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Sanyo Xacti VPC-C40

alaTest has collected and analyzed 59 reviews of Sanyo Xacti VPC-C40. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Views about the battery and price are overall positive. The portability and size are also mentioned favorably. Views about the connectivity and image quality are different, and the reliability and viewfinder get negative comments.

usability, size, portability, price, battery

viewfinder, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sanyo Xacti VPC-C40 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sanyo Xacti VPC-C40

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Sanyo Xacti VPC-C40 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the zoom and price. The size and usability also get good feedback, but many are negative about the reliability and viewfinder.

portability, usability, size, price, zoom

image quality, durability, viewfinder, reliability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sanyo Xacti VPC-C40

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Sanyo Xacti VPC-C40 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com.

57% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2019

Consumer review (viewpoints.com)

sanyo is rito

 

the camera works great better then what i paid i paid $79.00 on sale from $129.00 at wallmart very Claire pitchurs great zoom a for ever memory its very light kinda small but not too small two hour charge on the battery gives you about 4 days of...

Jan, 2010

Consumer review (viewpoints.com)

great quality would recomend to anyone

 

the best digital camera ive ever had

Nov, 2008

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Sanyo Xacti VPC - C40 : Ideal travel companion

 

Functional description of the Sanyo Xacti VPC-C40 : This is a 4MegaPixel MPEG4 portable digital camera with 5.8x optical zoom and capable of recording MPEG-4 video images at 640 x 480 pixels and 30 frames per second. The camera enables shooting of ...

Ergonomic design, light-weight, simple and efficient 'camera functions' menu

Tripod mount located too close to audio-video socket for usage as tripod-mounted webcam

Jul, 2007

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Like it, but with some reservations

 

Handy and compact, inexpensive. Well thought out user interface. Sturdy design.

Poor audio quality. Video pauses when still pictures are taken.

May, 2007

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Like it, but with some reservations

 

I bought this as a Christmas gift for my wife. She had been wanting a digital camcorder for a while, and after hearing about this on a podcast, I decided it would be perfect. The C40 is actually a model that has been on the market for about 3 years ...

Handy and compact, inexpensive. Well thought out user interface. Sturdy design.

Poor audio quality. Video pauses when still pictures are taken.

May, 2007

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Sanyo Xacti VPC-C40 Digital Camcorder great camera with a huge feature set.

 

low light capabilities, noise suppression, lightweight, fast, easy to connect

MP4 videos, no others

Jan, 2007

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Great little camcorder!

 

I got the Xacti C40 digital media camera as a Christmas gift from my wife. For my needs it is great. It is so small and convenient to carry at all times. The biggest reason I didn't use my old Sony 8mm was because I didn't feel like lugging the bulky ...

SIZE, easy to use, great quality, PC connectivity, included software

Low light conditions, won't stand upright by itself

Jan, 2007

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Excellent camera. Best toy I ever owned

 

Extremely small, excellent pictures, excellent colors, loaded with tons of features, low battery consumption.

Could not find any, perhaps video editing, which is not camera fault.

Jul, 2006

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Excellent camera. Best toy I ever owned

 

I bought the first Xacti C5 on eBay and I was disappointed first when I saw how small it was and how everything was tiny. I did not think it would last. The video did not work properly, but the pictures were very impressive. I returned that camera and ...

Extremely small, excellent pictures, excellent colors, loaded with tons of features, low battery consumption.

Could not find any, perhaps video editing, which is not camera fault.

Jul, 2006

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Xactly what I wanted!

 

Small, lightweight and extremely versatile camcorder. Easy to use and takes great pictures.

Prefers high speed 1gb+ SD cards, which can be expensive.

Nov, 2005

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