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Sony DCR-DVD602

Sony DCR-DVD602
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Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 reviews of Sony DCR-DVD602. The average rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People really like the price. The zoom is also appreciated, but some have doubts about the image quality.

usability, zoom, price

image quality

On average, users rate this product 60/100 and experts rate this product 60/100.

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Expert review by: Denis Gallagher (

Sony DCR-DVD602


Good value, impressive 20X optical zoom lens

Ordinary still image resolution, substantially larger than some other Sony DVD camcorders

Sony's DCRDVD602E is an easy-to-use, robustly built DVD camcorder that should satisfy anyone wanting to shoot video to view on the home TV.

Sep, 2005

Consumer review by: dtsingis (

Fast Delivery, unsealed box though


If it wasn't for the seal on the item I would have given them a 5 for an overall rating.

Fast delivery Easy to order on website

The box came unsealed

May, 2006

Product Specifications

A range of easy-to-use functions makes shooting with the Sony DVD Handycam DCR-DVD605 series a pleasure. And with excellent features such as the Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar Lens and up to 20x Optical Zoom, you can expect excellent quality cinematic home movies. PRODUCT FEATURES: Built-in 1/6" Advanced HAD CCD; Carl-Zeiss Vario-Sonnar Lens; Dual DVD Burning Function (DVD-R, DVD-RW and DVD+RW); 20x Optical Zoom; Start / Stop & Zoom Button on LCD, allows more freedom when filming in different angles or self-shooting; NightShot Plus; Super SteadyShot (Electronic); Touch Panel; Battery Info.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:Sony NP-FP50

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Camera Flash

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.4cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Beach & ski / Landscape / Portrait mode / Sports mode / Spotlight / Sunset & moon


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Handycam DCR

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.8-3.1
Max Focal Length:46mm
Min Focal Length:2.3mm
Optical Zoom:20
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:0.4Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:400Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:800Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.2 mm ( 1/6 ) / 4.2 mm ( 1/6" )
Optical Sensor Type:Advanced HAD CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabilizer:Electronic (Steady Shot)/Electronic (Super Steady Shot)

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Analog Video Format:PAL
Digital Scene Transition:Black fader / Overlap fader / White fader / Wipe fader
Digital Zoom:800
Media Type:DVD-R (8cm) / DVD-RW (8 cm) / DVD+RW (8cm)
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Special Effects:Luminance Key / Monotone / Mosaic / Old Movie / Pastel / Sepia
Still Image Format:JPEG


Viewfinder Color Support:Black & white/Color
Viewfinder Type:Electronic