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Hitachi DZ HS301

Hitachi DZ HS301
alaScore 76

12 reviews

Oct, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of Hitachi DZ HS301. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the battery. The usability is also mentioned favorably. There are some negative opinions about the zoom and image quality.

usability, battery

image quality, zoom

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Hitachi DZ HS301 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Hitachi DZ HS301 from The average user rating for this product is 2.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers really like the usability. Some have doubts about the image quality.


image quality

0% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Hitachi DZ-HS 301 E Camcorder

Oct, 2015

Expert review by: (

Hitachi DZ-HS301E review


The camcorder's 8GB hard disk stores just under two hours of recording at the highest quality settings, which is equivalent to two MiniDV tapes.

At first glance the DZ-HS301E looks like a traditional MiniDV camcorder, but Hitachi has squeezed in both a DVD drive and a hard disk.

Feb, 2007

Expert review by: Rasesh Tanna (

Hitachi DZ-HS301 and DZ-HS303 DVD-HDD Camcorders


Hitachi has recently announced their new line of camcorders and this time they have gone for something very innovative and potentially the future of camcorders. These camcorders come with DVD support as well as a 'Hard disk'. This is one of the first...

Dec, 2006

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Hitachi DZ-HS301E


Hard disc recording

limited Zoom

Dec, 2006

Product Specifications


3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CCD
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser


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