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DXG DXG-506V Digital Camcorder

alaTest has collected and analyzed 118 reviews of DXG DXG-506V Digital Camcorder. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Comments about the memory and size are overall positive. The portability and price also get good reviews. Opinions about the zoom and battery are mixed, while some have doubts about the reliability.

usability, price, portability, size, memory

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the DXG DXG-506V Digital Camcorder is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for DXG DXG-506V Digital Camcorder

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 97 user reviews of DXG DXG-506V Digital Camcorder from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the memory and size. The portability and usability are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the reliability and durability. There are some mixed comments about the image quality.

price, usability, portability, size, memory

durability, reliability

76% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: DXG DXG-506V 5.0 MegaPixel Multi-Functional Camera with MPEG4 Technology (Silver)DXG 506V 5.1MP MPEG-4 Digital Camcorder w/Still Image & MP3 PlayerDXG DXG-506VP 5.0 MegaPixel Multi-Functional Camera with MPEG4 Technology (Pink)

Aug, 2015

Expert review by: K. Samwell (techgage.com)

DXG-506V Digital Camera

 

Expensive cameras are not for everyone, but everyone does want a camera with ample qualities to get the job done. DXG realizes this and as a result, they have released their 506V digital camera. To call it a digital camera is an understatement though,...

Presto Video Works is the packaged video editor. I toyed with this briefly using other videos I have, not the ones taken with the camera as they either did not download off the camera properly or were corrupted in the transfer.

Jul, 2007

Consumer review by: tenpinmombo (viewpoints.com)

Just ok ”

 

Received this camera and sorry to say it is not what I expected. I am not completely thrilled with it. Takes ok video and pictures, but of course mine was defective and the card would not eject and I had to send it back to be fixed/replaced. ...

Mar, 2011
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Consumer review by: Alexsmamaw (viewpoints.com)

Polaroid - once your source for instant photos; now videos! ”

 

I absolutely love this camcorder - it is extremely easy to operate, has a fairly large screen for me to see what I am videotaping or photographing - I can hook it straight to my television and watch the videos or view photos, I can easily download it...

Feb, 2008

Consumer review by: sadgefact (viewpoints.com)

this is an ok camcorder but the images are not as clear. ”

 

this camcorder is pretty good for the price but the clarity of the images needs improvementI would recommend this to others for the value. I think it makes a great gift. Would probably buy it again.  There are plenty of other camcorders on the market...

Dec, 2007

Consumer review by: sadgefact (viewpoints.com)

this is an ok camcorder but the images are not as clear.

 

this camcorder is pretty good for the price but the clarity of the images needs improvement I would recommend this to others for the value. I think it makes a great gift. Would probably buy it again. There are plenty of other camcorders on the market...

Dec, 2007

Consumer review by: diva61082 (viewpoints.com)

good starter camera ”

 

Great Camera for your basic home videos and still photos. very easy to use, if you are not tech savy. price is very affordable and you can get it in about any store such as circuit city or best buy. great gift for mother, father, sister, brother,...

Dec, 2007

Consumer review by: niniluv1 (viewpoints.com)

this is a great camcorder would recommend to anyone.

 

this is a good camcorder and i have to say has not disapointed me at all. i basically use it on holidays, birthdays, and other special occasions and all my videos come out great. eventhough the name brand may not be that famous the camcorder has turned...

Dec, 2007

Consumer review by: niniluv1 (viewpoints.com)

this is a great camcorder would recommend to anyone. ”

 

this is a good camcorder and i have to say has not disapointed me at all. i basically use it on holidays, birthdays, and other special occasions and all my videos come out great. eventhough the name brand may not be that famous the camcorder has turned...

Dec, 2007

Consumer review by: onefiestygal (viewpoints.com)

it's wonderful to capture all the great moments with this produc

 

i use this product at all of my family events as it captures every minute in great color and virtually makes you relive the moment all over again! I have purchased this for all three of my nieces to take on their vacations so they can literally share...

Dec, 2007

Consumer review by: onefiestygal (viewpoints.com)

it's wonderful to capture all the great moments with this produc ”

 

i use this product at all of my family events as it captures every minute in great color and virtually makes you relive the moment all over again!  I have purchased this for all three of my nieces to take on their vacations so they can literally share...

Dec, 2007

Product Specifications

The DXG-506V is a full-motion digital camcorder, 5.1MP still camera, and MP3 player in one compact design, it's perfect to take anywhere you go to capture life's special moments. The DXG comes with a number of features including TV Out and Direct Print capability, built-in flash, and a Macro mode. The camcorder also can be used as a voice recorder and a webcam! Powered by four AAA batteries.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Standard form factor
Supported Battery Form Factor:AAA

Camera Flash

Type:Built-in flash

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:MultiMediaCard / SD Memory Card

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:1.5in/2.8in
Height:3.5in
Weight:0.2lbs/3.5oz/4.8oz
Width:1.5in/2.8in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:1.7in
Diagonal Size (metric):4.3cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Flash Memory

Form Factor:Integrated
Storage Capacity:32MB

Header

Manufacturer:DXG TECHNOLOGY
Model:DXG-506V
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:DXG

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/3.0
Min Focal Length:8.25mm
Type:Lens

Miscellaneous

Color:Black/Blue/Pink

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Sensor Resolution:5.13Mpix/5.1Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/1.8"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):14.1 mm ( 1/1.8 ) / 14.1 mm ( 1/1.8" )
Optical Sensor Type:CMOS
Sensor Qty:1CMOS

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Video Format:MPEG-4
Digital Zoom:4
ISO (Max):100
Light Sensitivity:ISO 100
Media Type:Flash card
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode/Frame movie mode
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: None
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