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Hitachi DZ HS300E

Hitachi DZ HS300E
alaScore 75

8 reviews

Oct, 2016

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews of Hitachi DZ HS300E. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the usability. The price also gets good feedback.

zoom, price, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Hitachi DZ HS300E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Hitachi DZ HS300E from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on People are impressed by the usability. The price is also appreciated.

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This summary is based on the products: Hitachi DZHS300EUK Hybrid DVD + HDD Camcorder (25x Optical and 1200 x Digital Zoom) 2.7" Widescreen LCDHitachi DZHS300EUK Hybrid DVD + HDD Camcorder (25x Optical and 1200 x Digital Zoom) 2.7" Widescreen LCD

Oct, 2016

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Sep, 2008

Expert review by: Karl Foster (

Hitachi DZ-HS300E


Allowing for recording direct to mini DVDs or to an internal hard disk, the Hitachi DZ-HS300E has much to offer the hobbyist videographer.

Built-in hard disk drive, responsive 25x optical zoom, effective image stabilisation, clear flip-out widescreen LCD

Fiddly transport controls, no external mic socket, no accessory shoe, no built-in flash, recording to optical media is time-consuming, cannot import directly into iMovie, only 0.4mp stills

The DZ-HS300E is inexpensive and offers the convenience of HD storage. It's easy enough to use, but the recording format is not one that iMovie can import. But if you don't mind having to convert footage before editing, this is a low-cost route into...

Feb, 2008

Product Specifications


3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CCD
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser
Sensor Size:1/6''


Digital Input: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface :SD Card
USB: Yes
USB Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
Wireless Interface: No

General Features

3D: No
Format:DVD / HDD
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Resolution:Standard Definition


HD Video Format:Not Applicable
Recording Format:16:9 / 4:3