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Sony DCR-HC18

alaTest has collected and analyzed 108 reviews of Sony DCR-HC18. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Comments about the battery and size are overall positive. The portability and price also get good feedback. There are some mixed opinions about the durability. Some have doubts about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony DCR-HC18 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 61 user reviews of Sony DCR-HC18 from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on People really like the size and battery. The portability and price are also mentioned favorably. Many are less positive about the reliability. Views are divided on the durability.

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92% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony DCR-HC18E Digital CamcorderSony DCR-HC18E Digital Camcorder

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: jairo (

Sony Handycam DCR-HC18E


night vision, digital,

microphone get interference from camera, user interface is difficult to use. to many cables,

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Kenneth (

Sony Handycam DCR-HC18E


At the time of purchase this was a great product, but now with the advance of technology it is outdated, surpassed by DVD and smart cards

Too Old fashioned now.

Nov, 2009