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Coby CAM3001 Camcorder

$36.24
1.3MP 340g CMOS 4x Aug 2012
Total Megapixels Weight Sensor Type Digital Zoom Release Date
Quite small display diagonal
Does not support HDMI
Not Full HD
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Display

Quite Small Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of camcorders that were launched more than two years ago is 1.4", the largest is 4.3", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". With a display diagonal of only 1.44 inches, the CAM3001 has one of the smallest display diagonals amongst small total megapixels camcorders of this age.

If this Coby camcorder display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might also want to consider the Rollei S-30 (1.5") which also has a higher rating.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Support HDMI

The Coby CAM3001 does not support HDMI. Most of the other comparable spec video cameras that came out more than two years ago do support HDMI.

We think you might also be interested in other camcorders which also support HDMI including the Vixia HF M40, or the XF105 ($8,499) both from Canon which also has a higher rating.

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Video

Not Full HD

The Coby CAM3001 is not Full HD, unlike most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that were released around the same time as the CAM3001.

Video cameras which are Full HD that might also be worth considering include the Canon Vixia HF M40 which also has a higher rating.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This video camera has a maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many video cameras of a similar age and spec to it.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolutions

The CAM3001 supports a 640 x 480 pixels video resolutions which is higher than the 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions supported by most video cameras of this type and age. The worst video resolution of all small total megapixels camcorders that came out around the same time as the CAM3001 is 640 x 360 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Storage

Quite Small Maximum Memory Card Size

With a maximum memory card size of only 8 gigabytes, the Coby CAM3001's maximum memory card size is one of the smallest amongst small total megapixels camcorders that were released more than two years ago. The maximum memory card sizes of camcorders of a similar age and spec to the CAM3001 range from 8GB to 130GB.

Camcorders with a larger maximum memory card size that might also be worth considering include the Rollei S-30 (32GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Lens System

Quite Small Digital Zoom

Video cameras of a similar spec and age to the CAM3001 have digital zooms of between 1.5x and 3,500x. The digital zoom of the Coby CAM3001 of only 4 times zoom factor is one of the smallest amongst camcorders that were released around the same time as the CAM3001.

If you are looking for a video camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might also want to look at the Canon Legria HF R56 (57x) which is also higher rated.

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Battery

Very Short Battery Life (max)

The average battery life (max) of camcorders of a similar age and type to the CAM3001 is 12h. The CAM3001 has a fairly short battery life (max) (only 1.5 hours) compared to most of the other similar spec camcorders that have been available for around the same time as the CAM3001.

If you want a video camera with a longer battery life (max) then you might also want to consider the Canon Legria HF R66 (2.1h) which is also higher rated.

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Other Features

Not Waterproof

Like most of the other camcorders of a similar type and age to the CAM3001, the CAM3001 is not waterproof.

If you would prefer a video camera that is waterproof then you might also want to look at the Panasonic HX-A100 ($289.95).

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this small total megapixels camcorder was released.


Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

The Coby CAM3001 has a relatively standard weight (340 grams) compared to most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that came out more than two years ago.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00716829630105

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