Summary: The S20 has three distinct strengths and two glaring weaknesses. On the plus side, it is super slim, has a large (for its class, anyway) 3.0-inch display, and comes loaded with extras like the HDMI cable and mini tripod.
Conclusion: However for such a low price, the S20 does pack a lot of punch (and a lot of accessories in the box) and for that reason alone, I would recommend it to anyone who is looking for an ultra-portable camcorder within this price bracket.
Summary: In designing the Camileo S20, its first pocket camcorder, Toshiba paid close attention to features, but not enough to details. For a reasonable $149, you get not just full HD resolution but optical zoom, an HDMI cable, and tripod. However, the S20 is more difficult to use and hold than it should be, and while the image quality is good it’s not the best.
Pros: Large swiveling LCD display, Impressive optical zoom, Very lightweight, HDMI cable and tripod included
Cons: Difficult to hold one-handed, Lacks 60 fps frame rate at high-def resolutions, Limited zooming at 1080p resolution, Software not Mac-compatible
Summary: The Toshiba Camileo S20 is a great piece of design for a very attractive price, but don't let that blind you to that fact this is a budget camcorder with performance limitations that reflect its price tag.
Pros: Small, slimline design, Large 3-inch LCD screen, Good selection of accessories supplied
Cons: Poor video performance, Awkward menu navigation, Certain settings reset to default when powered down
Excerpt: Along with 1080p high-definition video, digital stabilisation, and a macro/landscape toggle switch - all of which we've seen in models such as the Kodak Zi8 - the Toshiba Camileo S20 has a handful of pocket-camcorder firsts, including an LED light for shooting in the dark, a time-lapse mode that lets you select between three preset intervals, four white-balance presets, and a slow-motion mode that helps you take (very grainy) footage of fast action.
Summary: The S20 is one of many in the mini-budget camcorder market, but it does have a few features that make it stand out, especially its (very) slim body, and (very) light weight. Another advantage it has over competition like the Flip cameras is the form factor – the pistol-grip design allowed Toshiba to keep it slim and incorporate a large 3 inch screen; the fact that it swivels around 270 degrees makes it much more flexible (literally!
Conclusion: Der sehr kompakte Toshiba Camileo S20 bietet sich zum Mitnehmen in der Hosentasche an. Videos macht der Camcorder zwar mit HD-Auflösung, aber in keiner zufriedenstellenden Bildqualität. Das Hochladen von Videos ins Internet klappte nicht auf Anhieb.
Pros: sehr kompakt, großer Bildschirm, Zeitlupenfunktion
Excerpt: La Toshiba Camileo S20 è una videocamera digitale compatta, con dimensioni talmente ridotte da poter entrare in una mano e rappresenta una delle camcorder più sottili al mondo, con soli 17 mm di spessore. Si tratta di un prodotto di alta qualità che consente di acquisire filmati video in Full HD, quindi con una risoluzione massima di 1920x1080 pixel.
Pros: Maneggevolezza, Display orientabile, Flash
Cons: No telecomando, Obiettivo fisso, No zoom ottico, Stabilizzatore elettronico