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Toshiba PX1493M-1CAM

alaTest has collected and analyzed 213 reviews of Toshiba PX1493M-1CAM. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, 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. There are some mixed comments about the battery, and some have doubts about the color and memory.

usability, price, portability, size, image quality

zoom, durability, finish, memory, color

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Toshiba PX1493M-1CAM is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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(Based on 213 reviews)

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 user reviews of Toshiba PX1493M-1CAM from The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Opinions about the size and portability are generally positive. The image quality and price also get good feedback, but the finish and durability get negative reviews.

usability, price, image quality, portability, size

zoom, durability, finish

73% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Toshiba Camileo P10 1080p High Definition CamcorderToshiba Camileo P10 1080p High Definition Camcorder

Jan, 2018

Consumer review by: Andrew (

Toshiba Camileo P10


Easy to use, small and compact and light. Decent quality

Camera can take a while to take pictures, some of the controls are fiddly

Jul, 2010

Consumer review by: scooby (

Toshiba Camileo P10


Small and compact, Good quality item and picture.

cannot see screen clearly in bright sunshine

Jul, 2010

Consumer review by: Graham (

Toshiba Camileo P10


great zoom, great valur, great fun

battery lasted very well then died completely so returned camera

Jul, 2010

Consumer review by: anthony (

Toshiba Camileo P10


easy to use

no real bad points

Jun, 2010

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Toshiba Camileo P10


Easy to use, very compact, great quality and great quality :)

Zoom can be a bit awkward

Jun, 2010

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Toshiba Camileo P10


light weight and ease of use

none really

Jun, 2010

Consumer review by: varghese (

Toshiba Camileo P10


very easy and straightforward to use and I was glad to get it just in time for my son's first birthday! very functional menu

nothing much really

May, 2010

Consumer review by: Phil (

Toshiba Camileo P10


Very simple to use

Poor internal memory; needs an SD card

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: alan (

Toshiba Camileo P10


got this as a present 4 my son and he is very happy with every aspect of it


Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: Anthony (

Toshiba Camileo P10


easy to use,uploading images/videos made simple with the supplied software

the zoom control button makes a very annoying clicking sound on your video recordings if you are not very careful with its use

Mar, 2010

Product Specifications


Built-in Microphone: Yes


Battery life (max):1.3
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:NP60


Progressive Scan: Yes
Self-timer delay:10


Color of product:Black


Display Diagonal:2.5


Built-in flash: Yes
Flash modes:Auto

Image Sensor

Sensor Type:CMOS
Total megapixels:5 / 8

Lens System

Digital Zoom:4
Image Stabilizer: Yes
Optical Zoom:4 / 5

Other Features

Compatible operating systems:Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/Vista / Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/Vista; / Windows 200/XP/Vista / Windows 2000/XP/Vista
Flash memory:128
Horizontal resolution:1080
I/O ports:mini USB 2.0
Interface:HDMI / mini USB 2.0 / TV Out
Lens focal range:7mm
Light exposure control:± 1EV 0.3
Manual focus: Yes
Minimum hard disk space:700
Minimum processor:Pentium III 800MHz
Minimum RAM:256
Minimum system requirements:4X CD-ROM; 1 x USB; / 4X CD-ROM\n1 x USB
Photo mode: Yes
Special Features:FCC, CE, RoHs, GOST, SABS, SASO

Ports & interfaces

Composite video out:1
DC-in jack: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Shutter speed (photo):0.5 - 0.1

Still Image

Image formats supported:JPG
Still image resolution(s):2592 x 1944,3200 x 2400,3200 x 2400 / 3200 x 2400


Compatible memory cards:SD / SD, SDHC
Maximum memory card size:4

Technical Details

Flash modes:Auto


Maximum frame rate:30
Video compression format:AVI / MOV
Video formats supported:AVI / MOV

Weight & Dimensions