fader
Digital Video Format:MPEG-2
Digital Zoom:2000
Media Type:DVD-R (8cm) / DVD-R DL (8 cm) / DVD-RW (8 cm)
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Special Effects:Art / Black & White / Mosaic / Neutral / Sepia / Skin Detail / Vivid
Still Image Format:JPEG


Image Aspect Ratio (camcorders):16:9
Viewfinder Color Support:Color
Viewfinder Type:LCD