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Sony Handycam DCR DVD850

alaTest has collected and analyzed 55 reviews of Sony Handycam DCR DVD850. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the memory and price. The image quality and portability also get good feedback.

usability, portability, image quality, price, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony Handycam DCR DVD850 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony Handycam DCR DVD850

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 53 user reviews of Sony Handycam DCR DVD850 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the memory and price. The image quality and portability are also mentioned favorably.

usability, portability, image quality, price, memory

89% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2019

Expert review by (electronicsme.com)

Sony DCR-DVD850

 

Overall, the Sony DCR-DVD850 camcorder is worth the purchase if you are a home consumer looking for a high-quality video recorder without the compression or expense of an HD model. This camcorder certainly makes sharing memories with your friends and...

Versatile- 16GB internal memory, plus room for moreHybrid- new technology allows DVD recording as wellValuable- great consumer camcorder for the priceQuality- captures great video and Dolby Digital audio

Limited- fewer features than similar camcorders

If you are looking for more than just an average handycam, then consider...

Jun, 2010

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Dollar 4 Dollar - Can't be beat !!

 

The included software is nice..but somewhat difficult for the novice user, there is VERY little documentation on the software usage, but clear install instructions.

3 SELECTABLE Sources of storage - Internal 16G, Mini DVD (1.7G), and Memory Stick DUO (up to 16G). Will dump from one to the other effortlessly. Sound on this little thing is incredible! Still Picture quality and zoom is phenomenal ; Easy to use, touch...

Movie quality is what it is...not the worst in it's class...but not the best either, somewhere in the middle. Clarity is there..but the colors seem a "touch" off for some reason....It is possible it is a setting somewhere I'm missing

Sep, 2009

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