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Genius G-Shot DV1210

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of Genius G-Shot DV1210. The average rating for this product is 2.8/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviews about the design and durability are generally positive. The portability and price are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the zoom. Views are divided on the image quality.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Genius G-Shot DV1210 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Genius G-Shot DV1210 from The average user rating for this product is 1.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on

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This summary is based on the products: Genius G-Shot DV1210 5 Mega Pixel Digital Video Camera"G-SHOT DV1210 5MB MPEG DIGI VIDEO 2.4"""

Apr, 2015

Expert review by: Rich Trenholm (

Genius G-Shot DV1210 review


The G-Shot DV1210 is portable, light, straightforward -- and that's about it. There's no optical zoom and resolution is chopped off at the knees, but with an MP3 player built-in and at this impressive price it's perfect for YouTubers

Small and light ; Good battery life ; User-friendly

No optical zoom ; Limited resolution ; Barely any features at all

If you have any ambitions to getting creative with your video, then the DV1210 is far too basic, but if simple point-and-shoot video primarily destined for the Internet is your intention, this camcorder is cheap enough to take into any environment...

Sep, 2007

Expert review by: admin (

Genius G-Shot DV1210 Review


Genius have certainly got a great range of products at the moment that are designed to ease the burden placed on your wallet. So this month we look at the ...

Genius G-Shot DV1210 offers a low cost DV-Camcorder but though its image quality was good we felt the videos could have been better. But for a device costing around £100 it will provide fun and a good starting point for beginners.

Jul, 2007

Product Specifications

The G-Shot DV1210 digital video camera from Genius is the first and only video camera that can use either AA alkaline (4) or a LI-Ion battery. FM Radio function let you enjoy the Radio Program everywhere. It has a high-resolution true 5 mega pixel CMOS sensor and interpolation up to 12 mega pixels. You can print large size pictures of 12"x18" without any distortion. In addition, G-Shot DV1210 uses MPEG4 compression technology that helps you take sharp digital videos in DVD video quality but in a reduced file size. G-Shot DV1210 features eight powerful functions and you can add up to a 2GB SD card to increase storage capacity. Enjoy every cherished moment you have!

Audio Input


Camera Flash

Red Eye Reduction: Yes
Type:Built-in flash

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:MultiMediaCard / SD Memory Card

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.4in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.1cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating (270
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Genius G-Shot

Lens System

Min Focal Length:8.4mm

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Sensor Resolution:5.1Mpix
Optical Sensor Type:CMOS
Sensor Qty:1CMOS

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Video Format:MPEG-4
Digital Zoom:4
ISO (Max):100
Light Sensitivity:ISO 100
Media Type:Flash card
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Still Image Format:JPEG