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Aiptek MPVR

alaTest has collected and analyzed 301 reviews of Aiptek MPVR. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Comments about the battery and size are overall positive. The portability and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas opinions are divided on the image quality. The memory and zoom get critical comments.

price, usability, portability, size, battery

reliability, durability, zoom, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Aiptek MPVR is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Aiptek MPVR

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 234 user reviews of Aiptek MPVR from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the design and size. The portability and usability are also mentioned favorably. The memory and zoom get critical reviews, and there are some mixed views about the image quality.

price, usability, portability, size, design

reliability, durability, zoom, memory

71% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Aiptek MPVR 8MP MPEG4 Digital Camcorder with 4x Digital ZoomAiptek MPVR 8MP MPEG4 Digital Camcorder with 4x Digital Zoom

Sep, 2016

Consumer review by: camcorder (shopzilla.com)

camcorder review

 

shipping cost,awfully high.

the price was good for all the things that it does.

Jul, 2007

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

You get what you pay for

 

I bought this for my 10 year old sons birthday, he had wanted a camcorder for a very long time so looked at something low end and small enough to fit in his pocket. He absolutely loved it and was quite upset when it kept breaking (he takes very good...

Cheap, reasonably quality picture for the price

First one i bought the closing mechanism keeping the screen closed broke off in the first day. Took it back to get a new one. Within 1 week the same thing happened again ; 1 week after that the lense fell off, some small piece of plastic had cracked...

Jul, 2009

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

aiptek video recorder camcorder

 

none

outstanding

it would be nice to have night light to record in the night but other than that great camcorder/camera

Dec, 2008

Consumer review by: Chuck A.K.A. "Exile" (newegg.com)

Good price, Good Camera.

 

You won't complain once you take the time to learn the quick settings buttons on the back (the thumb switch on the back of the device is handy and feels responsive though.

Slim, easy and durable for the size. I've used one of these to its death and it only died because i moved and lost it. Heres a break down. Digital zoom is iffy but the low range is okay in this camera, use in moderation with your stills. Theres a focal...

Again, 6MP is not true 6MP and setting up the perfect settings for your shot may take some time.. Theres some images on myspace i took with this camera at the break of dawn with out setting the lighting options properly and it came out grained and...

Nov, 2008

Consumer review by: jtinfo (mysears.com)

Good Camcorder

 

Good Camcorder

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: mybabyjazzy (shopping.com)

Awesome camcorder!

 

This camcorder is amazing for capturing the moments you want to remember! It is not priced bad at all! It is a great camcorder with excellent clarity. You really can't find a better one on the market and in this price range! It is so simple and easy to...

Easy to Use, Good Value

Bad in Low Light

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: starrwill (shopping.com)

you have gotta buy this

 

i love this! its great for any special events. its very easy to use the only thing i see wrong with it is it to me that the battery doesn't hold up that long to me. the price is well worth it to me. its a great starter camcorder. you have gotta buy one!

Lightweight, Easy to Use, Great Design

Short Battery Life

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: justint1987 (shopping.com)

Bought One

 

I have bought this product for my wife as a early easter gift and she seems to like it. She uses it everyday. Only thing she doesnt seem to like to the battery life.

Lightweight, Compact, Easy to Use

Short Battery Life

Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: jlm60093 (shopping.com)

Great alternative to expensive camcorder!

 

This is a great alternative to the expensive video cameras. It also works great as a regular digital camera to take still pictures.

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Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: springs101 (shopping.com)

perfect for recording!

 

this camcorder has nothing for me to complain about. it takes great videos and it is very easy to learn to use. it has a nice set of extra features. compact and easy to carry in my purse.

Lightweight, Easy to Use, Compact

None

Dec, 2009

Product Specifications

Aiptek's MPVR is the first hand held multi-functional Media Player / Video Recorder which allows you to connect to your TV/VCR/DVD player to record your favorite TV shows, movies, video clips, pictures, audio recordings, and playback on the huge built-in 2.4" TFT color LCD! If that isn't enough, the MPVR also performs as your MPEG-4 DV Camcorder recording Super VHS quality video (640 x 480 VGA resolution at 30 frames per second), 3 Mega Pixel Digital Camera with 6 Mega Pixel enhancement, Voice Recorder, and SD Card Reader / Removable Hard Disk! The most convenient personal entertainment solution with exceptional value and features!

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Mono
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:Aiptek NP-60

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes
Widescreen Video Capture: Yes

Camera Flash

Type:Built-in flash

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:MultiMediaCard / SD Memory Card

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:2.6in/4.1in
Height:2.6in/4.1in
Width:1.3in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.4in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.1cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Flash Memory

Form Factor:Integrated
Storage Capacity:16MB/32MB

Header

Manufacturer:AIPTEK
Model:5800/MPVR
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Aiptek/Aiptek Pocket DV

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/3.0
Type:Lens

Miscellaneous

Color:Black

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:5Megapixel
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:3Mpix/5Mpix
Optical Sensor Type:CMOS
Sensor Qty:1CMOS

Optical System

Image Stabilizer:Electronic

Video Input

Digital Video Format:MPEG-4
Digital Zoom:4
Media Type:Flash card
Special Effects:Black & White / Classic
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: None