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Sony Handycam DCR DVD808E

Sony Handycam DCR DVD808E
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5 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the build quality. The image quality also gets good reviews, but some have doubts about the zoom.

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On average, users rate this product 60/100.

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Sony DCR-DVD808E DVD Handycam Camcorder (PAL)

 

We only used it a handful of times before it started to go bad. I would definitely not recommend it.Piece of HudPros:NoneCons:Most everything

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Sony DCR-DVD808E DVD Handycam Camcorder (PAL)

 

This item is useful for young people and families just wanting a simple camcorder. Not for video editingPros & Cons- Not for ppl who do alot of video editingPros:Night Vision Plus, Battery Life, PriceCons:Weird format VOB files, warning on sony...

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Sony DCR-DVD808E DVD Handycam Camcorder (PAL)

 

I would recommend this camcorder; it is worth the extra money spent! It takes great video, is easy to use, and seems very durable.A great choice of camcorderPros:Lightweight, easy to use and easy to transport, great picture, no problems.Cons:Absolutely...

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Sony DCR-DVD808E DVD Handycam Camcorder (PAL)

 

BUY IT IF YOU THINK IT WON'T BREAKDISAPPOINTED - READ THIS BEFORE YOU BUY!Pros:Easy to format and pop into DVD player for display on the TVCons:No mpeg2, avi or other compressed formats!? INSANE REPAIR CHARGES!! WARRANTY?!? Yeah right!

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Sony DCR-DVD808E DVD Handycam Camcorder (PAL)

 

Good for serious pro-sumer or back up for a professional. Overkill for most.shoot like a proPros:Size, low profileCons:No Mac support, LCD menu, Limited zoom.

Product Specifications

Featuring Sony's unique ClearVid CMOS Sensor and Enhanced Imaging Processor the DCR DVD808E offers users the ability to have two devices in one, a Handycam and Digital Still Camera. With the Dual Record feature video and high resolution still photos can be taken at the same time.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Surround
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:Sony NP-FH60

Camcorder Features

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

Camera Flash

Type:Built-in flash

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:Memory Stick Duo / Memory Stick PRO Duo

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:5.7in
Height:3.4in
Weight:17.3oz
Width:2.8in

Display (Projector)

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

Header

Manufacturer:Sony
Model:DVD808E
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Handycam DCR

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.8-2.9
Max Focal Length:51mm
Min Focal Length:5.1mm
Optical Zoom:10
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:2Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:1.4Mpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:2.1Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/3"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):8.5 mm ( 1/3 ) / 8.5 mm ( 1/3" )
Optical Sensor Type:ClearVid CMOS
Sensor Qty:1CMOS

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 Zoom:80
Media Type:DVD-R (8cm) / DVD-RW (8 cm) / DVD+R DL (8cm) / DVD+RW (8cm)
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Image Aspect Ratio (camcorders):16:9
Viewfinder Color Support:Color
Viewfinder Type:Electronic
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