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Sanyo Xacti VPC-GH3

alaTest has collected and analyzed 37 reviews of Sanyo Xacti VPC-GH3. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and price. The size and portability are also appreciated. Reviews are divided on the memory, while there are some negative opinions about the battery.

usability, portability, size, price, image quality


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sanyo Xacti VPC-GH3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 37 reviews)

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Consumer review by: den (



my husband was over the moon with camcorder bought for his birthday this month january

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: carl (

great value camcorder


i bought this for doing metal detecting videos for had to be small and easy to use,which it is,the picture quality is fantastic.the zoom is excellent.takes great photos as is small and fits into your pocket very easily,

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Khan (

best price


best price for the quality given. better quality and better price

Sep, 2011

Consumer review by: schimo (

Great camera


Excellent camera. Very easy to use. I don't have problems with battery life. 60 minutes in HD resolution, I think that is just fine.

Sep, 2011

Consumer review by: ML (

Good little machine


Great compact little camera. Great quality stills. Used it at recent wedding but was dissapointed by short battery life. Only lasted 15 min from fully charged. Would need to carry extra batteries for any extended filming.

Aug, 2011

Consumer review by: Clare (

First camcorder


The is the first camcorder I have had and I must say I am very impressed. Not only does it look good, its small and great for taking on holiday. I cant really comment on the battery life yet as I am taking it on holiday with me tomorrow so I am unsure...

Jul, 2011

Consumer review by: Redman (

Definitely do not recommend


Picture quality and sound are as expected from a HD camcorder however battery life is appalling. Brought this camcorder to record daughters first birthday but recorded less than 15 minutes before the battery ran out. Fully recharged the battery again...

Jul, 2011

Consumer review by: Jan (

Fantastic handy camcorder


It was bought by my daughter and she loves it. It is extremely small and handy and fits into her pocket. Easy to use with excellent quality of video and photos.

Jun, 2011

Consumer review by: Colin (

Good camcorder


It does what it should. So small it fits easily into your pocket. Very easy to set up and both video and still pictures are good quality. The battery does not last long but is not as bad as some I have used before.

May, 2011

Consumer review by: Anonymous (

Top Budget Camcorder -Sanyo GH3 Camcorder


Very good budget camcorder. Picture quality (for camera in the price bracket) is excellent. Using the camcorder is simplicity itself for just 'point and shoot', although there are a few more features for a bit more advanced use. Note thet the supplied...

Apr, 2011

Product Specifications


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


Digital Input: Yes
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
Type of SD Card Interface :SD/ SDHC/ SDXC Card
USB: Yes
USB Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
Wireless Interface: No

General Features

3D: No
Format:Flash + Memory Card
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Product Type:Pocket Camcorder
Resolution:Full HD
Type:Pocket Camcorder


Face Detection Mode:Face Detection
Recording Format:4:3