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Sony DCR-DVD 203

alaTest has collected and analyzed 128 reviews of Sony DCR-DVD 203. 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 size are generally positive. The portability and image quality also get good feedback, but many are negative about the viewfinder and battery.

usability, image quality, portability, size, price

battery, viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony DCR-DVD 203 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony DCR-DVD 203

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of Sony DCR-DVD 203 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the portability and design. The image quality and price are also appreciated.

usability, price, image quality, design, portability

94% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony DCR-DVD203E Handycam DVD Camcorder [1Mp, 12x Optical, 2.7" Wide Hybrid LCD]Sony DCR-DVD203E Handycam DVD Camcorder [1Mp, 12x Optical, 2.7" Wide Hybrid LCD]

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony DCR-DVD 203

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 user reviews of Sony DCR-DVD 203 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. People really like the zoom and size. The image quality and portability are also mentioned favorably, but many are less positive about the design.

usability, portability, image quality, size, zoom

design

91% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony DCR-DVD203 1MP DVD Handycam Camcorder w/12x Optical ZoomSony DCR-DVD203 1MP DVD Handycam Camcorder w/12x Optical Zoom

Dec, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone: Yes

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Battery Type:NP-FP50
Manufacturer Battery Name:Sony NP-FP50

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Camera

Minimum illumination:7
Playback zoom (max):Y

Camera Flash

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:13.1cm
Height:8.7cm
Weight:0.4kg
Width:5.7cm

Display

Display:Hybrid LCD
Display diagonal:6.86
Display Resolution:123200

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 & Ski / Landscape / Portrait mode / Sports mode / Spotlight / Sunset & Moon

Header

Manufacturer:Sony
Model:DVD203/DVD203E
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Handycam DCR

Image sensor

Total MegaPixels:1.07

Lens System

Digital Zoom:480
Filter Size:3
Focal length range (f-f):3 - 36
Lens Aperture:F/1.8-2.5
Max Focal Length:36mm
Min Focal Length:3mm
Optical Zoom:12
Optical Zoom:12
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:690Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:1Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/5.5"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.6 mm ( 1/5.5" ) / 4.6 mm ( 1/5.5 )
Optical Sensor Type:Advanced HAD CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabiliser:Electronic (Super Steady Shot)

Other features

Fader:Black, White, Overlap, Wipe
Focus:Auto/Manual
I/O ports:Audio In/Out, S-Video In/Out, Video In/Out, USB
Lens system:Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Picture Package

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/3-1/3500

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:PAL
Digital Zoom:480
Faders:Black fader / Overlap fader / White fader / Wipe fader
Media Type:DVD-R (8cm) / DVD-RW (8 cm) / DVD+RW (8cm)
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Special Effects:Luminance Key / Monotone / Mosaic / Old Movie / Pastel / Sepia
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Colour Support:Colour
Viewfinder Type:Electronic

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:13.1
Height :8.7
Weight:440
Width:5.7