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Sony Handycam DCR DVD610E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of Sony Handycam DCR DVD610E. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviews about the price and memory are on the whole positive. The portability and image quality are also appreciated. There are some critical reviews about the zoom.

image quality, portability, memory, price


On average, users rate this product 80/100.

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Sony handycam is very handy! ”


I bought this product about 2 years ago. I have used it for many different events. I love the picture. It is really crisp and clear. I don't like the fact that even when you have zoom turned all the way off you have to really step back to look at...

Feb, 2011

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Sony Handycam DVD610 easy to use! ”


Our family has enjoyed our Sony Handycam DCR-DVD610 since purchasing it about 18 months ago. We purchased the camera because it featured a "Hybrid" method for movie recording--in which you could use traditional DVDs (the small ones) or a Memory...

Jan, 2011

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Sony Handycam DCR DVD610E You are the best choice! ! !


1 / 8 "80-megapixel CCD image can show vivid details, in the shadow of light or dark, but also a more natural skin texture and image details. Can be captured through its natural, vivid colors. DCR-DVD610E is equipped with an optical zoom up to 40 times...

Value for money


Mar, 2009

Consumer review (

Sony DCR-DVD610E DVD Camcorder


The Camcorder uses Mini DVD's or the Memory Stick Pro duo. It has a Wide screen LCD with touch screen option. The lens is a Carl Zeiss 40x zoom. The camcorder comes with a USB cable to connect it to the computers for upload of the files. The mini DVD's...

It is a great camcorder uses Mini DVD's or Memory Stick Pro Duo

It requires the Mini DVD's

Jan, 2005

Product Specifications

Shooting and sharing video is easy with the DCR-DVD610 Handycam camcorder. The simple controls and powerful features let you record your favorite events without a hassle. Compose your shots on the 2.7 widescreen touch panel LCD display, then close in on the action using the powerful 40x optical/2000x digital zoom. Gain even more control over your images with Super Steady Shot image stabilization, as well as Super NightShot Plus technology for excellent quality in low light. With Hybrid recording technology, you can capture it all directly to a DVD or removable Memory Stick Duo or Memory Stick PRO Duo media.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:Sony NP-FH40

Camcorder Features

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

Camera Flash

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

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

Exposure Parameters

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


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Handycam DCR

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.8-4.1
Max Focal Length:76mm
Min Focal Length:1.9mm
Optical Zoom:40
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:0.34Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:410Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:800Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/8"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):3.2 mm ( 1/8 ) / 3.2 mm ( 1/8" )
Optical Sensor Type:Advanced HAD CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabilizer:Electronic (Super Steady Shot)

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Analog Video Format:PAL
Digital Scene Transition:Black fader / White fader
Digital Video Format:MPEG-2
Digital Zoom:2000
Face Detection: Yes
Media Type:DVD-R (8cm) / DVD-RW (8 cm) / DVD+R DL (8cm) / DVD+RW (8cm) / Flash card
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Special Effects:Monotone / Old Movie / Pastel / Sepia
Still Image Format:JPEG


Viewfinder Color Support:Color
Viewfinder Type:Electronic