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Uniden UDC-5M

alaTest has collected and analyzed 67 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the screen and control panel are overall positive. The value for money and usability also get good comments, but many are critical about the zoom. There are some mixed comments about the color.

image quality, usability, value for money, control panel, screen


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Uniden UDC-5M is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 67 reviews)

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Consumer review by:

wrong one


After what I thought was enough investigation, I ordered these phones to go with my TRU-8860 Series Uniden phones. I don't know if the mistake was mine or I was mis-led along the way. Anyway, they didn't work with my Unidens. I called the factory and...

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Not as advertised


This phone is just an expansion headset, not a stand alone phone. If you don't already own a Uniden 9500 series base, it will not work. That being said, customer service was excellent in helping me when I explained this; because of my great...

Consumer review by:

Not what was advertised!


The description of this phone advertises it as a cordless phone that uses a phone line. It is NOT. It is an accessory handset. I am sending mine back. You can not use this unless you already have the base that goes with it. We have a base phone set...


Consumer review by:

Great digital camera!


LCD Panel is 2.5 inches!Compact and easy to use!Great picture color and quality!

zoom is only 3x

Expert review by:

Uniden UDC-5M


The Uniden UDC-5M 5 megapixel digital camera offers slightly better performance than the recently reviewed UDC-7M. The lower price tag makes it is a r...


Chromatic aberration issues, Colour accuracy

The UDC-5M is an improvement on Uniden's seven megapixel UDC-7M, but is still just an average camera, offering decent image quality at a reasonable price.

Product Specifications

PRODUCT FEATURES: High density digital images High quality 3x optical zoom 2.5" TFT LCD monitor Records high quality video Automated shooting modes USB 2.0 supported Built-in flash with red-eye reduction


Battery Form Factor:Standard form factor
Manufacturer Battery Name:AA

Camera Flash

Red Eye Reduction: Yes
Type:Built-in flash

Digital Camera

Digital Camera Type:Compact
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:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Anti-blur / Fireworks / Flower / Lamp / Landscape / Night portrait / Portrait mode / Sports mode


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Uniden

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/2.8-4.9
Max Focal Length:17.4mm
Min Focal Length:5.8mm
Optical Zoom:3
Type:Zoom lens



Optical Sensor

Optical Sensor Size:1/2.5"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):10.2 mm ( 1/2.5 ) / 10.2 mm ( 1/2.5" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Resolution:5.1Megapixel

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Video Format:QuickTime
Digital Zoom:4
ISO (Max):1600
Light Sensitivity:ISO 100 / ISO 1600 / ISO 200 / ISO 400 / ISO 64 / ISO 800 / ISO auto
Shooting Modes:Frame movie mode
Special Effects:Cosmetic / Monochrome / Sepia / Vivid
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Digital camera