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Alba HDV5B5F

Alba HDV5B5F
alaScore 81

14 reviews

Sep, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews of Alba HDV5B5F. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People really like the size and portability. The battery and usability also get good feedback.

price, usability, battery, portability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Alba HDV5B5F is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: Kerry (argos.co.uk)

Couldn't be any more disappointed

 

Bought this camcorder to go to Greece for my sisters wedding and my toddlers first holiday. not one of the films I shot of my baby dancing came out and even filming the wedding where the lighting is good and people are just standing still exchanging...

Sep, 2011

Consumer review by: mark (argos.co.uk)

great value

 

great video quality excellent stills too ,perfect.

Sep, 2011

Consumer review by: Cymru (argos.co.uk)

Very Good

 

Amazing value for money - video output looks very good indeed. Still photo's outside are very good, but struggles a bit indoors - but at this price what can you expect.

Sep, 2011

Consumer review by: LesM (argos.co.uk)

No Warning

 

Bought it but never tried it till we were on holiday...did a short video but tried to replay it and camcorder said it was deleting something,wouldn't switch off and even carried on deleting with memory card removed...All set to return it to Argos on my...

Aug, 2011

Consumer review by: AMJ (argos.co.uk)

Great product for the price.

 

Bought this product in the recent Argos sale. Fantastic value for money (full price would still be great value) Very easy to use, battery life very good. Great product.

Jul, 2011

Consumer review by: Leon (argos.co.uk)

Simple to use

 

This camcorder is really easy to use, the picure quality is really good but could do with a wider view lense as it feels like your zoomed in all the time, just remember to take the protective film off the lense, I did it after filming for 3 hours,...

Jun, 2011

Consumer review by: Rimsco (argos.co.uk)

EXcellent value

 

Camcorder was easy to set-up and gives super picture quality via hdmi on television.

Jun, 2011

Consumer review by: paul p (argos.co.uk)

very good

 

bought for child, but great for anyone, great value

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: sarah (argos.co.uk)

really pleased with it

 

We are very pleased with this item, we recently used it a christening and are very impressed with how it came out.

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: Terence (argos.co.uk)

Exceptonal for the price

 

Start up quick and easy to use.Stills not that perfect, but videos exellent, especially when viewed on an H D tv. being able to carry it in pocket or,handbag is a bonus.

Jan, 2011
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Product Specifications

Audio

Sound:Stereo

Configuration

3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Image Stabiliser: No

Connections

Firewire in (IEEE 1394): No
Firewire Out (IEEE 1394): No
HDMI Connection: No
USB Connection: Yes

Connectivity

Digital Input: Yes
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
HDMI: No
HDMI PORT: No
USB: Yes
USB Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
Wireless Interface: No

Display

Screen Type:LCD

General Features

3D: No
Format:MiniDV
Handheld Position:Vertical
Product Type:Pocket Camcorder
Resolution:High Definition
Type:Pocket Camcorder

Image resolution

Digital Still Pictures:Photo
Progressive Scan for Photos: No

Lens/Zoom

Digital Zoom:4 x
Optical Zoom:0 x

Measures

Dimensions (HxWxD):11.1x6.7x2.9 cm
Weight:126 g
Weight (lb):0.27 lb

Power source

Battery Type:rechargeable Lithium-Ion

Product

Product name:HDV5B5F

Recording

Face Detection Mode: No
Recording Format:4:3

Related

Miscellaneous:5MP digital stills

Sensor

Sensor Type:CMOS

Storage

Built-in Memory: No
Built-in Storage Size:0 GB

Video

HD Recording:HD 1080p
Recordable File/Disc Formats:MOV
Recording Format:SD/SDHC