Feeds
80%
Toshiba Camileo P30

Toshiba Camileo P30

Not quite Full HD, but close

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

Choosing a cloud hosting partner with confidence

We do have a few small complaints, though. We were disappointed to see that the image stabilisation option only works at 720p or lower resolutions, and even then we didn’t feel that it made a noticeable difference to the smoothness of the video. The little microphone that is situated on the back of the viewfinder screen is also a little underpowered. It picks up a reasonable amount of audio detail, but the audio playback sounds a bit thin.

Toshiba Camileo P30

Compact yet versatile, with a decent range of manual controls

Verdict

If all you want is an easy-to-use camcorder for shooting quick YouTube video clips then the ‘point and shoot’ simplicity and slightly more solid construction of the Flip is still hard to beat. However, if you’re a little more ambitious than that, and you want a lightweight camcorder that can shoot longer clips for editing into a proper movie project, then you’ll definitely prefer the superior quality and versatility of the Camileo P30. ®

More Camcorder Reviews...


Sanyo Xacti
VPC-HD2000

Pure Flip Mino HD

Ten of the Best...
Pocket Camcorders

Flip Ultra

Beginner's guide to SSL certificates

80%
Toshiba Camileo P30

Toshiba Camileo P30

It could be a bit more rugged, but the compact P30 delivers good video quality at an attractive price.
Price: £150 RRP

More from The Register

next story
PEAK APPLE: iOS 8 is least popular Cupertino mobile OS in all of HUMAN HISTORY
'Nerd release' finally staggers past 50 per cent adoption
Tim Cook: The classic iPod HAD TO DIE, and this is WHY
Apple, er, couldn’t get parts for HDD models
Apple spent just ONE DOLLAR beefing up the latest iPad Air 2
New iPads look a lot like the old one. There's a reason for that
Google Glassholes are UNDATEABLE – HP exec
You need an emotional connection, says touchy-feely MD... We can do that
Microsoft fitness bands slapped on wrists: All YOUR HEALTH DATA are BELONG TO US
Wearable will deliver 'actionable insights for healthier living'
Lawyers mobilise angry mob against Apple over alleged 2011 Macbook Pro crapness
We suffered 'random bouts of graphical distortion' - fanbois
Caterham Seven 160 review: The Raspberry Pi of motoring
Back to driving's basics with a joyously legal high
prev story

Whitepapers

Why cloud backup?
Combining the latest advancements in disk-based backup with secure, integrated, cloud technologies offer organizations fast and assured recovery of their critical enterprise data.
Forging a new future with identity relationship management
Learn about ForgeRock's next generation IRM platform and how it is designed to empower CEOS's and enterprises to engage with consumers.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?
New hybrid storage solutions
Tackling data challenges through emerging hybrid storage solutions that enable optimum database performance whilst managing costs and increasingly large data stores.
Reducing the cost and complexity of web vulnerability management
How using vulnerability assessments to identify exploitable weaknesses and take corrective action can reduce the risk of hackers finding your site and attacking it.