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Toshiba Camileo X150 Camcorder

5MP 1/3.2 241g Nov 2012
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
The affordable Camileo X150 is a great way to enter the world of Full HD filming. Just zoom in with 10x optical zoom and shoot all your special moments in beautiful 1080p Full HD resolution. The... More
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Average Owner Reviews

Camileo X150 owners on average rated this video camera 75 out of 100.

Easy to Use

One customer concluded that the Toshiba Camileo X150 was easy to use. Four years ago Cordwainer mentioned “Found the camera very easy to use, light and not bulky, no fiddly switches” in their review of this camcorder.

Reasonably Priced

One person who bought the product thought it was good value for money. Lesley Kilpatrick said on Amazon “Great product, good price, excellent present”.

Good Size

One Toshiba Camileo X150 reviewer who reviewed the Toshiba Camileo X150 said that it was heavy and bulky.

Good Battery Life

Some Toshiba Camileo X150 owners who reviewed the Toshiba Camileo X150 reckoned that it had a good battery life. Three years ago Williamconnelly said in their review of the Toshiba Camileo X150 on Amazon “Have to wait 8 days for a simple thing like a battery”.

Good Product Quality

One Toshiba Camileo X150 reviewer who reviewed the product concluded that it was good quality. Mminecraft Lover said on Amazon “Good build quality”.

Good Quality Lens

One customer who reviewed this camcorder thought it had a good autofocus. Three years ago Dabbie said on Amazon “Does not always focus and sound is spasmodic”.

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this video camera is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on video cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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Very Large Maximum Memory Card Size

Medium total megapixels video cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Camileo X150 have maximum memory card sizes of between 2GB and 130GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 54GB. With a maximum memory card size of 128 gigabytes, the Camileo X150 has a fairly large maximum memory card size compared to most of the other medium total megapixels video cameras that were launched around the same time as the Camileo X150.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

Across all the medium total megapixels video cameras that were released more than two years ago the display diagonals range from 1.5" to 4". With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Camileo X150 has a fairly large display diagonal compared to most of the other medium total megapixels video cameras that were released more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3" screen size video cameras currently available including the Panasonic HM-TA20[plb_1109281_price], or the Toshiba Camileo S40[plb_1459563_price] which has better reviews.

If this medium total megapixels video camera display diagonal is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Panasonic AG-AC90[plb_1834081_price] (3.5" and higher rated), the JVC GY-HMQ10[plb_1974537_price] (3.5" and higher rated), or the Canon EOS C100[plb_1983438_price] (3.5" and higher rated).

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Full HD

Full HD

Unlike most of the other camcorders of a similar age and spec to the Camileo X150 which are not Full HD, the Camileo X150 is Full HD.

We compared all the other Full HD camcorders to this video camera and we think the Canon Vixia HF S30[plb_61584_price], the Samsung HMX-H304[plb_140536_price], and the Toshiba Camileo P20[plb_2251043_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has an HDMI

has an HDMI

Like most of the other similar spec camcorders that are a comparable age to the Camileo X150, the Camileo X150 has an HDMI.

We compared all the other video cameras with an HDMI to this camcorder and we think because of it's better review score, the HDR-PJ530[pl_2109584_price], and the HDR-PJ50E[pl_80442_price] both from Sony or the Canon Vixia HF S30[plb_61584_price] is also worth considering.

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1/3.2" Optical Sensor Size

The Camileo X150 has a maximum optical sensor size of 1/3.2". That's 81% more optical sensor size than the most frequently found optical sensor size of 1/5.8". The optical sensor size of all medium total megapixels video cameras that are a similar age to the Camileo X150 ranges from 2/3" (worst) to 1/2" (best).

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SDXC Compatible Memory Cards

SDXC compatible memory cards

The Camileo X150 supports an SDXC compatible memory cards which is better than the SDHC compatible memory cards supported by most video cameras that have been available for more than two years. This video camera also 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 across all medium total megapixels video cameras that are a similar age to the Camileo X150.

Across similar types of camcorder the worst supported memory card type is MicroSD (Transflash).

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

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Quite High Effective Megapixels (image)

With an effective megapixels (image) of 16 megapixels, the Camileo X150 has one of the higher effective megapixels (image)s amongst medium total megapixels video cameras of this age. Medium total megapixels video cameras that were launched around the same time as the Camileo X150 have effective megapixels (image)s of between 1.3MP and 16MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 7MP.

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Lithium Battery Technology

This camcorder has a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery technology, which is typical of many comparable spec camcorders that were released around the same time as it.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Camileo X150 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4608 x 3456. That's over seven times the still image resolution of the most common still image resolution(s) of 1920 x 1080. In addition, this video camera support a still image resolution(s) of 2048 x 1536 and 2592 x 1944.

This camcorder's still image resolution (4608 x 3456) is actually the best supported still image resolution amongst all camcorders of this age and type.

The worst supported still image resolution amongst similar types of camcorder is 640 x 480.

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Has One Light Exposure Modes

The number of exposure modes found on the Camileo X150 is more than most camcorders of this age and spec. This video camera has an Auto light exposure modes, which is the most frequently found light exposure modes found on medium total megapixels video cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Camileo X150.

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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 commonly found maximum image resolution on camcorders of a comparable type and age to it.

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Has a Built-In Display

The Toshiba Camileo X150 has a built-in display, as do most of the other medium total megapixels video cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Camileo X150.

We compared all the other camcorders with a built-in display to this camcorder and we think because of it's better review score, the Sony HDR-PJ50E[plb_80442_price], the Zoom Q2HD[plb_1983475_price], and the Canon EOS C300[plb_1585371_price] is also worth considering.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This video camera has a 1080p|720p supported video modes, which is typical of many video cameras of a similar age and spec to it.

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CMOS Sensor Type

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

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H.264 Video Formats Supported

This camcorder has a H.264 video formats supported, which is typical of many medium total megapixels video cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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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 video cameras of a comparable type and age to it.

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LCD Display

This camcorder has an LCD display, which is typical of many comparable spec camcorders that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Has Four White Balances

The Camileo X150 has a greater number of white balance modes than most medium total megapixels video cameras that are a similar age to it. This video camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on similar spec video cameras that have been available for more than two years. The white balances "Daylight", "Fluorescent" and "Tungsten" are also found on this Toshiba video camera.

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13 Reasons Against

Unexceptional Brand

We calculated the average reviews for all Toshiba video cameras and also specifically for Toshiba medium total megapixels video cameras and found that in both cases Toshiba had unexceptional reviews compared to other manufacturers.

Not Robust

Some people who purchased it thought it was not reliable. Kaustubh Dighe wrote on Amazon “Not at all reliable”. Kaustubh Dighe also mentioned “Overall not a reliable camera to shoot”.

Very Slow Maximum Frame Rate

The Toshiba Camileo X150 has one of the slower maximum frame rates (only 30 frames per second) amongst medium total megapixels video cameras of this age. The slowest maximum frame rate of camcorders of this type and age is 25fps, the fastest is 60fps, and the average maximum frame rate is 41fps.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Toshiba Camileo X150 does not have an image stabilizer, unlike most of the other camcorders of a comparable spec and age to the Camileo X150.

We compared all the other video cameras which also have an image stabilizer to this video camera and we think the Canon Vixia HF S30[plb_61584_price], the Sony HDR-CX130[plb_1355831_price], or the Samsung HMX-R10[plb_2479666_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

Like most of the other video cameras of this age and spec, the Camileo X150 does not have an interchangeable lens.

We compared all the other camcorders which also have an interchangeable lens to this camcorder and we think the HS900[pl_1047313_price], or the HDC-SD90[pl_1121383_price] both from Panasonic or the Canon EOS C300[plb_1585371_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The average optical zoom of video cameras that are a comparable age to the Camileo X150 is 23x. At only 10 times zoom factor, the Toshiba Camileo X150 has a fairly small optical zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec camcorders that came out around the same time as the Camileo X150.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 10x (optical) camcorders currently available including because of it's better review score, the Vixia HF S30[pl_61584_price], or the Legria HF S30[pl_1125145_price] both from Canon or the JVC GZ-GX1[plb_1286357_price].

Video cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might also be worth looking at include the Sony NEX-FS700[plb_2325798_price] (11x and higher rated), the Panasonic AG-AC90[plb_1834081_price] (12x and higher rated), or the Samsung HMX-QF30[plb_1535885_price] (20x and higher rated).

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

At only 1.5 hours, the Camileo X150 has a fairly short battery life (max) compared to most of the other camcorders of a comparable spec and age to the Camileo X150. Across all the medium total megapixels video cameras that are a comparable age to the Camileo X150 the battery life (max)s range from 1.1h to 8,700h, and the average battery life (max) is 430h.

If you would prefer a longer battery life (max) then you might want to look at the Rollei Movieline Live 100[plb_1670928_price] (1.6h and higher rated), the Samsung F90BN[plb_1538898_price] (1.67h and higher rated), or the Zoom Q2HD[plb_1983475_price] (2h and higher rated).

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Not 3D

The Toshiba Camileo X150 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other similar spec camcorders that have been on the market for more than two years are also not 3D.

If you want a video camera that is 3D then you might also want to look at the HDC-SD90[pl_1121383_price], or the HDC-Z10000[pl_1312813_price] both from Panasonic.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Most video cameras of a comparable type and age to the Camileo X150 do not have a night mode. The Toshiba Camileo X150 is no exception to this as it too does not have a night mode.

There are a number of alternative camcorders which also have a night mode that you might also want to look at including the Sony HDR-PJ330[plb_2109562_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

The Toshiba Camileo X150 does not have a built-in projector. Most of the other medium total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Camileo X150 also do not have a built-in projector.

Alternative camcorders which also have a built-in projector that you might also want to consider include the HDR-PJ330[pl_2109562_price], or the HDR-PJ530[pl_2109584_price] both from Sony.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other similar spec camcorders that came out more than two years ago, the Camileo X150 is not waterproof.

If you would prefer a video camera that is waterproof then you might want to look at the JVC GZ-R15[plb_2450097_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only Has Two Cables Includeds

The Camileo X150 has a greater number of included cables than most medium total megapixels video cameras that are a similar age to it. This Toshiba video camera has a USB cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on camcorders of this spec and age. The cables included "HDMI" is also found on this video camera.

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Fairly Big Minimum RAM

The average minimum RAM of video cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Camileo X150 is 740MB, and the minimum RAMs range from 1MB to 1.1GB. The Toshiba Camileo X150 has a fairly big minimum RAM (1,024 megabyte) compared to most of the other camcorders that have been available for a similar time to the Camileo X150.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Camileo X150

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Toshiba released the Camileo X150.

Average Weight

At 241 grams, the Camileo X150 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other similar spec camcorders that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 10 times zoom factor, the Camileo X150 has a fairly standard digital zoom compared to most of the other camcorders of a comparable age and spec to the Camileo X150.

We compared all the other 10x (digital) video cameras to this video camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Camileo S40[pl_1459563_price], and the Camileo BW10[pl_1432168_price] both from Toshiba is also worth considering.

If this video camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might want to look at the Rollei Movieline Live 100[plb_1670928_price] (16x), or the Toshiba Camileo P20[plb_2251043_price] (16x) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Image Sensor
Total Megapixels
Optical Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Effective Megapixels (image)
Effective Megapixels (movie)
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Image Stabilizer
Interchangeable Lens
Filter Size
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Storage
Maximum Memory Card Size
Internal Storage Capacity
Memory Slots
Compatible Memory Cards
Camcorder Media Type
Focusing
Face Detection
Normal Focusing Range
Smile Detection
Macro Focusing Range
Light Exposure
Scene Modes
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
White Balance
White Balance
Flash
Built-In Flash
Shutter
Camera Shutter Speed
Display
Display Diagonal
Built-In Display
Touchscreen
Display Resolution
Display Resolution (numeric)
Display
Aspect Ratio
Camera
Camcorder Type
3D
Minimum Illumination
Supported Aspect Ratios
Self-Timer Delay
Design
Colour of Product
Video
Full HD
HD Type
Video Capturing Speed
Supported Video Modes
Video Formats Supported
Maximum Video Resolution
HD-Ready
Maximum Frame Rate
Still Image
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
S-Video Out
Mini HDMI Ports Quantity
Mini-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Technology
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Hand Strap
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Warranty Card
Lens Hood
Pouch
Cleaning Cloth
Other Features
Compatible Operating Systems
Minimum System Requirements
Minimum Processor
Photo Mode
Minimum Hard Disk Space
Minimum RAM

User Reviews

(11)
Reviewed 24 January 2015 by Mark
(Verified Purchase)

Cool.

Reviewed 29 December 2014 by Lesley Kilpatrick
(Verified Purchase)

Great product , good price , excellent present.

Reviewed 15 December 2014 by Mminecraft Lover

I use this for film making and YouTube videos, the microphone is crap and the auto focus annoys me the most. Awful..

Reviewed 7 December 2014 by Dabbie

I have had problems with this item. does not always focus and sound is spasmodic.

Reviewed 3 October 2014 by Kasia

Often loosing focus for a moment, but except this one thing, camcorder is perfect for amateur recording.

Reviewed 12 August 2014 by Williamconnelly

Original purchase was as described but a bit frustrating when you have to wait 8 days for a simple thing like a battery,
situation has now been resolved and would be happy to purchase again... Read more…

Reviewed 26 July 2014 by TS

Amazing camcorder.

Reviewed 26 July 2014 by Urby
(Verified Purchase)

Good little camera but very poor sound quality.

Reviewed 24 September 2013 by Kaustubh Dighe
(Verified Purchase)

I used it for recording in a dance function started recording it and in middle of the programme it said Memory full while I have 16GB SDHC card. Then again started recording after 2 minutes... Read more…

Reviewed 11 September 2013 by Cordwainer
(Verified Purchase)

I was asked if I would film at a wedding with a Camelio X150 , with 30 minutes notice . Found the camera very easy to use , light and not bulky , no fiddly switches and would also take still... Read more…

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