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Sony DCR-HC18

We have collected and analyzed 108 user reviews from international sources. Users rate it 84/100. The average review date is Apr 11, 2005. We have compared these reviews to 369431 reviews from other Camcorders. The alaScore™ for this product is 75/100 = Good. Last update: Dec 12, 2018.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 61 user reviews of Sony DCR-HC18 from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on People really like the size and battery. The portability and price also get good views, whereas many are negative about the reliability. There are some mixed reviews about the durability.

usability, price, portability, battery, size


92% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony DCR-HC18E Digital CamcorderSony DCR-HC18E Digital Camcorder

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (

Sony Handycam DCR-HC18E


night vision, digital,

microphone get interference from camera, user interface is difficult to use. to many cables,

Jan, 2012

Consumer review (

Sony Handycam DCR-HC18E


At the time of purchase this was a great product, but now with the advance of technology it is outdated, surpassed by DVD and smart cards

Too Old fashioned now.

Nov, 2009

Product Specifications


Minimum illumination:5


Display Diagonal:2.5

Image Sensor

Sensor Type:CCD
Total megapixels:0.68

Lens System

Digital Zoom:120
Optical Zoom:10

Weight & Dimensions