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Zoom Q2HD

alaTest has collected and analyzed 152 reviews of Zoom Q2HD. 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. Views about the battery and portability are on the whole positive. The image quality and price are also appreciated, but many are less positive about the reliability and durability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Zoom Q2HD is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 148 user reviews of Zoom Q2HD from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on People are impressed by the battery and image quality. The portability and price are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the reliability and durability.

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durability, reliability

80% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Zoom Q2HDZoom Q2HD

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : Eugene Kim (

Zoom Q2HD Handy Video Recorder


The Zoom Q2HD Hand Video Recorder delivers on its promise of excellent audio recording for an affordable price, but its video performance leaves something to be desired.

Inexpensive. Clear and warm audio recording. Excellent stereo separation.

Quickly drains battery. Small, low-resolution LCD. No image stabilization.

Conclusions For $199, the Q2HD offers a compelling combination of video and audio capture features. Its video performance isn't quite up to most camcorders—it's more on par with high-end smartphone video capture—but it's also more affordable. The real...

Oct, 2012

Expert review by : Andrew Tarantola (

Zoom Q2HD Review: Nice Mic, Forgettable Video


Zoom makes some fine audio recording equipment — not the best in the industry, but they're generally fantastic value. Now, with the Q2HD, the company has added video-recording capability to a nice handheld field microphone. Is it going to make you the...

Aug, 2012

Product Specifications


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


Battery life (max):2
Battery Technology:Alkaline / Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery Type:AA
Continuous video playback time:2
Number of batteries supported:2


3D compatibility: No
Camcorder Type:Handheld camcorder


Color of product:Black / Metallic, Silver, White


Built-in display: Yes
Display Diagonal:2
Display Resolution:320 x 240

Image Sensor

Optical sensor size:1 / 3.2
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total megapixels:5

Lens System

Digital Zoom:4
Image Stabilizer: No
Interchangeable Lens: No
Optical Zoom:4

Other Features

Mac operating systems supported: Yes
Minimum processor:1.66GHz
Minimum RAM:512
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Batteries included: Yes
Included memory card size:2
Memory card included:SD
Quick start guide: Yes

Ports & interfaces

HDMI:No / Yes
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
S-Video out: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type: No
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Disc types supported: No
Maximum memory card size:64
Memory slots:1


HD type:Full HD
Maximum frame rate:60
Maximum video resolution:1920 x 1080
Video compression format:H.264, MPEG4 / MOV
Video formats supported:H.264,MPEG4 / MOV
Video Resolutions:800 x 480,1280 x 720,1920 x 1080


Camera viewfinder: No
Viewfinder type:Not available

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.38 / 5
Height:1.38 / 5