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Toshiba Camileo SX500

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 reviews of Toshiba Camileo SX500. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People really like the image quality and size. The portability and price are also appreciated, but there are some mixed comments about the zoom and battery. Many are critical about the durability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Toshiba Camileo SX500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Toshiba Camileo SX500 from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Views about the zoom and image quality are overall positive. The price and portability also get good feedback. Views are divided on the battery, and many are critical about the durability.

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This summary is based on the products: Toshiba Camileo SX500 10MP Full HD Digital CamcorderToshiba Camileo SX500 10MP Full HD Digital Camcorder

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: Gavin Stoker (

Toshiba Camileo SX500 review


Cheap and unflashy it may be, but the SX500 hits the nail on the head for the latest must-haves

Lightweight and small in size and price tag; rubberised surface neatly aids grip in lieu of a palm strap; operation is point-and-shoot easy

Narrow and stiff zoom rocker switch; plasticky buttons; modest feature set compared with others reviewed

In use, however, the top and backplate controls felt a little cheap for our liking – we were particularly unimpressed with the stiff and uncomfortably narrow rocker switch for operating the zoom. It’s also slower to power up from scratch with a wait of...

Jul, 2011

Product Specifications


3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser


Digital Input: Yes
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
USB: Yes
USB Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
Wireless Interface: No

General Features

3D: No
Format:Memory Card
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Product Type:Pocket Camcorder
Resolution:High Definition
Type:Pocket Camcorder


Face Detection Mode:Face Detection
Recording Format:4:3