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Sony DCR-DVD406 / DVD406E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of Sony DCR-DVD406 / DVD406E. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the design and viewfinder. The zoom and usability are also appreciated, whereas there are some less positive views about the price.

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On average, users rate this product 93/100.

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Consumer review by: Ry (reevoo.com)

Sony DCR-DVD406

 

Very good camcorder, good quality images, easy to use, compact, stylish, lightweight.

Dec, 2007

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Sony DCR-DVD406

 

Excellent easy to use features

fade in and out has to be reset each time. This should be a default setting.

Jun, 2007

Product Specifications

The DCR-DVD406E is an advanced DVD Handycam with a Carl Zeiss lens, ClearVid CMOS sensor, a 2.7" widescreen "ClearPhoto LCD plus" touch screen and 5.1 channel surround sound creator.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:Sony NP-FH60

Camcorder Features

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

Camera Flash

Type:Built-in flash

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:Memory Stick Duo / Memory Stick PRO Duo

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:5.6in
Height:3.4in
Weight:17.3oz
Width:2.8in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.7in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.9cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Beach / Candle / Fireworks / Landscape / Portrait mode / Snow / Sports mode / Spotlight / Sunrise / Twilight mode

Header

Manufacturer:Sony
Model:DVD406E
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Handycam DCR

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.8-2.9
Max Focal Length:51mm
Min Focal Length:5.1mm
Optical Zoom:10
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:2Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:1.4Mpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:2.1Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/3"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):8.5 mm ( 1/3 ) / 8.5 mm ( 1/3" )
Optical Sensor Type:ClearVid CMOS
Sensor Qty:1CMOS

Optical System

Image Stabilizer:Electronic (Super Steady Shot)

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Scene Transition:Black fader / White fader
Digital Video Format:MPEG-2
Digital Zoom:80
Media Type:DVD-R (8cm) / DVD-R DL (8 cm) / DVD-RW (8 cm) / DVD+RW (8cm)
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Special Effects:Monotone / Old Movie / Pastel / Sepia
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Image Aspect Ratio (camcorders):16:9
Viewfinder Color Support:Color
Viewfinder Type:Electronic