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alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 reviews of COBY SNAPP CAM5000. The average rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviews about the design and usability are on the whole positive. The battery and image quality also get good comments. Comments are divided on the zoom, and some have doubts about the features.

price, image quality, battery, usability, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the COBY SNAPP CAM5000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 70/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 user reviews of COBY SNAPP CAM5000 from The average user rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Opinions about the portability and design are on the whole positive. The battery and image quality also get good feedback.

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62% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Coby 2-Inch TFT LCD SNAPP HD Camcorder/Camera CAM5000 (Black)Coby 2-Inch TFT LCD SNAPP HD Camcorder/Camera CAM5000 (Black)Coby CAM5000 2-Inch TFT LCD Mini Digital HD 720p Camcorder/Camera

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: Webmaster (

Good web cam


Quick to setup good picture quality, overall good value and works with window 7

wont work with microsoft movie maker

Sep, 2010

Consumer review by: Brian (

Very Good Value


well worth the price i paid. saw others that were twice as expensive. very easy to use. didn't need to read the very short manual but for 1 thing. it comes with a rechargeable battery instead of aa batteries. it also has an led light for filming in...

Easy to Use","Good in Low Light","Great Picture Quality","Great Sound","Great Zoom","Zoom range/performance

No image stabilization

Jun, 2010

Consumer review by: Dr. Mike (

Good Bang for the Buck.


This little guy is a good buy for under $100. It's great to have as a second camcorder. You can slip it in your pocket when you want to record an event but don't want to carry around a real video camera. The picture quality is fine for recording...

Comfortable to Operate","Easy to Use","Fast Power Up","Good in Low Light","Large Clear LCD

Limited Zoom","No External Mic Input","No image stabilization","No Lens Cover

Feb, 2010

Product Specifications

Shoot it, share it, SNAPP it! With the SNAPP CAM5000 from Coby Electronics, you can capture every Hollywood-worthy moment in brilliant HD. Film video, take pictures, and review files at the touch of a button, and enjoy high-definition playback of your favorite home movies with the built-in HDMI connection. A built-in SD card slot offers expanded recording time, while the integrated USB port lets you create and share great original videos online in minutes.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Mono
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific

Camcorder Features

High Definition Video Support:720p
Widescreen Video Capture: Yes

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:SD Memory Card / SDHC Memory Card

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2in
Diagonal Size (metric):5.1cm
Display Form Factor:Built-in
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Flash Memory

Form Factor:Integrated
Storage Capacity:128MB


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

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/3.1

Optical Sensor

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

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Video Format:MPEG-4
Digital Zoom:4
Media Type:Flash card
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Still Image Format:JPEG


Viewfinder Type: None