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Sony Handycam DCR DVD450E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of Sony Handycam DCR DVD450E. The average rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the viewfinder and design. The memory and usability also get good feedback, but many are negative about the battery.

portability, usability, memory, design, viewfinder


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony Handycam DCR DVD450E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Sony DCR-DVD450E Camcorder


This camcorder is part of the Handycam range by Sony, in silver this camcorder is very stylish looking indeed and is nicely compacted to give all the features you would expect from a camcorder while being much smaller than others are. Being this small...

May, 2012

Consumer review by: Ed (

Sony DCR-DVD450E


Light weight and has a view finder which was an important factor for me. Manufacturers have dropped viewfinders apart from on high end models. Records onto internal memory or Memory Stick. Easy to download onto a computer

No remote control with it, so when you want to review the film you have to be on your hands and knees in front of the tv instead of being with family and friends ; Long range shots are unstaedy ; No special effects for film making ; The front of camera...

Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: Gary (

Sony DCR-DVD450E


Great form factor, easy to use and lightwweight

DVD storage size is a limitation

Feb, 2010

Consumer review by: Nick (

Sony DCR-DVD450E


Compact and lightweight but not too small. Easy to navigate around menus using intuative touch screen. Reversible screen is useful. Being able to record to internal memory and then burn to DVD addresses my fears that DVDs might skip or footage might be...

None so far regarding actual product but concerned that DVD recording is deemed to be an obsolete format so planning to stock up on plenty re-write DVDs just in case

Nov, 2009

Consumer review by: Kestutis (

Sony DCR-DVD450E


Poor image qoality

Battery life could be better

Nov, 2009

Consumer review by: Ursula (

Sony DCR-DVD450E


I am very pleased with this product so far

There are no bad points

May, 2009