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Sanyo VPC-CG100EX

alaTest has collected and analyzed 55 reviews of Sanyo VPC-CG100EX. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviews about the zoom and design are overall positive. The price and portability also get good feedback, but there are some negative comments about the battery and image quality.

usability, portability, price, design, zoom

image quality, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sanyo VPC-CG100EX is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 38 user reviews of Sanyo VPC-CG100EX from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on People really like the zoom and design. The price and portability are also mentioned favorably. Opinions are divided on the size. The battery and image quality get less positive opinions.

usability, portability, price, design, zoom

image quality, battery

84% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sanyo VPC-CG100EXBK-B Xacti CG100 Full HD Dual Camcorder with 14M Photos and HDMI - BlackSanyo VPC-CG100EXBK-B Xacti CG100 Full HD Dual Camcorder with 14M Photos and HDMI - Black

Apr, 2017

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Sanyo Xacti VPC-CG100


It's small

Camera quality is poor- really disappointed. Video quality is average. Flash is poor. Buy 2 separate produts that each do their job properly rather than 1 that tries to do both but in reality does neither

Dec, 2010

Product Specifications


Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Wind filter: Yes


Battery life (CIPA standard):190
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:DB-L80
Continuous video playback time:3.5
Video recording time:1


Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Minimum illumination:17


Colour of product:Black / Red / White


Built-in Display: Yes
Display diagonal:6.86


Built-in Flash: Yes

Image sensor

Optical sensor resolution:14400
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 2.33
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:14 / 14.3

Lens System

Digital Zoom:12 / 60 / 72.5
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):38 - 190
Focal length range (f-f):6.8 - 34
Image stabilizer:No / Yes
Optical Zoom:12 / 5

Light exposure

ISO sensitivity:100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, Auto

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40

Other features

Aperture range (F-F):3.5 - 3.7
Audio output:1
Auto Focus: Yes
Interface:USB 2.0
Internal Memory:50
Light exposure control:±1.8EV, 0.3EV
Manual Focus: Yes
Night mode: Yes
Noise Reduction: Yes
Power consumption (typical):3.5
Sports: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Composite Video Out:1
DC-in jack: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Camera shutter speed:1/15 - 1/1500 / 1/2 - 1/1500
Shutter speed (photo):1/2 - 1/1500
Shutter speed (video):1/30 - 1/10000

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG
Still image resolution(s):640 x 480,1280 x 720,1600 x 1200,1920 x 1080,4352 x 2448


Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type: No
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC / SD, SDHC, SDXC
Disc types supported: No
Maximum memory card size:64


HD type:Full HD
Maximum frame rate:60
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080

Weight & Dimensions

Height :11
Weight:158 / 176

White balance

Onepush white balance: Yes