Eight people reckoned that this camcorder did not have a good zoom. Website Videomaker.com wrote six years ago “Digital zoom only”. They also said “The zoom is digital only, as is the image stabilization so if you intend on use either a lot” in their review. Salie gave it a rating of 20 out of 100 and mentioned “It remains, there is no way to zoom the camera out, you're stuck with it”.
Two owners who bought it considered that it did not have a good lens. Website Videomaker.com wrote “Easy to smudge or obscure lens with finger” in their review of this camcorder. They also mentioned “Super sensitivity to light made for unwelcome lens flares and overexposed shots” in their review.
Two people wrote in their reviews that the Toshiba Camileo S30 did not have a good autofocus. Six years ago Lewis1073 mentioned “The focus blur is drearful” and scored it 2 stars out of 5. Bugpowderdust wrote “You have to change this with a switch, there is no auto-focus as such”.