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Genius G-Shot DV1210

Genius G-Shot DV1210
alaScore 75

5 reviews

Oct, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the portability and battery. The image quality and value for money are also mentioned favorably, but there are some mixed comments about the zoom.

value for money, image quality, battery, portability

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 75/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Genius G-Shot DV1210

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 2 user reviews of Genius G-Shot DV1210 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 1.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk.

0% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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

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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...

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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.

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

Type:Microphone

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

Header

Manufacturer:Genius
Model:DV1210
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Genius G-Shot

Lens System

Min Focal Length:8.4mm
Type:Lens

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
Type:Camcorder
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