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Toshiba Camileo S30

alaTest has collected and analyzed 38 reviews of Toshiba Camileo S30. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the battery and price. The image quality and portability also get good feedback. There are some mixed opinions about the design and zoom, while many are less positive about the reliability.

usability, portability, image quality, price, battery


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Toshiba Camileo S30 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Toshiba Camileo S30


alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 user reviews of Toshiba Camileo S30 from The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Comments about the image quality and size are generally positive. The battery and portability also get good reviews, whereas many are critical about the reliability.

usability, portability, battery, size, image quality


52% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Toshiba Camileo S30 Full HD Digital Camcorder - BurgundyToshiba Camileo S30 Full HD Digital Camcorder - Burgundy

Feb, 2019

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Some months on..


Like other reports I have read about this Camera, id does not always switch on and I have to remove the battery and replace it and then it fires up. Odd as contacts are connecting. Like others have found, it is almost as expensive to get a second...

Jan, 2012

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Good buy


Simple to use & easy to carry & hold especially for a youngster

Jan, 2012

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Good purchase


Bought for my son for Xmas. Excellent camera, easy to use, picture & sound are great. Would definitely recommend.

Jan, 2012

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Holiday of a Lifetime in Lapland - no photos!


Returned this product after we got back from taking our children to Lapland. Holiady was 10 months in the planning and cost a fortune. Unfortunately it takes appalling photos and the recording function only worked when it felt like it. Not knowing...

Jan, 2012

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Toshiba S30 HD Pocket Camcorder - Burgundy


Used once so far as I filmed a segment for the Britain In A Day last week. I was interested in buying a HD camcorder but wasn't fussed with all the fancy gubbins, I just wanted to point, click record and voila! The Toshiba Camileo S3 is a very good...

Nov, 2011

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Toshiba S30 HD Pocket Camcorder - Black


bought two of these both were really rubbish at taking video very poor lens - do not waste your money on these

Jul, 2011

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good small camcorder for the money would buy

Jul, 2011

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Toshiba S30HD


Only 30 frames per second at 1080p full HD, for 60 frames have to drop to 720p.

Jun, 2011

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Good purchase


Portable and easy to carry around and compact.

Jun, 2011

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My first week of using this camcorder was exceptional. It is very easy to use and has great picture and sound quality. However, it proved to be very faulty for me. Actually getting the camera to turn on is very difficult, the battery must be removed...

Jun, 2011

Product Specifications


Self-timer delay:10


Colour of product:Red


Display diagonal:7.62


Macro focusing range:0.21
Normal focusing range:1.2/1.5/2.0

Image sensor

Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:8

Lens System

Digital Zoom:16
Optical Zoom:10

Other features

Auto exposure: Yes
Compatible operating systems:- Windows XP / Vista / 7
Flash memory:128
Minimum hard disk space:1
Minimum processor:Intel Pentium 4 2.4GHz
Minimum RAM:512
Minimum system requirements:- CD-ROM drive\n- USB port

Ports & interfaces

Composite Video Out:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG


Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC


Maximum frame rate:30

Weight & Dimensions

Height :10.6

White balance

White Balance:Auto, Daylight, Fluorescent, Tungsten