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Aiptek Car Camcorder X5
Aiptek Car Camcorder X5
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Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 Camcorder

3.1MP 1/3 120g CMOS Sep 2013
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Weight Sensor Type Release Date
Good size
Good product quality
Good screen / viewfinder
4 Reviews

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two people concluded that it was lightweight.

One Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 reviewer thought it was a good size. T. J. Hill wrote in their review of this camcorder on Amazon three years ago “Although the X5 is quite small, these buttons are of a good size and are easy to use”.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 120 grams, the Car Camcorder X5 is one of the lighter small total megapixels camcorders that were released more than two years ago amongst comparable spec camcorders of this age. Across all the small total megapixels camcorders that were released more than two years ago the weights range from 57g to 3.9kg.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Panasonic HX-A100 ($289.95) (167g).

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Design

Good Product Quality

Two Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 reviewers who reviewed the product thought it was good quality. T. J. Hill said on Amazon “Review of Aiptek Car Camcorder X5OverviewThe Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 is well designed, compact and lightweight with a shiny black plastic case”.

Nice Design

Two customers who purchased the Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 thought it was well designed.

Easy to Use

One Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 reviewer thought it was easy to use.


Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 owners said in their reviews that the Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 had a good screen. T. J. Hill mentioned on Amazon three years ago “The display in the monitor screen is very clear” in their review of this camcorder. T. J. Hill also wrote “A reasonable sized monitor screen at the rear” in their review.


Reviews

Aiptek Camcorders Have Good Reviews

Aiptek is one of the better rated video camera manufacturers according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Aiptek also has good reviews for its small total megapixels camcorders.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

Two Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 reviewers said in their reviews that the Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 had good technical guidance. T. J. Hill gave it a rating of 6 stars and wrote “The full instruction manual can be downloaded from the Aiptek website” in their Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 review.


Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 supports HDMI. Most of the other similar spec video cameras that are a comparable age to this video camera also support HDMI.

We compared all the other video cameras which support HDMI to this video camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon Vixia HF M40, the Panasonic HC-V250 ($480.99), and the JVC GZ-E100 is also worth considering.

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Has a Composite Video Out

The Car Camcorder X5 has a composite video out. Most of the other camcorders of a comparable spec and age to this video camera also have a composite video out.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The Car Camcorder X5 does not support PictBridge, although it is worth noting that most of the other video cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this video camera also do not support PictBridge.

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Lens System

Supports Wide Angle Lens System

The Car Camcorder X5 supports wide angle lens system, as do most of the other camcorders of this age and type.

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Camera

Supports On Screen Display (OSD)

The Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 supports On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other comparable spec video cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this video camera.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Car Camcorder X5 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other video cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camcorder also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that have been on the market for more than two years also have a built-in microphone.

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Video

1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This video camera supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported video resolutions on camcorders of this type and age.

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Very Slow Maximum Frame Rate

With a maximum frame rate of only 30 frames per second, the Car Camcorder X5 has one of the slower maximum frame rates amongst small total megapixels camcorders of this age. The average maximum frame rate of comparable spec camcorders that have been available for a similar time to this video camera is 40fps, and the maximum frame rates range from 25fps to 60fps.

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Image Sensor

Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/3" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on small total megapixels camcorders that came out around the same time as it.

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Display

Quite Small Display Diagonal

Across all the video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this video camera the display diagonals range from 1.4" to 4.3", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". With a display diagonal of only 2.4 inches, the Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other camcorders that were launched around the same time as this video camera.

If you would prefer a larger display diagonal then you might also want to consider the Transcend DrivePro 200 ($99.99) (2.4015761"), the Canon 800 (2.7"), or the Sony HDR-CX405 (2.7") which is also higher rated.

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Storage

Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The Car Camcorder X5 has a fairly small maximum memory card size (only 32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that came out more than two years ago. The average maximum memory card size of camcorders that have been around for a similar time to this camcorder is 64GB, and the maximum memory card sizes range from 8GB to 130GB.

We compared this video camera to all the other 32GB maximum memory card size camcorders and we think the Canon XF305, the Overlook GX-5, and the Rollei S-30 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you want a video camera with a larger maximum memory card size then you might want to look at the Canon XF200 (64GB and higher rated), or the Zoom Q4 ($199.00) (128GB and higher rated).

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Networking

Does Not Feature Wi-Fi

The Car Camcorder X5 does not feature wi-Fi, unlike most of the other camcorders that have been available for a similar time to this camcorder.

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Flash

Does Not Have a Built-In Light

The Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 does not have a built-in light. Most of the other video cameras that were released around the same time as this camcorder also do not have a built-in light.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Aiptek Car Camcorder X5 does not have a built-in flash, although this is within the context that most of the other camcorders that are a similar age to this video camera also do not have a built-in flash.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Aiptek released the Car Camcorder X5.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04719455800924, 04719851877247, 04719851877780

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