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Hitachi DZ-MV780

alaTest has collected and analyzed 30 reviews of Hitachi DZ-MV780. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and reliability. The image quality and portability are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some mixed comments about the price. Many are critical about the color and viewfinder.

usability, portability, image quality, reliability, size

battery, viewfinder, color

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Hitachi DZ-MV780 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Hitachi DZ-MV780 from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers really like the durability. The reliability also gets good opinions, but there are some mixed views about the image quality. There are some less positive reviews about the viewfinder.

usability, reliability, durability


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

This summary is based on the products: Hitachi DZ-MV780A 1.3MP DVD Camcorder w/ 10x Optical ZoomHitachi DZ-MV780A 1.3MP DVD Camcorder w/ 10x Optical Zoom

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: shandy12 (



A great compact dvd recorder, that is easy to use. It has onscreen navigation, making it easy for everyone to use. Picture quality is great

Small, compact & easy to use

not all dvd players can play back the ram discs.

Jul, 2007

Product Specifications


Battery life (max):1
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)


Display diagonal:6.35

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 4.5
Sensor Type:CCD
Total MegaPixels:1.3

Lens System

Digital Zoom:240
Focal length range (f-f):3.2 - 32
Optical Zoom:10

Other features

I/O ports:S-Video in\nComposite in\n3.5mm jack\nUSB
Lens system:F/1.8-2.3
Media types supported:3" DVD-R
Resolution:1280 x 960

Weight & Dimensions

Height :8.57