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alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the battery and image quality. The price and zoom are also mentioned favorably, but the portability and features get negative opinions.

usability, zoom, price, image quality, battery

features, portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the DXG DXG-581V is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of DXG DXG-581V from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on

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portability, features

92% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: DXG DXG-581V High Definition Digital Camcorder - Flash Memory, Memory Card - 2.5" Active Matrix TFT Color LCD - 4x - 32MB Flash Memory

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It's very light. It's cool to look at, and it will dazzle your friends as they.

Easy to Use ; Good Image Stabilization ; Great Picture Quality ; Great Sound ; Great Zoom ; High res ; Large Clear LCD ; LONG battery life ; Looks cool

Complicated To Operate

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Fabulous HD Camcorder


Simply a fabuolus Camcorder with HD specs at a very low price. Ritz Camera beats the competition.

Easy to Use ; Good Image Stabilization ; Good in Low Light ; Great Picture Quality ; Great Sound ; Great Zoom ; Large Clear LCD ; Zoom range/performance


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This camera is by-far, the best camera for the money and certainly the best camera I've ever used.

Easy to Use ; Good Image Stabilization ; Good in Low Light ; Great Picture Quality ; Great Sound ; Great Zoom ; Large Clear LCD ; Zoom range/performance

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Incredible Camcorder


Incredibly good video. 60 FPS at 1080i is sharp.

Dual stream recording ; Easy to Use ; Good battery life ; Good Image Stabilization ; Good in Low Light ; Great Picture Quality ; Great Sound ; Great Zoom ; Large Clear LCD ; Touch screen ; Zoom range/performance

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Great For beginning film makers


This is great for youtuber's just check out the quality [...]/supermac18

Easy to Use ; Good Image Stabilization ; Great Picture Quality ; Great Zoom ; Large Clear LCD ; Zoom range/performance

Poor In Low Light ; Poor Sound

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Nice look


This prouduct is easy to use and makes a perefect gift you will enjoy sharing those wonderful times

Easy to Use, Good Image Stabilization, Good in Low Light, Great Picture Quality, Great Sound, Great Zoom, Large Clear LCD, Zoom range/performance

No External Mic Input

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Bad Quality


I didn't like this camera because of the quality, both the still pictures and video were both really blurry, I have returned the camcorder.

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GREAT CAMCORDER! Easy to use and a convenient size. We love it.

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Great purchase


I have used this several times at the 720p 60fps setting, and it give a great HD picture. It also takes good pictures, but I think the camcorder function is the best way to use it. I would definitely recommend having a high speed high capacity SD card....

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Basic Camcorder


I received the camcorder after 2 weeks of ordering and it only toke me 2 days to return it back to where it came from, it was NOT what i expected mainly due to the quality and zoom features, the quality shines its best outdoors where you can see a...


Product Specifications

The DXG-581V is the next-generation high-definition camcorder. Measuring less than 4" high, this baby fits comfortably in your hand and performs like the big boys. Start with vibrant and crisp high-definition video up to 1920 x 1080 at 30fps - that's 1080! - then capture brilliant still pictures, and the DXG-581V will not disappoint. This high-definition camcorder sports a bright 2.5" TFT display, records in H.264, MOV format, and supports high-capacity SD cards so you won't have to worry about missing those moments again. The DXG-581V even has a built-in voice recorder, perfect for personal memos and to-do lists.

Audio Input



Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific

Camcorder Features

High Definition Video Support:1080p
Widescreen Video Capture: Yes

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:SD Memory Card / SDHC Memory Card

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.4cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Flash Memory

Form Factor:Integrated
Storage Capacity:32MB


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:DXG

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/3.2
Min Focal Length:7.5mm

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:5Megapixel
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:5Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/2.5"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):10.2 mm ( 1/2.5 ) / 10.2 mm ( 1/2.5" )
Optical Sensor Type:CMOS
Sensor Qty:1CMOS

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Video Format:H.264
Digital Zoom:4
Media Type:Flash card
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Special Effects:Black & White / Sepia
Still Image Format:JPEG


Viewfinder Type: None