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Sony Handycam DCR-DVD106 Camcorder

alaTest has collected and analyzed 114 reviews of Sony Handycam DCR-DVD106 Camcorder. 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. Reviewers really like the portability and image quality. The zoom and price are also appreciated, but the durability and battery get critical reviews.

usability, price, zoom, image quality, portability

battery, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony Handycam DCR-DVD106 Camcorder is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Handycam DCR-DVD106 Camcorder

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 user reviews of Sony Handycam DCR-DVD106 Camcorder from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the size and portability. The zoom and image quality are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the durability, while there are some mixed opinions about the price.

usability, image quality, zoom, portability, size

durability

93% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony DCR-DVD106 Handycam DVD Camcorder With 2.5'' LCD ScreenSony DCR-DVD106 Handycam DVD Camcorder With 2.5'' LCD Screen

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: Which? (which.co.uk)

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Apr, 2008

Consumer review by: Emma Jackson (alaTest.co.uk)

DO NOT BUY THIS PRODUCT!

 

WE WERE BOUGHT THIS CAMERA AS A PRESENT..IT HAS WIPED TWO DISKS, WE RECORDED INFORMATION ONTO THE CAMERA WHICH WERE WE ABLE TO WATCH AND PLAY BACK, THE CAMERA THEN SAID THE COVER WAS OPEN (IT WASN'T) AND WHEN WE WENT BACK TO LOOK AT WHAT WE HAD RECORED...

Aug, 2011

Consumer review by: chaz567 (dooyoo.co.uk)

Sony Handycam DCR-DVD106E : Great camcorder

 

THis camcorder is great, having bought it for a quck film for friends work, it has never failed. It has great picture quality, and an added bonus is that the zoom is optical to 40 times. This allows you to zoom in alot without picture quality loss and...

Oct, 2007

Consumer review by: chaz567 (dooyoo.co.uk)

Sony Handycam DCR-DVD106E: Great camcorder

 

THis camcorder is great, having bought it for a quck film for friends work, it has never failed. It has great picture quality, and an added bonus is that the zoom is optical to 40 times. This allows you to zoom in alot without picture quality loss and...

Great picture, easy to use and great sound

not the best battery life

Oct, 2007

Consumer review by: kinkajoo (dooyoo.co.uk)

Disappointment!

 

I recieved this as a chirstmas present, and was very excited as I had wanted one for ages to take travelling with me. So christmas dat, everyone is piled into my house, drinks flowing, get the camera out. It was very easy to set up and use and the...

Fantastic Camera

Doesn't Work

Mar, 2007

Consumer review by: kinkajoo (dooyoo.co.uk)

Sony Handycam DCR-DVD106E : Disappointment!

 

I recieved this as a chirstmas present, and was very excited as I had wanted one for ages to take travelling with me. So christmas dat, everyone is piled into my house, drinks flowing, get the camera out. It was very easy to set up and use and the...

Mar, 2007

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

Midget Gem

 

I expected g...

Feb, 2007

Product Specifications

Carrying Case

Carrying Strap:Hand grip
Recommended Use:For camcorder
Type:Marine case

Configuration

3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CCD
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser
Sensor Size:1/6''

Connectivity

Digital Input: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
HDMI: No
HDMI PORT: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface :MS Duo / Pro Duo
Type of SD Card Interface : No
USB: Yes
USB Interface: Yes
Wireless Interface: No

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:8.7in
Height:5.8in
Weight:2.2lbs
Width:6.3in

General Features

3D: No
Format:DVD
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Product Type:TRAD. CAMCORDER
Resolution:Standard Definition
Type:Camcorder

Header

Manufacturer:Sony
Model:HCE
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony SPK

Lens

Longest Shutter Speed in s:1/3
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/3500

Miscellaneous

Underwater Use: Yes

Recording

HD Video Format:Not Applicable
Recording Format:4:3