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SONY DVD-Camcorder DCR-DVD310

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 reviews of SONY DVD-Camcorder DCR-DVD310. 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. Reviewers are impressed by the price and image quality. The size and portability also get good reviews. Some have doubts about the color and battery.

usability, portability, size, image quality, price

memory, battery, color

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the SONY DVD-Camcorder DCR-DVD310 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of SONY DVD-Camcorder DCR-DVD310 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on People really like the durability and battery, but there are some mixed views about the portability.

battery, durability

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

This summary is based on the products: Sony DCR-DVD310 DVD Handycam with X25 ZoomSony DCR-DVD310 DVD Handycam with X25 Zoom

Mar, 2018

Product Specifications


Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Surround
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Battery life (max):2
Battery Type:NP-FH40
Manufacturer Battery Name:Sony NP-FH40

Camcorder Features

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


Minimum illumination:8

Camera Flash

Type: None


Colour of product:Black, 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/snow / Candle / Fireworks / Landscape / Portrait mode / 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 / 5
Sensor Type:CCD
Total MegaPixels:1

Lens System

Digital Zoom:2000
Lens Aperture:F/1.8-3.2
Max Focal Length:62.5mm
Min Focal Length:2.5mm
Optical Zoom:25
Optical Zoom:25
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:1Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:690Kpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:1070Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.2 mm ( 1/6" ) / 4.2 mm ( 1/6 )
Optical Sensor Type:Advanced HAD CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabiliser:Electronic (Super Steady Shot)

Other features

Auto Focus: Yes
Lens focal range:2.5-62.5
Lens system:Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar
Manual Focus: Yes

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

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)
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Special Effects:Monotone / Old Movie / Pastel / Sepia
Still Image Format:JPEG


Image Aspect Ratio (camcorders):16:9
Viewfinder Colour Support:Colour
Viewfinder resolution:132.2
Viewfinder screen size:0.27
Viewfinder Type:Electronic

Weight & Dimensions

Height :8.9

White balance

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