Coby CAM3001 Review
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Why Has it Scored 75?
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest video cameras 2017.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a hand strap
Very slow maximum frame rate
Very small maximum memory card size
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Coby CAM3001 In-Depth Analysis
Value For Money
Excellent Value for Money
The product has mediocre features but at $36.24 it is cheaper than 97% of video cameras.
Very Slow Maximum Frame Rate
The maximum frame rates of camcorders range from 25fps to 960fps. The CAM3001 has one of the slower maximum frame rates (only 30 frames per second) amongst camcorders of this age.
Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size
At only 8 gigabytes, the Coby CAM3001 has a fairly small maximum memory card size compared to most of the other camcorders. Across all the camcorders the maximum memory card sizes range from 2GB to 260GB.
Does Not Support PictBridge
The Coby CAM3001 does not support PictBridge, although keep in mind that most of the other video cameras also do not support PictBridge.
At 340 grams, the Coby CAM3001 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other video cameras.
Does Not Support HDMI
The CAM3001 does not support HDMI. Most of the other video cameras do support HDMI.
Does Not Have a Built-In Flash
The CAM3001 does not have a built-in flash, although it is worth noting that most of the other video cameras also do not have a built-in flash.
Quite Small Display Diagonal
The smallest display diagonal of video cameras is 0.24" and the largest is 11". When compared to other camcorders that we have checked, the display diagonal of the CAM3001 of only 1.44 inches is one of the smallest.
Quite Small Total Megapixels
The average total megapixels of video cameras is 8.2MP. With a total megapixels of only 1.3 megapixels, the CAM3001 has a very small total megapixels compared to most of the other video cameras.
Only 640 X 480 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution
The CAM3001 has a higher maximum video resolution than most camcorders. This camcorder has a 640 x 480 pixels maximum video resolution, whereas most camcorders have a 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution.
A 640 x 480 pixels maximum video resolution is in fact the worst maximum video resolution amongst all camcorders.
Amongst comparable types of video camera the best maximum video resolution is 4096 x 2160 pixels.
Has a Hand Strap
The Coby CAM3001 has a hand strap, as do most of the other camcorders.
Very Short Battery Life (max)
The CAM3001 has one of the shorter battery life (max) (only 1.5 hours) amongst video cameras of this age. Camcorders have battery life (max) of between 0.083h and 8,700h, and the average battery life (max) is 53h.
Very Small Digital Zoom
The smallest digital zoom of camcorders is 1.5x, the biggest is 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 420x. The CAM3001 has a fairly small digital zoom (only 4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other camcorders.
Not Full HD
The CAM3001 is not Full HD. Most of the other camcorders do are Full HD.