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Sony Handycam DCR DVD150E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 47 reviews of Sony Handycam DCR DVD150E. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Views about the price and image quality are overall positive. The size and portability also get good views. Views are divided on the memory. Some have doubts about the battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony Handycam DCR DVD150E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Sony Handycam DCR DVD150E 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 Comments about the price and memory are overall positive. The durability and portability are also appreciated, but many are less positive about the size.

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This summary is based on the products: Sony DCRDVD150E Handycam Camcorder with Zoom (60x Optical, 2000x Digital)Sony DCRDVD150E Handycam Camcorder with Zoom (60x Optical, 2000x Digital)

Mar, 2018

Product Specifications


Audio Dubbing: No
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Battery life (max):1.3
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:NP-FH30
Manufacturer Battery Name:Sony NP-FH30

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes
Widescreen Video Capture:Widescreen Video Capture


Minimum illumination:6
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes


Colour of product:Black, Silver / Silver

Dimensions & Weight



Display diagonal:6.86

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.7in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.9cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Beach / Candle / Fireworks / Landscape / Portrait mode / Snow / Sports mode / Spotlight / Sunrise / Sunset / Twilight mode


Built-in Flash: No


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Handycam DCR

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 8
Sensor Type:CCD
Total MegaPixels:0.8

Lens System

Digital Zoom:2000
Filter Size:3
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):39 - 2340
Focal length range (f-f):1.8 - 108
Image stabilizer: Yes
Lens Aperture:F/1.8-6.0
Max Focal Length:108mm
Min Focal Length:1.8mm
Optical Zoom:60
Optical Zoom:60
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:0.49Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:410Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:800Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/8"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):3.2 mm ( 1/8" ) / 3.2 mm ( 1/8 )
Optical Sensor Type:Advanced HAD CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabiliser:Electronic (Steady Shot)

Other features

Audio output:STEREO / Y
Auto Focus: Yes
Fader:Black / White / Y
Interface:USB 2.0
Manual Focus: Yes
Night mode: Yes
Noise Reduction: Yes
Photo mode: Yes
Power consumption (typical):2.2
Sports: Yes
Spotlight: Yes
Twilight: Yes
Video Out:Y

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Picture Motion Browser

Ports & interfaces

Composite Video Out:1
DV port: No
Microphone in: No
PictBridge: Yes
S-Video In: No
S-Video Out: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Camera shutter speed:1/3 - 1/3500

Still image

Still image resolution(s):640 x 480

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None


Video formats supported:MPEG2

Video Input

Digital Video Format:MPEG-2
Digital Zoom:2000
Faders:Black fader / White fader
Media Type:DVD-R (8cm) / DVD-RW (8 cm) / DVD+R DL (8cm) / DVD+RW (8cm) / Flash card
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Still Image Format:JPEG


Viewfinder Colour Support:Colour
Viewfinder Type:Electronic

Weight & Dimensions

Height :8.9

White balance

Indoor white balance: Yes
Onepush white balance: Yes
Outdoor white balance: Yes