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Canon DC230

alaTest has collected and analyzed 56 reviews of Canon DC230. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviews about the zoom and image quality are generally positive. The price and portability are also mentioned favorably. The durability and viewfinder get negative views.

usability, portability, price, image quality, zoom

viewfinder, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon DC230 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon DC230

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of Canon DC230 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and price. The battery and portability also get good feedback.

usability, portability, battery, price, image quality

75% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jan, 2021

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon DC230

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Canon DC230 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Views about the size and design are on the whole positive. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably. Opinions are divided on the image quality.

portability, usability, price, design, size

55% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jan, 2021

Expert review by : Good Gear Guide.au (goodgearguide.com.au)

Expert Review

 

Canon's DC230 is a good choice for those after a mid-range digital video camera that combines good quality video with a strong feature-set and the convenience of DVD recording.

Good quality video footage, 35x optical zoom

Poor still-image quality, No aperture priority mode

Jun, 2007

Expert review by : Will Greenwald (cnet.com.au)

Canon DC230

 

It doesn't have a lot of bells or whistles, but the Canon DC230's long lens and solid video quality makes it stand out a little from other inexpensive DVD camcorders.

Good video quality ; Long zoom lens with decent stabilisation

Awkward controls and viewfinder ; Poor still photos

While the Canon DC230 doesn't have a lot of frills, it still stands out as a solid, inexpensive DVD camcorder. The slight bump in resolution over its little brother gives it a much-needed improvement in video quality, and its modest feature set should...

Nov, 2007

Expert review by : Will Greenwald (cnet.com.au)

Canon DC230 review: Canon DC230

 

Canon DC230

Good video quality; long zoom lens with decent stabilization.

Awkward controls and viewfinder; poor still photos.

It doesn't have a lot of bells or whistles, but the Canon DC230's long lens and solid video quality makes it stand out a little from other inexpensive DVD camcorders.

Nov, 2007

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