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Toshiba Camileo BW10
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Toshiba Camileo BW10 Camcorder

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5MP 99.22g CMOS 10x Jan 2012
Total Megapixels Weight Sensor Type Digital Zoom Release Date
Toshiba CAMILEO BW10 (Silver) OverviewDon't let a little water or sand stand between you and great video. Discover Toshiba's CAMILEO BW10 Full HD Waterproof Camcorder, offering the versatility and... More
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21 Reasons For

One Industry Award

One expert review site said that this Toshiba video camera provided a good bang for your buck. This video camera received a "Good for the Price" award from Laptopworld.dk.

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on ten expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Laptopmag.com, CNET.de and CNET.co.uk the average expert rating of this video camera is 70%.

Robust

A few people who purchased it considered that it was good at resisting water ingress. Expert review site Cnet.com said in their Toshiba Camileo BW10 review “Toshiba's Camileo BW10 is a simple, waterproof minicamcorder” . Cnet.com also mentioned “The Toshiba Camileo BW10 is a basic, waterproof minicamcorder that's good enough to capture a casual cannonball into a pool.”. Cnet.com.au mentioned in their review of the Toshiba Camileo BW10 “There are a couple of waterproof camcorders on the market, from brands such as Sanyo, Panasonic” and gave it a rating of 70 out of 100.

Reasonably Priced

One person who bought it concluded that it was good value for money. Expert review site Laptopmag.com said in their review “Is priced at $129”.

One customer who purchased it said that it was cheap. Cnet.co.uk said on expert review site CNET.co.uk “The waterproof Toshiba Camileo BW10 is an inexpensive, easy-to-use, high-definition camcorder with a 5-megapixel camera -- just don't expect to be overwhelmed by features or picture quality” in their review.

One person said in their reviews that it was a bargain for the price. Expert website Cnet.com.au scored the Toshiba Camileo BW10 70 out of 100 and said “The BW10 from Toshiba is a decent (and cheap) waterproof camcorder” in their review.

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Good Value for Money

Expert review site Laptopworld.dk highlighted in their review that this Toshiba video camera was good value for money.

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this camcorder is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium total megapixels video cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Camileo BW10 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other similar spec video cameras that are a comparable age to the Camileo BW10 also have an image stabilizer.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other video cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony HDR-PJ530.

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Has an HDMI

has an HDMI

The Camileo BW10 has an HDMI. Most of the other video cameras of this spec and age also have an HDMI.

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SDXC Compatible Memory Cards

SDXC compatible memory cards

The Camileo BW10 supports a better memory card type than most medium total megapixels video cameras that have been available for more than two years. This Toshiba camcorder supports an SDXC compatible memory cards, whereas most camcorders of a similar age and spec to it support an SDHC compatible memory cards. In addition, this video camera supports an SD compatible memory cards. SDXC cards are SD cards but with a much higher capacity and faster processing speeds. They have a maximum capacity of 2TB (Terabytes).

This camcorder's memory card type (SDXC) is in fact the best supported memory card type amongst all medium total megapixels video cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Camileo BW10.

A MicroSD (Transflash) compatible memory cards is the worst supported memory card type amongst comparable types of camcorder.

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

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Lithium Battery Technology

This video camera has a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery technology, which is the most frequently found battery technology on camcorders of this spec and age.

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Has a Built-In Display

The Camileo BW10 has a built-in display. Most of the other camcorders that have been around for around the same time as the Camileo BW10 also have a built-in display.

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Not Available Viewfinder Type

This camcorder has a Not available viewfinder type, which is the most commonly found viewfinder type on medium total megapixels video cameras that are a similar age to it.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This video camera has a 1080p|720p supported video modes, which is typical of many medium total megapixels video cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

This camcorder supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480|1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported video resolutions on medium total megapixels video cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This video camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on medium total megapixels video cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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H.264 Video Formats Supported

This video camera has a H.264|MP4 video formats supported, which is the most frequently found video formats supported on video cameras of this age and type.

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JPG Image Formats Supported

This camcorder has a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently found image formats supported on medium total megapixels video cameras 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 the most commonly found maximum video resolution on camcorders that have been available for more than two years.

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LCD Display

This camcorder has an LCD display, which is the most frequently found display on medium total megapixels video cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Has One White Balance

The number of white balance modes found on the Toshiba Camileo BW10 is more than most camcorders of this age and type. This video camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on medium total megapixels video cameras that were released around the same time as the Camileo BW10.

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Very Light

At only 99.22 grams, the Camileo BW10 is quite light compared to most of the other camcorders of this type and age. The weights of medium total megapixels video cameras that are a comparable age to the Camileo BW10 range from 76g to 3.3kg.

Camcorders with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the easypix Challenge Action (£99.90) (76g).

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13 Reasons Against

Toshiba Only Has Unexceptional Video Camera Reviews

We checked 234 user and expert reviews for Toshiba video cameras and found that on average Toshiba has unexceptional ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Toshiba has unexceptional ratings specifically within its medium total megapixels video cameras range.

Not Full HD

The Camileo BW10 is not Full HD. Most of the other video cameras that were released more than two years ago are also not Full HD.

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Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

The Toshiba Camileo BW10 does not have an interchangeable lens, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec camcorders that have been around for more than two years also do not have an interchangeable lens.

There are a number of other video cameras which also have an interchangeable lens that you might also want to consider including the Panasonic HS900, or the Canon EOS C300.

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Quite Short Battery Life (max)

The average battery life (max) of video cameras that were released more than two years ago is 430h. With a battery life (max) of only 1.16 hours, the Camileo BW10 has one of the shorter battery life (max)s amongst camcorders of this age.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of camcorders that were released around the same time as the Camileo BW10 is 2.8". At only 2 inches, the Toshiba Camileo BW10 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other medium total megapixels video cameras that are a similar age to the Camileo BW10.

If you would prefer a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam (£174.12) (2.4"), or the Sony HDR-CX240 (£152.65) (2.7").

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Not 3D

The Toshiba Camileo BW10 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium total megapixels video cameras that are a comparable age to the Camileo BW10 are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Most camcorders that have been around for around the same time as the Camileo BW10 do not have a night mode. The Toshiba Camileo BW10 is no exception to this as it too does not have a night mode.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

The Camileo BW10 does not have a built-in projector, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been available for around the same time as the Camileo BW10 also do not have a built-in projector.

Other camcorders which also have a built-in projector that you might also want to consider include the Sony HDR-PJ530, or the Aiptek ProjectorCam C25 (£197.17).

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Not Waterproof

Most camcorders that have been available for around the same time as the Camileo BW10 are not waterproof. The Camileo BW10 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

If you would prefer a video camera that is waterproof then you might want to look at the JVC GZ-R15 which also has a higher rating.

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Only 2592 X 1944 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Camileo BW10 has a maximum maximum image resolution of 2592 x 1944 pixels. That's 68% less maximum image resolution than the most common maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels.

This video camera's maximum image resolution (2592 x 1944 pixels) is in fact the worst maximum image resolution amongst all camcorders of this spec and age.

The best maximum image resolution amongst similar types of video camera is 4608 x 3456 pixels.

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Very Short Video Recording Time

The Camileo BW10 has a fairly short video recording time (only 1.16 hours) compared to most of the other video cameras of this age and type. Comparable spec camcorders that are a similar age to the Camileo BW10 have video recording times of between 0.016h and 94h, and the average video recording time is 10h.

If this video camera video recording time is not long enough for you then you might want to look at the Samsung F90BN (1.6h and higher rated).

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Only Has One Cables Included

The Camileo BW10 has a greater number of included cables than most medium total megapixels video cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This video camera has a USB cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on camcorders of a comparable spec and age to the Camileo BW10.

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Quite Big Minimum Hard Disk Space

The minimum hard disk spaces of camcorders of this type and age range from 300MB to 1.1GB. At 1,024 megabyte, the Toshiba Camileo BW10 has a fairly big minimum hard disk space compared to most of the other medium total megapixels video cameras that are a similar age to the Camileo BW10.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Camileo BW10

Released Over Five Years Ago

This video camera was released over five years ago.

Average Maximum Memory Card Size

The Camileo BW10 has a pretty average maximum memory card size (64 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec video cameras that were launched around the same time as the Camileo BW10.

We compared this camcorder to all the other 64GB maximum memory card size camcorders and we think because of it's better review score, the GZ-GX1, and the GZ-VX715 (£145.99) both from JVC or the Canon Legria HF S30 is also worth considering.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 10 times zoom factor, the Toshiba Camileo BW10 has a pretty average digital zoom compared to most of the other camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as the Camileo BW10.

Video cameras with a bigger digital zoom that might also be worth looking at include the Toshiba Camileo P25 (16x).

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Specification

Image Sensor
Total Megapixels
Sensor Type
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Image Stabilizer
Interchangeable Lens
Image Stabilizer Type
Storage
Maximum Memory Card Size
Compatible Memory Cards
Camcorder Media Type
Focusing
Focus Adjustment
White Balance
White Balance
Flash
Built-In Flash
Built-In Light
Display
Display Diagonal
Built-In Display
Display
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type
Camera
Camcorder Type
3D
Self-Timer Delay
Design
Colour of Product
Video
HD Type
Supported Video Modes
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Maximum Video Resolution
Still Image
Image Formats Supported
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
DC-In Jack
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
S-Video Out
PictBridge
USB Connector Type
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Video Recording Time
Battery Technology
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Bundled Software
Hand Strap
Cables Included
Other Features
Minimum Processor
Photo Mode
Minimum Hard Disk Space
Minimum RAM
Windows Operating Systems Supported

1 Award

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Expert Reviews

(15)
1 June 2012

All in all, you will surely enjoy the new Toshiba Camileo BW10 if you are looking for a small, waterproof, easy to handle device...

30 August 2011

If you are looking for a simple camcorder to take with you on vacation, or carry in your handbag for unexpected moments, then the new Toshiba Camileo BW10 should be on your list. It's sand and... Read more…

9 August 2011

The Toshiba Camileo BW10 is a basic, waterproof minicamcorder that's good enough to capture a casual cannonball into a pool, but not more treasured memories...

13 December 2010

So long as you're not expecting Hollywood-esque footage, the BW10 from Toshiba is a decent (and cheap) waterproof camcorder...

25 August 2010

Aquatic skills aside, the waterproof Toshiba Camileo BW10 is an inexpensive, easy-to-use, high-definition camcorder with a 5-megapixel camera -- just don't expect to be overwhelmed by features or...

15 November 2010

Le Toshiba Camileo BW10 est un caméscope numérique compact capable de filmer des séquences en HD. Son point fort : son étanchéité...

23 August 2010

Toshiba propose un caméscope étanche jusqu?à 2 mètres de profondeur, fonctionnant sous l?eau, sous la pluie et même après être tombé dans la neige. Son boîtier est renforcé par une coque... Read more…

Laptopworld.dk

8 April 2011

Efter at have haft Toshiba Camileo BW10, til test i godt en uges tid, er jeg overbevist om, at man får noget for sine penge. Det kan alt hvad sådan et lille fikst kamera nu skal kunne, og det...

Laptopworld.dk

20 September 2010

Toshiba Camileo BW10 er ikke det bedste videokamera jeg har haft i hænderne, omvendt heller ikke det ringeste. Det der gør Toshiba Camileo BW10 væd at overveje, er at det i øjeblikket fås for...

1 August 2012

W naszym zestawieniu pad? remis. Obie kamery zdoby?o po 2 punkty przy 3 remisach. Jednak polecamy model Samsunga, poniewa? jest on wodoodporny do g??boko?ci 3 metrów i odporny na wstrz?sy....

Simple to use
Light weight
Waterproof
Stabilization software
Can take a picture while recording
Can only charge through USB
Doesn't do well in low light situations
Blotchy zoom
Can't multi-delete or zoom-in on photos on device
The B 10 has almost no extra features, lacks embedded editing and sharing software, and produces merely passable HD video
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