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VuPoint DV-DA1-VP

alaTest has collected and analyzed 30 reviews of VuPoint DV-DA1-VP. The average rating for this product is 2.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviews about the portability and price are overall positive. Some have doubts about the design and reliability.

price, portability

usability, image quality, size, reliability, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the VuPoint DV-DA1-VP is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 user reviews of VuPoint DV-DA1-VP from The average user rating for this product is 2.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers are impressed by the portability. The price is also mentioned favorably, whereas many are less positive about the design and reliability.

price, portability

image quality, usability, size, reliability, design

41% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Vupoint DV-DA1-VP 5MP Multifunction Digital Video CameraVupoint DV-DA1-VP 5MP Multifunction Digital Video Camera

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: TheDude (

Good Budget Camcorder


For a budget camcorder, it's pretty solid. Transferring video to your computer is pretty easy. Quality is pretty good for the price, but not as good as full size camcorders. Firmware isn't the greatest, and the joystick control can be tricky to use,...

Compact and light, CCD sensor, accepts 2GB SD cards, large screen, fairly easy to use

Picture quality isn't the highest

Aug, 2007

Consumer review by: Will (

Not worth it


Spend a few bucks more and get something better or a few bucks less and be happy. Could be okay for general indoor use like birthday partys or something. For me the product is next to useless. Being nice I gave it a 2. Purchased it to use dirt bike...

It works okay indoors

Sunlight washes out the viewfinder image completely. The slightest air movement sounds like a hurricane when the clip is watched on a computer. The menuing system is very hard to navigate because of its layout and the way the toggle button works

Aug, 2007

Consumer review by: caledbet (

Frustrating and Irritating


When I got this camera for my birthday I was so excited. Finally, a decent amount of Mp's! But I started playing with my new toy and discovered that the buttons are not very well placed or designed, making menus really hard to navigate. The strange...

HighRes; convenient size/shape; games, video, audio and Mp3; SD card slot; clear LCD

No Mac Drivers; no Bluetooth; bad ergonomics; malfunctioning buttons; NO MAC DRIVERS

Dec, 2008

Product Specifications

VuPoint Solutions delivers advanced, innovative and reliable product solutions. It has over fifty years of experience in consumer electronics. its products are researched, designed and developed to exacting quality standards. PRODUCT FEATURES: 5.0 Megapixels CCD sensor; Capable of image enhancement using built-in firmware; Shoot Mode: Still image, Video, Voice Recorder; 2.5" LTPS LCD color display screen; Digital Zoom 8x; White balance: Automatic, Sunny, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent; Exposure control: Automatic, Manual; Image file format: JPEG, MPEG4, WAV; USB 2.0; Video Output: NTSC, PAL.

Audio Input



Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific

Camera Flash

Type:Built-in flash

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:MultiMediaCard / SD Memory Card

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.4cm
Display Form Factor:Built-in
Technology:Low Temperature Poly-Silicon (LTPS)
Type:LCD display

Flash Memory

Form Factor:Integrated


Manufacturer:VuPoint Solutions
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:VuPoint

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/3.0
Min Focal Length:6mm

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:5Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:345Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:5Mpix
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Video Input

Digital Video Format:MPEG-4
Digital Zoom:8
ISO (Max):200
Light Sensitivity:ISO 100 / ISO 200 / ISO 50 / ISO auto
Media Type:Flash card
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Still Image Format:JPEG


Viewfinder Type: None