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Toshiba Camileo P20
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Toshiba Camileo P20 Camcorder

5MP 115g CMOS Jun 2012
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23 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

This camcorder has an average expert rating of 80 out of 100 based on two expert reviews from sites including Techradar and computeractive.co.uk. This means that experts are not that keen on this video camera.

Easy to Use

Some customers who reviewed this camcorder agreed that it was easy to use. Franck M. Ortet mentioned on Amazon “Must buy if you are going on holidays! Easy to use and the battery last very long! Remember to buy a big memory card 16g at least!” in their review of this camcorder. Mr. Neil Jarrett wrote on Amazon “It seems easy enough to use” in his review of this camcorder. Five years ago Techradar.com wrote in their review of the Toshiba Camileo P20 on Techradar “Fold-out screen, which make it feel natural to use”.

Reasonably Priced

Some Toshiba Camileo P20 owners said that the product was good value for money. Five years ago expert review site Computeractive.co.uk wrote “Even so, we were impressed by the price of Toshiba's new Camileo P20 camcorder” in their review of the Toshiba Camileo P20. Computeractive.co.uk also said “Priced at a reasonable £120”. Computeractive.co.uk also said “A little pocket camcorder that's also great value”.

Good Product Quality

Some Toshiba Camileo P20 reviewers who bought the product concluded that it was good quality. Techradar wrote “Good video quality” in their review.

Good Technical Features

One Toshiba Camileo P20 reviewer thought the product had good features. Techradar mentioned “Good features” in their review of the Toshiba Camileo P20.

Good Size

One Toshiba Camileo P20 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was thin. Techradar wrote “Slim and light” in their review of the Toshiba Camileo P20.

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this video camera is Full HD, which is typical of many video cameras of this spec and age.

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Full HD

Full HD

Like most of the other camcorders of this spec and age, the Toshiba Camileo P20 is Full HD.

Other Full HD video cameras currently available which you might also want to consider include the Canon Vixia HF S30[plb_61584_price], the Rollei Movieline Live 100[plb_1670928_price], or the Toshiba Camileo S40[plb_1459563_price] which has better reviews.

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Has an HDMI Port

has an HDMI port

Like most of the other video cameras of a similar spec and age to the Camileo P20, the Camileo P20 has an HDMI port.

Alternative video cameras with an HDMI port currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Canon Vixia HF S30[plb_61584_price], or the Olympus LS-20M[plb_1691558_price].

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SDXC Memory Card

SDXC memory card

The Camileo P20 supports an SDXC memory card which is better than most camcorders of a comparable age and type to it. Most video cameras that were released around the same time as it support an SD memory card. This Toshiba video camera also supports an SDHC memory card. SDXC cards are SD cards but with a much higher capacity and faster processing speeds. They have a maximum capacity of 2TB (Terabytes).

An SDXC memory card is in fact the best supported memory card type amongst all comparable spec video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Camileo P20.

The worst supported memory card type amongst similar types of video camera is MicroSDXC.

SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.

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Lithium Battery

This camcorder has a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery, which is the most frequently found battery on comparable spec video cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Toshiba Camileo P20 is 4608 x 3456. That's over seven times the still image resolution of a 1920 x 1080 video camera, which is the most common still image resolution supported by medium sensor size video cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Camileo P20. In addition, this Toshiba camcorder support a still image resolution of 2592 x 1944 and 2048 x 1536.

A 4608 x 3456 still image resolution is actually the best supported still image resolution amongst all medium sensor size video cameras that were released more than two years ago.

Amongst comparable types of camcorder the worst supported still image resolution is 640 x 480.

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Has a Built-In Display

Like most of the other video cameras that are a similar age to the Camileo P20, the Camileo P20 has a built-in display.

We compared this video camera to all the other video cameras with a built-in display and we think because of it's better review score, the Sony HDR-CX290[plb_2080143_price], the Toshiba Camileo S40[plb_1459563_price], and the Zoom Q2HD[plb_1983475_price] is also worth considering.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This video camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum image resolution on camcorders that were launched more than two years ago.

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1080p Video Mode

This video camera has a 1080p|720p video mode, which is the most frequently found video mode on similar spec camcorders that are a comparable age to it.

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Has Four White Balance Modes

The Camileo P20 has a greater number of white balance modes than most comparable spec video cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This video camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on video cameras of this type and age. The white balance modes "Daylight", "Fluorescent" and "Tungsten" are also found on this Toshiba video camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camcorder supports a video resolution of 640 x 480|1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many camcorders that have been around for around the same time as it.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This video camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on comparable spec camcorders that have been on the market for more than two years.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This video camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium sensor size video cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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LCD Display

This video camera has an LCD display, which is typical of many medium sensor size video cameras that have been available for a similar time to it.

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JPG Image Format

This video camera has a JPG image format, which is the most frequently found image format on video cameras of a comparable age and type to it.

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Very Light

The lightest video camera of this age and spec is 76g weight, the heaviest is 2.8kg, and the average weight is 320g. The Camileo P20 is fairly light (only 115 grams) compared to most of the other medium sensor size video cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Camileo P20.

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Small

The Camileo P20 is very small (only 17 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium sensor size video cameras that came out more than two years ago. Across all the medium sensor size video cameras that were released more than two years ago the widths range from 17mm to 270mm.

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9 Reasons Against

Toshiba Only Has Unexceptional Reviews for Its Video Cameras

Medium sensor size video cameras produced by Toshiba have unexceptional ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all camcorders (not just medium sensor size video cameras) and found that Toshiba also has unexceptional ratings across its entire range.

Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

The Camileo P20 does not have an image stabiliser. Most of the other video cameras that have been around for more than two years do have an image stabiliser.

Alternative video cameras which also have an image stabiliser that you might also want to consider include the Canon Vixia HF S30[plb_61584_price], or the Samsung HMX-R10[plb_2479666_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

The Camileo P20 does not have an interchangeable lens, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec camcorders that were launched around the same time as the Camileo P20 also do not have an interchangeable lens.

We compared all the other video cameras which also have an interchangeable lens to this video camera and we think the HS900[pl_1047313_price], or the HDC-SD90[pl_1121383_price] both from Panasonic or the CamOne Fly Cam One[plb_2481410_price] is also worth considering.

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Very Small Maximum Fash Memory Capacity

Across all the camcorders that were launched around the same time as the Camileo P20 the maximum fash memory capacities range from 0.12GB to 160GB. With a maximum fash memory capacity of only 0.128 gigabytes, the Toshiba Camileo P20 has a fairly small maximum fash memory capacity compared to most of the other similar spec camcorders that have been available for a comparable time to the Camileo P20.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Camileo P20 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other medium sensor size video cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Camileo P20 are also not 3D compatible.

Video cameras which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the HDC-SD90[pl_1121383_price], the HDC-Z10000E[pl_1670403_price], or the HDC-Z10000[pl_1312813_price] all from Panasonic which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Most camcorders of this spec and age do not have a night mode. The Camileo P20 is no exception to this as it too does not have a night mode.

We compared this camcorder to all the other video cameras with a night mode and we think the Panasonic HDC-SD90[plb_1121383_price], or the Sony HDR-PJ330[plb_2109562_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

The Toshiba Camileo P20 does not have a built-in projector, although it is worth noting that most of the other camcorders of a similar age and type to the Camileo P20 also do not have a built-in projector.

Other video cameras which also have a built-in projector that you might want to look at include the HDR-PJ240[pl_2109550_price], or the HDR-PJ330[pl_2109562_price] both from Sony or the Aiptek ProjectorCam C25[plb_2167191_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

Most video cameras of a comparable age and type to the Camileo P20 are not waterproof. The Toshiba Camileo P20 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

If you want a video camera that is waterproof then you might want to look at the GE DV1[plb_1687216_price].

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Only Has Two Cables Included

The number of included cables found on the Camileo P20 is more than most medium sensor size video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This camcorder has a USB cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on video cameras of this age and type. The cable included "HDMI" is also found on this Toshiba camcorder.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Camileo P20

Released Over Four Years Ago

This video camera was released over four years ago.

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the Camileo P20 has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other video cameras of a similar age and spec to the Camileo P20.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 3" screen size video cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the HXR-MC2500E[pl_2750474_price], or the HDR-PJ50[pl_80442_price] both from Sony or the JVC GZ-V515[plb_1286959_price].

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Average Maximum Memory Card Size

With a maximum memory card size of 64 gigabytes, the Camileo P20 has a pretty average maximum memory card size compared to most of the other medium sensor size video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Camileo P20.

There are a number of alternative 64GB maximum memory card size camcorders currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the HDC-Z10000E[pl_1670403_price], or the AG-AC90[pl_1834081_price] both from Panasonic or the Zoom Q2HD[plb_1983475_price].

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 16 times zoom factor, the Toshiba Camileo P20 has a pretty typical digital zoom compared to most of the other similar spec video cameras that came out around the same time as the Camileo P20.

We compared this camcorder to all the other 16x (digital) camcorders and we think the Rollei Movieline Live 100[plb_1670928_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Camcorders with a bigger digital zoom that might be worth considering include the Sony HDR-CX240[plb_3766507_price] (320x).

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Specification

Image Sensor
Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Storage
Maximum Memory Card Size
Maximum Fash Memory Capacity
Memory Card Slot
Memory Card
Storage Media Type
Light Exposure
Exposure Mode
White Balance
White Balance Mode
Flash
Built-In Flash
Built-In Light
Display
Screen Size
Built-In Display
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Display
Camera
Camcorder Type
Self-Timer
Design
Colour
Video
Full HD
HD Type
Video Mode
Video Format
Video Resolution
Maximum Video Resolution
Analog Signal Format System
Still Image
Image Format
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port
S-Video Out Port
Mini-USB 2.0 Port
Networking
WiFi
Ethernet LAN Connection
Bluetooth
Battery
Battery
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Included Battery
Quick Start Guide
Cable Included
Warranty Card
Tripod Included
Pouch Included
Cleaning Cloth Included
Other Features
Minimum System Requirement
Technical Details
Self-Timer

Expert Reviews

(2)
22 February 2011

Toshiba's Camileo range is a departure from the traditional flip-style camera, and its roots are firmly in the camcorder rather than the phone. The Camileo P20 benefits from a pistol-grip form and... Read more…

Good features
Easy to use
Good video quality
Slim and light
Wellpriced
Sound quality
Buttons are fiddly
14 January 2011

A little pocket camcorder that's also great value...

User Reviews

(5)
Reviewed 7 September 2011 by Franck M. Ortet

Must buy if you are going on holidays!!! Easy to use and the battery last very long!!!! Remember to buy a big memory card 16g at least!

Reviewed 4 September 2011 by Mr. Neil Jarrett

I have always bought Sony camcorders in the past, but thought I would try something different for a change. I have not used it much yet (tend to use more on holidays) but it seems easy enough to... Read more…

Reviewed 19 January 2016 by Saigon
(Verified Purchase)

Not great ... Very basic...

Reviewed 7 September 2011 by Franck M. Ortet "hourman"

Must buy if you are going on holidays!!! Easy to use and the battery last very long!!!! Remember to buy a big memory card 16g at least!

Reviewed 4 September 2011 by Mr. Neil Jarrett

I have always bought Sony camcorders in the past, but thought I would try something different for a change. I have not used it much yet (tend to use more on holidays) but it seems easy enough to... Read more…

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