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Sanyo Xacti HD1

alaTest has collected and analyzed 301 reviews of Sanyo Xacti HD1. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Comments about the price and image quality are generally positive. The size and portability are also appreciated, but views are divided on the reliability. Some have doubts about the color.

usability, portability, size, image quality, price

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sanyo Xacti HD1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sanyo Xacti HD1

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Sanyo Xacti HD1 from Amazon.co.uk. 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 Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the durability and image quality. The size and portability are also mentioned favorably, whereas comments are divided on the price.

usability, portability, size, image quality, durability

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

This summary is based on the products: Sanyo Xacti HD1A Digital Movie CameraSanyo Xacti HD1A Digital Movie Camera

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sanyo Xacti HD1

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 210 user reviews of Sanyo Xacti HD1 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the image quality and price. The size and usability also get good opinions, but views are divided on the reliability.

portability, usability, size, price, image quality

67% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sanyo Xacti HD1A 5.1MP MPEG4 High-Definition Camcorder with 10x Optical ZoomSanyo Xacti HD1A 5.1MP MPEG4 High-Definition Camcorder with 10x Optical Zoom

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: James Dickinson (goodgearguide.com.au)

Sanyo Xacti HD1A

 

Sanyo's Xacti HD1A is an interesting device. For a start, it's the smallest High Definition camcorder on the market, and one of the cheapest. It also ...

Great range of features, compact design, good still images

Disappointing video quality considering it's high definition, small screen

The world's smallest high definition camcorder is great for still pictures and range of features but less so for the quality of its video.

Dec, 2006

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone: Yes

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:DB-L40
Manufacturer Battery Name:Sanyo DB-L40

Camcorder Features

High Definition Video Support:720p

Camera Flash

Red Eye Reduction:Built-in
Type:Pop-up flash

Design

Colour of product:Silver

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:SD Memory Card/SD Memory Card / SDHC Memory Card

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:8cm
Height:11.9cm
Weight:210g
Width:3.6cm

Display

Display:LCD
Display diagonal:5.59

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.2in
Diagonal Size (metric):5.6cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:Organic EL Display
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Fireworks / Lamp / Landscape / Night mode / Portrait mode / Sports mode

Flash

Built-in Flash: Yes

Header

Manufacturer:Sanyo
Model:VPC-HD1/VPC-HD1A/VPC-HD1E/VPC-HD1EX
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sanyo Xacti

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 2.5
Total MegaPixels:5.1

Lens System

Digital Zoom:10
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):38 - 380
Focal length range (f-f):6.3 - 63
Lens Aperture:F/3.5
Lens structure (elements/groups):2/2
Max Focal Length:63mm
Min Focal Length:6.3mm
Optical Zoom:10
Optical Zoom:10
Type:Zoom lens

Miscellaneous

Colour:Titanic grey

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:5.1Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:0.9Mpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:5.1Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/2.5"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):10.2 mm ( 1/2.5" ) / 10.2 mm ( 1/2.5 )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabiliser:Electronic

Other features

Audio output:1
Auto Focus: Yes
Interface:USB 2.0
Lens system:9/12
Photo mode: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite Video Out:1
DV port: No
S-Video In: No
S-Video Out: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/2 - 1/2000

Still image

Still image resolution(s):2592 x 1944

Storage

Camcorder tape type:HDV
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC

Video

Maximum frame rate:30 / 60
Maximum Video Resolution:1280 x 720

Video Input

Digital Video Format:MPEG-4
Digital Zoom:10/100
ISO (Max):400
Light Sensitivity:ISO 100 / ISO 1600 / ISO 200 / ISO 400 / ISO 50 / ISO 800 / ISO auto/ISO 100 / ISO 1600 / ISO 200 / ISO 400 / ISO 50 / ISO 800 / ISO auto (50-200)/ISO 100 / ISO 200 / ISO 400 / ISO 50 / ISO auto (50-200)
Media Type:Flash card
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode/Digital photo mode / Frame movie mode
Special Effects:Black & White / Cosmetic / Sepia/Cosmetic / Monochrome / Sepia
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: None

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:3.6
Diameter:5
Filter Size:4.9
Height :11.9
Weight:210
Width:8