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Zoom Q4

£199.99
A cheap 3MP 1 video camera with alright features and very good user reviews
3MP 1" Yes 167g Nov 2014
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
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Zoom Q4 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Zoom Q4 number 15 across all camcorders.
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25 Reviews
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2 Years Old
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73
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Why Has it Scored 73?

It has good expert reviews and good user reviews with 86% of buyers recommending this camcorder to others. Canon video cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer camcorders with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest camcorders 2017.
Customers report it is a good size, it is easy to use and good quality lens.
This Zoom camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly fast maximum frame rate
Fairly large maximum memory card size
Only 1" optical sensor size
Fairly high minimum aperture number

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Zoom Q4 Video Reviews


Zoom Q4 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Good Expert Reviews

This video camera received an expert rating of 80% from CNET.de.

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Good User Reviews

Users have rated this video camera on average 80%. 9 reviewers (75% of all reviewers) gave this camcorder either 4 or 5 stars and 86% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report That it is a Good Size

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it was compact.

Very Good Brand

On average Zoom video cameras have very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 76% of those that bought a Zoom camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Four people mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus and two owners said in their reviews that the product was easy to use.

Users Report a Good Quality Lens

Three customers said in their reviews that it had a good zoom.

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

Six owners who purchased it considered that it was good quality.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £199.99 it is cheaper than 61% 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 £199.99 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $249.00 (£324.15).

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Features

Fairly Fast Maximum Frame Rate

Across all the camcorders the maximum frame rates range from 25fps to 960fps, and the average maximum frame rate is 60fps. The maximum frame rate of the Zoom Q4 of 60fps is in the fastest 8% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1" optical sensor size, which is typical of many video cameras.

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Fairly High Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Zoom Q4 of 2.8 is quite high compared to most other camcorders. It is in the highest 23% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Video cameras have minimum aperture numbers of between 1.1 and 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.2.

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Does Not Support Bluetooth

The Zoom Q4 does not support bluetooth. 97% of video cameras also do not support bluetooth.

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Fairly Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The smallest maximum memory card size of camcorders is 2GB, the largest is 260GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 63GB. The maximum memory card size of the Zoom Q4 of 128GB is fairly large compared to most other video cameras. It is in the largest 20% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Zoom Q4 supports HDMI. 67% of video cameras also support HDMI.

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Does Not Feature Wi-Fi

The Zoom Q4 does not feature wi-Fi, although this is within the context that 77% of video cameras also do not feature wi-Fi.

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Average Battery Life (max)

The battery life (max) of the Zoom Q4 of 3h is pretty standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the longest 68% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of camcorders range from 0.24" to 11", and the average display diagonal is 3". The display diagonal of the Zoom Q4 of only 2" is in the smallest 8% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The Zoom Q4 does not support PictBridge. 97% of camcorders also do not support PictBridge.

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Very Small Total Megapixels

Video cameras have total megapixels of between 0.3MP and 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP. The total megapixels of the Zoom Q4 of only 3MP is in the smallest 24% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Zoom Q4's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 22mm is fairly short compared to most other camcorders. It is in the shortest 15% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the video cameras the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 0.5mm to 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 790mm.

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Has a Microphone in

The Zoom Q4 has a microphone in. 77% of video cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Zoom Q4 is Full HD. 73% of video cameras also are Full HD.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Zoom Q4 of 167g is fairly standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the heaviest 27% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This video camera was released in November 2014.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04515260012848

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