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Canon DC301

We have collected and analyzed 1 expert reviews and 8 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 60/100 and users rate it 80/100. The average review date is Jun 21, 2010. We have compared these reviews to 369525 reviews from other Camcorders. The alaScore™ for this product is 83/100 = Very good. Last update: Dec 10, 2018.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Canon DC301 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers really like the reliability. The portability also gets good feedback, but many are negative about the durability.

price, portability, reliability


100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon DC301 Digital DVD Camcorder (32x Optical Zoom, 2.7" Widescreen Colour LCD)Canon DC301 Digital DVD Camcorder (32x Optical Zoom, 2.7" Widescreen Colour LCD)

Dec, 2018

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Canon DC301 Camcorder Review


The Canon DC301 DVD camcorder makes widescreen moviemaking simple. Easy to master controls, 36x Advanced Zoom and built in video light put a world of cinematic possibilities at your fingertips.

Although this camera is small and has all the bells and whistles, it’s basically meant for shooting family videos and having them on a disc. That’s it. You can’t edit it unless you buy editing software and god forbid if you lose the software that comes...

May, 2012

Product Specifications


Audio dubbing: No


Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:NB-2LH, BP-2L24H


Minimum illumination:1.1
Self-timer delay:10


Color of product:Black, Silver


Display Diagonal:2.7
Display Resolution:112000 x 112000


Built-in flash: No

Image Sensor

Optical sensor resolution:1024
Optical sensor size:1 / 6
Sensor Type:CCD
Total megapixels:0.68

Lens System

35 mm camera lens equivalent:1.59 - 66
Digital Zoom:2000
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):1.59 - 66
Focal length range (f-f):0.102 - 3.79
Image Stabilizer: Yes
Optical Zoom:37

Other Features

Art: Yes
Audio Output:AV
Auto focus: Yes
Manual focus: Yes
Night mode: Yes
Resolution:1024 x 768
Sports: Yes
Spotlight: Yes
Twilight: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Microphone in: No
PictBridge: Yes


Camera shutter speed:1/6 - 1/2000


Viewfinder screen size:0.33

Weight & Dimensions