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Sony DCR-DVD404

alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 reviews of Sony DCR-DVD404. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and portability. The size and image quality also get good feedback, whereas there are some critical opinions about the durability and reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony DCR-DVD404 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony DCR-DVD404

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Sony DCR-DVD404 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the design and usability are overall positive, but there are some critical comments about the image quality.

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

Nov, 2019

Expert review by : Which? (which.co.uk)

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Jan, 2008

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony DCR-DVD404E

 

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The sound recording is questionable. when playing back a recording from outdoors it seems as there is a gale blowing. I have tried covering up the microphone with tape but no improvement. Apart from that everything elsein the use of the cameera is fine

Jul, 2010

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony DCR-DVD404E

 

Very easy to use. good pictures and a nice size/weight

Limited storage capacity (1hr), limited battery life (just over 1 hr), sometimes video contrast is too high.

Jan, 2007

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony DCR-DVD404E

 

very easy to operate

not all discs will play on all dvd players

Nov, 2006

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony DCR-DVD404E

 

Ease of use appears very good on first trial

Have not found any yet

Oct, 2006

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony DCR-DVD404E

 

Excellent picture and sound quality. True widescreen recording. 5.1 surround sound.

Locattion of built in microphone - on top of camera facing upwards and therefore picks up every gust of wind when using outdoors.

Oct, 2006

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony DCR-DVD404E

 

Easy to use and excellent for still photography also, saves taking two items.

Software for transferring 8cm discs to 12cm discs, as it does not allow you to put more than one 8cm disc onto a 12cm disc.

Oct, 2006

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony DCR-DVD404E

 

easy for using

No pouch to carry,no option for USB ATACHMENT.

Aug, 2006

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony DCR-DVD404E

 

Excellent image quality. Easy to use.

Slow at taking snapshots in photo mode.

Jul, 2006

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony DCR-DVD404E

 

It's a SONY

Nothing really.

Jul, 2006
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