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Toshiba Gigashot GSC-R60

Toshiba Gigashot GSC-R60
alaScore 77

43 reviews

Oct, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 reviews of Toshiba Gigashot GSC-R60. 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. People really like the size and battery. The price and portability are also appreciated, but the connectivity and design get mixed views.

usability, portability, price, battery, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Toshiba Gigashot GSC-R60 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 user reviews of Toshiba Gigashot GSC-R60 from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on People are impressed by the image quality and battery. The price and portability also get good feedback, whereas reviews are divided on the design.

usability, portability, price, battery, image quality

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

This summary is based on the products: Toshiba Gigashot GSC-R60 60GB 2MP Hard Disc Drive Camcorder w/10x Optical ZoomToshiba Gigashot GSC-R60 60GB 2MP Hard Disc Drive Camcorder w/10x Optical Zoom

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: Derek Fung (

Toshiba gigashot GSC-R60


Despite some design foibles and troubled TV connectivity, the GSC-R60 is a good value hard-disk camcorder.

60GB camcorder for the price of a 30GB ; Controls fall easily to hand ; Decent video quality for a single CCD camera

Problems with TV connectivity ; Cradle required for USB ; Wide-screen is actually a crop

To view our handiwork on a TV, we had to burn DVD discs because the GSC-R60's direct to TV playback was jerky and problematic. The moment we attached the video-out cable to the camera, the LCD display developed a flicker hitherto unseen and motion,...

Feb, 2007

Expert review by: Bruce Buckman (

Toshiba Gigashot GSC-R60


Hard drive video camera Toshiba isn't a name you normally associate with digital camcorders but the company has jumped into the market with a pair of hard-drive based models that aim to take a slice of the burgeoning non-tape market

Toshiba offers the 30GB GSC-R30 ($1249) and 60GB GSC-R60 ($1599). Apart from the obvious difference in hard drive capacity, the R60 also comes bundled with a docking station for charging the battery and transferring images and video to the PC via USB...

May, 2007

Expert review by: David Field (

Toshiba Gigashot GSC-R60


Easily one of the cheapest 60GB hard drive cameras, but its image quality is cheap too.

Mar, 2007

Consumer review by: libbyjesse (

Toshiba gigashot GSC-R60


The camera is really easy to use and the menus are fantastic. The battery life is really good and lasts a very long time.

Long battery life, easy to use and overall a great camera

Playing back through our TV direct from the camera caused the picture to be Jittery and even burning to DVD caused problems too

Apr, 2007

Consumer review by: wangxiang62 (

good value


I got this under 400, and at that price you really can't complain about it.

small, very portable,

video quality

Jan, 2007

Consumer review by: steveschwarz (

Good for bright locations


I have used the Toshiba GSC-R60 for a week now.

Small size, big hard drive, USB and Etherenet connectivity

Poor low light performance, expensive replacement battery, confusing interface, no printed manual

Dec, 2006

Consumer review by: unarmdragon (

excellent hard drive digital camcorder


this camcorder is very simple to use.

large drive space compact size

high price tag

Sep, 2006