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Sharp Viewcam VL-AH150U 8mm Camcorder

alaTest has collected and analyzed 37 reviews of Sharp Viewcam VL-AH150U 8mm Camcorder. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Views about the price and image quality are on the whole positive. The zoom and portability are also mentioned favorably, but reviews are divided on the reliability. Some have doubts about the color and viewfinder.

usability, portability, zoom, image quality, price

battery, viewfinder, color

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sharp Viewcam VL-AH150U 8mm Camcorder is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 72/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Sharp Viewcam VL-AH150U 8mm Camcorder


alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Sharp Viewcam VL-AH150U 8mm Camcorder from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers really like the price and design. The portability and image quality also get good feedback. Comments are divided on the battery, while there are some negative opinions about the usability.

zoom, image quality, portability, design, price


90% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sharp VLAH150 3" Hi8 Screen ViewCam CamcorderSharp VLAH150 3" Hi8 Screen ViewCam Camcorder

Jul, 2018

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Cheap garbage...

Feb, 2005

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Better than Sony in low light


Easy to use,BIG LCD

Long term reliability

Mar, 2003

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Nice small camera for the money


easy to use, small compact,

short battery life & doesnt come with a carrying case

Feb, 2003

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Poorly designed camera


Easy to use

After 2 years it fell apart

Dec, 2002

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Camcorder broke after two uses!!


Light Weight

Piece of junk!

Jul, 2002

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Review of Sharp Viewam


Easy to use. The optical zoom works great. On screen choices

Digital zoom worthless. Clarity when view on TV not good.

May, 2002

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Short and sweet


Easy to use


Apr, 2002

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A good overall camera


This is an excelent camera in terms of size and picture.

Some of the controls and features are difficult to use

Apr, 2002

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The Boone Family Loves the Sharp Viewcam!


Easy to Use and View on your TV or tape to your VCR!

Can't adjust volume in record mode.

Apr, 2002

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Great camcorder


Like the big screen for viewing while recording/editing

Battery life seems short

Apr, 2002

Product Specifications

All Sharp Viewcam camcorders offer low reflectivity (1%) color LCD view screens, a variable angle recording and instant playback in color with sound. Sharp Viewcam camcorders are the easiest and most enjoyable camcorders to use. Hi8 extends the performance of standard 8mm to near-professional heights. This gives you an amazingly vivid picture with superior color resolution and greater detail.This 3" Hi 8mm Color LCD Screen Viewcam with 16x Optical Zoom and Dual Picture Effects gives the user a picture in a picture mode giving your videos a new high tech look.