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Sanyo Xacti VPC-CG21

Sanyo Xacti VPC-CG21
alaScore 83

27 reviews

Oct, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 reviews of Sanyo Xacti VPC-CG21. 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. People really like the battery and portability. The price and image quality also get good views, whereas opinions are divided on the design.

usability, image quality, price, portability, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sanyo Xacti VPC-CG21 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Sanyo Xacti VPC-CG21 from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Opinions about the portability and image quality are generally positive. The battery and price also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the design.

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100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sanyo Xacti VPC-CG21 - Camcorder - High Definition - widescreen - 10.0 Mpix - optical zoom: 5 x - supported memory: SD, SDXC, SDHC - flash cardSanyo Xacti VPC-CG21 - Camcorder - High Definition - widescreen - 10.0 Mpix - optical zoom: 5 x - supported memory: SD, SDXC, SDHC - flash card

Oct, 2016

Consumer review by: Peter (

Sanyo Xacti VPC-CG21


Excelent looks and Image quality is fantastic, it's light and very easy to use, what more could you want from a camera

Reviewer left no comment

Aug, 2011

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:AAC
Audio system:STEREO
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes
PCM digital audio:16-bit/48 kHz
Wind filter: Yes


Battery life (CIPA standard):190
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Video recording time:1


3D: No
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
Photo effects:black&white, Sepia


Colour of product:Grey


Built-in Display: Yes
Display:TFT LCD
Display diagonal:6.86
Display resolution (numeric):230000


Built-in Flash: Yes


Closest focusing distance:0.5
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual
Macro focusing range:0.01 - 0.80

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 2.33
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:10

Lens System

Digital Zoom:12
Focal length range (f-f):6.8 - 34
Image stabilizer: Yes
Interchangeable lens: No
Optical Zoom:5

Light exposure

ISO sensitivity:50, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Light exposure modes:Auto, Manual
Scene modes:Beach, Fireworks, Landscape, Night portrait, Portrait, Snow, Sports

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):30 - 90
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40

Other features

Auto Focus: Yes
AV output:1
Internal Memory:80
Noise Reduction: Yes
Photo mode: Yes

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AV, USB
Quick start guide: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Composite Video Out:1
S-Video Out: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Shutter speed (photo):0.000666667
Shutter speed (video):0.0001

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG
Maximum image resolution:4000 x 3000
Still image resolution(s):640 x 480,1280 x 720,1600 x 1200,1920 x 1080,3648 x 2056,3648 x 2736,4000 x 3000,4480 x 2520


Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Maximum memory card size:32


Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL
HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Video formats supported:H.264, MPEG4
Video Resolutions:640 x 480,1280 x 720,1920 x 1080

Weight & Dimensions

Height :11

White balance

White Balance:Auto, Cloudy, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Manual, Sunny