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Aiptek Pocket DV 3100

alaTest has collected and analyzed 234 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the flash and image quality. The portability and usability are also mentioned favorably, but the shutter and low light performance get less positive opinions.

value for money, usability, portability, image quality, flash

features, build quality, memory, low-light, shutter

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Aiptek Pocket DV 3100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

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Aiptek Pocket DV3100 Camcorder



low quality pictures

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Amazon review summary for Aiptek Pocket DV 3100


alaTest has collected and analyzed 172 user reviews of Aiptek Pocket DV 3100 from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on

value for money, portability, usability, image quality, flash

features, build quality, memory

84% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Aiptek DV3100 3.1MP AVI Digital CamcorderAiptek PocketDV 3100 2MP (3.1MP Interpolated) Digital CameraAiptek DV3100 3.1MP AVI Digital Camcorder

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I bought this camera for my Daughters 15th birthday, and when it arrived, I had to try it out first. it's true, you do need good light for this camera, but for the price (69.95 before shipping) I was amazed! It takes very good video and with good...


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Good for the money.


small and affordable

no flash

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Good for its price, not for serious videography


Cheap, relatively durable, pocket-sized, okay still image quality

Poor sound quality, medium video quality, lighting problems, low memory without SD card purchase

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awesome for kid 12-300 years of age


its awesome its usb cable is cool cause you can hook it in to your computer and watch or listen and store pictures films recorded voices

no weaknesses that is see i give a five star rating

Consumer review by:

Missi of GA.


This camera is perfect for what I need it for.

Small, lightweight, easy to use

Picture quality not great if not enough lighting

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The little camera that could.


I got this camera as gift and thought "what a crappy little camera, from company I never heard of". But it was a gift so I smiled and gave it try before boxing back up to be "re-gifted". I was pleasantly surprised by features within this little ...

small, lightweight, easy to use, multi-functional, decent bundled software

NO FLASH! and poor low light picture taking.

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Best deal for digital camera


I just bought the Aiptek DV3100 and I must say that comparing the quality and features to numerous other digital cameras, this one is equivalent to cameras that cost around $300, not only because it's 3.1 mega pixels. I've owned several digital cameras...

Easy to use, TV I/O, USB cables, case

no flash, feels cheap and lightweight.

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Aiptek DV3100 revised review from professional standpoint


I have one of these units that I purchased last month. Unlike both previous reviews, I am thoroughly satisfied with this machine. True enough it does not have a flash but if you've got proper software even a dark photo can be brought back in. As for ...

Easy to use, long lasting, tripod included, voice record, easy delete, changeable memory modules, versatile.

Only 2x digital zoom, no flash, no external power, cannot change batteries while mounted


Product Specifications

Measuring only 3.3" x 2.7" x 1.7" the new Pocket DV3100 captures your life's moments in the palm of your hand. Featuring a 4-in-1 design, the DV3100 functions as a Digital Video Recorder, Digital Voice Recorder, a High Resolution 3.1 mega-pixel Digital Camera, or even hook it to your PC to be used as a webcam! It offers a 1.5" Color TFT LCD Display, and if the 32 MB of built in memory isn't enough, you can add up to a 512 MB CF card. Upload images and video to your PC via the USB cable. You can even playback video on your TV or VCR.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Mono
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Standard form factor
Supported Battery Form Factor:AA

Camera Flash

Type: None

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:CompactFlash

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:1.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):3.8cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Flash Memory

Form Factor:CompactFlash Card/Integrated
Storage Capacity:32MB


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Aiptek Pocket DV

Lens System


Optical Sensor

Interpolated Resolution:3.1Megapixel
Optical Sensor Type:CMOS
Sensor Resolution:2Megapixel

Optical Viewfinder


Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Video Format:AVI
Digital Zoom:2
Shooting Modes:Frame movie mode
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Digital camera


Viewfinder Type:Optical