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82

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Zoom Q4

$249.00
A great value for money and very highly rated 3 megapixel 1 camcorder
3MP 1" Yes 167g Nov 2014
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
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Zoom Q4 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Zoom Q4 number 18 across all camcorders.
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Why Has it Scored 82?

It has good expert reviews and not bad user reviews with 86% of buyers recommending this video camera to others.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer video cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest camcorders 2017.
This Zoom camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite fast maximum frame rate
Full HD
Quite high minimum aperture number
Very small total megapixels

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of $149 at B&H Photo 88 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
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Zoom Q4 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features but at $249.00 it is cheaper than 72% of video cameras.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Zoom Q4 of £199.99 ($199.99) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $49.01.

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Features

Quite Fast Maximum Frame Rate

The Zoom Q4 has a fairly fast maximum frame rate (60 frames per second) compared to most of the other video cameras. The average maximum frame rate of camcorders is 60fps.

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Quite High Minimum Aperture Number

Across all the camcorders the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.1 to 22. The Zoom Q4 has one of the higher minimum aperture numbers (2.8) amongst camcorders of this age.

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Very Small Total Megapixels

Across all the camcorders the total megapixels range from 0.3MP to 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP. The Zoom Q4 has one of the smaller total megapixels (only 3 megapixels) amongst camcorders of this age.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Zoom Q4 has one of the shorter maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) (only 22 millimeters) amongst camcorders of this age. The maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of video cameras range from 0.5mm to 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 790mm.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The Zoom Q4 does not support PictBridge, although keep in mind that most of the other camcorders also do not support PictBridge.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Zoom Q4 is Full HD, as are most of the other camcorders.

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Average Weight

The Zoom Q4 has a fairly standard weight (167 grams) compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Has a Microphone in

The Zoom Q4 has a microphone in. Most of the other camcorders also have a microphone in.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

Camcorders have display diagonals of between 0.24" and 11". When compared to other video cameras, the display diagonal of the Zoom Q4 of only 2 inches is one of the smallest.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1" optical sensor size, which is typical of many camcorders.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 3 hours, the Zoom Q4 has a fairly typical battery life (max) compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Does Not Feature Wi-Fi

The Zoom Q4 does not feature wi-Fi. Most of the other video cameras do feature wi-Fi.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Zoom Q4 supports HDMI, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Quite Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The average maximum memory card size of camcorders is 63GB. At 128 gigabytes, the Zoom Q4 has a fairly large maximum memory card size compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Does Not Support Bluetooth

Like most of the other camcorders, the Zoom Q4 does not support bluetooth.

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Product Identifiers

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