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Hitachi DZ-GX3200E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 reviews of Hitachi DZ-GX3200E. 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. Opinions about the reliability and portability are generally positive. The image quality and price also get good feedback. There are some mixed comments about the battery. Many are critical about the color.

usability, price, image quality, portability, reliability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Hitachi DZ-GX3200E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 user reviews of Hitachi DZ-GX3200E 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 Comments about the reliability and portability are on the whole positive. The image quality and price are also appreciated.

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65% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Hitachi DZ-GX3200A 2.1MP DVD Camcorder with 10x Optical ZoomHitachi DZ-GX3200A 2.1MP DVD Camcorder with 10x Optical Zoom

Jul, 2018

Expert review by : Phil Ryan (

Hitachi DZ-GX3200A review


As the little sibling of Hitachi's DZ-GX3300A , the DZ-GX3200A serves up an almost identical feature set and similarly pleasing performance, including better than average low-light performance. The main difference between the two is CCD sensors-- the...

Decent low-light video quality; solid battery life; in-camera editing.

Hidden touch-sensitive controls; poor auto white balance for stills.

Hitachi's DZ-GX3200A delivers decent video quality at a relatively inexpensive price for a DVD camcorder.

Jul, 2006

Product Specifications

Proprietary 6th Generation Hitachi technology delivers high quality 2.12 Mega Pixel resolution in a sleek, lightweight and compact design. Oversampling Advanced Image Processing captures more pixels per frame to create a sharper, more detailed image. Recording in true 16: 9 widescreen format straight DVD that can be finalized easily by pressing a single button. With PC and Mac Video Editing Software, simply transfer video from Camcorder to computer for editing, and then burn back to one of four formats of DVD in your camcorder. The Photo Frame Grab allows you choose the perfect frame of video action and store it as a still image on the removable SD card. Hitachi delivers superior technologies and picture performance in DVD Camcorders.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific

Camcorder Features

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

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory: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:Low light / Portrait mode / Sand & snow / Sports mode / Spotlight


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Hitachi DZ

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.8-2.2
Max Focal Length:45mm
Min Focal Length:4.5mm
Optical Zoom:10
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:1.92Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:1.23Mpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:2.12Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/3.6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):7.1 mm ( 1/3.6 ) / 7.1 mm ( 1/3.6" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabilizer:Electronic

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Video Input

Digital Scene Transition:Black & white fader / White fader / Wipe fader
Digital Video Format:MPEG-2
Digital Zoom:500
Media Type:DVD-R (8cm) / DVD-RAM (8 cm) / DVD-RW (8 cm) / DVD+RW (8cm)
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Still Image Format:JPEG


Viewfinder Color Support:Color
Viewfinder Type:LCD