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Toshiba Camileo S30

alaTest has collected and analyzed 239 reviews of Toshiba Camileo S30. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and image quality. The price and portability also get good feedback. The memory and viewfinder get mixed comments. Some have doubts about the zoom.

usability, portability, price, image quality, size


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 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 60 user reviews of Toshiba Camileo S30 from The average user rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Reviews about the size and portability are generally positive. The image quality and price are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the zoom.

usability, price, image quality, portability, size


53% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (

Toshiba Camileo S30


Can Toshiba give pocket Internet camcorders something to think about?

More features than pocket Internet camcorders, 3in touchscreen, Full HD resolution

Low light performance not as good as pocket Internet models, Digital zoom only

May, 2011

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Toshiba Camileo S30


The Toshiba Camileo S30 is a full HD camcorder with a diminutive form. At 59mm x 106mm x 19mm (W/H/D), the S30 is about the size of a large box of matches. It breaks away from the traditional camcorder shape, as it more resembles a phone camera than a...

The S30 isn’t the most feature packed camcorder you are going to find, but it is one of the smallest full HD camcorders on the market. We loved the ease of use and portability of this device. The build quality is good and for normal un-zoomed recording...

Apr, 2011

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Toshiba Camileo S30


Shoots 8-megapixel still images. Build-in flash. Large, articulating LCD. Storage is expandable

Video quality not up to par with competitors. Not left-hand friendly. Interface is difficult to use

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Toshiba Camileo S30 Review


Toshiba may not be known for its prowess in the pocket camcorder market, but that doesn't mean it should be immediately counted out. Its latest pocket camcorder offering, the Camileo S30 , hops on the touch-control bandwagon and tries to compete with...

Mar, 2011

Expert review by: Jackson Wong (

Toshiba Camileo S30 Pocket Camcorder Reviewed


The Camileo S30 will fit the pockets of many videographers looking for a portable option.

Good clarity in images ; Allows overall control through camera features and accessories

No audio control ; Limited zoom ; Some difficulty navigating the menus

Consumer review by: Tony (

Toshiba Camileo S30


Very easy to use. Lightweight, fits in pocket therefore handy when needed for quick shots

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: Peter (

Toshiba Camileo S30


Purchased for 8 year old daughter and wanted something simple for her to use

Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: Adrian (

Toshiba Camileo S30


Great item at a good price. Just hours in your pocket. Smaller than a smart phone. Very high quality pictures and quite good sound also


Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: James (

Toshiba Camileo S30


light and easy to use

software that came with it (image capture poor)

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Carl (

Toshiba Camileo S30


Light and portable - Full HD

Menu via touchscreen fiddly

Oct, 2012

Product Specifications


Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes


Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)


3D: No
3D compatibility:N
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Camera playback:movie, single image / movie, slide show


Colour of product:Black / Blue / Pink / Red / Silver / White


Built-in Display:Y / Yes
Display diagonal:7.62 / 76.2
Touchscreen: Yes


Built-in Flash:Y
Built-in light: Yes


Focus adjustment:Auto
Macro focusing range:0.21
Normal focusing range:1.2/1.5/2.0 / 2 - ∞

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):16 / 8
Effective megapixels (movie):8
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:8

Lens System

Digital Zoom:16
Image stabilizer:No / Y / Yes
Image stabilizer type:Digital
Interchangeable lens:N / No
Optical Zoom:10

Light exposure

Light exposure modes:Auto

Other features

Auto exposure:Y
Auto Focus:Y
Compatible operating systems:- Windows XP / Vista / 7 / Windows XP, Vista, 7
Flash memory:128
Interface:USB 2.0
Internal Memory:128
Lens focal range:F2.5
Minimum hard disk space:1 / 1024
Minimum processor:Intel Pentium 4 2.4GHz / Pentium 4, 2.4GHz
Minimum RAM:512
Minimum system requirements:- CD-ROM drive\n- USB port / 4x CD-ROM\nUSB
Photo mode:Y
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 8, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows XP Home / Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64 / Y

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AV, HDMI, USB / HDMI, USB
Cleaning cloth: Yes
Hand strap: Yes
Included memory card size:4
Memory Card Included:SD
Pouch: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Tripod included: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Composite Video Out:1
HDMI:Y / Yes
Mini-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
S-Video Out:N / No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB connector type:Mini-USB A

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG
Maximum image resolution:4608 x 3456
Still image resolution(s):2048 x 1536, 3264 x 2448, 4608 x 3456 / 2048 x 1536,3264 x 2448,4608 x 3456 / 4608 x 3456\n3264 x 2448\n2048 x 1536


Camcorder media type:Memory Card / Memory card, NAND
Camcorder tape type:N / No
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Disc types supported:N / No
Flash memory:4
Internal storage capacity:0.125 / 0.128
Maximum memory card size:1 / 64
Memory slots:1


Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL
Full HD:Y
HD type:Full HD
Maximum frame rate:30 / 60
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Supported video modes:1080p, 480p, 720p / 1080p, 720p
Video capturing speed:30 / 60
Video formats supported:MP4 / MP4, MPEG4 / MPEG4
Video Resolutions:640 x 480,1280 x 720,1920 x 1080


Viewfinder Type:N / No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.9 / 19
Height :10.6 / 106
Width:5.9 / 59

White balance

White Balance:Auto, Daylight, Fluorescent, Tungsten