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Sanyo Xacti VPC-CA8 / DMX-CA8
4.0 out of 10

Sanyo Xacti VPC-CA8 / DMX-CA8

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Overall 6

Sanyo Xacti DMX-CA8

29 December 2008
  • Summary: You have to ask yourself whether you'd rather take an average camcorder like the Sanyo Xacti DMX-CA8 on your adventures, or a high-quality model with a clunky protective case. It laughs in the face of snow, sand and sea -- as long as you can live with the unremarkable end results
  • Pros: Weatherproof construction.
  • Cons: Fiddly joystick; average image quality.
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Overall 8
Value for money 8
Looks 8

Sanyo Xacti VPC-CA8 review

30 March 2009
  • Excerpt: This eight-megapixel hybrid camera-camcorder has a 2.5-inch LCD and 5x zoom lens. You can also record 640×480-pixel H.264 files at 60fps, with stereo sound, and it’s waterproof to 1.5m. Impressed by this pistol- camcorder yet? Read on…
  • Pros: Funny things happen when you go on holiday. Burgers become an acceptable meal EVERY DAY, drinking your body weight in booze at lunch-time seems like a good idea and it’s all too easy to attempt sporting activities that end in a complicated international insurance claim. In which case, the CA8 is ...
  • Cons: The Sanyo Xacti VPC-CA8′s ray-gun styling could cause some problems going through customs. And if that gets you nervous, you’ll need to buy a tripod, as the Xacti’s electronic stabilisation isn’t much cop at steadying shaking hands.
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Overall 5
Value for money 5
Features 7
Performance 3

Sanyo Xacti VPC-CA8EX

PC Pro
28 July 2008
  • Excerpt: The latest pistol-grip Xacti is an update to the company's previous waterproof model, the VPC-CA65EW. Rather than attempting to beat the competition on storage capacity, price or even image quality, Sanyo here is instead going after the niche market of swimmers, surfers and careless holidaymakers...
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Overall 6

Wasserfester SD-Camcorder: Sanyo Xacti CA8

10 February 2009
  • Summary: Die 300-Euro-Frage lautet: Soll es im Abenteuerurlaub lieber ein durchschnittlicher Camcorder wie der Sanyo Xacti VPC-CA8 sein oder eher ein hochwertiges Modell in einer klobigen Schutzhülle? Schnee, Sand und Meerwasser können dem Sanyo nichts anhaben.
  • Pros: wasserfestes Gehäuse, robuste Bauform, verschiedene Designs
  • Cons: fummeliger Joystick, durchschnittliche Bildqualität
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