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Sanyo VPC-CA100

alaTest has collected and analyzed 146 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the image quality and design are on the whole positive. The portability and usability also get good views, but there are some critical comments about the features.

price, usability, portability, design, image quality


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sanyo Xacti VPC-CA100/DMX-CA100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 61 user reviews of Sanyo VPC-CA100 from The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Views about the size and image quality are generally positive. The price and portability also get good feedback. There are some mixed comments about the reliability. Some have doubts about the viewfinder and color.

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77% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sanyo Xacti CA100 Outdoor/Waterproof Dual Camera (14MP, Full HD recording, 12x Double range Zoom, Waterproof to 3m) - YellowSanyo Xacti CA100 Outdoor/Waterproof Dual Camera (14MP, Full HD recording, 12x Double range Zoom, Waterproof to 3m) - Yellow

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: Chris (

Sanyo VPC-CA100 review


If you cast your minds back to September 2010 you will remember that I reviewed the Sanyo Xacti VPC-CS1 compact camcorder and you might also remember that I am not really an expert camcorder, in this area I'm just an average consumer. I do...

Apr, 2011

Expert review by: Akihabara News (

[Quick Review] Sanyo Xacti DMX-CA100 / VPC-CA100


Not having had much time playing with this camera, we are not in a good position to give you a straight answer whether or not you should get this camera, but let's think about this for a moment. Indeed the DMX-CA100 did not give us the stunning...

Jul, 2010

Consumer review by: Victoria (

Sanyo Xacti VPC-CA100


The quality is amazing! If you want an underwater HD pistol grip camera, this is the one!

The buttons are a bit hard to use.

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: Tysonfilip2 (

Excellent quality camera


Very high quality camera and very high quality underwater, lots of features and easy to use. You can either use the features or just start filming with no experience necessary. You can take photos and which is really great you can take photos while...

Easy to use, lots of feautures, great quality.

Needs a tripod to stand by itself, it is a bit slow taking pictures

May, 2011

Consumer review by: Alister (

Sanyo Xacti VPC-CA100


Waterproof camera

Takes long to focus and capture picturres

May, 2011

Consumer review by: Warren (

Sanyo Xacti VPC-CA100


brilliant image quality on stills and video

camera takes long to take still photos

Jan, 2011

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:AAC
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes


Battery life (CIPA standard):200
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)


Minimum illumination:17


Color of product:Black / Pink / Yellow


Display Diagonal:2.7

Image Sensor

Optical sensor size:1 / 2.33
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total megapixels:14.3

Lens System

35 mm camera lens equivalent:1.5 - 7.48
Digital Zoom:10
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):1.5 - 7.48
Focal length range (f-f):0.268 - 1.34
Image Stabilizer: Yes
Optical Zoom:5

Light Exposure

ISO sensitivity:100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, Auto / Auto

Other Features

Aperture range (F-F):3.5 - 3.7
Audio Output:1
Auto focus: Yes
Interface:AV output, USB 2.0
Internal memory:50
Photo mode: Yes
Sports: Yes
Video out:1

Ports & interfaces

Composite video out:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Camera shutter speed:1/2 - 1/1500

Still Image

Image formats supported:JPG


Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC

Weight & Dimensions