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Zoom Q8

£295.00
A top-rated 3MP 1 camcorder with fine features but a price that represents inferior value for money
3MP 1" Yes 260g Jan 2016
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
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Zoom Q8 Review

With very good reviews and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Zoom Q8 number 96 across all camcorders.
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Overall Score
56
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Why Has it Scored 56?

It has good user reviews with 58% of buyers recommending this camcorder to others. Canon video cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this video camera is slightly out of date, and newer video cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest camcorders 2017.
Customers report good quality lens.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite fast maximum frame rate
Full HD
Only 1" optical sensor size
Does not feature wi-Fi

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 £292 at Bax-Shop UK 16 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 90% 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.
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Zoom Q8 Video Reviews


Zoom Q8 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Average

People who bought this video camera rated this video camera 71% on average. 58% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Zoom Has Very Good Reviews for Its Video Cameras

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

Customers Report a Good Quality Lens

Two people who reviewed this camcorder agreed that it had a good lens.

Customers Report Good Product Quality

Four owners who bought the Zoom Q8 concluded that it was good quality.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is under 2 years old but has mediocre features, and at £295.00 it is more expensive than 57% of video cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Zoom Q8 and the United Kingdom price of £295.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $314.99 (£410.34).

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Features

Quite Fast Maximum Frame Rate

The maximum frame rates of video cameras range from 25fps to 960fps, and the average maximum frame rate is 60fps. The maximum frame rate of the Zoom Q8 of 60fps is quite fast compared to most other video cameras. It is in the fastest 20% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on video cameras.

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Does Not Feature Wi-Fi

Like most other camcorders, the Zoom Q8 does not feature wi-Fi. 77% of video cameras do not feature wi-Fi.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Zoom Q8 is Full HD, as are 73% of video cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Zoom Q8 of 2.7" is fairly standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 28% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Zoom Q8 of only 35mm is in the shortest 16% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of all camcorders is 790mm, with the shortest being 0.5mm and the longest being 2,700mm.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The Zoom Q8's digital zoom of only 4x is in the smallest 14% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the video cameras the digital zooms range from 1.5x to 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 450x.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Zoom Q8 supports HDMI, as do 67% of video cameras.

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Very Small Total Megapixels

The Zoom Q8's total megapixels of only 3MP is fairly small compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 25% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the video cameras the total megapixels range from 0.3MP to 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The Zoom Q8 does not support PictBridge. 97% of video cameras also do not support PictBridge.

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Quite 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 Zoom Q8's maximum memory card size of 128GB is in the largest 21% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Bluetooth

The Zoom Q8 does not support bluetooth, although this is within the context that 97% of camcorders also do not support bluetooth.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Zoom Q8 of 260g is pretty standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the heaviest 57% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Microphone in

The Zoom Q8 has a microphone in. 77% of video cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Age

Released 19 Months Ago

This video camera was released in January 2016.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00884354014759, 04515260014699

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