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alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 reviews of COBY SNAPP CAM3000. The average rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the zoom and durability. The portability and price are also appreciated, but there are some critical opinions about the reliability and battery.

usability, price, portability, durability, zoom

image quality, battery, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the COBY SNAPP CAM3000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 user reviews of COBY SNAPP CAM3000 from The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Comments about the zoom and durability are overall positive. The portability and price are also appreciated, whereas there are some less positive views about the reliability and battery.

usability, price, portability, durability, zoom

image quality, battery, reliability

65% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Coby 1.44-Inch TFT LCD SNAPP Mini Camcorder/Camera CAM3000 (Black)Coby CAM3000 1.44-Inch TFT LCD Mini Digital Camcorder/Camera (Black)

Dec, 2015

Expert review by: (

Coby Snapp


With the Coby Snapp mini camcorder, you get what you pay for. This is a good thing and a bad thing. If you plan to shoot a couple short videos with your friends or record your child's T-ball game, then this is a great camcorder. If you want to record...

The Coby Snapp's swivel display screen is convenient for filming at odd angles, and the touchscreen is simple to use

Although it's HD, the picture isn't the same excellent quality as our higher-ranked camcorders

This camcorder is a great buy for recreational videographers, but remember the cost and keep in mind that you get what you pay for.

Consumer review by: Stiksister (

Bummer, problem with SD card


Would have loved to give it more eggs, but for major problem with SD card recording. Will try some other capacity cards and see if I can get it to work, but right now it is pretty worthless because you can only get about 20 seconds of video without a...

Cheap price and takes stills as well as decent video using the on board memory

Cannot get it to work with memory card. Used an 8GB SDHC card, which it is supposed to be able to use, but camera just locks up

Oct, 2009

Consumer review by: amosnmarie (

cheap cheap cheap


Did I say cheap already. I got my son the Coby cam3000 for christmas and cant believe how blurry this photoes where and the videos were disastorous. I would never buy this product again! First Coby product and it put a bad impression on the name brand...


cheap madeblurry dark pictureshorrible videos made

Jan, 2011

Product Specifications

Shoot it, share it, SNAPP it! Introducing the SNAPP CAM3000 from Coby Electronics: this pocket-sized digital camcorder lets you shoot video, take pictures, and play back your files at the touch of a button on a brilliant 1.5" LCD screen. A built-in SD card slot offers expandable memory for more than 2 hours of recording time.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Mono
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Standard form factor
Supported Battery Form Factor:AAA

Camera Flash

Type:Built-in flash

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:SD Memory Card / SDHC Memory Card

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:1.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):3.8cm
Display Form Factor:Built-in
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Flash Memory

Form Factor:Integrated
Storage Capacity:32MB


Manufacturer:COBY Electronics
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:COBY SNAPP

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/3.0

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:1.3Megapixel
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:1.3Mpix
Optical Sensor Type:CMOS
Sensor Qty:1CMOS

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Video Format:AVI / MJPEG
Digital Zoom:4
Media Type:Flash card
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Still Image Format:JPEG


Viewfinder Type: None