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Toshiba Camileo SX500

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 reviews of Toshiba Camileo SX500. 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. Comments about the size and image quality are on the whole positive. The portability and price also get good feedback. There are some mixed comments about the memory and zoom. Many are negative 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 77/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Toshiba Camileo SX500


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 Opinions about the zoom and image quality are overall positive. The price and portability are also mentioned favorably, whereas some have doubts about the durability. Reviews are divided on the battery.

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

Dec, 2020

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

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Toshiba Camileo SX500


very easy to use. great quality on both videocamera and camera.

can be a bit awkward to hold as handle is a bit flimsy.

Oct, 2011

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Toshiba Camileo SX500


It's very good and straightforward to use. You turn it on and the camera is there and I only have to press the camera button and it takes the picture. If I wanted to record video then all I have to do I press the camcorder button and it starts right...

There is a bit of fiddling with the menu, if I wanted to change the settings to decrease the video and image resolution to free up space on the memory card. It's only about once I used the settings, as I was setting the camcorder up after getting it....

Sep, 2011

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