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Coby CAM5002 Review
|Value for Money||
|Not Currently for Sale|
|6 Great Features|
|5 Years Old|
Why Has it Scored 10?
It has below average user reviews with an average user rating of 20%.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest video cameras 2017.
It is missing some features:
Very small digital zoom
Very small display diagonal
Does not support PictBridge
Should You Buy it Now?
Coby CAM5002 In-Depth Analysis
Has a Built-In Flash
The CAM5002 has a built-in flash. Most of the other new camcorders do not have a built-in flash.
The Coby CAM5002 is one of the heavier comparable spec camcorders that are a similar age to this camcorder (331 grams) amongst medium total megapixels camcorders of this age. Comparable spec camcorders that are a similar age to this video camera have weights of between 50g and 2.8kg, and the average weight is 340g.
Very Small Digital Zoom
The smallest digital zoom of new video cameras is 2x and the biggest is 1,800x. At only 4 times zoom factor, the Coby CAM5002 has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that have been around for around the same time as this video camera.
The CAM5002 is Full HD, as are most of the other latest comparable spec camcorders.
Very Small Display Diagonal
The average display diagonal of medium total megapixels camcorders that have been available for around the same time as this video camera is 2.8". At only 2 inches, the CAM5002 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other video cameras of this age and spec.
Average Maximum Memory Card Size
With a maximum memory card size of 32 gigabytes, the Coby CAM5002 has a pretty typical maximum memory card size compared to most of the other video cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camcorder.
Has a Hand Strap
The CAM5002 has a hand strap, as do most of the other new medium total megapixels camcorders.
The CAM5002 supports HDMI, as do most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that are a similar age to this camcorder.
Does Not Support PictBridge
The Coby CAM5002 does not support PictBridge, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that came out around the same time as this video camera also do not support PictBridge.
Has a Batteries Included
The CAM5002 has a batteries included. Most of the other similar spec video cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this video camera also have a batteries included.
Only 2592 X 1944 Pixels Image Resolution
The Coby CAM5002 has a maximum maximum image resolution of 2592 x 1944 pixels. That's 68% less maximum image resolution than the most frequently found maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels.
This camcorder's maximum image resolution (2592 x 1944 pixels) is actually the worst maximum image resolution amongst all recently released medium total megapixels camcorders.
A 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution is the best maximum image resolution amongst similar types of camcorder.
5 Megapixels Total Megapixels
This is a 5 megapixels sensor camcorder.
Has a Composite Video Out
The Coby CAM5002 has a composite video out. Most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that have been around for a comparable time to this video camera also have a composite video out.
Released Over Five Years Ago
It was June 2012 when Coby released the CAM5002.
Value for Money
Price Has Gone Down by $22 (36%)
The price has dropped from $62.30 to $39.99 in the last 37 days.to be notified when the price changes.
Coby CAM5002 Review Sources
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