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Toshiba Camileo Z100
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Toshiba Camileo Z100 Camcorder

5MP 1/3.2 286g CMOS May 2012
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Weight Sensor Type Release Date
Capture the world in brilliant 3D. Now with Toshiba's new, amazingly affordable CAMILEO Z100 3D Camcorder, you can easily shoot 3D video in 1080p Full HD, and create amazing movies. Got a 3D TV or... More
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24 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and tecnozoom.it the average expert rating of this Toshiba video camera is 73 out of 100.

Good Product Quality

One customer who reviewed it mentioned that it was good quality. Expert Reviews said “Reasonable image quality for the price”.

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this camcorder is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on video cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The Camileo Z100 has one of the larger maximum memory card sizes (128 gigabytes) amongst medium sensor size video cameras of this age. Across all the medium sensor size video cameras that were launched around the same time as the Camileo Z100 the maximum memory card sizes range from 2GB to 130GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 55GB.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other medium sensor size video cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Camileo Z100, the Camileo Z100 has an image stabiliser.

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Full HD

Like most of the other video cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Camileo Z100, the Toshiba Camileo Z100 is Full HD.

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Has an HDMI Port

has an HDMI port

The Toshiba Camileo Z100 has an HDMI port. Most of the other video cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Camileo Z100 also have an HDMI port.

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1/3.2" Optical Sensor Size

The Camileo Z100 has a maximum optical sensor size of 1/3.2". That's 81% more optical sensor size than a 1/5.8" camcorder, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size. The optical sensor size of all similar spec video cameras that were launched around the same time as the Camileo Z100 ranges from 1/5.8" to 1/3".

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SDXC Memory Card

SDXC memory card

The Camileo Z100 supports an SDXC memory card which is better than the SD memory card supported by most video cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This Toshiba camcorder also supports an SDHC memory card. SDXC cards are SD cards but with a much higher capacity and faster processing speeds. They have a maximum capacity of 2TB (Terabytes).

An SDXC memory card is in fact the best supported memory card type amongst all medium sensor size video cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Camileo Z100.

The worst supported memory card type amongst comparable types of video camera is MicroSDXC.

SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.

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3D Compatible

The Camileo Z100 is 3D compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other medium sensor size video cameras that came out more than two years ago are not 3D compatible.

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Lithium Battery

This video camera has a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery, which is the most commonly found battery on comparable spec video cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite High Megapixel Count

The lowest megapixel count of similar spec video cameras that have been available for more than two years is 1.3MP and the highest is 16MP. The Toshiba Camileo Z100 has one of the higher megapixel counts (16 megapixels) amongst medium sensor size video cameras of this age.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Toshiba Camileo Z100 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4608 x 3456. That's over seven times the still image resolution of the most frequently found still image resolution of 1920 x 1080. This video camera also support a still image resolution of 2048 x 1536 and 2592 x 1944.

A 4608 x 3456 still image resolution is in fact the best supported still image resolution amongst all medium sensor size video cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Camileo Z100.

Amongst comparable types of camcorder the worst supported still image resolution is 640 x 480.

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Has a Built-In Display

The Toshiba Camileo Z100 has a built-in display, as do most of the other video cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This video camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum image resolution on video cameras of this age and type.

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1080p Video Mode

This video camera has a 1080p|720p video mode, which is the most commonly found video mode on video cameras that are a similar age to it.

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H.264 Video Format

This video camera has a H.264|MP4 video format, which is typical of many camcorders that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Has Four White Balance Modes

The Toshiba Camileo Z100 has a greater number of white balance modes than most comparable spec video cameras that were released around the same time as it. This video camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on camcorders of this age and spec. The white balance modes "Daylight", "Fluorescent" and "Tungsten" are also found on this Toshiba video camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This video camera supports a video resolution of 640 x 480|1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported video resolution on camcorders of this age and spec.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This video camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many video cameras of this age and type.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This camcorder has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on camcorders that are a comparable age to it.

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JPG Image Format

This camcorder has a JPG image format, which is the most commonly found image format on camcorders that were released around the same time as it.

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LCD Display

This video camera has an LCD display, which is the most commonly found display on camcorders of this spec and age.

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Small

The heights of medium sensor size video cameras that are a comparable age to the Camileo Z100 range from 17mm to 240mm. The Toshiba Camileo Z100 is one of the smaller video cameras that were released more than two years ago (only 54 millimeters) amongst camcorders of this age.

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14 Reasons Against

Toshiba Only Has Unexceptional Reviews for Its Video Cameras

On average Toshiba medium sensor size video cameras have unexceptional reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all video cameras manufactured by Toshiba.

Difficult to Use

One customer thought the Toshiba Camileo Z100 was not easy to use the menus.

Very Slow Maximum Frame Rate

The average maximum frame rate of medium sensor size video cameras that were launched around the same time as the Camileo Z100 is 41fps, and the maximum frame rates range from 25fps to 60fps. The Camileo Z100 has one of the slower maximum frame rates (only 30 frames per second) amongst medium sensor size video cameras of this age.

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Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

Like most of the other camcorders of a similar age and type to the Camileo Z100, the Camileo Z100 does not have an interchangeable lens.

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Heavy

The weights of video cameras of this age and type range from 76g to 2.8kg, and the average weight is 320g. At 286 grams, the Toshiba Camileo Z100 is quite heavy compared to most of the other comparable spec video cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Low Display Resolution

With a display resolution of only 96,000 pixels, the Camileo Z100's display resolution is one of the lowest amongst camcorders that were released more than two years ago. The display resolutions of medium sensor size video cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 96,000 pixels to 1,200,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 370,000 pixels.

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Quite Small Maximum Fash Memory Capacity

The Camileo Z100 has one of the smaller maximum fash memory capacities (only 0.125 gigabytes) amongst medium sensor size video cameras of this age. The average maximum fash memory capacity of similar spec video cameras that were released around the same time as the Camileo Z100 is 24GB, and the maximum fash memory capacities range from 0.12GB to 160GB.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

The Camileo Z100 does not have a night mode, although this is within the context that most of the other video cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Camileo Z100 also do not have a night mode.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

Like most of the other video cameras of a similar type and age to the Camileo Z100, the Camileo Z100 does not have a built-in projector.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other comparable spec video cameras that were launched more than two years ago, the Toshiba Camileo Z100 is not waterproof.

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Very Short Video Recording Time

At only 1.16 hours, the Camileo Z100 has a quite short video recording time compared to most of the other medium sensor size video cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Camileo Z100. The video recording times of medium sensor size video cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Camileo Z100 range from 0.016h to 94h.

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Very Low Video Capturing Speed

The lowest video capturing speed of similar spec camcorders that have been available for more than two years is 25fps and the highest is 60fps. The Toshiba Camileo Z100 has one of the lower video capturing speeds (only 30 frames per second) amongst similar spec camcorders of this age.

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Only Has Two Cables Included

The number of included cables found on the Toshiba Camileo Z100 is more than most camcorders of this type and age. This video camera has a USB cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on comparable spec video cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Camileo Z100. The cable included "HDMI" is also found on this Toshiba camcorder.

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Quite Big Minimum Hard Disk Space

Similar spec video cameras that have been available for more than two years have minimum hard disk space of between 300MB and 1.1GB, and the average minimum hard disk space is 900MB. With a minimum hard disk space of 1,024 megabyte, the Toshiba Camileo Z100 has a quite big minimum hard disk space compared to most of the other camcorders of a similar spec and age to the Camileo Z100.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Camileo Z100

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this camcorder was released.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 2.8 inches, the Toshiba Camileo Z100 has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other camcorders that have been around for a comparable time to the Camileo Z100.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 10 times zoom factor, the Camileo Z100 has a relatively average digital zoom compared to most of the other medium sensor size video cameras that were launched around the same time as the Camileo Z100.

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Specification

Image Sensor
Total Megapixels
Optical Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Effective Megapixels (image)
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Image Stabilizer
Storage
Maximum Memory Card Size
Flash Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Camcorder Media Type
Focusing
Normal Focusing Range
Smile Detection
Light Exposure
Scene Modes
ISO Sensitivity
White Balance
White Balance
Flash
Built-In Flash
Built-In Light
Shutter
Camera Shutter Speed
Display
Display Diagonal
Built-In Display
Touchscreen
Display
Camera
Camcorder Type
3D
Minimum Illumination
Supported Aspect Ratios
Self-Timer Delay
Design
Colour of Product
Video
HD Type
Supported Video Modes
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Maximum Video Resolution
Maximum Frame Rate
Still Image
Image Formats Supported
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
S-Video Out
Battery
Video Recording Time
Battery Technology
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Quick Start Guide
Hand Strap
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Minimum Processor
Minimum Hard Disk Space
Minimum RAM
Auto Exposure
Dimensions (WxDxH)
USB 2.0 Connectors

Expert Reviews

(4)
4 October 2012

The Z100?s hateful touchscreen menu doesn?t ruin what is otherwise a fun and good value 3D camcorder...

Cheap route to shooting 3D
Reasonable image quality for the price
Bundled carry pouch and HDMI cable
Immagini fisse 3D
Video Full HD 3D 1920 x 1080)
No optical zoom
Sidebyside format reduces 3D resolution
No manual exposure, shutter or focus
Memoria interna
Durata batteria con LCD On (circa 70 minuti)
3 October 2012

Toshiba is to be commended for producing a 3D camcorder for under £200 that isn't a complete gimmick. The Toshiba Camileo Z100 is cable of shooting reasonable, if not great 3D footage. But this...

1 June 2012

At the end of this article, the Toshiba Camileo Z100 has only one con: the lack of an optical zoom. We're ready to excuse it for that, because it's a very good camcorder for making 3D home movies...

29 June 2012

La Toshiba Camileo Z100 è un'ottima videocamera 3D Full HD in grado di realizzare magnifiche riprese sia 3D che 2D grazie alla presenza di un doppio sensore CMOS BSI da 5 MP e delle features di...

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Barcodes 00724327500974, 00724327507171, 00883974913411, 04026203938397
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