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Zoom Q4

£186.87
Zoom Q4
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A bargain price and classic 1x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder, with good features
1x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 3MP 1" Nov 2014
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Zoom Q4 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Zoom Q4 number 34 across all camcorders.
89
Reviews
100 Reviews
89
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Features
Good Features
70
Age
3 Years Old
83
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 83?

It has good expert reviews and good user reviews with 83% of buyers recommending this camcorder to others. HP camcorders also have excellent reviews in general.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer video cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest video cameras 2018.
Customers report it is a good size, it is easy to use and it is reasonably priced. However they also report unacceptable noise level.
This Zoom camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Very light
Supports HDMI
The world needs listeners and viewers, but it belongs to the creators
The sound is the scene
Making music
Aspire to inspire
Making videos
Every video tells A story
Making news
Be in the moment
Very small total megapixels
Very small optical zoom

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £149.99 on eBay 4 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 61% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Zoom Q4 Video Reviews

Zoom Q4 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Expert Reviews

Video camera expert review site CNET.de scored this camcorder 80%.

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Good User Reviews

Based on 99 user reviews the average user rating of this video camera is 80 out of 100. 34 reviewers (71% of all reviewers) gave this camcorder either 4 or 5 stars and 83% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report Unacceptable Noise Level

Two people who purchased this camcorder considered that it was noisy.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Three owners considered that the product was compact and two people reckoned that it was lightweight.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Five owners who purchased the Zoom Q4 agreed that it was easy to use and four owners mentioned that it was easy to use the menus.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Six people thought it was good value for money.

Users Report Good Technical Features

Three customers who reviewed it wrote that it had good features.

Very Good Brand

Based on 189 expert and user reviews (including 37 verified purchases), Zoom has very good reviews for its camcorders. 77% of those that bought a Zoom video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Two people who bought the product considered that it was well made.

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

11 owners who purchased the product thought it was good quality.

Users Report a Good Quality Lens

Seven owners said in their reviews that this camcorder had a good zoom.

Value For Money

Very Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old. However at £186.87 it is cheaper than 58% of video cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Zoom Q4 and the United Kingdom price of £186.87 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $249.99 (£344.06).

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This video camera was released in November 2014.

Features

Very Small Total Megapixels

The Zoom Q4's total megapixels of only 3MP is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is smaller than 77% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The average total megapixels of all camcorders is 7.8MP, with the smallest being 0.3MP and the biggest being 50MP.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Zoom Q4 of only 1x is smaller than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 20% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Across all the camcorders the optical zooms range from 1x to 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x.

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Average Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor size of the Zoom Q4 of 0.333" is relatively typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 57% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This camcorder has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on video cameras.

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Very Light

The Zoom Q4's weight of only 167g is lighter than 78% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the camcorders the weights range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g.

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Average Maximum Battery Life

The Zoom Q4's maximum battery life of 3h is fairly typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the longest 63% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Zoom Q4 does not have an image stabilizer, unlike most other camcorders. 69% of video cameras have an image stabilizer.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Zoom Q4 supports HDMI. 70% of camcorders also support HDMI.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of camcorders range from 1.3" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 3". The display diagonal of the Zoom Q4 of only 2" is smaller than 95% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

The average minimum aperture number of all camcorders is 2.3, with the lowest being 1.1 and the highest being 22. The Zoom Q4's minimum aperture number of 2.8 is in the highest 27% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Zoom Q4 is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Memory Card Size

The maximum memory card size of the Zoom Q4 of 128GB is larger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 90% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The smallest maximum memory card size of camcorders is 2GB, the largest is 260GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 66GB.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Zoom Q4 has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of camcorders.

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Faster Than Average Maximum Frame Rate

The maximum frame rate of the Zoom Q4 of 60fps is faster than 92% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. The average maximum frame rate of all video cameras is 62fps, with the slowest being 25fps and the fastest being 960fps.

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Does Not Feature Wi-Fi

The Zoom Q4 does not feature wi-Fi. 76% of camcorders also do not feature wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

Like most other camcorders, the Zoom Q4 does not support PictBridge. 97% of camcorders do not support PictBridge.

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Has a Microphone in

The Zoom Q4 has a microphone in. 75% of camcorders do not have a microphone in.

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Does Not Support Bluetooth

The Zoom Q4 does not support bluetooth. 98% of video cameras also do not support bluetooth.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

zoom zq4n, zoom q4

Barcodes:

00600599647824, 00884354012830, 00884354015732, 04515260012824, 04515260012848, 04515260012855, 04515260012862, 04515260012879, 04515260013784

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