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Toshiba Camileo X150 Camcorder

£79.00
5MP 1/3 241g Nov 2012
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
User reviews are average
Not robust
Very slow maximum frame rate
11 Reviews
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Design

Not Robust

Two people who reviewed the Toshiba Camileo X150 considered that it was not reliable. Kaustubh Dighe wrote on expert website Amazon “Poor battery life and not at all reliable” in their review of this camcorder. They also mentioned “Overall not a reliable camera to shoot” in their review.


Reviews

User Reviews Are Average

Based on 11 user reviews the average user rating of this camcorder is 75 out of 100.

Unexceptional Brand

We checked 225 expert and user reviews (including 87 verified purchases) for Toshiba camcorders and found that on average Toshiba has unexceptional reviews. We also found that Toshiba has unexceptional reviews specifically within its medium total megapixels camcorders range.


Power

Good Battery Life

Two owners reckoned that the Toshiba Camileo X150 had a good battery life. Williamconnelly scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned “Have to wait 8 days for a simple thing like a battery”.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This video camera has been on the market since November 2012.


Storage

Very Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The maximum memory card size of the Camileo X150 of 128 gigabytes is one of the largest amongst similar spec video cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this video camera. Across all the medium total megapixels camcorders that were released more than two years ago the maximum memory card sizes range from 2GB to 130GB.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The Toshiba Camileo X150 supports HDMI, as do most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that have been available for around the same time as this video camera.

We compared all the other camcorders which support HDMI to this video camera and we think because of its better review score, the Contour Design Contour+ is also worth considering.

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Video

Very Slow Maximum Frame Rate

Camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as this camcorder have maximum frame rates of between 25fps and 60fps. With a maximum frame rate of only 30 frames per second, the Camileo X150 has one of the slower maximum frame rates amongst medium total megapixels camcorders of this age.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Toshiba Camileo X150 is Full HD. Most of the other video cameras of this age and type also are Full HD.

There are a number of alternative Full HD camcorders currently available that you might want to look at including because of their better review scores, the GoPro Hero (£69.99), the Contour Design Contour+, or the Polaroid POLC3 (£64).

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HD-Ready

The Camileo X150 is HD-Ready. Most of the other camcorders that have been around for around the same time as this video camera also are HD-Ready.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This camcorder has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium total megapixels camcorders that have been around for more than two years.

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Battery

Very Short Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of only 1.5 hours, the Camileo X150 has one of the shorter battery life (max) amongst medium total megapixels camcorders of this age. The shortest battery life (max) of camcorders of a similar age and type to this camcorder is 1.1h, the longest is 8,700h, and the average battery life (max) is 310h.

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Display

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Camileo X150 has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other camcorders of a comparable age and spec to this camcorder. The display diagonals of medium total megapixels camcorders that were released more than two years ago range from 1.5" to 4".

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Has a Touchscreen

The Toshiba Camileo X150 has a touchscreen, as do most of the other camcorders that have been around for around the same time as this camcorder.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

At 241 grams, the Camileo X150 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other video cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camcorder.

If you are not worried about having a heavier weight then you might want to consider the Contour Design Contour+ (150.2g) which also has a higher rating.

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Lens System

Very Small Optical Zoom

The smallest optical zoom of medium total megapixels camcorders that were released more than two years ago is 1x and the biggest is 60x. The Toshiba Camileo X150 has one of the smaller optical zooms (only 10 times zoom factor) amongst medium total megapixels camcorders of this age.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 10 times zoom factor, the Camileo X150 has a fairly typical digital zoom compared to most of the other video cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Other Features

Features Photo Mode

The Camileo X150 features photo mode. Most of the other camcorders of a similar age and spec to this video camera also feature photo mode.

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Flash

Has a Built-In Flash

The Camileo X150 has a built-in flash, which is unusual. Most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that have been around for a comparable time to this camcorder do not have a built-in flash.

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Focusing

Features Smile Detection

The Camileo X150 features smile detection. Most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camcorder also feature smile detection.

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Has a Face Detection

The Camileo X150 has a face detection, as do most of the other similar spec video cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camcorder.

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Packaging Content

Has a Pouch

The Toshiba Camileo X150 has a pouch, as do most of the other video cameras of a comparable age and type to this video camera.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Camileo X150 has a hand strap. Most of the other video cameras of this spec and age also have a hand strap.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Camileo X150 has a batteries included, as do most of the other video cameras of a similar age and spec to this camcorder.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The Camileo X150 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other video cameras of a comparable spec and age to this video camera also have an AC adapter included.

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Still Image

4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Camileo X150 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 comparable spec video cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camcorder. This Toshiba camcorder also support a still image resolution(s) of 2048 x 1536 and 2592 x 1944.

This video camera's still image resolution (4608 x 3456) is actually the best supported still image resolution across all camcorders of this age and spec.

A 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) is the worst supported still image resolution across comparable types of video camera.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camcorder has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec camcorders that came out around the same time as it.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Camileo X150 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that came out more than two years ago.

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Image Sensor

Quite High Effective Megapixels (image)

The effective megapixels (image) of medium total megapixels camcorders that were released more than two years ago range from 1.3MP to 21MP. With an effective megapixels (image) of 16 megapixels, the Camileo X150 has one of the higher effective megapixels (image) amongst medium total megapixels camcorders of this age.

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1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/3.2" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on video cameras of this age and type.

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5 Megapixels Total Megapixels

This is a 5 megapixels sensor camcorder.

We compared this video camera to all the other 5MP sensor video cameras and we think the Contour Design Contour+ which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this Toshiba video camera total megapixels is too small for you then you might want to consider the Midland XTC-200 (£59.80) (5.2MP and higher rated), or the Polaroid POLC3 (£64) (6MP and higher rated).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers toshiba pa5081e1c0k
Barcodes 04051528001433

Toshiba Camileo X150 Review Sources

To prepare this Toshiba Camileo X150 review we compared this camcorder to 576 other models. For each camcorder that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 139,287 product attributes, 24,577 camcorder reviews and 2,150,700 historical camcorder prices from 164 camcorder retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this camcorder compared to the other models as well as any areas where this camcorder is lacking.

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