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alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 reviews of DXG DXG-580V. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Comments about the size and portability are overall positive. The durability and price also get good feedback, but many are critical about the image quality and battery.

usability, price, durability, portability, size

battery, image quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the DXG DXG-580V is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 user reviews of DXG DXG-580V from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on People are impressed by the portability and durability. The price and usability also get good feedback, but the image quality and battery get critical views.

usability, price, durability, portability

battery, image quality

88% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: DXG 580V Hi-Def Camcorder (Blueish-Black)DXG 580V Hi-Def Camcorder (Blueish-Black)

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (

Terrible sound


Still picture quality is alright. Lithium battery life lasts about half an hour while recording

Sound on video is virtually non-existent. I can't figure out where the mic is located, but the mic will pick up on jostling sounds any time the camera is moved. Other than that, it doesn't pick up on almost any sound at all. This was a complete waste...

Oct, 2010

Consumer review (

Great for the price


Just got it and my Wife and I love it. easy to use and small

A little tricky to get battery in the charger but not really a con easy once you get the hang of it

May, 2010

Consumer review (

I would buy this product again and again


it is an awsome HD camcorder

Comfortable to Operate

Aug, 2009

Product Specifications

Don't let the size fool you. This compact and portable high-definition camcorder is loaded with features that let you capture life with ease. With the ability to record HD video - you'll be reminded why life is too precious to miss. But the fun does not stop there. The DXG-580V takes fantastic still pictures and functions as a digital voice recorder. Connect the DXG-580V to your plasma or HDTV and share those memories with the ones who helped you create them - your family and friends. So whether it's a baseball game, a road trip or a birthday, the DXG-580V is right there with you.


Built-in Microphone: Yes

Audio Input



Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:NP40

Camcorder Features

High Definition Video Support:1080p
Widescreen Video Capture: Yes


Photo effects:Black&White, Sepia


Color of product:Black, Silver

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:SD Memory Card / SDHC Memory Card

Dimensions & Weight



Display Diagonal:3
Display Resolution:960 x 240

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:3in
Diagonal Size (metric):7.6cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Flash Memory

Form Factor:Integrated


Macro focusing range:1.27 - 1.52
Normal focusing range:1.52 - ∞


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:DXG

Image Sensor

Optical sensor size:1 / 2.5
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total megapixels:5

Lens System

Digital Zoom:4
Lens Aperture:F/3.2
Min Focal Length:7.5mm
Optical Zoom:8

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:5Megapixel
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:5Mpix
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:CMOS
Sensor Qty:1CMOS

Other Features

Compatible operating systems:Windows Vista, XP, 2000
Interface:USB 2.0
Internal memory:32
Minimum hard disk space:200
Minimum processor:Intel Pentium 4 2.8 GHz
Minimum RAM:512

Ports & interfaces

USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Camera shutter speed:1 - 1/2000

Still Image

Image formats supported:EXIF, JPG


Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None


Maximum frame rate:30
Maximum video resolution:1440 x 1080
Video compression format:MOV
Video formats supported:MOV

Video Input

Digital Video Format:H.264
Digital Zoom:4
Media Type:Flash card
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Special Effects:Black & White / Sepia
Still Image Format:JPEG


Viewfinder Type: None

Weight & Dimensions


White Balance

White Balance:auto, Cloudy, Fluorescent, Tungsten