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Aiptek Car Camcorder X5
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Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 Camcorder

3.1MP 1/3 120g CMOS Sep 2013
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Weight Sensor Type Release Date
Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 makes driving saver. X5 continuously records the action on the street. If external memory card is getting full, the video is recycled automatically without any data loss... More
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16 Reasons For

Good Size

Two people mentioned in their reviews that the Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 was lightweight. One Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 owner said in their reviews that the product was a good size.

Good Product Quality

A few people reckoned that the Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 was good quality.

Nice Design

Two Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 reviewers who purchased it considered that it was well designed. T. J. Hill said in their Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 review “Review of Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 Overview The Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 is well designed, compact and lightweight with a shiny black plastic case”.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 owners wrote in their reviews that it had a good screen. T. J. Hill said “A reasonable sized monitor screen at the rear” in their Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 review. T. J. Hill also mentioned “The display in the monitor screen is very clear”.

Good Connectivity

Several Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 owners who reviewed the product considered that it was good in terms of USB connections. T. J. Hill wrote on Amazon “Included are the windscreen mounting bracket, 12V car power cable with plugs for cigarette lighter socket and mini USB, USB cable for connecting to a computer, “Quick Start Guide”” in their review of the Aiptek Car Camcorder X5. T. J. Hill also wrote “The X5 has sockets for USB (power cable and computer connection), SD card, HDMI out, AV out”.

Good Support

Two people said in their reviews that the product had good technical guidance. T. J. Hill wrote on Amazon “Mini USB, USB cable for connecting to a computer, “Quick Start Guide” and warranty card”. T. J. Hill also mentioned “The full instruction manual can be downloaded from the Aiptek website”.

Easy to Use

One Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 reviewer who reviewed this camcorder thought it was easy to use. T. J. Hill said on Amazon “Although the X5 is quite small, these buttons are of a good size and are easy to use”.

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this video camera is Full HD, which is typical of many video cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Aiptek Has Good Video Camera Reviews

Video cameras manufactured by Aiptek are some of the better video cameras according to average reviews from experts and users.

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Has an HDMI

has an HDMI

Like most of the other video cameras of a comparable type and age to the Car Camcorder X5, the Car Camcorder X5 has an HDMI.

Alternative camcorders with an HDMI currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Panasonic HC-V160 (£129.98).

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1/3" Optical Sensor Size

The biggest optical sensor size of the Car Camcorder X5 is 1/3". That's 94% more optical sensor size than the most frequently found optical sensor size of 1/5.8". 4.80 x 3.60mm.

This camcorder's optical sensor size (1/3") is in fact the best optical sensor size amongst all similar spec camcorders that were released more than two years ago.

The worst optical sensor size across comparable types of camcorder is 1/8".

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Lithium Battery Technology

This camcorder has a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery technology, which is the most frequently found battery technology on small total megapixels camcorders that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has a Built-In Display

Like most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that were launched more than two years ago, the Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 has a built-in display.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other camcorders with a built-in display currently available including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic HC-V160 (£129.98).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

This camcorder supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported video resolutions on camcorders of a similar spec and age to it.

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Light

Video cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Car Camcorder X5 have weights of between 57g and 3.9kg, and the average weight is 480g. At only 120 grams, the Car Camcorder X5 is very light compared to most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that have been available for a similar time to the Car Camcorder X5.

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Has One White Balance

The Car Camcorder X5 has a greater number of white balance modes than most video cameras of this spec and age. This video camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on small total megapixels camcorders that were launched more than two years ago.

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11 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 does not have an image stabilizer. Most of the other video cameras of this age and spec do have an image stabilizer.

Alternative camcorders which also have an image stabilizer that you might want to consider include the Panasonic HC-V160 (£129.98) which also has a higher rating.

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Not Full HD

The Car Camcorder X5 is not Full HD, although it is worth noting that most of the other video cameras of a similar spec and age to the Car Camcorder X5 are also not Full HD.

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Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

Most video cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Car Camcorder X5 do not have an interchangeable lens. The Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 is no exception to this as it too does not have an interchangeable lens.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 has a quite small display diagonal (only 2.4 inches) compared to most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that are a comparable age to the Car Camcorder X5. Across all the similar spec video cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Car Camcorder X5 the display diagonals range from 1.4" to 4.3", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

If this video camera display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to consider the Panasonic HC-V160 (£129.98) (2.7") which also has a higher rating.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

With a maximum memory card size of only 32 gigabytes, the Car Camcorder X5 has one of the smaller maximum memory card sizes amongst small total megapixels camcorders of this age. Across all the small total megapixels camcorders that are a similar age to the Car Camcorder X5 the maximum memory card sizes range from 8GB to 130GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 67GB.

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Very Low Battery Capacity

The lowest battery capacity of small total megapixels camcorders that have been on the market for more than two years is 440mAh and the highest is 2,200mAh. At only 500 milliamperes * hour, the Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 has a quite low battery capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec camcorders that came out around the same time as the Car Camcorder X5.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

The Car Camcorder X5 does not have a night mode, although it is worth noting that most of the other video cameras of this age and spec also do not have a night mode.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

The Car Camcorder X5 does not have a built-in projector, although this is within the context that most of the other video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Car Camcorder X5 also do not have a built-in projector.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other similar spec camcorders that were launched around the same time as the Car Camcorder X5, the Car Camcorder X5 is not 3D.

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Not Waterproof

The Car Camcorder X5 is not waterproof. Most of the other video cameras of this age and type are also not waterproof.

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Only Has One Cables Included

The number of included cables found on the Car Camcorder X5 is more than most comparable spec video cameras that came out more than two years ago. This video camera has a USB cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on small total megapixels camcorders that came out more than two years ago.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Aiptek Car Camcorder X5

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Aiptek released the Car Camcorder X5.

CMOS Sensor Type

This video camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on camcorders of a comparable type and age to it.

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Specification

Image Sensor
Total Megapixels
Optical Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Lens System
Wide Angle Lens System
Storage
Maximum Memory Card Size
Compatible Memory Cards
Camcorder Media Type
Focusing
Normal Focusing Range
White Balance
White Balance
Flash
Built-In Flash
Built-In Light
Display
Display Diagonal
Built-In Display
Display Resolution
Display
Camera
3D
On Screen Display (OSD)
Supported Aspect Ratios
GPS (satellite)
Design
Colour of Product
Video
HD Type
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Maximum Video Resolution
Maximum Frame Rate
Analog Signal Format System
Still Image
Maximum Image Resolution
Audio
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Microphone
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
Composite Video Out
S-Video Out
PictBridge
Mini HDMI Ports Quantity
Mini-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Technology
Charging Source
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included
Other Features
Minimum System Requirements
Lens Focal Range
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Technical Details
F-Number (relative Aperture)

Expert Reviews

30 August 2014

Die nackten Zahlen der Aiptek-Dashcam klingen vielversprechend: Aufzeichnung in Full HD (1.920 x 1.080 Pixel) mit 30 Bildern pro Sekunde, ein GPS-Datenlogger, der kontinuierlich die Position... Read more…

User Reviews

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Reviewed 12 December 2014 by Janet G Cunningham
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent pictures BUT my unit has now become intermittent. Sometimes starts up with no picture on the screen. Then it closes down by itself. Seems to be related to damp/cold weather. Recently I... Read more…

Reviewed 30 November 2014 by T. J. Hill "billy Hot"

Review of Aiptek Car Camcorder X5

Overview
The Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 is well designed, compact and lightweight with a shiny black plastic case. It looks like a small stills... Read more…

Reviewed 30 November 2014 by T. J. Hill | 11 Comments

Review of Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 Overview The Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 is well designed, compact and lightweight with a shiny black plastic case. It looks like a small stills camera with a tiny... Read more…

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04719455800924, 04719851877247, 04719851877780

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